Our Daddy God created us in His own image as a triune being – body, soul and spirit (1 Thessalonians 5:23). He calls us to live in constant praise to Him for His renewed mercy for us with each new morning (Lamentations 3:22-23).
Salvation comes in stages and starts with a regenerated spirit, continues with a lifetime of sanctification in the soul – our mind, emotions and choices – and ends up with glorification of the body – an immortal body – when we see Jesus face to face.
When we come to understand that the power of God resides in us once we totally surrender to His saving work in us, we live in more victory regardless of the circumstances that we face in life (2 Peter 1:3). We consult God each moment of our day (Proverbs 3:5-6).
God has a purpose for each life in which He readily reveals Himself (Ephesians 1:11). As we totally depend upon Him, He continually supplies us with His guidance and provision to carry out His purposes for us (Ephesians 1:9; Philippians 2:12-13).
If we walk in the darkness of self and sin, we stumble and fail in our attempts to serve Him (John 11:10). Our union with the Trinity allows us to shed the shackles of the negative consequence of our sin nature and to surrender to God’s love (1 Corinthians 1:30).
His abundant love is everlasting (Psalm 25:6; Jeremiah 31:3). We live victoriously with the life of Christ flowing through us by His Spirit (John 15:1, 5). This allows us to live a fruitful life that furthers God’s Kingdom and brings us ultimate fulfillment (John 15:8).
Father God, as we make every effort to walk in peace with You, You promise to renew our soul and to make us blameless and spotless at Your coming (2 Peter 3:14). As we abide in You throughout the day, Your wisdom, grace, love and peace manifest in our life and out into the world around us. We walk out of the bondage to carnality and into the glorious freedom of the sons of God (Romans 8:21).
Through our union with You, You provide us with a dedicated life full of the wisdom, strength and Godly conviction, which we need to further Your Kingdom in our world. We look forward to the day when we can also walk in Your power, so You can make a true difference in others through our life. As we walk in the light of Christ, we find fulfillment in living out Your will for our life (1 John 1:7).
Thought for the Day:
When Jesus is our center and God is the focus of our life, we seek to do His will in our home, vocation, community, church, and extended family; our perseverance in our walk with God into complete maturity in Christ, guarantees that we will not stop short of His glorious riches, which He prepared for us before time began.
– Romans 9:23; James 1:4; Ephesians 2:10; Matthew 6:33; Colossians 3:3-4