Like the prodigal son, sometimes our shortcomings can make us doubt where we stand with God. To make matters worse, certain religious practices reinforce this sense of unworthiness. We then proceed to think that God cannot accept us unconditionally. But we are mistaken.
Do shortcomings make you wonder if your relationship with God is intact? Have religious middlemen convinced you that you are not good enough?
Whatever your experience, know this: you are God’s beloved child, holy and righteous by grace.
Daily Devotion | Day 276 “Take heed that you do not despise one of these little ones, for I say to you that in heaven their angels always see the face of My Father who is in heaven. For the Son of Man has come to save that which was lost” (Matthew 18:10-11, NKJV). JesusContinue reading “Engaging the Lost: Jesus’ Way”
Daily Devotional: Day 236 “Giving thanks to the Father who has qualified us to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light” (Colossians 1:12, NKJV). If you have ever applied for a job or recruited people for a job, you are familiar with ‘qualifications.’ In nearly all human endeavors, qualifications play a vitalContinue reading “Take Advantage of Your Qualification in Christ”
Daily Devotional: Day 167 “For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, being justified as a gift by His grace through the redemption which is in Christ Jesus” (Romans 3:23-24, NASB). Today’s reading is one of the oft-quoted passages of the New Testament – and for good reason. The direction of our Christian lifeContinue reading “Once a Sinner, Now Redeemed”
Daily Devotional: Day 157 “And daily in the temple, and in every house, they did not cease teaching and preaching Jesus as the Christ” (Acts 5:42, NKJV). Peter and John had been arrested and brought before the Jewish Sanhedrin. Following the wise counsel of Gamaliel, a prominent member of the council, the Apostles were released. But they were commandedContinue reading “Urgency in the Lord’s Business”