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Jesus Christ Is Your Example To Emulate For Life.

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TO THE BIBLE: 1 Peter 2:21-22 MSG

“This is the kind of life you’ve been invited into, the kind of life Christ lived. He suffered everything that came his way so you would know that it could be done, and also know how to do it, step-by-step. He never did one thing wrong, Not once said anything amiss.”

LET’S TALK

God never told us to follow or make some celebrities our examples, because He already told us in His Word whom to emulate: “Therefore be imitators of God [copy Him and follow His example], as well-beloved children [imitate their father]” (Ephesians 5:1 AMP). So, we’re to copy Jesus and emulate His lifestyle.

In addition, we’re to follow the examples of men and women of faith whose exploits are chronicled for us in the Word: “Remember those who rule over you, who have spoken the word of God to you, whose faith follow, considering the outcome of their conduct” (Hebrews 13:7). He wants you to be inspired by those who have taught you the Word of God, and have prevailed through the same Word.

Follow their examples of faith. It’s part of the reason we share testimonies of our faith exploits so God’s people can be built up, edified and strengthened in their faith-life. For example, we lay hands on the sick because that’s what the Word says we should do, and more so, we see such remarkable examples from the Lord Himself (Matthew 4:24). We’re doing the same today in the mighty and matchless Name of the Lord Jesus Christ, and countless testimonies abound. Many are being healed, and many others, who have seen such faith-filled ministrations on TV, the internet, or through our publications, have had their faith stirred for the miraculous! We’re merely following His steps. Let Christ be your hero and example; emulate Him in all things, and live solely for Him.

Go Deeper: Hebrews 10:38; Hebrews 11:32-35

Pray

Dear Father, I thank you for faith that’s inspired in me as I study your Word. I’m motivated and challenged by the examples of Christ, the Apostles, and the Patriarchs of faith in the Bible; and I’m fully persuaded that my faith will prevail as I put it to work today, in Jesus’ Name. Amen.

Daily Bible Reading

ONE YEAR

Mark 16, Deuteronomy 1-2

TWO YEAR

Matthew 22:34-46, Exodus 23

Act

In what way do you intend copying the Lord Jesus today? Write it down here.

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  1. Danjuma james

    June 2, 2018 at 10:14 am

    I want to encounter my lord jesus christ in my life

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DAILY DEVOTIONAL

Rhapsody of Realities TEEVO 5TH January 2021.

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RHAPSODY OF REALITIES 3RD JANUARY, 2021, THE WORD AND YOUR EXPERIENCE

BRING THEM BACK!

Be Concerned For Those Who May Have Strayed Away

Rhapsody of Realities TEEVO 5TH January 2021.

TO THE BIBLE Luke 15:23-24

“…Bring the fatted calf here and kill it, and let us eat and be merry; for this my son was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is found….”

LET’S TALK

“Speaking of Jamie, I don’t think I’ve seen him in Church for a while; perhaps I will give him a call?” “Better yet, let’s go visit him at his place; I’m sure he will appreciate the visit,” Tom suggested to Phil.

n a church, particularly one with a large congregation, it’s possible for some members to be inconsistent in their attendance; some may even have stopped coming altogether. This may not be immediately obvious, especially if the church is always full during the services.

As Christians and soul winners, we should be concerned enough to know if anyone in our congregation has strayed away or fallen by the wayside. In Luke 15, the Lord Jesus told the parable of a shepherd with one hundred sheep. One of them got missing, and he left the ninety-nine in the wilderness to search for the missing sheep. When he found it, he carried it home rejoicing, and invited his friends and neighbours to celebrate with him. Then, Jesus said, “…Likewise there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine just persons who need no repentance” (Luke 15:7).

Jesus was preaching here to the Jews. He was talking to them about the lost. Understand that He wasn’t talking about one who had never come to the Lord, but one who had strayed away. There’s a difference between the one who has never been inside (the church) and the one who was inside, but strayed away. Remember, Jesus was dealing with Old Testament church here; so He wasn’t referring to the lost sinners of the world.

Matthew 10:5-6 says, “These twelve Jesus sent out and commanded them, saying: “Do not go into the way of the Gentiles, and do not enter a city of the Samaritans. But go rather to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.” The Lord is sending you today to that brother or sister who no longer comes to church. Don’t give up on them; find them, intercede for them and win them back. When you bring them back, the Bible says there’ll be great joy in heaven. This is something you have to do.

Go Deeper

Ephesians 3:14-17; Galatians 4:19; Galatians 6:1

Pray

Dear Father, thank you for making me genuinely concerned about your children who have strayed from the way. I pray that Christ be formed in them, and that they’d be established, rooted and grounded in your love, being fully persuaded that in you alone lie their joy and total fulfilment, in Jesus’ Name. Amen.

Daily Bible Reading

ONE YEAR

Matthew 5:1-20, Genesis 12-14

TWO YEAR

Acts 7:12-21, Nehemiah 9

 

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Ohun Tuntun by Oluwatoyin Alade

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Ohun Tuntun

Ohun Tuntun by Oluwatoyin Alade

Ohun Tuntun

Evang. Oluwatoyin Alade released a brand new song titled Ohun Tuntun, Minister Toyin preparing Christ followers and every human heart as we are entering into the new 2021. this piece will definitely be put into mode of prayer.

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For promotion cometh neither from the east, nor from the west, nor from the south (Psalm 75:6).

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For promotion cometh neither from the east, nor from the west, nor from the south

PROMOTE HIS RIGHTEOUSNESS

RHAPSODY OF REALITIES 4TH JANUARY, 2020

For promotion cometh neither from the east, nor from the west, nor from the south (Psalm 75:6).

When God puts you in a particular job or business, His interest isn’t about the office or your designation. What matters to Him is how effectively you’re using your office to promote His righteousness. He wants you passionate for the Gospel, and the establishment of His Kingdom in the hearts of men and nations of the earth.

Everywhere you are, be busy for the Lord. Stand for Him. You’re His ambassador, and a minister of reconciliation (2 Corinthians 5:20-21). What counts the most in your life is what you do with the Gospel, for the salvation of men, regardless of your vocation.

The Apostle Paul, in 2 Corinthians 8:23, commended certain individuals who were with him on his missionary journeys. He was proud of their commitment to the Gospel and said, “…they are the messengers of the churches, and the glory of Christ.” What a testimony! Messengers of the churches and the glory of Christ. What an honour! It makes no difference where you are, or what your vocation is; see yourself as a sent one, representing the Church and the glory of Christ.

Preach the Gospel. Minister the Word to those in your world. The Bible says He’s made you an “able minister of the New Testament; not of the letter, but of the spirit: for the letter kills, but the spirit gives life” (2 Corinthians 3:6). You’re God’s mouthpiece; speak for Him! Do His work. Do great things for the Kingdom. Be bold. Let nothing keep you quiet. Keep bearing His message of faith, hope and love with urgency, for the end of all things is near (1 Peter 4:7).

PRAYER

Blessed Father, I thank you for the grace you’ve granted me to be relevant in the ministry of the Gospel, preaching and spreading your righteousness around the world. My life is the testimony of your power as I bear witness of Christ and testify of His saving grace, in Jesus’ Name. Amen.

FURTHER STUDY:

2 Corinthians 5:15; 2 Corinthians 5:18; Romans 1:16

1-YEAR BIBLE READING PLAN

Matthew 4 & Genesis 9-11

2-YEAR BIBLE READING PLAN

Matthew 2:13-23 & Genesis 4

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