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Bread of Life Devotionals
THE BURNING BUSH DOMINION CHURCH INC.
Date: Thursday, January 7th, 2021
Topic: LET US SEE CHRIST IN ALL OF US
Bible Reading: Luke 22:31-32
📖31….And the Lord said, Simon, Simon, behold, Satan hath desired to have you, that he may sift you as wheat:
📖32….But I have prayed for thee, that thy faith fail not: and when thou art converted, strengthen thy brethren.”
🔥Until Christians learn to accept one another without condemnation that we are one in Christ, the work of grace that Jesus came to extend to humanity, will elude many believers. Even though the message of loving our neighbours as ourselves is littered everywhere in the Bible, yet many believers think that the ability to condemn others caught in sins, or not living according to their denomination’s doctrines, makes them holy, righteous and rapturable. If we are not more righteous than Jesus, then we should accept 1 Peter 4:8 and Romans 12:5, as God breathed.
🔥🔥In our main text from Luke 22 quoted above, Jesus made his disciples to know that they should always protect and fight for one another, because temptations that could separate them would abound. But just as he had prayed for Peter instead of condemning him before his fall in Luke 22:31-34, so the disciples should always lift up anyone that falls into sin among them. This is because, the ability to forgive one another, attracts God’s trust to the believers.
🔥🔥🔥Beloveth, what is separating believers from one another today is not the devil, but our refusal to see Christ in one another…Colossians 1:27. Before the Christian faith came to the gentile nations, they saw their different gods in different people. But having received the Creator as their God, the gentiles are expected to see the God of their salvation in themselves (Colossians 1:27), for them to stop condemning one another. Child of God, the more we live as one, the more Christ is manifest in us.
🙏Heavenly Father, train my heart to desist from Christians’ hatred, so I can become my brother’s keeper, in Jesus’ name.
🙏🙏O Lord, inject into my spirit man, the grace of forgiveness like Stephen had, for me to experience open heaven on earth, in Jesus’ name.
🙏🙏🙏Ancient of days, circumcise our hearts, and remove from us, the activities of man-made gods that are blocking our vision against the only true God, in Jesus’ name.
THE BIBLE IN ONE YEAR:
I AM ON EAGLE’S WINGS!
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