Today: An undying love!
Passage: Eph 6
Peace to the brothers, and love with faith from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. 24 Grace to all who love our Lord Jesus Christ with an undying love. (Eph 6, NIV)-emphasis added
Writing from Prison, Paul has only very little to say about himself and what he is going through. Instead, he focusses on the goodness of God, love, peace etc
Are we complaining too much about our situation?
I think people who do the least for God are the ones who complain the most
Israelites on their way to the promise land were complaining. They never made it
Sometimes you need to vent out. The best place to vent out is God’s presence
We often judge people by what they do, rather than by what they think.
Unless we get the goodness of God in our heart, what is in our heart will somehow come out. We can act only so long. That is why Jesus wants to work in our heart
People are unaware of the power of the evil spirit that can sometimes take over them, while they are inherently good.
How bad can a child of God be, when they face the worst in their life?
Sometimes we hear about some ‘spiritual’ people, that they said/did something unexpected. And everybody is like, “did he?”
Thereafter people look at that person with a different eye
It is important how we handle the adversities in our life. One moment handled wrong can make all
the difference-for good or bad
Late Dr. Radhakrishnan, a great philosopher and former President of India, had great respect for Jesus. He once said: “In our loyalty and devotion to Christ we may say that the revelation of God in Jesus is a perfect and complete one and His personality is unapproached in all history” (“The heart of Hindustan”)
But he had one complaint about Christians, that they don’t live like they should
We are responsible for not living the Christ-life, while preaching Christ-love!
With an ‘undying love’ for Christ (and others), we can live the Christ-life
May the love, grace, peace, faith and mercy of God fill our lives and our hearts
Prayer: Lord Jesus, fill me with your love and life so that I will live it in and live it out. There is no one comparable to you and I am proud of you. Help me to live the life that pleases thee. Amen
“We can only live Christ as much as we love Him”