Friday, March 26, 2021

Author : Bishop Julius Okarike

Verse Of The Day : O God, you know my foolishness; and my sins are not hid from you. Psalms 69:5

Thought of The Day : Love for sin is an expression of foolishness in the heart.

LISTEN : No one looks beautiful in sin, we all looks miserable in sin. There is no wisdom in disobeying God. Disobedience to God is just an expression of foolishness. Those who indulge sin hasn’t known Christ – the way, truth and life. Jesus Christ is the truth, and truth is key to freedom. The Bible says,

“You shall know the truth, and the truth shall set you free.”

John 8:32

Knowing the truth is key to discovering how to enjoy real life. One important truth we are yet to understand is that, our sins are not hidden in the eyes of God. Besides, every act of sin is an act of foolishness. Yes, it is hard to see sin as foolishness unless you are spiritually and eternally-minded. Until we acknowledge and confess our sins to God, we are not yet set to walk with Him. But when we acknowledge and confess our sins to Him, He forgives us. The Bible says,

“If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves,
and the truth is not in us. If we confess our sins, he is faithful
and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
If we say that we have not sinned, we make him a liar, and his word is not in us.”

1 John 1:8-10

Until we are determined to get things right, we will continue to get it wrong. We can’t profess to love God and still be madly in love with sin. When we take pleasure in sin we have chosen to go without God. My dear, what is life without God? Life is a fruitless journey where God is not the head of the voyage. Life is empty and meaningless without God. The Bible says,

“For what shall it profit a man,
if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?”

Mark 8:36

Beloved, examine your life and repent of your sins. God knows our foolishness, and our sins are not hidden from Him. But if you return to Him today, He will graciously forgive you. So, make a reasonable confession to God today. Remember, the only place we can possibly hide our sin is in the blood of Jesus Christ. Do it today and be saved. Be wise!

What Should We Do With This Message?

1. Acknowledge, confess and forsake your sins today.
2. Make pleasing God your topmost priority as long as you live.
3. Examine your life and repent of every known sin today.
4. Always remind yourself that, Jesus Christ had paid your debt and set you free from sin.

Prayer: Dear Lord, I thank You for Your words today. Help me to examine my life and repent of my sins, in Jesus’ name, amen.

A Word Of Blessing : Today I speak on your life, may God open your eyes to know His will. Henceforth, may you live your life to please Him, in Jesus’ name, amen.

Reflection : Sinfulness is foolishness fashioned in the form of pleasure.

Quote: “A journey without God is a journey to disaster.”

Biblical Fact : Did you know God fed Prophet Elijah in a time of famine through the ravens? (1Kings 17:6).

Today In History : March 26, 1812, an earthquake devastated Caracas, Venezuela, causing an estimated 26,000 deaths, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Stunning Fact: Did you know the human body has over 600 muscles

Bible Quiz : Why did Ananias and Sapphira his wife die in the church?

God bless you!

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