Day-by-Day – Day 10 – Darkness?


101_1403

~1 Peter 2:9 But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light.

The born-again Christian is considered “crazy” according to the world.  Christians are portrayed as lunatics in movies.  Television portrays Christians as idiots.  It is quite infuriating.  However, Peter said that Christians are a peculiar people.  We are different from the world – or at least we should be.

Am I walking the walk or merely talking the talk?  Many say they are Christians but they do not act any differently than their neighbor.  Many sit in pews at church on Sunday but come Monday, they act just like everyone else at work.  Peter emphasizes that the Christian has been called out of darkness into Christ’s marvellous light.   The Christian should be changing and becoming more like Jesus with each passing day.

~2 Timothy 2:20-21  But in a great house there are not only vessels of gold and of silver, but also of wood and of earth; and some to honour, and some to dishonour.  If a man therefore purge himself from these, he shall be a vessel unto honour, sanctified, and meet for the master’s use, and prepared unto every good work.

Paul encourages us to purge ourselves of worldliness and sin – yielding ourselves to the Holy Spirit’s convicting  power in our lives.  When we yield to Him, we become vessels of gold and silver.  We honor God with our lives.  Let the world make fun of us.  Our goal is not to please them but to please the Master.

The Baptist Muse Topsites The Forums at The Baptist Muse - Independent Fundamental Baptist Articles, Downloads, Forums, Topsites, and Much More! The Fundamental Top 500 The Baptist Top 1000

Advertisements

About Maranatha

Desire to be a testimony for the Lord Jesus Christ and to lead others to Him!
This entry was posted in Devotionals and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink.

One Response to Day-by-Day – Day 10 – Darkness?

  1. Vicky says:

    AMEN & AMEN!!!!!!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s