Daily Devotional Bible Verse
The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly. (John 10:10 ESV)
Jesus came to bring us truth (John 18:37), freedom (Luke 4:18), light (John 8:12), and as we read today, life. As we often hear, to do this he lived blamelessly, not once compromising or submitting to temptation, and never forsaking the Father’s will. As followers of Christ we find this life and give glory to Him by obeying Him and walking as He walked. We have been redeemed, literally taken from a domain of darkness to a kingdom of light (Colossians 1:13-14) and this changes us. Our deepest desires now resonate with the things that are of the light, that glorify God and conform us to His image. God gives us the ability to face the hard things in life, things that require great effort, courage, and strength.
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