Galatians 2:20 – The Great Participation

Daily Devotional Bible Verse

I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me. (Galatians 2:20 ESV)

Has the practice of your faith seemed dry, repetitive and possibly ritualistic? Do you find yourself saying statements like “I need to go to church”, “I need to do my devotional” or “I have to go through Scripture today?” Over-emphasis on the “I” can lead us down a path that paints the Christian life as being something that we need to initiate and activate on our own. “We need to be self-starters in our walk with Christ” are what these statements are suggesting. In thinking this way it is easy to become frustrated, spiritually defunct, and isolated. Instead, a better way to view our spiritual life is that it needs to be activated.

We can learn much from

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Matthew 9:37 – Used By God

Daily Devotional Bible Verse

Then he said to his disciples, “The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few; (Matthew 9:37 ESV)

God has a purpose and a plan for every single person He has ever created. He wants to use all of us to reach out and touch the peoples lives that we come in contact with every day so we can help point them to God. There are so many people in this world who are hurting and they are searching for answers in all the wrong places.

If we are listening carefully, we might

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John 6:29 – Our Life’s Work

Daily Devotional Bible Verse

Jesus answered them, “This is the work of God, that you believe in him whom he has sent.” (John 6:29 ESV)

Have you ever had someone ask you what your life’s work is, or what type of work you would like to spend the rest of your life doing? That can be a difficult question, especially today, when the average worker will have had 10-14 jobs by the age of 38! We quickly move from task to task, even job to job, and often times there is little sense of continuity.

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