TOPIC: LIVING TO PLEASE GOD [SEEDS OF DESTINY 9 OCTOBER 2018 DEVOTIONAL]
Scripture: And lo a voice from heaven, saying, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased. Matthew 3:17
Thought For The Day: Your life is either giving God excitement or causing Him embarrassment.
God is the Owner and the Giver of life (John 14:6, Psalms 36:9). There is a purpose God gives life to everyone. A major purpose God gives us life is for us to please and glorify Him with our lives.
Now, what does it mean to live and please God? Living to please God means living as a source of joy, happiness or satisfaction to God with your lifestyle.
Our anchor Scripture shows clearly how God is pleased with His Son, Jesus Christ. This was also the case of Job in Job 1:8. Job pleased God with His lifestyle to the point where God began to boast about him to the devil. The question is, what took Job to that realm? It was a lifestyle of pleasing to God.
Today, there are children of God who bring agony to God by their lifestyles; the way they live disrespects God.
Beloved, how does God feel about your conduct in your place of work, where you live and what you do? Are you giving God pleasure with your life or you are causing Him pain with your life? Is God proud of you or ashamed of you?
The truth is, your life is either giving God excitement or causing Him embarrassment; your life is either a source of pleasure to God or a source of pain to Him.
My counsel is, live to give God pleasure with your life continually all the days of your life.
Remember This: Your life is either giving God excitement or causing Him embarrassment.
1. Determine to give God pleasure with your life
2. Avoid anything that would constitute a source of pain and embarrassment to God
Prayer: Lord, I thank You for Your Word to me today. I refuse to cause You pain with my lifestyle. I connect the grace to bring You pleasure and excitement like Job did, in Jesus’ Name.
FOR FURTHER UNDERSTANDING GET THIS MESSAGE: SEVEN-WAY LIFESTYLE TEST.
Quote: You are meant to represent God anywhere you find yourself; your colleagues must know that your life is pleasing to God by seeing your character. Culled from CAREER AND WORKPLACE WISDOM by Dr. Paul Enenche
Daily Reading: Jeremiah 12:1 to 14:10, 1 Thessalonians 1:to 2:8, Psalm 79:1 to 13, Proverbs 24:30 to 34
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Today’s devotional was written by Pastor Paul Enenche of the Dunamis International Gospel Centre (DIGC), headquartered at Abuja, Nigeria, with Pastor Paul and Becky Enenche, as the Senior Pastors. It is a power-packed arena where God’s Presence, Principles and Power are at work for the salvation, healing and restoration of human destinies and dignities