Thursday, June 11, 2020

Devotional 6/11/20 
“His Transformed Life In Us”
“Beloved friends, what should be our proper response to God’s marvelous mercies? I encourage you to surrender yourselves to God to be his sacred, living sacrifices. And live in holiness, experiencing all that delights his heart. For this becomes your genuine expression of worship. Stop imitating the ideals and opinions of the culture around you, but be inwardly transformed by the Holy Spirit through a total reformation of how you think. This will empower you to discern God’s will as you live a beautiful life, satisfying and perfect in his eyes.”
Romans 12:1-2 – The Passion Translation
I love the translation of these verses here in Romans. Respond, surrender, live, and experience all of that delights His heart!
The devotionals over the past two weeks have strongly focused on the mirror of His Word. I hope you permit the Holy Spirit to bring to your remembrance how important it is to look into His mirror in order to see yourself as He sees you. It is then that you will receive His loving correction and direction as He leads you in His perfect will. This is how continual transformation by the power of the Holy Spirit is going to take place in our hearts.
Over the next few days we will look at keeping ourselves out of the trap of being pulled into the world’s way. This is the secret of standing out and shining for Jesus. It paves our way to share words of life and our testimony with those that want to hear!