Bible Study & Devotional (January 13, 2021)
Guiding Scripture: 1 Timothy 6:11
🔴 IN PURSUIT
Solomon was considered the wisest and richest man who has ever lived. We can read Solomon’s autobiography in Ecclesiastes. If we read and understand his frustration of having great wisdom and riches with objectivity, we learn that a life without God is meaningless. Solomon delivered the advice he was sought out to give, and yet he was unfulfilled.
Solomon found his life to be empty without a relationship with God. What makes us think that we can? Regardless of the number of degrees you have, position in life, or the achievements you have mastered, without God, we too will come out feeling empty.
Let’s consider – Elizabeth, who was pregnant with John. When Mary visited her, Jesus’ earthly virgin mother, Elizabeth’s child leaped within her and filled her with the Holy Spirit. Luke 1:39-41). We don’t need to be the wisest person to realize that once we come in the presence of our Lord and Savior, we too leap with joy. There is just something about coming into His presence.
Let’s Pray: Lord, it is our duty to fear you and to obey your commands. Help us to do so with a pure heart and sincerity. Without you, we don’t have a future. The future we would have without you does not have value and would only lead to hell and damnation. Please, Lord, keep us forever in your mercy and grace. Thanks and glory to your name Jesus Christ. Amen
~Diana L.W. Coleman
This devotional was submitted by Diana L.W. Coleman, a loving contributor to Our Given Purpose. Edited by Torrie Slaughter the founder of Our Given Purpose® in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
🔴 The Bible In A Year Daily Reading Plan
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Genesis 28:1-29:35, Matthew 9:18-38, Psalm 11:1-7, Proverbs 3:11-12
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