DCLM Every day Manna 16 July 2022 Devotional By Pastor W. F. Kumuyi — Unspeakable Pleasure
TOPIC: Unspeakable Pleasure (DCLM Every day Manna 16 July 2022)
TEXT: 1 Peter 1:1-10 (KJV)
1 Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to the strangers scattered all through Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia,
2 Elect in keeping with the foreknowledge of God the Father, by means of sanctification of the Spirit, unto obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ: Grace unto you, and peace, be multiplied.
3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which in keeping with his ample mercy hath begotten us once more unto a full of life hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the useless,
4 To an inheritance incorruptible, and undefiled, and that fadeth not away, reserved in heaven for you,
5 Who’re stored by the facility of God by means of religion unto salvation able to be revealed within the final time.
6 Whereby ye significantly rejoice, although now for a season, if want be, ye are in heaviness by means of manifold temptations:
7 That the trial of your religion, being rather more valuable than of gold that perisheth, although it’s tried with fireplace, may be discovered unto reward and honour and glory on the showing of Jesus Christ:
8 Whom having not seen, ye love; in whom, although now ye see him not, but believing, ye rejoice with pleasure unspeakable and stuffed with glory:
9 Receiving the tip of your religion, even the salvation of your souls.
10 Of which salvation the prophets have enquired and searched diligently, who prophesied of the grace that ought to come unto you:
KEY VERSE: “Whom having not seen, ye love; in whom, although now ye see him not, but believing, ye rejoice with pleasure unspeakable and stuffed with glory.” – (1 Peter 1:8)
Pleasure is peace reposing within the victor’s coronary heart. It’s the product of aim achieved and stable conviction within the continuity of that rewarding expertise. Our coming to Christ and His accepting us into the wonderful mild of His kingdom triggers off in each believer, the sturdy feeling of pleasure, peace and wholeness.
Apostle Peter captured this temper in our passage when he remarked, “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which in keeping with his ample mercy hath begotten us once more unto a full of life hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the useless” (1 Peter 1:3).
Now we have a fantastic possession – the salvation of our souls. We even have a full of life hope – the cherished hope that issues can solely get higher with us. Christ, having secured a certain path for us, we are able to confidently undertake the race of life with out worry, doubt, fear or anxiousness.
Our religion in Christ and the reality He has uncovered us to are the explanations for our rejoicing. Apostle Peter additionally reminded us of the impact of this expertise, “Receiving the tip of your religion, even the salvation of your souls” (1 Peter 1:9). Now we have apparent causes to rejoice with unspeakable pleasure after we realise what Christ has carried out for us and what heaven holds in retailer for all who persevere to the tip.
THOUGHT FOR THE DAY:
Nice is the thriller of godliness.
THE BIBLE IN ONE YEAR:
- Lord, give me the center and the attention of religion that may all the time see causes for rejoicing within the Lord.
- Lord, I hereby ask for that full of life hope to turning into extra actual and actual in my coronary heart by religion.
- I hereby commerce all my sorrows, worry and anxiousness for the enjoyment of the Lord.
- Let the enjoyment of the Lord that’s obscure fill the hearts of all of your kids with fixed reward.
HYMN: Rejoice within the Lord all the time
DCLM Every day Manna was written by Pastor W. F. Kumuyi; is the founder and Basic Superintendent of the Deeper Life Bible Church located at KM 42 on the busy Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Nigeria.