RHAPSODY OF REALITIES DAILY DEVOTIONAL FOR OCTOBER 10,2023 (MORE THAN HUMAN)
TOPIC : MORE THAN HUMAN
Today’s Scripture: 1 John 5:11-12 NKJV
11 And this is the testimony: that God has given us eternal life, and this life is in His Son. 12 He who has the Son has [a]life; he who does not have the Son of God does not have life.
Christ in you means eternal life in you. Eternal life is the life and nature of God: the God-life. Notice the tenses in our theme scripture; it says God ”has given us eternal life.“ It’s not a promise. He’s not “going” to give us eternal life. You have that life NOW. As a result, John says in the 13th verse, ”I write these things to you who do believe in the name of the Son of God so that you may know that you have eternal life” (1 John 5:13 NIV).
He wants you to know that you’re more than human. Your human life has been supplanted by the life and nature of God. This divine life in you has made fellowship and oneness with God possible. You’re by no means an ordinary person. Recall the words of the psalmist in Psalm 82:6, ” I have said, Ye are gods, and all of you are children of the most High.”
The same truth is referenced and reiterated by the Lord Jesus in John 10:35 when He said, ”If he called them gods, unto whom the word of God came, and the scripture cannot be broken.” We are gods, because God gave birth to us. We’re the offspring of the Word: “Being hon again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible by the word of God, which liveth and abideth forever” (1 Peter 1:23). 1 John 4:17 says, “… as He is, so are we in this world.”
Christ lives in me! I’m the expression of His reality, His grace, glory, kingdom, power and personality! I‘m the expression of His fullness; He is my completeness. It makes no difference what challenges I face in life; there’s a force—an empowerment—at work in me to blaze through the barriers. Everything and anything I could ever need is inside the greater One that lives in me. Glory to God!
1 Corinthians 3:16;
16 Do you not know that you are the temple of God and that the Spirit of God dwells in you?
26 the mystery which has been hidden from ages and from generations, but now has been revealed to His saints. 27 To them God willed to make known what are the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles: which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.
1 John 4:4
4 You are of God, little children, and have overcome them, because He who is in you is greater than he who is in the world.
1 YEAR BIBLE READING PLAN:
1 Thessalonians 4:1-18 & Isaiah 59-60
2 YEAR BIBLE READING PLAN:
John 5:33-47 & 1 Kings 21
Rhapsody of Realities is written by Pastor Chris Oyakhilome. Prepare yourself for more spiritual growth, more clarity and motivation, and a deeper understanding of God’s word as you read this devotional.
It is a life guide designed to enhance your spiritual growth and development by bringing you a fresh perspective from God’s word daily.