OUR DAILY BREAD APRIL 14 2021 MINISTRIES DEVOTIONAL — Live Like It’s Morning

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OUR DAILY BREAD APRIL 14 2021 MINISTRIES DAILY — Live Like It’s Morning

Our Daily Bread Ministries Daily Devotional

OUR DAILY BREAD 14 APRIL 2021 MINISTRIES DAILY DEVOTIONAL

(Wednesday 14 April 2021 )

TOPIC: Live Like It’s Morning

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Bible in a Year:

1 Samuel 25–26 Luke 12:32–59
The fruit of the light consists in all goodness, righteousness and truth.

Ephesians 5:9
Today’s Scripture & Insight:

Ephesians 5:1–9

OUR DAILY BREAD 14 APRIL 2021 MINISTRIES DAILY DEVOTIONAL

MESSAGE:

When I have to travel across time zones by air, I try various remedies to avoid jet lag. I think I’ve tried them all! On one occasion, I decided to adjust my in-flight eating to the time zone where I was heading. Instead of eating dinner with the rest of the passengers, I kept watching a movie and tried to fall asleep. The hours of elective fasting were difficult, and the breakfast that came right before we landed left much to be desired. But living “out of sorts” with those around me worked. It jolted my body clock into a new time zone.

OUR DAILY BREAD 14 APRIL 2021 MINISTRIES DEVOTIONAL

Paul knew that if believers in Jesus were to truly reflect Him in their lives, they would need to live out of step with the world around them. They “were once darkness” but now they were to live as “children of light” (Ephesians 5:8). And what might that look like? Paul goes on to fill out the picture: “The fruit of the light consists in all goodness, righteousness and truth” (v. 9).

Sleeping through dinner may have seemed foolish to the people on my flight, but even as it’s midnight in the world, as believers, we’re called to live like it’s morning. This may provoke scorn and opposition, but in Jesus we can “walk in the way of love,” following the example of the One who “love[s] us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God” (v. 2).

By: Glenn Packiam

OUR DAILY BREAD 14 APRIL 2021 MINISTRIES DEVOTIONAL

Reflect & Pray
Where have your actions and choices lined up too closely with the world around you? What would the fruit of goodness, righteousness, and truth look like in your life?

Jesus, wake me up to the new day that has come in You. Fill me with Your power to live in a “different time zone.” Open my eyes to choose goodness, righteousness, and beauty.

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OUR DAILY BREAD 14 APRIL 2021 MINISTRIES DEVOTIONAL

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