PROFESSING AFFINITY TO CHRIST – WEEK 6 DEVOTION


A Christian is one whose life comes from Christ. Many today, accept the name of Jesus Christ but not the life of Jesus Christ. When I say, ‘The life of Jesus Christ’, I mean God’s kind of lifestyle which is a lifestyle based on positive faith: that is, positive thinking, positive talking and positive acting. However, we profess affinity to Christ according to the flesh, while we are unchanged in the heart and life. Many become Christians, born-again with self-effort. Self-effort is a wrong attitude toward sin and it leaves us with urge; urge to do the wrong things. It is pertinent to note that without the Holy Spirit destroying the root of sin in us, we are bound to be tormented by our desire to return to our bad habits. Psalms 66:18 says, “If I regard sin – iniquity, in my heart, the Lord will not hear me.” We are made in our heart to be like Jesus. True Christianity lies in the heart – in the purity of the heart. On the last day, we will be judged not by the colour of our skin but by the content of our character. James 1:22 reads, “But be doers of the Word and not hearers only, deceiving yourself.’’ Many people say, ‘I’m born again, I gave my life to Christ 25 years ago…’ This means you are a divine image bearer of God; you mirror Jesus. The challenge many Christians, believers, pastors and the rest are facing, is the problem of urge behind closed doors – urge to do many bad habits. Many Christians, Bible students, church people are studying the Word but have failed to act on or do the Word. The mind is renewed by studying the Word and acting upon it. One may study the Word for years; if he or she is not a doer, the mind cannot be renewed. Meditation in the Word is a visit to Him. When you meditate on God’s Word, you bring God’s power onto the scene.
 tb j
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2 thoughts on “PROFESSING AFFINITY TO CHRIST – WEEK 6 DEVOTION

  1. NINNY BEAUTY MBUYANE

    IM SO GREAT TO LIVE IN CRIST, IM DELIVERY AND IM BLESS TO LIVE IN CRIST, IM HEALER, AMEN. I WANT A ,FINICIA BREAKTHROUGH, THIS JOB IS MINE IN JESUS CRIST AMEN, I RESEVE NOW IN JESUS NAME, COVER ME LORD WITH BLOOD OF JESUS.AMEN.

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  2. Philiswa

    Emmanuel!! Praise the Lord!! I am so blessed to be with you. May God continue to use you and to change our lives too. I am so happy to be touched by your messages as they lift me up everyday. May God Bless you now and forever AMEN!

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