Seven Days Without Private Devotion Makes One Week
Without private devotion one can become weak, and we don't want to be weak, especially for 7 days.
Christ is not a crutch, though many think He is - and is only for the weak.
What they don't realize is when we are weak He is strong and yes sometimes this may require a stretcher, a room and even a hospital.
So Pick Your Place For
[For my determined purpose is] that I may know Him [that I may progressively become more deeply and intimately acquainted with Him, perceiving and recognizing and understanding the wonders of His Person more strongly and more clearly],and that I may in that same way come to know the power out-flowing from His resurrection [which it exerts over believers], and that I may so share His sufferings as to be continually transformed [in spirit into His likeness even] to His death, [in the hope] that if possible I may attain to the [spiritual and moral] resurrection [that lifts me] out from among the dead [even while in the body]. Philippians 3:10-11 Amp
Salvation is here! This is a very inspirational Bible verse in the Amplified Version.
Can you see why His Bible verses are so important?
So we may never end up on a stretcher,in a room or even a hospital ever! Not saying we won't but knowing Him makes it so much easier. Let us believe private Bible study is a good thing! Amen?
Is God urging you to spend more time in prayer or dealing with you about ministering more to the people around you. He may be calling you to pray for the sick or to teach the Word. While in your devotions privately...listen
Decide today that you are going to be the faithful in your devotions. Find out what is stealing your time from the Lord. Serve His interests instead of your own.
Do you want to be a ruler in the household of God? Do you want Him to show Himself strong for you? Then take up Jesus' thoughts today. Take up His purposes and His plans.
Be privately devoted!