My Bible quite often seems to have a mind of its own, opening up at my favourite passages!
This happened today; when I opened the Word it was in 1 Corinthians 15 and my eye was drawn straight to 1 Corinthians 15 v 34.
You may be thinking that I’ve written about this verse before; I would say that is true, but I would suggest that you go and read yesterday’s DIG!
This is a wonderfully clear verse, giving us a model to follow if we want to see less sin in our life.
We do not need to try and stop sinning.
We do not need to stop this and stop that; we do not need to strive for change.
We simply need to understand that we are righteous, or as the Word says awake to righteousness.
As we understand that we are righteous (made righteous as a gift of grace through faith in Jesus) we are more likely to behave in a righteous manner.
As we understand that we are holy and a saint, we are more likely to behave like a saint and do holy actions.
We are not defined by our actions; our actions are defined by our identity.
So as we understand more about our identity (that we have been made righteous) we will see positive change in our life.
Speak this out today…..”Thank you Lord that I have been made righteous as a gift of grace through faith in Jesus”.
1 Corinthians 15 v 34…..Awake to righteousness and sin not; for some have not the knowledge of God: I speak this to your shame