Devotion for Friday, January 15, 2021
“And He put all things in subjection under His feet, and gave Him as head over all things to the church, which is His body, the fullness of Him who fills all in all” (Ephesians 1:22-23)
Who is the head of your local church? Jesus. Who is head over all of the governments in this world? Jesus. See things as they are and not as people pretend them to be. Be guided by the truth that Jesus is not a nice idea, but the Eternal God become flesh, who dwells among us and is leading the faithful to the Father. Let reality govern your days and your deeds and do not let the false narrative of this age, which are filled with lies and deceit, be your guide.
Lord, give me eyes to see and a mind to discern so that Your voice may be heard clearly over all of the noise of this age which surrounds me. Guide me in Your goodness to live into the life to which You have called me through faith so that I may walk the narrow way of faith and be led by You. Fill me with Your goodness and mercy so that I may reflect Your light to those around me. Lead me as You so choose so that I may walk by Your direction.
Lord Jesus, You have come as the example of life. You have come as the Mediator. You have come so that all who follow You would know the way to walk in this world and the direction which leads to faithfulness. Guide me this day so that I may humbly go where You lead and live into the life for which You have called me. Let me not be led astray by this world, but be transformed by the renewing of my mind by focusing upon You. Amen.