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Our Daily Bread For Today | 31st August 2021 | Devotional

Our Daily Bread For Today | 31st August 2021 | Devotional

Our Daily Bread For Today | 31st August 2021 | Devotional

Our Daily Bread For Today | 31st August 2021 | Devotional

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Our Daily Bread 31 August 2021 Devotional -Sharing Jesus; Written by Amy Boucher Pye (Our Daily Bread Ministries)

OUR DAILY BREAD FOR TUESDAY 31ST AUGUST 2021

TOPIC: Sharing Jesus

TODAY’S SCRIPTURE: Isaiah 12

KEY VERSE: Give praise to the Lord, proclaim his name; make known among the nations what he has done. – Isaiah 12:4

BIBLE IN A YEAR: Psalm 132-1341 Corinthians 11:17-34

Our Daily Bread For Today 31 August 2021 

INSIGHT: Isaiah 11 speaks of the Messiah who will deliver and save His people. With this deliverance and salvation in view, Isaiah 12 gives us two songs of praise that celebrate God’s grace and mercy (vs. 1–3) and proclaim the greatness and majesty of our Savior (Vv. 4–6). Our salvation demands a response of personal praise and proclamation. We thank God for who He is and for what He’s done. And we’re instructed that the story of salvation must be told to the nations (v. 4). We’re called to “go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation” (Mark 16:15). And as we go, we echo the words of hymn writer Ernest Nichol, “We have a story to tell to the nations, that shall turn their hearts to the right, a story of truth and mercy, a story of peace and light.”

MESSAGE

Shortly after Dwight Moody (1837–99) came to faith in Christ, the evangelist resolved not to let a day pass without sharing God’s good news with at least one person. On busy days, he’d sometimes forget his resolution until late. One night, he was in bed before he remembered.

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As he stepped outside, he thought, No one will be out in this pouring rain. Just then he saw a man walking down the street. Moody rushed over and asked to stand under his umbrella to avoid the rain. When granted permission, he asked, “Have you any shelter in the time of storm? Could I tell you about Jesus?”

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Moody embodied a readiness to share how God saves us from the consequences of our sins. He obeyed God’s instructions to the Israelites to proclaim His name and “make known among the nations what he has done” (Isaiah 12:4).

Our Daily Bread 31 August 2021 

Not only were God’s people called to “proclaim that his name is exalted” (v. 4), but they were also to share how He had “become [their] salvation” (v. 2). Centuries later, our call remains to tell the wonders of Jesus becoming a man, dying on the cross, and rising again.

Perhaps we heard about God’s love when, as Moody did, someone left their comfort zone to talk with us about Jesus. And we too, each in our own way, can let someone know about the One who saves.

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REFLECT & PRAY

What has God done in your life that you can share with another? How has He equipped you to present the good news?

Jesus, thank You for setting me free from my sins. Help me to be ready to tell others of Your good news

Read Evangelism: Reaching out through Relationships at DiscoverySeries.org/Q0913.

Our Daily Bread 31st August 2021 Devotional Message. Our Daily Bread Ministries  (ODB) is a Christian organization founded by Dr Martin De Haan in 1938. It is based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, with over 600 employees. It produces several devotional publications, including Our Daily Bread.

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ARE YOU BORN AGAIN? IF NO

Accept Jesus Christ today and secure a life of eternal rest and Glory …

Say this 1 Minute Prayer 

Lord Jesus, I believe you died for my sins, Forgive me of all my iniquities. I accept you as my Lord and Saviour from today and forevermore. Come and Be the Lord of my life and I am willing to obey your command and live according to your will as you help me, Thank you for accepting me into your fold. AMEN

JOHN 3: 3 Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.

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