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The Upper Room Devotional 1st October 2022

The Upper Room Devotional 1st October 2022

The Upper Room Devotional 1st October 2022

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The Upper Room Daily Devotional For Today 1 October 2022Never Really Behind By Hannah Fewell (Louisiana, USA)

TOPIC: Never Really Behind

Hannah Fewell (Louisiana, USA)

TODAY’S READING

Colossians 3:1-3, 12-17

KEY VERSE: Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in the one body. And be thankful. – Colossians 3:15 (NRSV)

MESSAGE

Date nights. New cars. New homes. Engagement rings. Smiling children. It feels like every time I log on to social media, this is all I see, while I’m still single, working on my degree, and feeling at times like my life is going nowhere. Though I am genuinely glad for my friends who have reached major life milestones, I can’t help but feel that I am lagging behind.

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Despite my insecurities, I do have a roof over my head, food to eat, clothes on my back, family and friends who love me, a secure college career, and most important, the love and salvation of Jesus Christ. While the material aspects of life are important to us and to our relationships with one another, even more important is our relationship with God. As we go about our life’s journey noting the successes of others, we should remember what we have and be thankful for the gifts God gives us — especially the peace of Christ!

The Upper Room Devotional 1st October 2022

 

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

The love of God is the source of my peace.

TODAY’S PRAYER

Dear Lord, thank you for all you have given us. Help us to appreciate daily blessings as well as our salvation through the atoning sacrifice of Jesus. Amen.

PRAYER FOCUS

College students

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The Upper Room Devotional 1st October 2022

ARE YOU BORN AGAIN? IF NO. ACCEPT JESUS NOW

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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