Reading the Red
Reading the Red
These are turbulent times we are living in. Our country feels more divided than ever. We, as believers, are called to be different. We are called to be a light to others. We are called to pray.
Jesus clearly tells us in Matthew 6:
“This then, is how you should pray:
Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name,
Your kingdom come, your will be done,
On earth as it is in heaven.
Give us today our daily bread.
And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.
And lead us not into temptation,
But deliver us from the evil one.”
And after this short, clear, concise prayer the only part that Jesus expands upon is forgiveness.
“For if you forgive other people when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive others their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins.”
Normally, in these devotionals, I like to share a little story of how the word relates to my life, or to yours. Today, I’m not doing that. I think it’s important that we as Christians get back to “reading the red” and let the words of Jesus speak to us each as individuals. We are living in an age of noise. Voices are coming at us from every direction. Let’s let Jesus’ voice be the loudest voice in our lives
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