Knowledge For The Day Devotional 18 April 2022 By Bishop Mike Okonkwo – What Method Of Love!
TOPIC: What Method Of Love! (TREM Devotional 18 April 2022)
“So, he returned residence to his father. And whereas he was nonetheless a good distance off, his father noticed him coming. Full of love and compassion, he ran to his son, embraced him, and kissed him.” Luke 15:20 (NLT)
Upon the return of the prodigal son, his father ran to embrace him out of affection and compassion. Based on the Jewish legislation and tradition, it was forbidden, and pit was very disgraceful for a father to run within the public. How way more when he ran to a rebellious son. Following the custom of the day and by motive of what had transpired, the son would have been welcome to a ceremony of disgrace. However slightly than enable that, his father reached out to him in love. He prolonged grace to him even when the legislation condemned him. Even together with his filth from residing with pigs, the daddy nonetheless embraced and kissed him. Oh, what method of affection!
Baby of God, the Father loves you dearly. It doesn’t matter the extent of filth that you just carry, He nonetheless loves you and is watching out for you. God is love! So, God can not do something however love. Nonetheless, for a really lengthy interval, faith painted an image of a God who’s searching to strike you down while you fall quick. However that isn’t the case. He loves you dearly regardless of you. He is aware of you! He is aware of your shortcomings; He is aware of your weaknesses! He is aware of your antecedents much more than you do. But, He nonetheless extends His unconditional like to you. Apostle Paul writing in Romans 8:35 says: “Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, or misery, or peril, or sword?”.
Beloved, even in sin, God’s love for you has not and can’t change. Sure, you might have made a mistake, however He loves you regardless. And His love reaches out to you. He has cherished you with an eternal love. In different phrases, a love that may by no means run out or dry up. The Father’s love for you is perpetually, never-ending, and everlasting.
The love of God will open doorways for you wheresoever you go. The love of God will trigger rivers to stream in your desert.
Luke 15:11-32; I John 3:1-3
Day by day Bible Studying:
Morning – 2 Samuel 3-5,
Night – Luke 14:25-35
DAILY CONFESSIONS: APRIL 17TH – APRIL 23RD
The Lord God is my Solar and Protect, He provides me grace and glory, no good factor will He withhold from me, as a result of I stroll uprightly. I’m blessed as a result of I belief within the Lord. I’m of God and I’ve overcome the satan for larger is He that’s in me than he that’s on the planet (Ps. 11-12, 1 John 4:4).
The Lord is my portion and my inheritance. The strains are fallen unto me in nice locations yea I’ve a goodly heritage. The Lord girds me with power and makes my method excellent (Psalm 16:5-6, Psalm 18:32).
Daily and in each method I get higher: spiritually, bodily, financially, mentally, morally, and in all my endeavor.
I’m known as for a function. I’ll fulfill this function and I’ll arrive at God’s ordained future for my life. Nothing will lower me quick. I’ll make a formidable impression in my world for the Kingdom.
Knowledge For The Day Devotional was Written by Dr. Mike Okonkwo; Is the Presiding Bishop of The Redeemed Evangelical Mission (TREM); a flexible man of God with over 30 years of devoted service unto the Lord.