Deeper Life Higher Everyday Daily Devotional Guide
TUESDAY FEBRUARY 08, 2022
SAINTS DO NOT SIN!
TEXT: 1 JOHN 5:18-21
MEMORY VERSE: “We know that whosoever is born of God sinneth not; but he that is begotten of God keepeth himself, and that wicked one toucheth him not” (1 JOHN 5:18).
“Sinning saint,” what a contradiction! There are many so-called born-again youths who still live in sin with the belief that no man can be a saint while on earth.
But the passage above reveals that a true child of God is called out of the world of sin and does not commit sin. He has been made a new creature in Christ; the old lifestyle of sin is gone. The indisputable evidence of being a child of God is freedom from sin because God imparts His own nature to him or her.
God has produced a good number of saints both in Bible times and in our contemporary times – people like Enoch, Joseph, Elizabeth, Mary, Paul and a host of others.
It is the will of God for us to live an overcoming life over sin. Hence, He gave us great and precious promises that we might be partakers of His divine nature.
God still gives power and grace today to those who seek Him, for He says, “Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.”
QUOTE: God imparts His own nature.
CHALLENGE: Enoch pleased God; you can too!
PRAYER: Lord, stamp Your own image on me.