21 “Does not the potter have power over the clay, from the same lump to make one vessel for honor and another for dishonor?”
Today’s Inspiration: Does not the potter have power over the clay from the same lump to make one vessel for honor and another for dishonor? Romans 9:21. Do not be surprised that your struggle is not with the devil; it is with God for God has set you up through the introduction of conflicts into your life in order to bring you to a place of maturity.
He must replace the old mind with the new mind that will desire spiritual things. In seeking Christ, one eventually discovered the freedom he always longed for. It’s in the mind where we wrestle with desires of the flesh that are engaged in serious warfare against the evil spirit.
Often people asked why conflict intensified rather than diminished after knowing Christ. After knowing Christ His light illuminates the mind that shines into your soul and your spiritual eyes are opened to things you have never seen before. You begin to see your faults and human frailty as against His powerful life that is at work within you. Noticed faith is the doorway to rightful living. We are only justified by our faith and the blood of Christ. Romans 5:1,9. Faith releases heavenly power that enables us the right to come to God and to fulfill our destiny. The more thoroughly we read the word of God, the more precious His word is to us and the better it tastes like honey in the rock.
Connecting to the spirit of God illuminates your understanding of the scriptures that facilitate right action towards our family and others thereby fulfilling the second greatest commandment of loving one another. Matthew 22:39, 1 John 4:7. Till you receive the fullness of His love, fulfilling this law is remote. God be praised.
Prayer: Lord may I always set my mind on things above and not on things on Earth. Therefore help me to be steadfast in all my ways that my mind may not be suffocated by the flesh. In Jesus’ name, Amen.