But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, His own special people, that you may proclaim the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light; who once were not a people but are now the people of God, who had not obtained mercy but now have obtained mercy. 1 Peter 2:9-10 NKJV
When my son was a small he showed me how to swim. He showed me how to move his arms and legs. He showed me how he would turn and raise his head to breathe. I laughed because my son had never been swimming.
Daniel imagine himself swimming but had not jumped into the water and tried to swim.
Do you believe God exists? Do you believe Jesus Christ is His one and only Son? If your answer is yes there are many who would agree with you, including demons. The only question that matters is, have you entered into a relationship with Jesus?
God calls us out of the darkness of unbelief into the marvelous light of His love. Have you responded to that call?
I know what it is like to call my children and be ignored. I usually tried calling them again. If they still did not respond I looked for them. I looked for them because I love them. It is important for them to respond to my call so I can help them.
If you know Jesus these verses are a description of God’s call on your life. He saved you from something for something.
You are a priest chosen to serve the King of Heaven and Earth. God called you to be a citizen of a nation that is set apart for Him.
God has always loved you but you were not always one of His chosen people. You are now if you have submitted to His will for your life!
Jesus wants you to proclaim His praises to people who do not know Him. The Lord wants to bring everyone out of the darkness of unbelief into the marvelous light of His love. Jesus wants you to lead people into God’s eternal Kingdom and His Royal Priesthood.
People who have not received God’s mercy can receive His mercy and love today.
Have you received God’s free gift of salvation through faith in Jesus Christ? If your answer is yes go forth Royal Priest. Share the love of Jesus with His people.
If your answer is no or maybe but I cannot be sure God is calling you to enter into a relationship with Him today.
Ask your Heavenly Father to reveal Himself to you. Call out to the Lord so He can open your eyes to the truth that Jesus Christ is the only Way to a relationship with God the Father. Answer God’s call today!
Joyfor2day daily devotional goes out over the internet to thousands of people all over the world five days a week