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 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 never 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, do you have a saving relationship with Jesus Christ?
God calls us out of the darkness of unbelief into the marvelous light of His love. Have you responded to God’s call to live by faith in Jesus Christ?
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 was important for my children to respond to my call so I could protect them.
If you know Jesus these verses are a description of God’s call on your life. Jesus saved you from something for something. The Lord brought you back into relationship with Him so other people could follow you to Jesus!
You are a priest chosen to serve the King of creation. God called you to be a citizen of a nation that is separate and 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 the Lordship of Jesus Christ!
Jesus wants you to proclaim His praises to people who do not know Him. Jesus wants to bring everyone out of the darkness of unbelief into the marvelous light of His love. Jesus wants to use 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 the salvation of God through faith in Jesus Christ? If your answer is yes, go forth Royal Priest of God Most High. Share the love of Jesus with His people.
If your answer is no or maybe but I cannot be sure Almighty God is calling you into a loving relationship with Jesus today!
Call out to Almighty God. Ask the Lord to open your eyes to see that Jesus is the only Way to a relationship with God the Father. Answer God’s call to join Him in a relationship based on His great love for you!
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