David Jeremiah 19 September 2022 || Turning Point Devotion

David Jeremiah 19 September 2022 || Turning Point Devotion

David Jeremiah 19 September 2022 || Turning Point Devotion

Welcome to Turning Point Daily Devotional for Monday 18th September 2022 written by Dr David Jeremiah. God bless you as you study His Word!

DR DAVID JEREMIAH DEVOTIONAL 18 SEPTEMBER 2022

Topic: Worship That Changes (SEPTEMBER 19, 2022)

Scripture: But what things were gain to me, these I have counted loss for Christ. – Philippians 3:7

Recommended Reading: Acts 9:1-9

Before meeting Christ, Paul could best be described as a “hit man” for the Pharisees. From Jerusalem, he traveled around the area arresting Jews who had become followers of Christ, taking them to jail (or worse—Acts 22:3-5). But all that changed when he met Jesus Christ on the road to Damascus.

As Paul and his associates traveled, a bright light from heaven caused Paul to fall to the ground (Acts 9:4). Falling to the ground is a posture in Scripture for worship (Revelation 1:17; 4:10; 5:8; 7:11; 19:10; 22:8). But Paul likely wasn’t worshiping; he was likely just shocked and scared. However, it became an image of what he would be doing for the rest of his life: bowing his knee to the Lord Jesus Christ in worship. He fell to the ground in literal fear, but he lived the rest of his life in reverential fear—that is, in worship. When he discovered the true object of worship, it changed his life.

The more we worship our Triune God, the more our life will change. If it is not your practice already, worship on your knees and see how it changes your heart.

What or whom we worship determines our behavior.
John Murray

Read-Thru-the-Bible: Amos 5 – 9

David Jeremiah 19 September 2022 || Turning Point Devotion

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