DCLM Daily Manna 17th July 2022 | Sunday – Called To Be God’s Sons

DCLM Daily Manna 17th July 2022 | Sunday – Called To Be God's Sons

DCLM Daily Manna 17th July 2022 | Sunday – Called To Be God’s Sons

Read and Meditate on Deeper Life Daily Manna Devotional for Sunday 17 July 2022 written by Pastor W.F. Kumuyi. God bless you as you study His word today!

TODAY’S DCLM DAILY MANNA 17TH JULY 2022 SUNDAY DEVOTIONAL

TOPIC: CALLED TO BE GOD’S SONS

TEXT: 1 John 3:1-3
1. Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called the sons of God; therefore the world knoweth us not, because it knew him not.

2. Beloved, now are we the sons of God, and it doth not yet appear what we shall be; but we know that, when he shall appear, we shall be like him; for we shall see him as he is.

3. And every man that hath this hope in him purifieth himself, even as he is pure.

KEY VERSE:
“Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called the sons of God: therefore the world knoweth us not, because it knew him not.” – (1 John 3:1)

DCLM Daily Manna 17th July 2022 | Sunday Message:

The fact that we are called to be the sons of God is heart-warming for the Christian. This privilege behoves us therefore to make our calling and election into this sonship very sure (2 Peter 1:10).

Apostle John reminds us that this privileged position brings us at loggerheads with the Satan- controlled world which does not recognise God and therefore knows us not. “Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called the sons of God: therefore the world knoweth us not, because it knew him not.” This indeed is a sobering fact that should make us comport ourselves with the highest level of decorum as Christ’s disciples in a hostile world.

This call of God upon us attracts innumerable blessings upon believers like the children of Israel that were chosen by God, fed and protected throughout their pilgrimage from Egypt to Canaan. The salvation of our soul, healing and health for our body and victory over sin, self and Satan are part of the continual benefits we enjoy as the sons of God. The hope to be like Him eternally is also included in the list of privileges open to us.

“Beloved, now are we the sons of God, and it doth not yet appear what we shall be: but we know that, when he shall appear, we shall be like him…” (1 John 3:2). To continue to enjoy the privileges of our calling as the sons and daughters of God, we must abide in Christ and live like He did, as the beloved Apostle John has enjoined us this day.

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY:
Christ’s love for us can never fail.

THE BIBLE IN ONE YEAR:
Exodus 1-4

DCLM Daily Manna 17th July 2022 | Sunday – Called To Be God’s Sons