Jun 30, 2016
Simply believing that God exists isn’t enough. Satan believes that. We MUST place our trust in Jesus!
Today’s One Verse has to be the most sarcastic verse in the entire Bible! It is a total #micdrop verse. It’s hilarious. But it also drives home a point that so many Christians need to hear and understand. I truly believe our churches are filled with people who would simply say, “I believe in God.” And that’s great. But it’s not enough. We can’t stop there. Do you believe in Jesus? That He died on the cross? That He rose again? That He is in heaven, now, waiting for us? All that is great. It is STILL not enough. Again, Satan knows all of those facts, too. He doesn’t like those facts, but he knows they are true. Yet, I don’t think we will see Satan in heaven forever. So, what is the difference?It all comes down to trust. We must go a step past just believing and allow our faith and our belief to transform our outlook and our heart. We must place our trust in God and what Jesus did on the cross! THAT is the difference. Satan and the demons may know that it happened, but they aren’t placing their trust in it. We must look to God and say, “God, I am not enough. I’m not good enough, and I’ve never done anything to deserve heaven or a relationship with You. I need You! I place my trust in You. It is only through Jesus and His sacrifice that I can have a relationship with you.” Whether you actually say that outloud, or at some point, that becomes the cry of your heart, this is the answer. I am SO glad that you believe in God. Have you placed your trust in Him?
One Verse is a short, free podcast devotional designed to help you grow closer to God through less than 5 minutes a day, 5 days a week.
Consistency trumps intensity. When it comes to working out, eating healthy, or managing our finances, consistency always trumps intensity. We reach our major life goals through small, purposeful steps taken daily. The same is true in our spiritual lives. I truly believe you will grow closer to God by spending just 5 minutes a day with Him versus cramming in an hour once a month. The One Verse Devotional is here to help take away the barriers of spending time with God. Now, during your workout, drive to work, or even shopping for groceries, you can invest in your spiritual life.