“a Lamp to my feet. a Light for my path.” – 2 Corinthians 5:15

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TODAY’S WORD…

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Christ died for all,

so that those who live should no longer live for themselves,

but only for Him who died and was raised to life for their sake.

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– 2 Corinthians 5:15 (GNT)

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REFLECTION…

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“It is easy to see, Christians,

what Christ desired by dying for us.

What did He desire but that we should become like Him?

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‘That those who live should no longer live for themselves,

but only for Him who died and was raised to life for their sake.’

How powerful a consequence is this in the matter of love!

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Jesus Christ died for us;

by His death He has given us life;

we only live because He died;

He died for us, by us, and in us;

our life then is no longer ours,

but belongs to Him who has purchased it for us by His death.

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We are therefore no more to live to ourselves but to Him;

not in ourselves but in Him;

nor for ourselves but for Him.”

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QUOTE…

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"We do not live for ourselves only,

and we do not die for ourselves only.

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If we live, it is for the Lord that we live,

and if we die, it is for the Lord that we die. […]

For Christ died and rose to life

in order to be the Lord of the living and of the dead.”

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– Romans 14:7-9

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REPETITIVE PRAYER FOR TODAY…

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Jesus, I so want to live only for You.

Send Your Spirit, Lord, to change me and guide me.

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