Daily Devotional: Refrain From All Evils
Memorise: For he that will love life, and see good days, let him refrain his tongue from evil, and his lips that they speak no guile. 1 Peter 3:10
Read: 1 Peter 3:8-13
1 Peter 3:8 Finally, be ye all of one mind, having compassion one of another, love as brethren, be pitiful, be courteous: 3:9 Not rendering evil for evil, or railing for railing: but contrariwise blessing; knowing that ye are thereunto called, that ye should inherit a blessing. 3:10 For he that will love life, and see good days, let him refrain his tongue from evil, and his lips that they speak no guile: 3:11 Let him eschew evil, and do good; let him seek peace, and ensue it. 3:12 For the eyes of the Lord are over the righteous, and his ears are open unto their prayers: but the face of the Lord is against them that do evil. 3:13 And who is he that will harm you, if ye be followers of that which is good?
It’s evident that evil will slain the wicked and those who practice wicked works will surely reap the fruits thereof. Your portion in life and destiny will not be associated with evil and demonic manifestations in Jesus’ mighty name. Beloved, the easiest way to live a good life is to eschew evil and refrain from all it practices. The Bible says in 1 Peter 3:13, And who is he that will harm you, if ye be followers of that which is good? You have eternal security and deliverance from all forms of evil if you will refrain your lips and hands from wickedness. Sinfulness is the grandfather of all wicked acts and if you won’t remember the ranging sins, please revisit Galatians 5:19-21. Sin is a sinker and may you not be destroyed through wicked dealings in Jesus’ mighty name.
All forms of wickedness that you show to your neighbors, workers, maids and associates are not hidden, they will come back to haunt you if you fail to turn a new leave. Therefore, repent to live in newness of life for the Lord. Your lips must not speak wickedly. Your legs must not go on the path of destruction of other people. You must avoid everything and anything that will make you inherit eternal pains and regrets. The Bible says flee from all appearances of evil. Ask for a new life that Jesus gives. Seek to live peacefully with all men and drop the strange idols in your heart. Even if you have inherited harshness and wicked acts, arise and rebuke their manifestations in your deeds among your people. The Lord is ready to give you a new life if you can cooperate with His Spirit with all forms of readiness. May you be totally delivered from all evil works in Jesus’ name.
Pray with me: Father, please deliver me from all sinful and wicked works. Let me live my life in absolute obedience to your word.
By: Pastor Ayodeji Agbelusi
R.C.C.G New Glory Assembly
Twitter : @ayosimeon