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Change Yourself, Change the World

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Illuminated world map

I do not quarrel with Karl Marx’s statement that “religion is the opiate of the people.” I never try to defend religion. Religion has spawned wars. Many so-called religious people have been characterized by prejudice, pride, bickering, and even tolerance for slavery. However, I would call you to a simple faith in Jesus, who said, “Love your neighbor as yourself.” Are you really concerned? Are you disappointed with society? If you are, I challenge you to take the first step. I challenge you to look at yourself.

Prayer for the day

Forgive me, for so often failing to love my neighbor. May my life speak to others of Your love and compassion, Lord Jesus Christ.

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10 Comments

  1. Abraham Isah says:

    I need the help of God!

  2. Susie says:

    I sure needed to read and hear this, Thank you for reminding me, I accept it too today and pray for strength to do it all the time. God’s Blessings.

  3. Cheryl Beal says:

    Excellent devotion–thank you for providing these.

  4. Alice N. Kambo says:

    Indeed, thank you and i accept the challenge.

  5. Gerry says:

    Do your very best to love and serve your Heavenly Father and is Holy Son Jesus Christ. Love your fellow man and try and help within your God-given abilities.

  6. derwin williams says:

    Let us continue to be obedient to the Lord. When we receive Christ as Lord and Savior, he will remove large obstructions from our view, so we can help others remove the small ones from theirs. God is Love.

  7. kolluri ebenezer says:

    i would like to pray for the people across the globe who did not hear about Jesus Christ ..and i fervently pray for the people to contribute for this ministry… May God bless your ministry and use many in this ministry…

  8. Joyce Paul says:

    Live so that when people get to know us, they will want to get to know CHRIST!
    God Bless BGEA richly! amen.