True Colors

By   •   October 27   •   Topics: ,


There is an old story that tells about a pig. . . . The farmer brought the pig into the house. He gave him a bath, polished his hooves, put some Chanel No. 5 on him, put a ribbon around his neck, and put him in the living room. The pig looked fine. He made a nice and companionable pet for a few minutes. But as soon as the door was opened, the pig left the living room and jumped into the first mud puddle that he could find. Why? Because he was still a pig at heart. His nature had not been changed. He had changed outwardly but not inwardly. . . .

You can take a man—dress him up, put him in the front row in church, and he almost looks like a saint. He may fool even his best friends for a while, but then put him in his office, or in the club on Saturday night, and you will see his true nature come out again. Why does he act that way? Because his nature has not been changed. He has not been born again.

Prayer for the day

Almighty God, there are times when I debase my Christian walk and slip again into the mire. Cleanse and strengthen me, for Jesus' sake.

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  1. oriaku joan says:

    I love this devotional

  2. Justus says:

    Whew!!!! this is the fifth time of reading this devotional and it won’t be the last time of reading it because it has a Supernatural mystery in it. Until I get it full, I won’t stop reading this particular devotional message.

  3. m says:

    Be with my daughter Lord

  4. Iretha says:

    That’s a great way for us to see the real people we are. Gods love changes us from the inside out not the outside in.

  5. Patrish says:

    You put a smile on my face. God Bless

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  7. Gerry says:

    We may fool people …. but God knows our every thought and motive. He cannot be fooled. He is the Potter and we are the clay.

  8. christiana okon says:

    I love this devotional. It is a life transforming one and I would love to be reading it daily for my edification and acknowledgement.