The Secret of Real Living

By   •   January 2

woman with Bible

Some Christians have learned little of a daily devotional life. Some time ago a policeman asked me what the secret of victorious living was. I told him that there is no magic formula that can be pronounced. If any word could describe it, I would say surrender. The second word I would say would be devotion. Nothing can take the place of a daily devotional life with Christ. Your quiet time, your prayer time, the time you spend in the Word, is absolutely essential for a happy Christian life. You cannot possibly be a happy, dynamic, and powerful Christian apart from a daily walk with Christ. Christ is calling Christians today to cleansing, to dedication, to consecration, and to full surrender. It will make the difference between success and failure in your spiritual life. It will make the difference between being helped and helping others. It will make a difference in your habits, in your prayer life, in your Bible reading, in your giving, in your testimony, and in your church membership. This is the Christian hour of decision!

Need help getting started? Read “How to Dive Into Your Walk with God.”

Prayer for the day

I long for a deeper devotional life, living Lord. May I consecrate myself completely to You.

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48 Comments

  1. Malcolm says:

    Thank You, Lord. My life is worth living because of You. God bless this ministry.

  2. Janet Thornton says:

    I love these daily readings.

  3. Adeleye Olajide says:

    My life changed when I started reading the daily devotion.

  4. Maxwell Richardson says:

    I love the Lord with all my heart. My whole life changed in 2014 when I rededicated my heart to Him. Wow did God ever change my whole life. It’s truly amazing.