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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42 Comments

  1. Yolanda White says:

    PLEASE PRAY WITH ME THAT TOTALLY SURRENDER MY LIFE TO CHRIST AND THAT IWILL LET THE HURTS IN MY LIFE BE PUT ASIDE AND JUST DO THE WILL OF CHRIST. I NEED A FINANCIAL BREAKTHROUGH FOR A PLACE TO LIVE SO I CAN GIVE GOD MORE IF MYSELF IN PRAYER AND SUPPLICATION.

  2. Daphne says:

    There is always positivity and encouragement

  3. DON DAVIS says:

    Relationship, The more time we spend with someone the more we get to know them. The more we get to know them the more closer we get with them & trust them. This is GOD’S desire for us. James 4:8 Draw near to God and He will draw near to you… God gave us a free will. Our relationship with God/Jesus is our choice, I have to ask my self, Why don’t I want to know Him more? I have a completely different out look on Him & life than than I used to. If I don’t want to know Him more than I need to ask myself the tough question, am I really saved? What if I got married than never went home but a couple times a year & never called. Could I say this is a healthy marriage? Relationship is communication & time with each other. Read – Matthew 7:21-23

  4. joziane says:

    Esse devocional ira edificar muito a minha vida

  5. Don L Roy says:

    Thank you for all you do. GOD BLESS YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  6. Gerry says:

    Amen to that… Attending church is very important. However, it is not near enough , on its own. Can you imagine only eating one meal per week. You would quickly starve. As Billy said , it is absolutely essential to spend one on one time with the Lord every, single, day. Your spiritual health depends on it .

  7. Kathy lusk says:

    Please explain what happens at death ty

  8. Rick Wilson says:

    Yes, a daily devotion to YHWH God and his word, especially on His Sabbath, and surrendering to Him completely, which requires us to come out of spiritual Babylon and vain traditions – to begin listening to scripture call us to righteousness; accepting the change only YHWH God can provide through His only begotten Son.

  9. adepeju robert James says:

    Lord Jesus Christ I desire to walk with you help me by your grace and mercy to have a deeper devotion with you

  10. adepeju robert James says:

    Lord Jesus Christ I long to walk with you help me by your grace and mercy to have a deeper devotion with you