RHAPSODY OF REALITIES DAILY DEVOTIONAL
HE’LL NEVER LET YOU DOWN .
Saturday, October 7th .
There is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother (Proverbs 18:24).
We all have friends, relatives and loved ones—people we relate with, talk with, share with, pray with and whose company we enjoy. Whereas it’s possible for your friends or loved ones to disappoint you or let you down in your hour of need, there’s ONE who never gives up on you. He never fails or disappoints those who trust in Him; His Name is Jesus! What you need is to develop a personal relationship with Him—an intimacy.
The beautiful thing is that you don’t need to look for Him; He lives in you through the Holy Spirit! Before He ascended, He said, “I will not leave you comfortless: I will come to you” (John 14:18). In the preceding verses 16 and 17, He said, “And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever; Even the Spirit of truth; whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth him not, neither knoweth him: but ye know him; for he dwelleth with you, and shall be in you.”*_ So today, you fellowship with Jesus by fellowshipping with the Holy Spirit and with the Word.
The Holy Spirit takes the place of the absent Jesus and fosters the extraordinary oneness and communion we have with divinity. You can talk with Him, and He’ll talk to you. He can talk to you inside you, and also talk to you from the outside! He’s the dearest friend you could ever have, and He has the wisdom and ability to guide and lead you triumphantly every day.
He’ll go any length to help you. He already proved it through His death for you on the cross. He never condemns you. Rather, He plucks you out of trouble without laying blames on you, irrespective of the cause. He said, “I am with you always, even unto the end of the world” (Matthew 28:20). What a friend we have in Him! I love Him so much!
Blessed Lord Jesus, you’re my life, and my all; the very air that I breathe: my lover and best friend. Thank you for your wisdom that guides me, and your grace that’s superabundant upon me. Your Word has transformed me, causing me to ride upon the high places of the earth. What a wonder you are, precious Saviour! Thank you for your love and eternal kindness towards me. I love you with all my heart!
FURTHER STUDY: John 14:16-18 AMPC And I will ask the Father, and He will give you another Comforter (Counselor, Helper, Intercessor, Advocate, Strengthener, and Standby), that He may remain with you forever— 17 The Spirit of Truth, Whom the world cannot receive (welcome, take to its heart), because it does not see Him or know and recognize Him. But you know
and recognize Him, for He lives with you [constantly] and will be in you. 18 I will not leave you as orphans [comfortless, desolate, bereaved, forlorn, helpless]; I will come [back] to you.
DAILY SCRIPTURE READING
1-Year Bible Reading Plan: Colossians 1:1-23,
2-Year Bible Reading Plan: John 4:19-29,
1 Kings 13