Home / Rhapsody of Realities Devotional / Glorified Just Like Jesus
https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_banners/954778418171826176/1516472816/1080x360

Glorified Just Like Jesus

Glorified Just Like Jesus – Pastor Chris

Saturday, April 15, 2017

logoFB_IMG_1478931299622

Herein is our love made perfect, that we may have boldness in the day of judgment: because as he is, so are we in this world (1 John 4:17).

Click here to download your free copy of Rhapsody of Realities.

Jesus Christ is the effulgence of the Father’s glory; the express image of His Person (Hebrews 1:3). And that’s exactly what He’s made us; we’re the effulgence of His glory, for as He is—the glory of the Father—so are we in this world (1 John 4:17). Jesus said, “And the glory which thou gavest me I have given them; that they may be one, even as we are one” (John 17:22). This is extraordinary. If only you’d live with this consciousness every day!

2 Corinthians 3:18 explains it some more. It lets us know that the Word of God is a mirror: “But we all, with open face beholding as in a glass the glory of the Lord, are changed into the same image from glory to glory, even as by the Spirit of the Lord.” A mirror reflects whatever is set before it. If you stood in front of a mirror, you’d see your own reflection. The Word of God is a mirror, and the image of you that it reflects is called “the glory of God”; that’s who you really are!

downloadror2016 (1)

Click on the picture above to download your free copy of Rhapsody of Realities.

What we read in John 17:22, is God holding up His mirror for you to see that you’re a partaker of His glory. You’ve been glorified just like Jesus. When Jesus walked the earth, He walked gloriously. He lived and manifested the glory of God. He walked on water, talked to the wind and the waves, unstopped deaf ears, opened blind eyes, healed lame legs, restored maimed limbs, and even raised the dead. We have the same ability within us to function likewise, because the same Holy Spirit that was the power and essence of Jesus, lives in us today.

This has effectively removed you from the class of ordinary men; you’re an associate of the God-kind. You’re the dispenser of God’s righteousness, love, wisdom, mercies and grace. God chose you to be the one to show forth His praises and manifest His glory in the earth: “But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light” (1 Peter 2:9).

PRAYER

Dear Father, I thank you for your glory in my life. I affirm that my life is the manifestation of your wisdom and grace, and your righteousness is revealed and evident in me. You’ve made me a light in a dark world, and my light shines everywhere. I impact my world with your righteousness, wisdom, and love, today, and always, in Jesus’ Name. Amen.

FURTHER STUDY: Hebrews 1:1-3 1 John 4:17 NIV 2 Corinthians 3:18 AMP

1 YEAR BIBLE READING PLAN: Luke 14:25-15:1-10 Judges 19-21

2 YEAR BIBLE READING PLAN: Mark 2:13-22 Leviticus 15

Leave comments on today’s devotional www.rhapsodyofrealities.org

FB_IMG_1478931334769

About Kene Okoye

A creative writer, banker, pianist, composer and music promoter, Kene documents events and presents his viewpoint in compelling narratives. He sets out to create vivid pictures with his intelligent use of words and seeks to engage, thrill, educate and inspire the reader. Come on and enjoy yourself.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

x

Check Also

A REAL FELLOWSHIP

A REAL FELLOWSHIP – Pastor Chris Friday, December 14, 2018 May the grace of the ...