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OUR DAILY BREAD Devotional || 23rd October 2022 — True Change

OUR DAILY BREAD Devotional || 23rd October 2022 — True Change

OUR DAILY BREAD Devotional || 23rd October 2022 — True Change

Read On this page today Our Daily Bread Devotional 23rd October 2022 Brought to you by Kingdomsermon

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TOPIC:  True Change

TEXT: You were taught . . . to put on the new self. Ephesians 4:22–24

TODAY’S SCRIPTURE & INSIGHT: Ephesians 4:17–24

MESSAGE: OUR DAILY BREAD Devotional || 23rd October 2022 — True Change

Raised in a turbulent home in South London, Claud started selling marijuana at fifteen and heroin when he was twenty-five. Needing a cover for his activities, he became a mentor to young people. Soon he became intrigued by his manager, a believer in Jesus, and wanted to know more. After attending a course exploring the Christian faith, he “dared” Christ to come into his life. “I felt such a welcoming presence,” he said. “People saw a change in me instantly. I was the happiest drug dealer in the world!”

Jesus didn’t stop there. When Claud weighed up a bag of cocaine the next day, he thought, This is madness. I’m poisoning people! He realized he must stop selling drugs and get a job. With the help of the Holy Spirit, he turned off his phones and never went back.

OUR DAILY BREAD Devotional || 23rd October 2022 — True Change

This kind of change is what the apostle Paul referenced when he wrote to the church at Ephesus. Calling the people not to live separated from God, he urged them to “put off your old self, which is being corrupted by its deceitful desires” and instead to “put on the new self, created to be like God in true righteousness and holiness” (Ephesians 4:22, 24). The verb form Paul used implies that we’re to put on the new self regularly.

As with Claud, the Holy Spirit delights to help us to live out of our new selves and become more like Jesus.

Reflect & Pray

What examples can you bring to mind of how God changes people, including you? How do these stories build your faith in Him, even when change seems impossible?

Loving God, thank You that You don’t give up on people. Show me how I can become more like You.


Jeremiah 1–2, 1 Timothy 3
 Prayer Of Salvation

Thank you for reading Devotional Here Today On Kingdom Sermons, You are encouraged to please give your life to the LORD JESUS CHRIST if you have not done that before.

Say This Prayer

Dear God,
I come to You in the Name of Jesus. I admit that I am not right with You, and I want to be right with You. I ask You to forgive me of all my sins. The Bible says if I confess with my mouth that “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in my heart that God raised.

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