By his divine power, God has given us everything we need for living a godly life. We have received all of this by coming to know Him, the one who called us to Himself by means of His marvelous glory and excellence. And because of His glory and excellence, He has given us great and precious promises. These are the promises that enable you to share His divine nature and escape the world’s corruption caused by human desires.”
2 Peter 1:3-4 NLT
God has provided everything we need to live a godly life. Believers in Jesus Christ have no excuse for living immoral, ungodly lives. The presence and power of God that has been granted to us by His grace is enough. The key to living as we should is vested in God. When we let God live in us, and through us, we are then made capable of living a righteous life. Jesus is our righteousness, both positionally and practically. Galatians 5:16 says it this way: “So I say, let the Holy Spirit guide your lives. Then you won’t be doing what your sinful nature craves.” NLT The Holy Spirit is the Spirit of Jesus living inside of us. “But you are not controlled by your sinful nature. You are controlled by the Spirit if you have the Spirit of God living in you. (And remember that those who do not have the Spirit of Christ living in them do not belong to Him at all.)” Romans 8:9 NLT “But when the Father sends the Advocate as my representative—that is, the Holy Spirit—He will teach you everything and will remind you of everything I have told you.”
John 14:26 NLT Today, let's yield ourselves to the power and presence of the Holy Spirit and let's live the way God intended. Let's live like Jesus!!
Rev. Curtis Norris