Skip to comments.Today's Word with Joel Osteen - November 19, 2013 [Devotional]
Posted on 11/19/2013 5:59:03 PM PST by Vision
Be imitators of God, therefore, as dearly loved children and live a life of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God. (Ephesians 5:12, NIV)
Today's Word from Joel and Victoria
Have you ever spent time with a small child or baby and had them mimic your every sound or action? To them its a fun game, but internally, they are learning by watching and copying everything you do. They just watch and do the same thing. Thats because we are all prewired to be imitators.
Just like little children, we are all still imitators. So many people today end up imitating what they see in the world, on TV, in the news and magazines. But scripture tells us that we are to be imitators of God and follow His example of love.
If you need to change your actions today, change what you are imitating by simply changing your focus. The more you focus on the Word, the more you will imitate God. And when you do things Gods way, you will get Gods results peace, joy and blessing all the days of your life!
A Prayer for Today
Father, I choose to put You first place in my life and imitate You. I set aside the things of the world and invite You to search my heart and mind. Give me Your heart of love and teach me to be an example of Your goodness in Jesus name. Amen.