Created to be a Child of God: Day 1

Week 5 - Created to be a Child of God

     Day 1: You Are My Son / Daughter

Everybody on earth has something in common. It doesn’t matter what they look like. Or how much money they make. Or what nation they live in. But the one thing that everybody has in common is that they are the son or daughter of somebody. There’s just no escaping it. 

But being the biological child of somebody doesn’t define who we are. Instead, God tells us that we have the opportunity to be His child. 

John 1:12-13 reads, “But to all who believed him and accepted him, he gave the right to become children of God. They are reborn—not with a physical birth resulting from human passion or plan, but a birth that comes from God.”

The Life Application Study Bible notes that this new birth changes us from the inside out. It rearranges our attitudes. It impacts our desires. It transforms our motives. It helps us to feel alive. 

As you read today, consider this: How has being a son or daughter of God impacted your attitudes, desires and motives? How would you explain to somebody outside of the faith what happens to your own attitudes, desires and motives, when you lose focus on the truth that you are a son or daughter of God? 

READING:

     JOHN 1:12-13, GALATIANS 4:4-7

How has being a son or daughter of God impacted your attitudes, desires and motives? 

How would you explain to somebody outside of the faith what happens to your own attitudes, desires and motives, when you lose focus on the truth that you are a son or daughter of God?

F260 READING: (A Scripture Reading Plan for Busy Believers)

Read: Genesis 39-40

Reflect: What did you H.E.A.R. from God today? HEAR Bible Study Method

PRAYER:

Heavenly Father, thank you for inviting me to be a part of your family and calling me Your own. While I know I’m not perfect, You are continually rearranging my attitude, my desires, and my motives. Today, I invite You to reveal to me opportunities to relate with others in new profound ways. I invite you to remind me so that my attitude is more gracious towards others, my desires are pure and godly, and my motives come from a heart of love. I pray these things in Jesus’ name. Amen. 

 

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