CHOOSE TO LIVE HOLY!Stella Dhinakaran

“Be holy, because I am holy”    (1 Peter 1:16)

The Dhinakarans Beloved, God says in Ezekiel 20:12, “I am the Lord that sanctify them.” We are living in the last days and the most significant thing God desires in us is ‘Holiness’. Only through holiness, we receive God’s blessings in every area of our lives. And today, God wants you to be filled with this holiness in order to receive His choicest blessings in your life.

In the Bible, we read about Joshua who served the Lord with all his faithfulness concludes with his own testimony, “As for me and my household, we will serve the Lord”. Today, you make a decision saying, “As for me and my household, we will live holy before the Lord” The Lord will surely honor your decision and grant numerous blessings in your life.

In Leviticus 19:2 and 1 Peter 1:16, God speaks to us, “Be holy, for I am holy”. God calls us to be holy, just as He is.These days, we see many people who are baptized and anointed with the Holy Spirit are living an unholy life. In 1 Peter 1:15, we read, “…he who called you is holy, so be holy in all you do” Our Lord Jesus feels Proud when you live a holy life before Him.

When my son Paul Dhinakaran, before knowing the Lord lived a sinful life that was displeasing in the sight of God. But when he accepted the Lord Jesus as His personal Saviour, he decided to make Jesus as his only best friend and started living a life that was pleasing in His sight. He spent more of his time with the Lord. And that is why God has blessed him abundantly and gave him lot of responsibilities. God has blessed him to the extent that He is now preaching the gospel to the ends of the world, praying for the higher authorities of the State, running a University with thousands of students, opening Prayer Towers in many countries and glorifying God with all His might and prayer. The God who blessed my son desires to bless you in the same manner for His glory.

Accept the Lord Jesus Christ as your personal Saviour and make Him as your only best friend. Live a holy life by being obedient to God in all areas of life. Count yourselves dead to sin but alive to God in Christ Jesus. In Hosea 14:9, “The ways of the LORD are right; the righteous walk in them” This day, God is saying, "If you set your sights to walk blameless before Me, you'll walk in My favor. You will be pleasing unto Me!" So choose this day to start living a holy life before God.The Holy Spirit will produce Christ likeness in us, and, as we yield to Him, we can live a holy life (Galatians 5:16). May the Lord bless you and guide you!

PRAYER:

Loving Heavenly Father!

I yearn to lead a holy life but I find it so difficult. All my decision and self-control have come to nothing. I am still weak and unsteady spiritually Lord! I am torn between the desires of my flesh and the desire to lead a holy life! My spirit is willing but my flesh fails me Lord! I give up all my own efforts and depend totally on You Lord! Let Your Holy Spirit guide me in the path of righteousness and holiness. Forgive all that I've done against You and take me as Your child. In Jesus name I pray.Amen.

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