Thought for the day:” Anyone who does not do what is right is not God’s child.”(1John3:10)
John affirms that once God’s seed is in you( you are fertile ground), nothing can lead you to sin, no one can nor should lead you to sin because when you are born of God, you are a child of God.
There is a clear distinction between people carrying on sinning despite being baptised and those who are children of God, who remain righteous, blameless and untouched by sin.
We can expect to be hated for being righteous, for carrying the torch of light to the world, we can even expect to be killed. Yet those actions are carried out by people who are not born of God, whose seed is not in them. There are daily occurrences of righteous people being killed, on the streets, in domestic violence, or general abuse. Our shield is God’s grace, yet, even in death, we overcome by going back to the Father, because fear is not ours.
Prayer:” Lord, help me discern evil doers from the righteous, sharpen my intuition, circle me, keep evil out.‘The Lord is my light and my salvation, whom shall I fear? The Lord is my light and my salvation, of whom shall I be afraid?(psalm27, accurate, the quote in the podcast was inaccurate), in your name, Lord Jesus.Amen.”