In her devotional, Living A Divinely Inspired Life, Dr. Elizabeth Babatunde discusses 1 Thessalonians 1:8, noting:
“A life worthy of imitation is one that is surrendered to be used as a tool in the hands of God, to display His awesome power and glory.
What do people see when they see you? If someone walked in your shoes for 24 hours, what would they learn about Christ?”
1 Thessalonians 1:8 KJV:
“For from you sounded out the word of the Lord not only in Macedonia and Achaia, but also in every place your faith to God-ward is spread abroad; so that we need not to speak any thing.”
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My present opportunity is to surrender at home as readily as I do at the College and in Adult Sunday School and let the Holy Spirit have Its unimpeded way.
As a new short semester commences, may grace and mercy encircle us as we abandon our will for Thine.