5 Minute Spiritual Inspiration
WEEK OF 3/22-3/27
GREATER IS COMING
by Inspiration Ministries
"I know your deeds, that you have a name that you are alive … Wake up … I have not found your deeds completed in the sight of My God … If you do not wake up, I will come like a thief." – Revelation 3:1-3 NASB
Jesus told the angel of the church in Sardis that these people had not done all the things they were called to do. Their lives were not fulfilled. Their mission was not completed. But it was not too late.
The first thing they had to do was “wake up.” They had to look at their lives afresh and “strengthen the things that remain” (v. 2). They were tasked with completing the deeds with which God had charged them. They had become weak and dead before they finished their calling. They had to renew their focus on the things of God. They had to be constant in their faith and think about pleasing Him.
They could not allow their minds to be dominated by the world or worry about the customs of people around them. They had to stop and think about God’s Kingdom. But they also had to take action and do the things God had called them to do. And they had to repent of any sins.
Today, think about how easily you might go to sleep spiritually. Do not just assume that everything is fine, that you are pleasing God, or that you have fulfilled His purposes for you.
Reflect on God’s call and evaluate what you are doing with the time, talents, and treasures He has given you. As God leads you, repent. Focus on obeying Him and keeping His commands. Seek to be wide awake spiritually!
Father, help me view my life from Your point of view. I want to complete Your calling for me. Help me live for You. In Jesus’ name, amen.