DAILY DEVOTIONALS

UCB Word For Today 7th September 2023 – The Right People And The Right Environment

UCB Word For Today 7th September 2023 – The Right People And The Right Environment
UCB Word For Today 7th September 2023, Thursday Devotional

UCB Word For Today 7 September 2023 Thursday Daily Devotional Message by United Christian Broadcasters

TOPIC: The Right People and the Right Environment

SCRIPTURE: ‘He put them all outside.’
Luke 8:54 NKJV

The Bible says: ‘Someone came from the ruler of the synagogue’s house, saying to him, “Your daughter is dead”…when Jesus heard it, He answered him, saying, “Do not be afraid; only believe, and she will be made well.” When He came into the house, He permitted no one to go in except Peter, James, and John, and the father and mother of the girl. Now all wept and mourned for her; but He said, “Do not weep; she is not dead, but sleeping.” And they ridiculed Him, knowing that she was dead. But He put them all outside, took her by the hand and called, saying, “Little girl, arise.” Then her spirit returned, and she arose immediately’ (vv. 49-55 NKJV).

There is an important lesson here for you. To experience the resurrection power of Christ, you need the right people and the right environment. Just as oil and water won’t mix, neither will faith and doubt. Notice, Jesus took Peter, James, and John into the house with Him, and put all the others outside. Might some have been offended and criticised Him for this? Sure, but when you’re in a crisis, you need to surround yourself with people who can stand with you on God’s Word and believe Him for the answer.

When Jairus heard that his daughter had died, he doubtless would have thought, ‘That’s it; nothing more can be done!’ But that’s not what Jesus thought. In the original Greek text, Jesus said, ‘Don’t be afraid; only believe, and keep believing and she will be made well.’ You need people who will keep believing God with you for the answer.

DAILY BIBLE READING: Isaiah 5-6, 2 Corinthians 13

UCB Word For Today 7th September 2023. United Christian Broadcasters is a Christian media charity that exists to offer every person, in every place, every moment of the day, the opportunity to hear, watch or read the Word of God in a relevant and engaging way.

Related Articles

Back to top button