Day 151: Give It Up

31 May, 2015

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Sunday, May 31st, 2015
CityLight Church’s One Year Bible Reading Plan
2 Samuel 17:1-29
John 19:23-42
Psalm 119:129-152
Proverbs 16:12-13
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Commentary from Pastor Mike White:

“So when Jesus had received the sour wine, He said, ‘It is finished!’ And bowing His head, He gave up His spirit.” -Jn 19:30

Jesus made one thing particularly clear to His disciples when He told them about His impending death: nobody was taking His life, but rather He was laying it down willingly (Jn 10:18). The Crucifixion was part of God’s plan, because without death Jesus could not be born into resurrection life!

If we are to be truly transformed, we must follow suit. Each and every single person who calls on the Name Jesus Christ must make a personal decision to lay his or her life down. When we call on the Name of Jesus and willingly give up our lives, God will give resurrection life into our hands!

For whoever desires to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake will find it. – Matt 16:25


Father, I give my life to You! Take me, and do whatever You want with me. I am your humble servant, and a willing vessel.

© Michael D. White, 2015. All rights reserved.