GPS: January 21, 2016

By January 21, 2016Devotional

Today’s Scripture:

John 1:43-51

The next day Jesus decided to go to Galilee. He found Philip and said to him, “Follow me.” Now Philip was from Bethsaida, the city of Andrew and Peter. Philip found Nathanael and said to him, “We have found him about whom Moses in the law and also the prophets wrote, Jesus son of Joseph from Nazareth.” Nathanael said to him, “Can anything good come out of Nazareth?” Philip said to him, “Come and see.” When Jesus saw Nathanael coming toward him, he said of him, “Here is truly an Israelite in whom there is no deceit!” Nathanael asked him, “Where did you get to know me?” Jesus answered, “I saw you under the fig tree before Philip called you.” Nathanael replied, “Rabbi, you are the Son of God! You are the King of Israel!” Jesus answered, “Do you believe because I told you that I saw you under the fig tree? You will see greater things than these.” And he said to him, “Very truly, I tell you, you will see heaven opened and the angels of God ascending and descending upon the Son of Man.”

Food For Thought:

The line that stands out to me in this passage of Scripture is “Follow me.” Think about what it means to be a follower of Christ. How do you follow God? How do you do what God wants you to do?

Prayer:

Insistent God,

by night and day you summon your slumbering people,

So stir us with your voice

and enlighten our lives with your grace

that we give ourselves fully

to Christ’s call to mission and ministry. Amen.

 

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