Jesus expects you to live for Him. The Christian faith isn’t about dying—it’s about living! If Jesus is your Savior, you are no longer alone, for He now lives in you. He is your power for living and your hope for the future. His Spirit in you empowers you moment by moment to follow in Jesus’ footsteps. Jesus told His disciples that if they loved Him, they would keep His commandments.
Living for Jesus means you willingly choose to follow His commands. Where do you find those commands? Read through the Gospels on a regular basis. Take note of what Jesus said about living for God. Read about how Jesus responded to the pressures of daily life. In His Word, the Bible, Jesus has provided help for you to live the Christian life. It will guide you like a lamp shining in the darkest of nights.
Living for Jesus requires a willful effort on your part, and all the resources you need are available to you. Are you ready for the challenge?
Drawn from The 50 Most Important Teachings of the Bible by Jim George. This helpful resource highlights key teachings every believer should know. With great clarity and simplicity, this book focuses on the most essential elements of the faith that’ll strengthen and encourage you!