Devotion for the 3rd Week of August.
Say to them, ‘As surely as I live, declares the Sovereign LORD, I take no pleasure in the death of the wicked, but rather that they turn from their ways and live. Turn! Turn from your evil ways! Why will you die, people of Israel?’ (Ezekiel 33:11)
God is not out to get you. He doesn’t thrive on punishing people. He just wants things done right. He wants people to walk in love and avoid selfishness. As long as you have breath, there is room for repentance. There is no reason to die in your sins. Turn from your sin and live.
God is quick to forgive. It’s in His nature. He is love, but He is not weak. He will let you reject His love, but there will be a price to pay. He’ll let you choose wickedness. He won’t force Himself on you. Turn from sin and towards God today. It will pay off.
Father, please forgive me for my wickedness. I choose to turn to You from sin. Thank you for your mercy. In Jesus Name, Amen.