United with Jesus — S3-DE13

Lady V’s Devotional Episode 

Ephesians 2:4-7 (NLT) says; 

But God is so rich in mercy, and he loved us so much, that even though we were dead because of our sins, he gave us life when he raised Christ from the dead. (It is only by God’s grace that you have been saved!) For he raised us from the dead along with Christ and seated us with him in the heavenly realms because we are united with Christ Jesus. 

So God can point to us in all future ages as examples of the incredible wealth of his grace and kindness toward us, as shown in all he has done for us who are united with Christ Jesus. 

Ephesians 2:4-7 (NLT) 

United with Jesus Christ. Photo of one person placing a wooden cross in the hands of another person.

Devotional 

When we were born, we didn’t get to choose what family we were born into. Some were born into loving families, while others were not. Some were abandoned, while others were received as cherished gifts.  

Even so, one thing every family has in common is that we all have sinned and fallen short. And sin causes destruction in our lives. 

But look at how good God is— 

God, in all His mercy and grace, foreknew that none of us were perfect thus, we ALL needed a SAVIOR!  

You see, our imperfections didn’t stop God from loving us and wanting us to belong in HIS eternal family. He didn’t want us separated from Him. He wanted us closer. 

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