What Jesus Did! 'Possible!' — Luke 18:25-27

Monday, October 28, 2019

[Jesus said,] "In fact, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich person to enter the Kingdom of God!" Those who heard this said, "Then who in the world can be saved?" He replied, "What is impossible for people is possible with God."
— Luke 18:25-27 NLT

Key Thought

Many things are hard for us. Others seem impossible. Jesus wants us to realize that when we live for the Kingdom — if we trust in God's power to be at work within us — then we can do far more than we would ever imagine as possible (Ephesians 3:20-21). The real issue is putting God first and not letting anything take his place of preeminence in our hearts.

Today's Prayer

O LORD God Almighty, I believe you parted the sea for Moses, stilled the storm through Jesus, and healed the lame man through Peter and John. I know you can also do amazing things in my life as I live for you and your Kingdom. In Jesus' name. Amen.

Related Scripture Readings

  • Ephesians 3:20-21
  • Philippians 2:13
  • Luke 1:28-37

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About This Devotional

What Jesus Did! is a series of one-year devotional guides through each gospel, using one short scripture passage each day and following the Gospel in sequential order. Each devotional consists of a scripture passage and a reflection and a prayer which open up the day's scripture and show how it challenges you to live for Jesus.

What Jesus Did! is written by Phil Ware and is available in book form.

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