“So why do you keep calling me ‘Lord, Lord!’ when you don’t do what I say?
Luke 6:46 (NLT)
What an indicting question. It is so easy to use a name and forget its true meaning. How many times have we called our spouse, “husband” or “wife” and yet treated them as if they were someone of little importance? We call someone our “brother” or “sister” and treat them with disrespect. We call someone, “teacher” and do not do what they tell us to do. And so Jesus asks, “Why?” Why do we do it? Why have we done it to Him? What drives us to behave in the opposite direction of what we profess to believe? Perhaps it is because we have grown accustom to Him and take Him for granted. Could it be that someone or something else has taken His place of importance? Maybe we have become so self-centered that we dismiss His authority in our life. It could be that we have let strong emotions come between us and Him. Whatever the reason, here is the next question, “Why not repent and let Jesus be your true Lord today?”
Dear Lord Jesus. Forgive me for calling You Lord and living as if it wasn’t true. I repent. I want to live for You. I want You to be the Lord of my life today.
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