My Daily Devotional


Whiter Than Snow

“But you were washed, you were sanctified, you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and by the Spirit of our God.”
1st Corinthians 6:11

Have you ever awakened in the morning and looked outside to see a beautiful snow covered landscape before you? The drab, cold and dreary scenes of yesterday were now blanketed and transformed into a delightful sight as the snowflakes covered everything with its brilliant white blanket of snow. The bare and seemingly lifeless trees were turned overnight into marvelous works of art as they were decorated with brilliant white highlights. The way God can send the snow to wash away the lifeless landscape, and turn it into a wonderland of beauty, is the same way that our lives can be turned around by putting our trust in God and asking him into our hearts. Ephesians 2:1 “As for you, you were dead in your transgressions and sins, in which you used to live when you followed the ways of this world.” Our lives that was once dead in our sins, like the lifeless trees can be renewed and cleansed and can be made alive, like the blanket of white snow, by accepting Jesus Christ as our Savior. Colossians 1:13 “For he has rescued us from the dominion of darkness and brought us into the kingdom of the Son he loves, in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins.” We can now be clothed in white as God will cover our sins with his blanket of white, and also make us his beautiful work of art. Just as we are delighted to see a beautiful winter scene, God is also delighted to see his work in our lives. We, who were once drab and dreary, can now, be marvelously transformed by his Grace into children of God. John 1:12 “Yet to all who received him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God—children born not of natural descent, nor of human decision or a husband’s will, but born of God.” And just as the trees did not cover themselves with the white powdery snow, neither can we claim credit for our transformation. Ephesians 2:8-9 “For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God—not by works, so that no one can boast.” We can give glory and thanks to God for what he has done in our lives. Because of his great love, he did not abandon us in our dark and helpless condition. He did not leave us in our sins, separated from him. Instead, by his marvelous grace he changed and transformed us. We now need to allow the transformation in our lives to be a testimony to others of God’s work. By following God’s commands and being an example for others, the celestial snow that has fallen on our lives can fall on others around us and change their lives as well.

Pastor Robert William Brock My Daily Devotional Volume Two
January 8

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About robertwbrock

Robert William Brock, Jr. I was born in Pineville, Kentucky, the son of Robert William Brock and Irene Napier, I grew up in the beautiful southeastern part of Kentucky. I attended Union College in Barbourville, Kentucky graduating with a degree in Business Administration and Accounting. Early in my career I became interested in Health Care Administration and spent the rest of my career in Hospital Administration, where I retired after 45 years. After retiring from health care I have devoted the past ten years to a ministry, having founded and directed the Nehemiah Network, which provides assistance to the needy people in our area, by bringing together the numerous community organizations, churches and businesses to work collectively to meet the community needs. The Nehemiah Network concept has now spread throughout the nation and over 10,000 programs have been developed, in almost all the states, adopting the framework of the Network. I am a published author of 17 Christian books, and have spent over thirty years tracing my ancestors and writing a book about my Kentucky Heritage. My books are listed below: “Our Kentucky Heritage” “My Daily Devotional” "My Daily Devotional Volume II" "My Daily Devotional Volume III" "My Daily Devotional Volume IV" "My Daily Devotional Volume Six" "My Daily Devotional Volume Seven" "God’s Plan for the Family” " God’s Plan for a Father” "God's Plan for a Joy Filled Life" "The Silent Church" "God's Plan For Financial Freedom" "Living Without Sin" "My Kentucky Heritage" "Brock Family Cookbook" All of my books can be ordered at Amazon.com by typing in my name Robert William Brock, Jr. As part of my ministry I write a free daily devotional which is distributed on a daily basis to over 2 million people daily via e-mail. I live with my wife Margaret of 45 years in East Liverpool, where we have resided for over 33 years. We have three children and six grandchildren.
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