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Devotions for Life

Are You A Bond-servant?

“Paul, a bond-servant of Christ Jesus, called as an apostle, set apart for the gospel
of God” (Romans 1:1).
Paul and other writers of the New Testament considered themselves bond-servants
of the Lord. When Jesus walked the earth, He was a bond-servant (Philippians 2:7).
What exactly is a bond-servant? In Vine and other sources, there is no difference
between slave and bond-servant. The original word “doulos” can be translated
either way.


A Thankless Task


Ponder:  Ezekiel 2:1–3:15


“Stand up, son of man,” said the voice. “I want to speak with you.” The Spirit came into me as he spoke, and he set me on my feet. I listened carefully to his words. “Son of man,” he said, “I am sending you to the nation of Israel, a rebellious nation that has rebelled against me. They and their ancestors have been rebelling against me to this very day. They are a stubborn and hard-hearted people. But I am sending you to say to them, ‘This is what the Sovereign LORD says!’ And whether they listen or refuse to listen—for remember, they are rebels—at least they will know they have had a prophet among them.”


Beulah Land

Ponder: Where is Beulah Land?
Scripture: “You shall no longer be termed Forsaken, Nor shall your land any more be
termed Desolate’ But you shall be called Hephzibah, and your land Beulah; For the
Lord delights in you, and your land shall be married” (Isaiah 62:4, NKJV).