Rhapsody of Realities 8 October 2021 Daily Devotional by Pastor Chris Oyakhilome — His Spiritual Temple
( 8 October 2021)
TOPIC: His Spiritual Temple
When the LORD shall build up Zion, he shall appear in his glory (Psalm 102:16)
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Rhapsody of Realities Daily Devotional 8 October 2021
The Lord longed to share the passover meal with His disciples. He was less than 24 hours away from fulfilling His mission and, like anyone who can see the finish line, He must have had feelings of relief and excitement.
The passover meal commemorated the Jews’ deliverance from slavery in Egypt (Ex. 13:3-10). It also had a much deeper spiritual application that, as Jesus explains here, would be fulfilled through His death. The Jewish nation as a whole had missed any future prophetic meaning of the passover.
On the night of the original passover, the Lord passed through the land of Egypt and judged the land by slaying all the firstborn men and beasts. The Jews had to slay a spotless lamb, take its blood and apply it to the door posts of their homes. They were commanded to remain indoors, under the covering of this blood until morning. When the Lord passed through the land at midnight to execute His judgment, He passed over the homes that had the lamb’s blood on their doors and no one inside was hurt. This is a perfect picture of the redemption that Jesus provides for us.
Everyone deserves judgment because of their sins. However, Jesus provided Himself as a spotless, sacrificial lamb for us, so that if we apply His blood to our lives by confessing Him as Lord, God will pass over us on judgment day.
Jesus was sacrificed on the 14th day of the first month of the Jewish year – the exact day and time that the passover lambs were being slain. Truly, ‘Christ our passover is sacrificed for us’ (1 Cor. 5:7).
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Rhapsody of Realities 8 October 2021 Daily Devotional
Dear Father, what a blessing it is to be your habitation through the Spirit. I acknowledge your divine presence in me, as you lead me by your Spirit, through your Word, in your perfect will. Thank you for beautifying my life with the glory of your presence, in Jesus’ Name. Amen.
Ephesians 2:21-22; Acts 20:32; 1 Peter 2:5
1 YEAR BIBLE READING PLAN:
Colossians 1:24-2:1-5 & Isaiah 46-47
2 YEAR BIBLE READING PLAN:
John 4:30-42 & 1 Kings 14
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Rhapsody of Realities Daily Devotional was written by Pastor Chris Oyakhilome, the President of
LoveWorld Inc., a dynamic, multifaceted, global
ministry. He’s a dedicated minister of God’s
Word whose message has brought the reality of the
divine life to the hearts of many.