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Remember. Repent. Repeat - Greg Laurie Daily Devotion - May 16

  • 2018 May 16

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Remember. Repent. Repeat.

“Nevertheless I have this against you, that you have left your first love.” (Revelation 2:4 NKJV)

If you’re a Christian, can you remember what it was like when you first asked Jesus Christ to be your Lord and Savior? Suddenly you were introduced to a wonderful book called the Bible. Suddenly there was a user’s manual for life, a book that gave you absolutes—black and white, right and wrong. Can you remember the first time you began to read its pages and it came alive for you? It spoke to your situation. It was as though it had been custom-written for you.

You didn’t care who saw you reading your Bible. You were more interested in what God had to say. Can you remember how that used to be?

But things are a little different now. You still read your Bible—when you find the time. You are just so busy these days.

Listen to what Jesus said to His own church: “I know your works, your labor, your patience, and that you cannot bear those who are evil. And you have tested those who say they are apostles and are not, and have found them liars; and you have persevered and have patience, and have labored for My name’s sake and have not become weary. Nevertheless I have this against you, that you have left your first love. Remember therefore from where you have fallen; repent and do the first works” (Revelation 2:2–5 NKJV).

In spite of all their activity, these believers had lost that first passion when Jesus was their all in all. In these verses Jesus gives the three Rs of revival: remember, repent, repeat. Remember from where you have fallen, repent and do the first works quickly, and repeat—go back and do what you did before. Let’s put these into practice, because we need to be revived before God.

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