In Jesus you have everything
Today's devotion is based on Luke 16:19, “Jesus said to them] “There was a rich man who was dressed in purple and fine linen and lived in luxury every day. At his gate was laid a beggar named Lazarus, covered with sores and longing to eat what fell from the rich man’s table.”
There was a rich man whose life appeared perfectly fabulous in every way. He wore the finest clothes, and every meal was a feast. The poor man’s name was Lazarus. Though the world did not know him as anything special, God knew him well. And Lazarus knew his God well. It was in God that he trusted, despite his circumstances. So, while it looked like he had nothing, in God, Lazarus had everything.
When you look in the mirror, what do you see? Your eyes may see a nobody, someone overlooked or forgotten, but Jesus knows your name, and he has your number! Your eyes may see someone whose life is defined by countless bad decisions, but Jesus has already done all things well for you and purified you completely with his blood. Your eyes may see someone who is struggling, but you are more than a conqueror through Christ who loves you. It may feel, at times, like you have nothing, but in Jesus, you have everything.
Please pray with me, Heavenly Father, open my eyes to see my wealth and my worth in Jesus, my Savior. In Jesus blessed name, I pray. Amen.