Rhapsody of Realities Daily Devotional For Saturday 12th June 2021
esus said concerning the church in Sardis, “…
thou hast a name that thou livest, and art
dead.” The church lived in name only, but was dead.
It’s like living in history. The death mentioned here isn’t
total death. It’s a state where, even though there’re
still works and activities, there’s so much apathy and
Being alive in name only isn’t a good thing. Some
nations and churches are like that. They have a name
of a living church, or are recognised in the comity of
nations, but they’re dead. This can also happen to an
individual, because churches and nations are made
up of individuals.
A worship leader, for instance, could sing and
people would think he’s alive, but he knows that he
struggles to pray, doesn’t fast, and no longer reads the
Bible. God wants everyone in this position to repent.
The Master’s instruction to such folks is to be watchful and
strengthen the things that are ready to die. That’s
For that worship leader, it may be the singing that’s
ready to die and he or she doesn’t know it. So, fan
the embers of your desire for the Lord and the things
of the Spirit. Be aglow and afire for Him always. Pray
often. Win souls. Study and meditate on the Word.
Be watchful and strengthen these things. Be fervent
in spirit, serving the Lord in truth.