(SINCERE MILK: Children Daily Devotional Guide)
WEDNESDAY 10TH JANUARY,2018
TOPIC: AVENGE NOT
Roman 12: 17 - 21
Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay saith the Lord"
(Romans 12: 19)
Peter is a friend of Jesus. He preaches the gospel often in his school. He also warns his classmates of the danger of hell fire if they refuse to turn from sin. Some hate him for this. One
day, he mistakenly stepped on the foot of John, his classmate. Before he could say ```"sorry"```, he got a slap from John. Not too long after that, the blade John was using to sharpen his pencil slipped off the pencil and gave Peter a cut in one of his fingers. To John's greatest surprise, Peter was neither rash nor revengeful in any way. He only told John “not to worry, it is okay". John was touched by Peter's action and conduct. He realized how bad he Was and how he needs to be kind and peaceful like Peter, his classmate. He then came to Peter and asked how he could be like him. Peter told him to repent of his bad ways and surrender his life to Christ.
Friends of Jesus do not do evil. instead, they do good to all and keep peace. They love even those who wish or do them evil. When you live like this, God will always fight for you and sinners will be drawn and won to Christ by your good examples.
?? Prayer: Lord give me the grace to be able to bear all things