Submitted by: Sarah Afram (New York City)
We cannot have a normal Christian life with a lukewarm spirit. Sins, lusts, worldly distractions, and even sleep cool down our spirit, making it lukewarm, so that we prefer the things of the flesh over God’s Word. Therefore, we must fan our cooled-down spirit into flame every morning and keep it burning all day. Then we can express God and overcome the evil one.
We need to be revived every morning. We usually wake up in our flesh. if we are not revived right away, our daily routine hinders us from having a proper time to contact the Lord. This is like the sun melting the Israelite’s daily manna. Without morning revival, we might live in the flesh all day. Therefore, we must rise early every morning to seek the Lord, calling on His name and pray-reading His Word. This is the best time to give Him our love and enjoy His lovingkindness. His new mercies refresh our spirit; His Spirit and word renew our mind. We are satisfied by His mercy: then we rejoice and are glad all day.
Rev. 3:16; 2 Tim. 3:4, Exo. 16:21, Rom. 8:5, 1 John 2:14, Luke 10:40-41, Eph. 4:14, Psa. 119:147, 2 Pet. 1:19, Lam. 3:22-23, Eph.5:26