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Rhapsody Of Realities 21 June 2024 By Pastor Chris Oyakhilome (Christ Embassy) – We Live To Please Him

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TOPIC: We Live To Please Him (Rhapsody of Realities 21 June 2024)

…We continually ask God…that you may live a life worthy of the Lord and please him in every way: bearing fruit in every good work, growing in the knowledge of God (Colossians 1:9-10 NIV).

Rhapsody Of Realities For Today’s MESSAGE:

If you ever find that you’re not enthusiastic about pleasing God, then your love for the Lord Jesus is questionable. If you genuinely love the Lord, then your heart’s desire, always, would be to please Him; you want Him as the first place in your life.

Why is it important that we please Him? It’s because we belong to Him and we live for Him. It’s about our identity as His children. 2 Corinthians 5:15 says, “…he died for all, that they which live should not henceforth live unto themselves, but unto him which died for them, and rose again.”

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He isn’t just your heavenly Father but also the Lord; and this is what led to your salvation—the acknowledgement or confession of His lordship over your life. Therefore, living to please Him becomes a natural expression of your devotion because now He’s Lord of your life and everything about you.

While the Lord Jesus walked this earth, He rehearsed to us how to please the Father in all things. In John 8:29, He said, “…for I do always those things that please him.” In John 5:30, He said, “… I seek not mine own will, but the will of the Father which hath sent me.”

Jesus lived with the constant desire to please the Father and encouraged us to adopt or cultivate the same mindset. Again, in John 6:38, He said, “For I came down from heaven, not to do mine own will, but the will of him that sent me.” Then in John 4:34, He uttered some of the most inspiring words, “…My meat is to do the will of him that sent me and to finish his work.”

The Master revealed to us how to live in total submission to the Father’s will, pleasing Him in all things. We’re to emulate Him. There’s no greater joy or fulfilment than living to please God. Nothing pleases Him more than one genuinely loving Jesus Christ and living as He lived.


Dear Father, thank you for the Holy Spirit who teaches, guides, and reveals your will to me in the Word so that my actions align with your perfect plan. The joy of pleasing you is the driving force in my life and I commit to walking in your perfect will always, in Jesus’ Name. Amen.


Colossians 1:9-10 AMPC: For this reason we also, from the day we heard of it, have not ceased to pray and make [special] request for you, [asking] that you may be filled with the full (deep and clear) knowledge of His will in all spiritual wisdom [in comprehensive insight into the ways and purposes of God] and in understanding and discernment of spiritual things– 10 That you may walk (live and conduct yourselves) in a manner worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing to Him and desiring to please Him in all things, bearing fruit in every good work and steadily growing and increasing in and by the knowledge of God [with fuller, deeper, and clearer insight, acquaintance, and recognition].

1 Thessalonians 4:1 – Furthermore then we beseech you, brethren, and exhort [you] by the Lord Jesus, that as ye have received of us how ye ought to walk and to please God, [so] ye would abound more and more.

2 Corinthians 5:14-15: For the love of Christ constraineth us; because we thus judge, that if one died for all, then were all dead: 15 And [that] he died for all, that they which live should not henceforth live unto themselves, but unto him which died for them, and rose again.

1-Year Bible Reading Plan
Acts 9:32-43 & Ezra 1-3

2-Year Bible Reading Plan
2 Corinthians 7:1-8 & Isaiah 8

Remember to share with all your friends and loved ones today. Thank you and God bless you richly.

Rhapsody of Realities 2024 Devotional was written by Pastor Pastor Chris Oyakhilome (D.Sc., D.D.). President of Loveworld Inc. aka Christ Embassy Int’l.