The Committed Christian
Series: Faithbook of Jesus Devotional
I will walk among you and be your God, and you will be my people.
— Leviticus 26:12
Have you ever thought about the relationships you’re committed to 100 percent? Ask yourself this question: “Do they bring you joy?” If you can be yourself around a person and are confident that he or she has your best interest at heart, then you’ve found a committed friend.
Joshua Harris, author of I Kissed Dating Goodbye and Not Even a Hint, wrote, “The joy of intimacy is the reward of commitment.”13 The joy of intimacy is a by-product of being committed to someone who you love and cherish.
In the Old Testament, we read about a covenant God made between himself and his people, the Israelites. In Leviticus 26, God listed the benefits of following him and being committed to him and what will happen if you don’t commit.
Jesus is 100 percent committed to us. He cannot be unfaithful to us, even though we ...
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