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Dec. 14 – Luke 5:16

Hello and thanks for joining in on to today’s daily devotion. Today is Monday Dec. 14th. The 2nd day of the Hebraic week.

Our verse today is Luke 5:16

Luke 5:16
But Jesus often withdrew to lonely places and prayed.

I believe this is one the most overlooked verses in all the Bible. It seems that so many talk about Yeshua coming and showing us how to live the Torah. And He did indeed do that. But he came to show how the Torah is to be lived out in a relationship to the Father.

It’s not about “do’s and don’t’s.” The Torah is all about loving the Father. Walking with the
Father. Our verse again.

Luke 5:16
But Jesus often withdrew to lonely places and prayed.

This verse should be shouted from the roof tops to every believer. I mean think about it. This is the Son of God. He saw that it was necessary for him to pray often and alone. If He saw that was a need in His life, how much more should we? How much more should we make it a point to make the that time happen? We all know that time won’t just fall in our laps. We have to consciously make that time. We have to purposefully set EVERYTHING to the side and make that time with Him.

I feel as if this can’t be underscored enough. Our savior made time for prayer. We need to do the same. We can’t expect to live a life like Him if we don’t pray like Him.

Let this be a focus in your time of meditation throughout the day. Until tomorrow, shalom!