Devotional March 11

Scripture Reading: Colossians 3:17

“And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.”


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Colossians 3:17 serves as a comprehensive guide for Christian living—directing us to do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus. This verse challenges us to bring every aspect of our lives under the lordship of Christ, acknowledging His authority in our words and actions. As we reflect on this scripture, let us consider the transformative power of living a life that is consciously aligned with the character and teachings of Jesus.

Moreover, Colossians 3:17 prompts us to cultivate an attitude of gratitude. The call to give thanks to God the Father through Jesus is a reminder that our lives are intertwined with divine grace and provision. The recognition of Christ’s lordship and the practice of gratitude become foundational principles in our journey of faith. This Lenten season, let us intentionally live out the truth of Colossians 3:17, surrendering every aspect of our lives to the lordship of Jesus and expressing gratitude for His boundless grace.


Lord Jesus, as we navigate the complexities of life, may every word and deed reflect your lordship. Help us to submit to your authority in all things and cultivate a heart of gratitude. In this Lenten season, may our lives be a testimony to your transformative power, and may our thanksgiving rise as a sweet fragrance before you. Amen.

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