Whether the Spirit’s influence is a slow IV drip or a flowing river depends on our participation in the spiritual life by these six actions.
If you’re not growing, it might be because you’re not helping someone else.
As the New Year begins, I have been thinking about how we are reminded to take off our old selves and clothe ourselves in our true identity in Christ. We are invited to put on our new identity and then to clothe ourselves with things that suit our new identity, such as compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.
Making New Year’s resolutions won’t make us better people, but being filled with the Holy Spirit will give us life.
Since prayer is our main form of communication with God, prayer itself is the relationship. Here are 4 ways we can look at our relationships with people to learn about our relationship with God.
God, through His Holy Spirit, enables us to love others, even those who are difficult to love.
Let’s be honest – it’s no small things to surrender your life. And it feels even bigger when we take seriously the call on our whole lives – including all the days to come. We just aren’t used to giving up control of where we go, what we do, what we say and what we give away.
You can experience direction from Christ by exhaling sin and inhaling surrender.
Ask these questions of yourself to see where you need spiritual strengthening.
Surrender: Easy to say, harder to do. It’s a word that makes most people feel uncomfortable. It means relinquishing control and entrusting yourself to someone else. But that is our choice, isn’t it?
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