Acts 4:13 They couldn’t take their eyes off them–Peter and John standing there so confident, so sure of themselves! Their fascination deepened when they realized these two were laymen with no training in Scripture or formal education. They recognized them as companions of Jesus,
Day: 10 January 2018
It is from our ego that pride rises. Pride can cause us to take the glory for the work that God has done in and through our lives.
Ego problems can stem from worrying about the opinions of others. We convince ourselves others lose confidence in us because of how we live and what we do,
Genuine humility is a sign of a healthy ego. John 3:30 says “He must become greater and greater, and I must become less and less. “ Are you willing to lose some of the applauds so God can be glorified.?
1 Corinthians 9:27 I train my body and bring it under control. Then after I have preached to others, I myself will not break the rules and fail to win the prize.
How are you travelling? Feeling good?
It never ceases to amaze me how people arrive in recovery with the goal of achieving life-long sobriety, then after a few days, they know all the answers. They have it all under control and they give everyone they meet the benefit of their new found knowledge.
The prize my friends is life-long recovery and you achieve through life-long spiritual growth.
You’ve only just begun, don’t be in too much of a hurry to get to the end.
- Take time today to honestly assess your progress since you began the process.
Prayer: Lord I want to thank You for all You have done for me till now and to thank You for what You are going to do in and through me, today.
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