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Developing Spiritual Grit part 3

Developing the right Mindset In order to have spiritual grit in life’s storms, we have to decide beforehand how we will handle …

Let your light shine

Matthew 5:16 In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give …

His completed work

Philippians 1:6  And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion …

Give your best, first

Malachi 3:10 Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house. Test me in this,” says …

Living sacrifices

Romans 12:1 I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and …

Resolved

What’s your New Year’s resolution? For the past few years, I’ve resolved not to make resolutions. The thing is, they don’t work. …

The man Joseph

Matthew 1:19  And her husband Joseph, being a just man and unwilling to put her to shame, resolved to divorce her quietly. …

New Law or Gospel Freedom?

Colossians 2:20-23 If with Christ you died to the elemental spirits of the world, why, as if you were still alive in the …

Overcoming the World

1 John 5:1-5   Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ has been born of God, and everyone who loves the Father …

Children of God

1 John 2:28-3:10   And now, little children, abide in him, so that when he appears we may have confidence and not shrink …

The New Commandment

1 John 2:7-14  Beloved, I am writing you no new commandment, but an old commandment that you had from the beginning. The old …

Do Not Love the World

1 John 2:15-17   Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of …

Let your yes be yes

Matthew 5:34-35,37 But I say to you, do not swear at all, either by heaven, for it is the throne of God, …

Honor your father and mother

Ephesians 6:1-3 Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.  “Honor your father and mother” (this is the first commandment …

Use your time wisely

Ephesians 5:15-16 Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise but as wise, making the best use of the time, because the days …

How to be a light

Ephesians 5:8-10 for at one time you were darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Walk as children of light (for the …

The Fruit of the Spirit

Today’s devotion comes from Devotions for Young Disciples, where we’ll be posting every Wednesday for kids from ages 8-12. If you’re a …

The fruit of the Spirit – Peace

Galatians 5:22 But the fruit of the spirit is…peace Love…joy…and now peace. The fruit of the spirit begins with three very related …

The fruit of the Spirit – Joy

Galatians 5:22 But the fruit of the spirit is…joy What’s the first thing that the nonbeliever can see about a professed believer? …

More than conquerors

Romans 8:37  No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. In Christ we will prevail …

Romans: Make War

Romans 8:13 For if you live according to the flesh you will die, but if by the Spirit you put to death the …

Romans: Submission to God

Romans 8:7 For the mind that is set on the flesh is hostile to God, for it does not submit to God’s law; …

Romans: Flesh is Death

Romans 8:6 For to set the mind on the flesh is death, but to set the mind on the Spirit is life …

Be excited for good

True Christianity Romans 12:11 Do not be slothful in zeal, be fervent in spirit, serve the Lord. When doing good for others, …

Do good

True Christianity Romans 12:10  Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor. Have you ever been part of …

Love good

True Christianity Romans 12:9  Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good. What are the marks …

Dealing with anger

Ephesians 4:26 Be angry but do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger. God has made it …