Week 1, Day 2: Living a Difference

Week 1 – Day 2

Living a Difference that Others Can See

Read and meditate upon how these verses relate to living a difference that others can see.

Ephesians 4:22-24

  • 22            You were taught, with regard to your former way of life, to put off your old self, which is being corrupted by its deceitful desires;
  • 23            to be made new in the attitude of your minds;
  • 24            and to put on the new self, created to be like God in true righteousness and holiness. (NIV)

Titus 3:3-8

  • 3            At one time we too were foolish, disobedient, deceived and enslaved by all kinds of passions and pleasures. We lived in malice and envy, being hated and hating one another.
  • 4            But when the kindness and love of God our Savior appeared,
  • 5            he saved us, not because of righteous things we had done, but because of his mercy. He saved us through the washing of rebirth and renewal by the Holy Spirit,
  • 6            whom he poured out on us generously through Jesus Christ our Savior,
  • 7            so that, having been justified by his grace, we might become heirs having the hope of eternal life.
  • 8            This is a trustworthy saying. And I want you to stress these things, so that those who have trusted in God may be careful to devote themselves to doing what is good. These things are excellent and profitable for everyone. (NIV)
  • Prayer of Confession: Dear Lord, I confess to You that I have not allowed you to make a difference in my life in the area(s) of…

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©2012 Sharon Norris Elliott. Feel free to forward this devotion in its entirety, including this copyright line. Leave comments, ask questions, read past devotions, or subscribe to receive these devotions daily in your e-mail at www.sanewriter.wordpress.com. Also, periodically check in at www.LifeThatMatters.net to see what’s going on in the ministry.

And pick up a copy of Sharon’s new book, Power Suit: The Armor of God Fit for the Feminine Frame, available at Christian bookstores, online, from New Hope Publishers, and from the Life That Matters Ministries’ website.

 

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~ by sanewriter on January 3, 2012.

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