Journals of abiding (9)

Abiding in truth Truth is so relative today, God. Your Word tells me that You are Truth but there are so many voices around me claiming they have found it. I know that not everyone who claims to possess the truth actually has it because there are so many versions of it and there is…

Journals of abiding (8)

Abiding in righteousness Outside of Your righteousness, God, there is nothing good. I get lost in the midst of my sin and depravity and the world around me threatens to suffocate my soul. You made me holy at the cross of Christ and the only way to remain in righteousness is to remain in Him….

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Abiding in faith God, faith doesn’t come naturally to me. I often base my life on what I can perceive through my five senses when I should make Your Word my foundation by faith. You taught me that faith is not something that comes upon seeing a miracle but the substance of things not seen….

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Abiding in love God, Your love is always available for me. It is ever patient and kind and it is always willing to flow through me to the world around me. My tendency is to lean towards the opposite- impatience and unkindness. You teach me to look at others through Your eyes of love and…

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Abiding in Christ God, I am unable to do anything of eternal value in my own strength. My best efforts are like a dirty rag compared to your righteousness. When I try to be like you in my own strength, I always fail. I will never be able to live in the fruit of the…

Journals of abiding (2)

Abiding in rest I have to rest in trusting You, my Jesus for nothing in this world will so completely satisfy. You promise rest for me if I believe you, I pray that faith will always guide me closer to Your side. I rest in laying down my works, my ego. I rest today because…