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How will you control, avoiding pride?
Do we, as Paul invites us, “Keep our eyes fixed on Jesus” through prayer and sharing with people of faith, or do we allow ourselves to be guided by the more popular moral standard, everybody’s doing it.
What is your plan to turn money from your “master” to a “ministry?”
If we insist on friendships for those who mock what God considers important we might sin by becoming indifferent to God’s will. Do your friends build up your faith, or do they tear it down? True friends draw you closer to God.
(Psalm 1:1)”Blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked or stand in the way of sinners.”
How will you find time to meditate as this blessed man does?
What would happen if God wanted to break into your world and get your attention this week? What would He be competing with? The television, the newspaper, housework, your job responsibilities or some other distraction? It’s worth thinking about. If the answer you give is unsettling, maybe its time to clear out some of the clutter in your life and place priority on your relationship with your Lord. God responds to us when we urgently relate to him.