There's So Much More…

A little break from my Resolved series…

There’s so much more.

Whatever drug you’re about to use, whether its alcohol, television, sex, or food – the joy it proposes is a just a tiny shadow of the infinite joy that’s already been offered to you.

There’s so much more.

Whatever dark place that you’re about to go into, the comfort it offers is nothing compared to the eternal embrace of our great Comforter.

There’s so much more.

Whatever principle you’re about to compromise on, the reward it promises pales in comparison to that ultimate reward already laid up in Heaven.

There’s so much more.

Whatever lie you’re about to tell, the temporary shelter it provides will never supply you with the ultimate protection you so desperately seek.

There’s so much more.

A God who would send His only Son to redeem and restore you in spite of those things.

A God who could look at you and only see the righteousness of Christ.

A God who freely offers you endless hope, joy, and peace in Him.

There’s nothing more.

Resolved: 12. The Fruit of the Spirit

Fruit of the SpiritThis post is part of the Resolved series: a collection of 21 personal resolutions that I’m writing/preaching to myself.

If you’d like a little more information, please visit this introduction to the Resolved series.

Resolution #12

Resolved, to diligently pursue, by God’s grace, a life that is marked by the fruits of the Spirit: love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control.

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Resolved: 11. What They Didn't Teach You About Truth & Submission

Submitting to Truth

This post is part of the Resolved series: a collection of 21 personal resolutions that I’m writing/preaching to myself.

If you’d like a little more information, please visit this introduction to the Resolved series.

Resolution #11

Resolved, to humbly submit to God’s truth in all things; not because it will make Him love me, but because He already does.

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Resolved: 9. Walking as I'm Led

Walk as I'm LedThis post is part of the Resolved series: a collection of 21 personal resolutions that I’m writing/preaching to myself.

If you’d like a little more information, please visit this introduction to the Resolved series.

Resolution #9

Resolved, to walk faithfully and obediently in response to the leading of God the Holy Spirit; foregoing all fear of failure and concern for my own comfort.

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Resolved: 8. Nightly Reflection

Nightly Reflection

This post is part of the Resolved series: a collection of 21 personal resolutions that I’m writing/preaching to myself.

If you’d like a little more information, please visit this introduction to the Resolved series.

Resolution #8

Resolved, to close each day with an honest, Spirit-led reflection on the moments in which God’s grace has been most evident as well as the moments in which I’ve fallen short.

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