The natural tendency of being human is to think my way away from God – rendering me hopeless and confused. This is exactly where Satan wants me to be – in a state of sinful confusion. The Good News must seem foolish to those who forsake faith and rely on their own understanding. When ignorance is bliss and sinning is fun, it’s easier to follow my own path. Following God’s way isn’t easy by any means. However, I’ve heard about Jesus and know the truth that comes from Him. I must throw off my old sinful nature and former way of life, which is corrupted by lust and deception.
Questions for further thought:
1. What sin is controlling you and keeping you from following God?
2. How much prayer time are you investing in your life? Is it an appropriate amount?
Challenge: Read your Bible. Pray about a sin that has you in chains.
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