The Use of Free Will in the Easter Story…. a guest post by Kathleen Cline

 

Freewill is hard to grasp, because many would like to blame life and eternity on God’s choices not our own. As you look at Judas and his choices there has to be some part of you that says, “Why?” Today, we have to trust by faith that the stories we read in the Bible are accurate and true. Although we can hear and feel the Holy Spirit, Judas was literally walking and talking with Jesus, the Son of God. He was watching all the miracles first hand.  For some bizarre reason Judas chose evil over God. The oddest thing to me is that Judas chose to feel remorse but not repent.

Judas: the hard-hearted apostate

Judas chose to follow Jesus: Jesus summoned His twelve disciples and gave them authority over unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to heal every kind of disease and every kind of sickness. Now the names of the twelve apostles are these: 4 Judas Iscariot the one who betrayed Him. Matthew 10: 1-2a and 4

Judas chose to steal from Jesus: Mary then took a pound of very costly perfume of pure nard, and anointed the feet of Jesus and wiped His feet with her hair; and the house was filled with the fragrance of the perfume. But Judas Iscariot, one of His disciples, who was intending to betray Him, said, Why was this perfume not sold for three hundred denarii and given to poor people? Now he said this, not because he was concerned about the poor but because he was a thief, and as he had the money box, he used to pilfer what was put into it. John 12: 3-6

Judas chose to plot against Jesus: The chief priests and the scribes were seeking how they might put Him to death; for they were afraid of the people. And Satan entered into Judas who was called Iscariot, belonging to the number of the twelve. And he went away and discussed with the chief priests and officers how he might betray Him to them. They were glad and agreed to give him money. So he consented and began seeking a good opportunity to betray Him to them apart from the crowd. Luke 22: 2-6

Judas chose to betray Jesus: While He was still speaking, behold Judas one of the twelve, came up accompanied by a large crowd with swords and clubs, who came from the chief priests and elders of the people. Now he who was betraying Him gave them a sign, saying “Whomever I kiss, He is the one; seize Him.” Immediately Judas went to Jesus and said, “Hail, Rabbi!” and kissed Him. Matthew 26: 47-49

Judas chose to feel remorse but not repentance: Then when Judas, who had betrayed Him, saw that He had been condemned, he felt remorse and returned the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders, saying, “I have sinned by betraying innocent blood.” But they said, “What is that to us? See to that yourself!” and he threw the pieces of silver into the temple sanctuary and departed and he went away and hanged himself. Matthew 27: 3-5

Before you get your self stirred up about Judas’ declaration with the chief priest, let me put it in terms you will understand. It would be like all of us robbing a bank. Afterwards, while you are watching the news, you realized, “Man I can spend the rest of my life in jail.” So, you come back to the ones that did the crime with you and confess how wrong you were. If Judas wanted to repent, he could have gone out in the crowd or to the court and confessed his crime. Like many in this world, Judas chose to do enough to make himself feel better about the situation without actually taking responsibility for his crime. The suicide was not repentance but one more act of “me.”

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I had a friend that was dying from a terminal illness. Unfortunately, death was eluding her and she was suffering for years. She came to me to confess that she wanted to commit suicide. Being a converted Protestant from Catholic, she wanted to find a verse that allowed her to commit this act. As she searched the Bible looking for her answer, she fell upon the story of Judas. Here was her proclamation: “If Judas would have waited just three more days, he would have found complete forgiveness.” That conclusion helped her to continue to wait on God to bless her with death.

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Jesus chose Judas to follow Him: As a result of this many of His disciples withdrew and were not walking with Him anymore. So Jesus said to the twelve, “You do not want to go away also do you?” Simon Peter answered Him, “Lord to whom shall we go? You have words of eternal life. “We have believed and have come to know that You are the Holy One of God.” Jesus answered them, “Did I Myself not choose you, the twelve and yet on of you is a devil?” Now He meant Judas the son of Simon Iscariot for he one of the twelve was going to betray Him. John 6: 66-71

Jesus chose to stay on task: Therefore Jesus said, (to Judas) “Let her alone, so that she may keep it for the day of My burial. For you always have the poor with you, but you do not always have Me.” John 12:7-8

Jesus chose to wash Judas’ feet: Then He poured water into the basin, and began to wash the disciples’ feet and to wipe them with the towel with which He was girded. So He came to Simon Peter. He said to Him, “Lord, do You wash my feet?” Jesus answered and said to him, “What I do you do not realize now, but you will understand hereafter.” Peter said to Him, “Never shall You wash my feet!” Jesus answered him, “If I do not wash you, you have no part with Me.” Simon Peter said to Him, “Lord, then wash not only my feet, but also my hands and my head.” 10 Jesus said to him, “He who has bathed needs only to wash his feet, but is completely clean; and you are clean, but not all of you.” 11 For He knew the one who was betraying Him; for this reason He said, “Not all of you are clean.” John 13: 5-11

Jesus chose to be betrayed: Immediately Judas went to Jesus and said, “Hail, Rabbit!” and kissed Him. And Jesus said to him, “Friend do what you have come for.” Then they came and laid hands on Jesus and seized Him. Matthew 26: 49-50

Jesus chose to forgive: But Jesus was saying, “Father, forgive them: for they do not know what they are doing.” Luke 23: 34

 I am the good shepherd; the good shepherd lays down His life for the sheep. John 10:11

As we continue to look at the death of Jesus, we can see the choices made by the thieves on the cross.  This is the best view of someone that wants Jesus to forgive versus someone that just wants Jesus to remove him from his circumstances.

38 Now there was also an inscription above Him, “THIS IS THE KING OF THE JEWS.”39 One of the criminals who were hanged there was hurling abuse at Him, saying, “Are You not the Christ? Save Yourself and us!” 40 But the other answered, and rebuking him said, “Do you not even fear God, since you are under the same sentence of condemnation? 41 And we indeed are suffering justly, for we are receiving what we deserve for our deeds; but this man has done nothing wrong.” 42 And he was saying, “Jesus, remember me when You come in Your kingdom!” 43 And He said to him, “Truly I say to you, today you shall be with Me in Paradise.” Luke 23: 38-43

You can see the first thief did not claim Jesus as God or ask to be forgiven in any form. Instead you see him question Jesus’ status and demanding to be saved out of his circumstances. The same hard-heart that put him on the cross was going to take him to his eternal death. The second thief immediately defended Jesus as God. After his declaration, he then confessed his guilt and claimed his sentence as just. His hard-heart became humbled and out of his humility he requested Jesus to remember him.

Pride keeps people in a hard-hearted state meaning they are incapable of being moved by any emotion other than selfish interest. Pride makes some people defend Judas as attempting to repent by giving back the coins. Pride makes some people accuse God of being cruel and unloving for not allowing multiple ways to get to heaven. Pride keeps one from understanding that choices are given to all but with those choices comes consequences.

19 People are judged by this fact: I am the Light from God that has come into the world. But men did not want light. They wanted darkness because they were doing evil things. 20 Everyone who does evil hates the light. He will not come to the light because it will show all the evil things he has done. 21 But he who follows the true way comes to the light. Then the light will show that the things he has done were done through God.” John 3:19-21 International Children’s Bible (ICB)

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Four people made choices in this Easter lesson. Two chose evil and two chose God. Look hard at the verses in John 3 and understand why these people choose the way they did. Look hard at your choices and understand why you are making the choices you are making.

  1. Judas chose to use Jesus till that choice held no more value. Even when Judas felt a little guilt, he did the bare minimum to attempt to make him self-feel good. Then when that did not work, Judas chose a selfish end.
  2. The first thief remained unremorseful till the bitter end. Even when he saw his fellow thief receive forgiveness from Jesus, he did not relinquish from his hard-hearted path.
  3. Jesus chose to have Judas as one of His followers knowing full well Judas’ heart desires. Every opportunity was given to Judas to follow another path. Even when Judas’ betrayal of Jesus was in full motion; Jesus chose to wash Judas’ feet and allowed him to continue with the twelve till the end. Jesus chose to forgive.
  4. The second thief chose a humble approach to Jesus. The thief did not request that Jesus save him from the cross but instead, acknowledged that he deserved his ending because he was guilty. What he did request from Jesus was that Jesus would remember him when Jesus came into His kingdom.

As you look at all those choices made during this world-changing event, you now have to make some choices for yourself. You can fill your thoughts with things you can do or you can just choose God. My recommendation would be to start with a humble heart.

~Kathleen

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When you need some power to face Monday morning…..

If you are like me, the journey to Easter was a blessed and rich one. Contemplation and reflection during Lent, Holy Week with the honor and suffering of our Messiah, Passover, Good Friday, and finally (whew!) Resurrection Sunday!!

It’s Monday night, and I’m exhausted…. again. If I’m not careful, the glory of the weekend can quickly fade to complaints and grumbles and ‘here we go again’ into the work week.

But, Jesus didn’t raise from the dead so that we could go back to work on Monday morning living the same, ol’ unchanged life.  The fact is the same Spirit that raised Christ from the dead lives in us.

The Resurrection isn’t just for Easter Sunday. It’s for every day!!

Did you get that?

When I stop and really meditate on this truth, I have a hard time wrapping my head around it. I have to say it slowly and let the words sink in…….

The same power that raised Jesus from the dead….lives in us!

That means His Resurrection gives us the power to face Monday morning…again.

That means His Resurrection gives us the power to love the unlovable around us.

His Resurrection gives us the power to share the fruit that is evidence of His Presence in our lives- love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, gentleness, goodness, faithfulness and self-control.

His Resurrection gives us the power to bring Christ into the situation in which we’ve been called.

How are you living out the power of the Resurrection and bringing Christ to the people around you?

For different people that might mean different things. Some of you might be very evangelical by sharing how someone can become a Christian. For some of you, that might mean praying for those that work beside you. For some of you that might mean just a simple hug with some encouragement or serving your family.

It’s going to look a little bit different for each of us, but the goal is still the same…

How can I bring Christ to the world today?

Sure, we are going to get tired. We aren’t going to feel like coming off that mountain high of sunrise service and face the world again. But let that same Spirit give you strength to face each day in the power of His Resurrection!!

~Amy

Are you too busy celebrating Easter to celebrate the Resurrected Christ?

One Easter Sunday several years ago, I played in the band for sunrise service, then 3 morning services, and had Easter Sunday dinner with the family. I finally collapsed that night on the couch to watch “The Ten Commandments” with some Easter chocolate. It had been a full, exciting, wonderful day celebrating Easter…….. only except I didn’t feel like I had experienced the Resurrected Christ!

I had been so busy doing all these great activities…playing great songs, spending time with family, eating great food, but I hadn’t really slowed down enough to fully experience Christ’s presence on the most Holiest of days. Although I thoroughly enjoyed the day, I didn’t feel like I had truly experienced Easter in its fullness. I was participating in wonderful things but missed out on the most important thing.

This failure to fully experience the Resurrected Christ wasn’t anyone’s fault except my own. I filled my time with great Easter activities but didn’t allow myself time to think, reflect, worship and pray. As a result, Easter felt like a super-busy weekend and not a deeply meaningful celebration of my Savior.

What could I have done differently?

I would have still done all those activities because they were all special and important. However, I should have built in more quiet time and personal reflection in preparation for Easter that would have made the Sunday services more meaningful. Taking the time to meditate and dwell on the Resurrection before the Sunday activities would have made a significant difference.

This year, I find busyness creeping up on me, filling my Easter weekend. Again, lots of wonderful activities…..family gatherings, cooking food, CAAM Kid Zone at the Slawburger Festival, and more great music. I love all of it and said YES to all of it. But, I don’t want to make the same mistake this year of being to busy to be impacted by the true meaning of Easter.

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Here are a few ideas how I’m going to make sure that I don’t miss out on this Holy day:

Meditate on Scripture– Passages like Psalm 22 and Isaiah 53 prophesy of Christ’s suffering. It amazes me that David and Isaiah write about specific details that Jesus fulfills hundred of years later. Read them slowly and out loud. How do you think Jesus felt as he was experiencing these sorrows.

Study the activities of Holy Week- Starting with Palm Sunday, read what Jesus did on each day of the week until the Resurrection. Sure, you can do this in the Gospels, but websites like Jesus.org have a Passion Week timeline for you to follow each day of the week.

Fast-The discipline of fasting is associated with the practice of Lent. Maybe you’ve already participated in a fast through Lent. If not, having some kind of fast during Holy Week is a wonderful way to focus your heart and mind on Jesus. You don’t have to fast just food. There are all kinds of fasts…..tv, media, etc….there are so many ways to fast. The bottom line is what can you give up that will help turn your heart to Him?

Attend special services- Easter Sunday always has tons of services to attend. Have you ever looked into participating in other types of services throughout the week? I didn’t grow up with Maundy Thursday service or Good Friday service or the Easter vigil.  Oh my, they are wonderful! It really brings deep intense meaning to celebrating our Lord’s Passion. Liturgical churches like the Catholic or Episcopalian churches have these types of services. Interdenominational services like the ones here in Fayetteville are great for coming together in unity as the Body of Christ. Family Worship Center in Hazel Green (my church family) is hosting a Passover supper on Monday evening. Understanding Passover brings great meaning to understanding the Old Testament fulfillment of Jesus’ sacrifice. And, of course, there are lots of special musical programs that are a great way to celebrate and worship. Try a new service this year and see how it impacts you this Easter!

Music-Don’t get me started! There are SO MANY amazing songs about the Resurrection!! Old and new…there are just too many!! Music can move us like nothing else. Spend Holy Week with your favorite hymns, classical pieces, and worship songs, and you will feel like bursting with joy on Easter Sunday’s celebration!!!

Movies- Don’t forget some great movies! Through the years, I have enjoyed watching certain movies during Easter…The Passion, Ben-Hur (the old one, but the new one is pretty good), The Ten Commandments, Jesus of Nazareth. I bet there are more. What are you favorites?

Don’t let Easter sneak up on you because you are too busy! Just like Christmas, celebrating the real reason for the season is vital. You’ve got to be intentional about how you are going to celebrate or else it will pass you by. We should treat Resurrection Sunday like the biggest celebration of the year!

Here’s a printable you can download to help get you started!! If you need more recommendations, I’d be glad to share some with you!

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What can you do to celebrate the Resurrection…not just Easter? Share you ideas!

~Amy

When My Heart is overflowing….

Women of the Way 2017 “The King is Coming” was SUCH a great series!!! Speakers, music, refreshments, missions, and fellowship all came together in an amazing month together! Girls….we know how to have a good time together, don’t we??

We talked about watching and waiting and what we should be doing while being ready for the King. We were reminded that getting ready for Jesus is much like getting ready for a wedding with lots of excitement and anticipation. We were given a global reminder of our mission to build the Kingdom and that fulfilling our mission is how we prepare for being His Bride.

Each church that hosted took such care to create a  lovely evening for which we could gather. Despite two of the weeks we faced some stormy, spring weather, we still had great crowds and lots of various churches represented.

But what I think makes my heart overflow is to see all the beautiful smiles of all the lovely women who chose to grace us with their presence. Beautiful daughters of the King, uniting with one heart and one purpose!

What’s my reward in all this?

So many share their heart-felt thanks, kind, supportive words, and sincere appreciation for such a sweet gathering. The opportunity to create an inspiring gathering and to see women experience sweet fellowship is such delight. I’m just overwhelmed each and every week.

So, thank you for being there and supporting this effort year after year.

I’m so glad we get together. See you next year….Lord willing.

I would love to hear about your favorite parts. Leave a comment or write a post over at Facebook to let me know what meant the most to you!

~Amy

 

~Amy

Why you need to be more Interdenominational……..

Women of the Way 2017 is almost here!!!!

More than 6 years ago, this idea of women from different churches coming together has grown and blossomed into such a beautiful gathering of the Body of Christ!

Each year, I love seeing women connecting, making friends, getting to know each other. We are inspired by the messages from amazing speakers and learn about the organizations that accomplish such great work in our community.

My favorite thing though?…….Oh……my absolute favorite thing about WoW is at the end of each session. We all hold hands with each other, and we say in unison the one prayer that brings us all together.

Our Father, who art in heaven,hallowed be Thy Name. Thy Kingdom Come. Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who’ve trespassed against us. Lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil. For thine is the Kingdom, and the power, and the glory forever and ever. Amen

It’s one of the MOST beautiful things to experience in a church setting.

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Maybe it’s just me…..but it feels like the Father is just smiling down on us. It feels like the unity of his daughters radiates such pleasure from Him!

And that’s why, I believe, you need to be more interdenominational.

Gathering with other believers brings unity, oneness, and love.

It reminds us that we are part of The Body of Christ, not just our own denomination.

It calls us to something bigger than our own little corner of the world making us more aware of how the Spirit is working all around us!

To help you get ready for this year’s gathering, I put together this free ebook  “Prayers and Meditations for Unity” to describe why I feel unity and oneness in the Church is so important with prayers and Scripture to prepare your heart. Click on the link to download your copy here.

You can also get your own copy of “Building Unity”  on some practical ideas on how to actually experience more unity with other believers.

Yes! Each of our own churches and ministries are so vital and important.  I don’t want to take away from that, but taking some time to be with other believers has the potential to revive us in a unique way to keep pursuing our mission!!!

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I really hope to see you at Women of the Way 2017. God has always been faithful each year, and I anticipate this year to be no exception!! Check out the Facebook event page for the latest info and details!

Download those ebooks too! I would love to hear if they were helpful to you!

~Amy

More Scripture Revolutions!!!

Do you remember those New Year’s Resolutions you made on January 1st??

Instead of resolutions, did you try meditating on those Scripture Revolutions?

Remember, I suggested instead of making goals you might or might not keep…..try meditating and prayer Scripture that helps you to become more Christ-like!!

Since February is usually the month we celebrate love, let’s focus on how we can love each other better. We can get so caught up in how much we are receiving love that we can forget that we need to love others as much as we are loved.

Download this printable or keep it on your computer to help you remember how much God loves us and how we need to love each other!!

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Can you find more? Share them with us on the Women of the Way TN facebook page!

Hope this helps keep you focused on love!!

~Amy

Nothing Can Separate (Continued from Remain in My Love)

We talked several months ago about how we Remain in My Love…….

If you’re thinking, “So what if I don’t feel like He loves me?” I’m so glad you asked!

It can be hard to really feel the emotions of love by God towards us. Our emotions are the temperature gauge of the body, soul, and spirit. When our emotions are healthy and in check, they can be a powerful tool in life. I find what Peter Scazzero says about emotions full of wisdom and life application:

“Ignoring our emotions is turning our back on reality. Listening to our emotions ushers us into reality. And reality is where we meet God. . . . Emotions are the language of the soul. They are the cry that gives the heart a voice. . .”
Peter Scazzero, Emotionally Healthy Spirituality: Unleash a Revolution in Your Life In Christ

But on the other hand, emotions can also be fickle and tricksie too!!

So when we mess up, get in a slump, or fall into an emotional pit, we can feel like God doesn’t love us or is nowhere around. When depression or discouragement wash over us, it feels like God doesn’t care, or no one else cares for that matter. When we sin, that separation of fellowship can feel like a Grand Canyon.

When we are in the pit like this, there is no other passage of Scripture that promises God’s overwhelming love can never be taken from us than Romans 8:31-39.

31 What shall we say about such wonderful things as these? If God is for us, who can ever be against us? 32 Since he did not spare even his own Son but gave him up for us all, won’t he also give us everything else?33 Who dares accuse us whom God has chosen for his own? No one—for God himself has given us right standing with himself. 34 Who then will condemn us? No one—for Christ Jesus died for us and was raised to life for us, and he is sitting in the place of honor at God’s right hand, pleading for us.

35 Can anything ever separate us from Christ’s love? Does it mean he no longer loves us if we have trouble or calamity, or are persecuted, or hungry, or destitute, or in danger, or threatened with death? 36 (As the Scriptures say, “For your sake we are killed every day; we are being slaughtered like sheep.”[a]) 37 No, despite all these things, overwhelming victory is ours through Christ, who loved us.

38 And I am convinced that nothing can ever separate us from God’s love. Neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons,[b] neither our fears for today nor our worries about tomorrow—not even the powers of hell can separate us from God’s love. 39 No power in the sky above or in the earth below—indeed, nothing in all creation will ever be able to separate us from the love of God that is revealed in Christ Jesus our Lord.

The enemy can’t accuse you or condemn you enough to separate you from God’s love. No circumstance bad enough or drama deep enough can cause God to withdraw His Everlasting Love. No deep, dark issue or secret pain could ever be bad enough for God to say, “She’s not worth it.”

No, in fact, “I am convinced that NOTHING can ever separate us from God’s love.”

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If you are feeling unloved or unlovable this Valentine’s month, then seek His face, find His Presence embracing you, and discover that nothing can separate you from His love!!!

~Amy

THE KING IS COMING 2017!!!

It’s that time of year again! Women of the Way 2017 is one month away!!!!!

This year’s theme will be The King is Coming!! 

I know….it’s a bit different from what we’ve done in the past. Usually, we study certain women in the Bible. We’ve learned so many valuable lessons from the best women in the Bible.

However, this year I feel this urgency the Church needs to be about Kingdom business. So much is going on around the world and around us that we’ve got to get outside the walls of our building and be the hands and feet of Jesus!

Christ’s Second Coming is a principal doctrine in the Christian faith. Now granted, there’s wide variety of teachings and beliefs about when, where, how all this might take place. Whether its spoken in the creeds or sung about in heart-warming hymns, Jesus’ Return is a central part of our faith.

We won’t be talking so much about the doctrinal interpretations or teachings about the Jesus’ Return, but we will be talking about how the Church needs to ready!

The Body of Christ needs to prepare to be the Bride of Christ!!

In other words……we’re getting ready for the Great Wedding Feast!!!

We’ll be talking about:

-Watching and Waiting, Matt 24 by Amy Satterfield at Hope Assembly

-Wise and Unwise Bridesmaids, Matt 25 by Trish Pierson at Fayetteville Cumberland Presbyterian

-Dressed and Ready, The Bride of Christ, by Tammy Johnson at Fayetteville United Methodist Church

-The Wedding Feast by Debbie Woodward at Washington Street Church of Christ

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Now more than ever, I feel so strongly about the Church being more unified than ever before. In a world of division, The Church needs to be One in the Spirit and One in the Lord, and we’ve got to show the world that we are One by our Love.

So, I hope to see you there so we can  focus on Who Unites Us rather than What Divides Us!!

Join the Facebook event here.

I ask you to spread the word, invite, and share with your church and your friends because word of mouth is the best way to get women together!

~Amy

When Your Daughter is Grasping….

Grasping – reaching for something, trying to obtain it; but desperate, not in control. (my definition)

See, I have this girl.  She’s my mini-me. She looks like me. She’s built like me. Many people say she’s just like me. I say she’s just like my sister, but that’s another story for another day.

From the very beginning, as a triplet, this girl moved more in my womb than the other two babies. I was already getting to know her as the active one. Even from the hospital nursery she was grasping.  She was grasping for air when the doctor saw her turning blue.

I should have known then: she was a fighter……read more at Prayers for Girls

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Instead of New Year’s Resolutions, Try This……

I’ve quit making New Year’s resolutions. I bet you have too.

I love getting a fresh start at the turn of the calendar. I’m a planner and a list-maker, so starting a new year helps me to get back on track and remember my priorities. But I don’t make resolutions.

In the past few  years, my purpose and motivation have been sharpened by choosing a special word for the year which has become popular in the blogging world. That one word helps guide my choices and keeps me going on the goals I want to accomplish. This year, I think my word is focus. But actually, I’m not real sure if I’m supposed to give more focus on a few areas or if I’m to focus more intently on everything I do. There are lots of things I’m passionate about and I don’t want to give up any of them…so I’m not real sure about focus.

So how about something really new?? But the thing is…it’s not new…it’s very old and familiar. Instead of resolutions that I may or may not sustain….instead of trying to sum up my priorities in one guiding word….how about New Year’s Scripture Revolutions!!!

Let’s use Bible verses to help guide how we should be acting as Christians and guiding our actions and priorities. Let’s use these verses to shape our thinking and how we treat our families, coworkers and church members.

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No matter your church affiliation or worship preference, use these verses to motivate you be more like Christ towards not just the people you like but also the people you don’t like! Whoa! Now, that’s not a resolution but revolution!!

Here’s a printable to help you get started. Read, memorize, and meditate on them. I challenge you when you wear them out to search the Bible to find more. I guarantee you won’t run out of wisdom and truth to give your life purpose throughout the entire year!

Do you have a great verse to share that can help guide us in more Christ-like living? Share it in the comments or share it on Facebook! If I get more verses, I’ll make another printable to share!!

 

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