ENCOUNTER: Read Colossians 3:1-17
It takes a brave and mature soul to be quiet and reflect on what might have to die in order to more fully run after Jesus. This passage of scripture helps spur us along. There is quite a list to choose from: Sexual immorality, impurity, lust, evil desires, greed, anger, rage, malice, slander, filthy language and lying.
Would you be willing to simply be quiet for a second and ask God what on this list is a little too rooted in your life, what is some habit or sin that is feeding your flesh and squelching the Holy Spirit?
I love this passage of scripture because if you read it closely, Paul gives us a picture of how to move forward in the process of sanctification. It is a three part process. And it is very similar to the process you already have in place every morning.Read More