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|you have put off the old man
with his deeds, and have put on the new man who is
renewed in knowledge according to the image of Him who created him,
"Look to Abraham your
father, And to Sarah who bore you; For I called him alone, And blessed him and increased
I am a new man in Christ
|Every day my goals are nearer because I stay on the main
highway. I practice resolute self-denial and keep my attention on my goals until I achieve
I am not double-minded.
I am becoming more and more single-minded.
My parents wanted me to be resolute, and my steadfast life is an honor to their desires.
My friends know me to be determined.
My family sees me becoming more and more dedicated.
My parents are proud of my assiduous life.
My uncompromising habits are an asset to my community.
Those I work with are delighted that I am becoming more and more goal-directed.
I am not afraid to be persistent in a culture that gives up easily.
My desire to be unswayable pleases God.
I am committed to becoming more and more inexhaustible.
People around me can depend on me to be immovable.
The Spirit empowers me in a relentless pursuit of my high calling.
I often think about how I can be more resolute.
I appreciate tenacity.
My spirit reverberates with resolve.
My conscience knows the value of finishing the race set before me.
I can tolerate those who are fearful and destructive of themselves and others. I exhort them to become all that God created them to be. But I am sensitive to the Spirit beckoning me toward the stature of Christ and away from those who resist Him.
I will not be dragged down by nihilistic, self-destructive people, sucked into pity parties, and contaminated by collective selfishness.
These words resonate in my being; I use them often:
just as He chose us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we should be
holy and without blame before Him in love, having predestined us to adoption as sons by
Jesus Christ to Himself, according to the good pleasure of His will,
Let the proud be ashamed; for they dealt perversely with me without a cause: but I
will meditate in thy precepts.