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Day Five: Your Good

Friday, May 8th, 2015

1 Corinthians 9:23 - I have the right to do anything,” you say-but not everything is beneficial. ”I have the right to do anything”-but not everything is constructive. No one should seek their own good, but the good of others.”

2 Corinthians 5:15 - And he died for all, that those who live should no longer live for themselves but for him who died for them and was raised again.”

This is God’s heart for us and this world - that our thoughts and emotions are no longer ruled by “my good” and the chasing after that or being afraid to lose what we already have. Because of the costly victory when Jesus willingly died on the cross and was raised from the dead by the Spirit of God, this new freedom has been won for us. Now because God’s Spirit lives in us, we can actually choose “your good.” This is God’s marvelous plan for our lives and for this world. Let’s anticipate that at times, this is going to feel so “new” or “new again.” Let’s continue to be “convinced” by His loving words. Let’s continue to receive courage from Jesus himself who is interceding for us at this moment to live his new, free way - for him - for (fill in someone’s name) good!

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Day Four: Safe to Follow

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

Day Three: Free to Choose – Not Me!

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

Day Two: Firm Standing

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

Day One: Receive Freely!

Monday, May 4th, 2015