Walk In Freedom

 

Discipleship Devotional Study Guide - Promises - Day 182 - Psalm 119:41-48 - Walk In Freedom - Growing As Disciples

Discipleship Devotional Study Guide – Promises – Day 182 – Psalm 119:41-48 – Walk In Freedom – Growing As Disciples

LORD, give me your unfailing love, the salvation that you promised me.  Then I can answer those who taunt me, for I trust in your word.  Do not snatch your word of truth from me, for your regulations are my only hope.  I will keep on obeying your instructions forever and ever.  I will walk in freedom, for I have devoted myself to your commandments.  I will speak to kings about your laws, and I will not be ashamed.  How I delight in your commands! How I love them!  I honor and love your commands. I meditate on your decrees. Psalm 119:41-48 (NLT) 

Walk In Freedom 

Do you want to walk in freedom that I have secured for you? Do you want to live the life of salvation that I have given to you? Yes, I want to walk in freedom. Yes, I want to live the life of salvation you have given to me. What must I do If I want to walk and freedom and live the life of salvation you have given to me? Continue to do what you have done and what you have been doing. What have I done? What have I been doing? I know that you know the answers to both those questions. Usually, I will not answer questions when you already know the answers to them. But in this case, I will make an exception. I know that you want to hear what I have to say to you. My words to you will encourage you. My words will lift you up. It will be my delight to life you up and encourage you. Are you ready? Yes, I am ready. Speak to me, I am listening. You have my full attention. That’s good. On the day that you asked me to be your Savior and Lord you turned your life and all its management over to me. You left your old life behind and began to live the completely new life that I gave you to live. Have you done this perfectly? Certainly not. Have you taken missteps, made mistakes and sinned? Certainly yes. But you have asked for and received my forgiveness and cleansing. You have kept on moving forward with me over all these many years. How do my words sound so far? Very encouraging and uplifting. Keep on moving forward with me. Yes, I will. That is very good. There is something else that you have been doing and must continue to do. What’s that? You have been allowing my word to dwell in you richly. You have been allowing my word to change your heart, transform your mind, and guide your life. You have been allowing my word to set up boundaries to guard and protect your life. You have allowed my word to make it possible for you to live in the freedom that I have secured for you. Keep on taking my word into your heart and mind and life as you live the life of salvation, I have given to you. Yes, I will! That will be very good.

Lord, thank you for the salvation I have in you. You have helped me to leave my old life behind. You have given me a new life to live. Use your word to change my heart and transform my mind. Guard my life by your word so that I can walk in freedom with you. Amen

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Put Them Into Practice

Discipleship Devotional Study Guide - Promises - Day 181 - Psalm 119:33-40 - Put Them Into Practice - Growing As Disciples

Discipleship Devotional Study Guide – Promises – Day 181 – Psalm 119:33-40 – Put Them Into Practice – Growing As Disciples

Teach me your decrees, O LORD; I will keep them to the end.  Give me understanding and I will obey your instructions; I will put them into practice with all my heart.  Make me walk along the path of your commands, for that is where my happiness is found. Give me an eagerness for your laws rather than a love for money!  Turn my eyes from worthless things, and give me life through your word.  Reassure me of your promise, made to those who fear you.  Help me abandon my shameful ways; for your regulations are good.  I long to obey your commandments! Renew my life with your goodness. Psalm 119:33-40 (NLT)  

Worthless Things

Would you like me to help you turn your eyes away from worthless things? Would you like to make sure that you do not spend your life on what is of no value? Would you like to be able to think and speak and act according to my purposes and plans for you? Would you like to completely leave behind your old life and the shameful ways in which you once lived? Would you like to move forward with me? Would you like to live a life that is good and right and true and pleasing to me? Yes, I would like all these things to be true of my life. This is how I want to use my life. This is how I will spend my life. I do not want to one day find out that I pursued what was worthless and would have no lasting and eternal value. I want to be able to look back over my life and agree with you that I lived a life that was well spent. You have very good desires within you. Yes, and they could have only come from you. That is correct.

So, how will you help me to turn my eyes away from worthless things? How will you help me to make sure that my life has been well spent? There should be no mystery about that. I will counsel you. I will watch over you. I will teach and train you. I will help you to know and do my will. I will guide you through life. How will you do all these things for me? Have I not given you my word? Do you not hear me speaking to you? Have I not given my instruction? Do you not have understanding? Yes, you have given all of this to me. I hear you speaking to me. I hear you teaching and training me. I see you guarding and guiding me. You have given me your understanding. That’s good. Keep on putting my word into practice. Keep on going and doing what my word tells you to do. Keep on living your life according to my word, then you will have no worries about how you will spend your life. You will spend your life loving and following and serving me. Yes, I will. That will be very good. Thank you, Lord.

Lord, I am eager for your word. Teach me your word. Help me to think and speak and act correctly. Use your word to guide the course of my life as I put it into practice. Use your word to help me to turn away from the love of money and all other worthless things. Amen

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Revive Me

Discipleship Devotional Study Guide - Promises - Day 180 - Psalm 119:25-32 - Revive Me - Growing As Disciples

Discipleship Devotional Study Guide – Promises – Day 180 – Psalm 119:25-32 – Revive Me – Growing As Disciples

I lie in the dust; revive me by your word.  I told you my plans, and you answered. Now teach me your decrees.  Help me understand the meaning of your commandments, and I will meditate on your wonderful deeds.  I weep with sorrow; encourage me by your word.  Keep me from lying to myself; give me the privilege of knowing your instructions. I have chosen to be faithful; I have determined to live by your regulations.  I cling to your laws. LORD, don’t let me be put to shame!  I will pursue your commands, for you expand my understanding. Psalm 119:25-32 (NLT)

Perspective 

I can see that you are discouraged. I notice that you are depressed. It is that obvious? Yes, it is that obvious. It is written all over your face. Not, that I would need to see it written on your face to see and take notice of your thoughts and feelings. I know your thoughts and feelings before you think and feel them. I have no doubt about that. It is time to change your perspective. It is time for you to think new and different thoughts. How can I think new and different thoughts? That is a good question. Meditate on my word. Take my word deep into your heart and mind. Take a firm hold of my word. My word will change your perspective. How will your word change my perspective? My word will keep the truth ever before you. My word will prevent you from thinking or speaking or acting on what is untrue. My word will remind you that I love and care for you. My word will help you to know that I am with you to help you. You are not all alone. You have not been forsaken. Keep in mind that in this life you are in a battle. The battle is over your heart and mind. The devil and all His evil would like to use what is untrue to steal and kill and destroy the life I have for you to live. Don’t let him. Allow my word to guard your heart and protect your mind. Let my word revive and refresh and restore your soul. Let my word change your perspective and replace your sorrow with joy. That I will do. I will meditate on your word. I will take your word deep within my heart and mind. I will believe what is true. I will live the joy filled life that you have called me to live. That is very good. Right now, I know that you are reviving and refreshing and restoring my soul. Yes, I am. Thank you, Lord. 

Lord, thank you for your word. Revive my soul with your word. Help me to better understand your word. Use your word to change my outlook so I will have joy instead of sorrow. Guard my mind with your word so I will not think or speak or act on what is untrue. Amen

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Open My Eyes

Discipleship Devotional Study Guide - Promises - Day 179 - Psalm 119:17-24 - Open My Eyes - Growing As Disciples

Discipleship Devotional Study Guide – Promises – Day 179 – Psalm 119:17-24 – Open My Eyes – Growing As Disciples

Be good to your servant, that I may live and obey your word.  Open my eyes to see the wonderful truths in your instructions.  I am only a foreigner in the land. Don’t hide your commands from me!  I am always overwhelmed with a desire for your regulations.  You rebuke the arrogant; those who wander from your commands are cursed.  Don’t let them scorn and insult me, for I have obeyed your laws.  Even princes sit and speak against me, but I will meditate on your decrees.  Your laws please me; they give me wise advice. Psalm 119:17-24 (NLT)  

Open Your Eyes

Would you like me to open your eyes? Would you like to be to see wonderful things in my word? Would you like my word to guide the course of your life? Would you like my word to richly bless your life? Would you like to receive wise and timely advice from my word? Yes, I want you to open my eyes. I don’t want to fail to see what you want to show me. I want your word to guide the course of my life. I want your word to richly bless my life. I want to receive all the timely and wise advice you will give me from your word. Your desires are good. What must you do if you want all these things to be true for you? Well, the first and most obvious thing I must do is to ask you to open my eyes. I must humbly admit that I need your help to see what you want to show me. I am not naturally wise or observant or insightful. Much of the time, I am oblivious to what you are doing in and around me. I am more than a little dense at times. To say that spiritual insight does not come naturally to me would be a great understatement. So, step one is to ask for your help. That is what I’m asking. Open my eyes. I will hear and answer that request of yours. What else must you do if you want to see wonderful things from my word? Well, step two is just as obvious as step one. If I want your word to bless my life, I must meet with you in it. If I don’t meet with you in your word, I certainly cannot expect to receive any blessing from it. Only as I meet with you in your word will I receive wisdom and instruction and guidance. Only as I meet with you in your word can I be guided by it. That is true. So, I have a second request. Give me a hunger and thirst for your word. Give me a desire for your word that is all consuming. Give me a passionate desire to hear from you. This is also a prayer that I will hear and answer. Thank you, Lord. It will be my joy to meet with you daily in your word. That will be very good.

Lord, as I meet with you in your word, open my eyes so I can see all that you want to show me. As I meditate on your word, help me to receive the wise advice you want to give me. Give me a hunger for your word. Help me to live my life according to your word. Amen

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The Direction Of My Life

Discipleship Devotional Study Guide - Promises - Day 178 - Psalm 119:57-64 - The Direction Of My Life - Growing As Disciples

Discipleship Devotional Study Guide – Promises – Day 178 – Psalm 119:57-64 – The Direction Of My Life – Growing As Disciples

LORD, you are mine! I promise to obey your words!  With all my heart I want your blessings. Be merciful as you promised.  I pondered the direction of my life, and I turned to follow your laws.  I will hurry, without delay, to obey your commands.  Evil people try to drag me into sin, but I am firmly anchored to your instructions.  I rise at midnight to thank you for your just regulations.  I am a friend to anyone who fears you— anyone who obeys your commandments.  O LORD, your unfailing love fills the earth; teach me your decrees. Psalm 119:57-64 (NLT)  

Direction

What is the direction of your life? Where do you want to go? What do you want to do? Those are very good questions. I know what you are thinking. What am I thinking? You are thinking that it is a little bit late to be asking you about the direction of your life. That thought did cross my mind. Why is that? I have already lived most of my life. So what? Does that mean that you are in shut down mode? Does that mean that you do not have many good days before you? Are you ready to retire? Are you going to give up on any future dreaming? What would you think If I said that your very best days are before you? I would be surprised. I would be shocked. I would be awakened. That would be very good. In what ways would you be awakened? I would want to know what you have prepared for me. I would want to follow you to where you will lead me. I would want to go and do all that you will ask of me. I would want to hurry up and obey you, without delay. I would want to have my life firmly anchored by your instructions. So, here I am, I’m listening to you. That is very good.

So, what do you hope for in the very good and best days that are yet to come for you? I want to live a life of intimacy with you. I want to hear you speaking to me. I want to listen attentively to you. I want you to prepare me to be used by you. I want you bless my life so that I can be a blessing to others. I want you to teach me so that I can teach others. I want you to use me to accomplish your purposes and fulfil your plans. I know that I have said this, repeatedly, but I will say it again and again, I want to bear fruit for your kingdom and bring glory to your name. I can think of no better way that I want you to continue to use my life in the very good days before me. This is how I now think when I ponder the future direction of my life. That is very good.  

Lord, without your word, my life would go off course. Without your word, I would not know your kindness and mercy and love for me. Without your word, I would drift away from you and be dragged into sin. Use your word to guide the entire direction of my life. Amen

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Follow The Instructions

Discipleship Devotional Study Guide - Promises - Day 177 - Psalm 119:1-8 - Follow The Instructions - Growing As Disciples

Discipleship Devotional Study Guide – Promises – Day 177 – Psalm 119:1-8 – Follow The Instructions – Growing As Disciples

Joyful are people of integrity, who follow the instructions of the LORD.  Joyful are those who obey his laws and search for him with all their hearts.  They do not compromise with evil, and they walk only in his paths.  You have charged us to keep your commandments carefully.  Oh, that my actions would consistently reflect your decrees!  Then I will not be ashamed when I compare my life with your commands.  As I learn your righteous regulations, I will thank you by living as I should!  I will obey your decrees. Please don’t give up on me! Psalm 119:1-8 (NLT)

Be Joyful 

Would you like to be joyful? Would you like to live a life that I can and will bless? Would you like to live on the path that I have laid out for you? Would you like to think and speak and act in ways that will never cause you to be ashamed? Would you like to live a life that is pleasing to me? Yes, I want of these things to be true of my life. How can I live such a life? Follow me and I will help you to live such a life. Listen to me carefully. Hear and obey my instructions. Allow my word to form the thoughts of your mind, words of your mouth and deeds of your life. Let my word be the yardstick with which you measure the conduct of your life. Put into practice all that I will teach you. Seek me with all your heart and mind and soul and strength. Rely on me to help you to live the life I have called you to live. Will you do all these things? Yes, I will do all these things. That will be very good.

Alright, here I am, where do I start? Really, do you need to ask that question of me? Tell me the answer to your own question. Alright, here goes. I will start by drawing near to you. I will seek you with all my heart and mind, and soul and strength. I will quiet myself before you. I will meet with you in your word. I will listen carefully to all that you have to say to me. I will take your word deep into my heart and mind and life. I will follow your instructions by putting into them practice every day as I love and follow and serve you. Now see, I did not need to answer your question for you. You have answered well. Do this and you will lead a joyful life that I can and will bless. Thank you, Lord.

Lord, thank you for your word. I will carefully follow the instructions of your word. I will walk on the path that your word has laid out for me as I seek you with all my heart. Help me to always put your word into practice so I will never be ashamed of my actions. Amen

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In His Great Mercy

Discipleship Devotional Study Guide - Promises - Day 176 - 1 Peter 1:3-9 - In His Great Mercy - Growing As Disciples

Discipleship Devotional Study Guide – Promises – Day 176 – 1 Peter 1:3-9 – In His Great Mercy – Growing As Disciples

Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,  and into an inheritance that can never perish, spoil or fade–kept in heaven for you,  who through faith are shielded by God’s power until the coming of the salvation that is ready to be revealed in the last time.  In this you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while you may have had to suffer grief in all kinds of trials.  These have come so that your faith–of greater worth than gold, which perishes even though refined by fire–may be proved genuine and may result in praise, glory and honor when Jesus Christ is revealed.  Though you have not seen him, you love him; and even though you do not see him now, you believe in him and are filled with an inexpressible and glorious joy,  for you are receiving the goal of your faith, the salvation of your souls. 1 Peter 1:3-9 (NIV)

Your Thoughts?

What are your thoughts? Tell me what you are thinking? I am thinking about your kindness and mercy and love. How so? You did not need to save me. You did not have to rescue me from living a life without you. Nothing required you to extend your kindness and mercy and love to me. Your thoughts are not correct. How so? If I have this great love for you, wouldn’t I be compelled to action? How could I fail to rescue you from living a life without me? How could I let you go? How could I forget about you? If I love you, wouldn’t I go to the greatest lengths possible to extend my gift of salvation to you? There should be no wonder or doubt in your mind about how much I love you and to what length I would go to save you. My love for you was very costly to me. I sent my Son into the world to live and die for you. He shed His blood as payment for your sins. He died so that you could live. His sacrifice made it so you could be forgiven of all your sins and cleansed of all your unrighteousness. You now have a new life. You have been born again. A place is now being kept in heaven for you. One day you will come to live forever in heaven with me. You are and can continue to be filled with inexpressible and glorious joy because you are, and have, and will receive the goal of your faith which is the salvation of your soul.

Tell me your thoughts again. What are you now thinking? I am in awe. I am bowed down in worship. I am filled with thanksgiving and praise to you. I am overflowing with joy. My heart and mind and life are focused on you. I am looking to you as I continue to live the life you have given me to live. Nothing from this life, no pain or suffering or trial, will discourage or depress me because of all the hope I have in you. My future with you is secure. My life forever in heaven with you, is being kept for me. I like your thoughts. You are now thinking correctly. Thank you, Lord. 

Heavenly Father, thank you for your great mercy in giving me a new birth through your son Jesus Christ. Thank you for keeping an inheritance in heaven for me as I live a life of faith in you. Strengthen me to endure trials, until I come to live forever with you. Amen

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Gives Grace To The Humble

Discipleship Devotional Study Guide - Promises - Day 175 - James 4:4-6 - Gives Grace To The Humble - Growing As Disciples

Discipleship Devotional Study Guide – Promises – Day 175 – James 4:4-6 – Gives Grace To The Humble – Growing As Disciples

You adulterous people, don’t you know that friendship with the world is hatred toward God? Anyone who chooses to be a friend of the world becomes an enemy of God.  Or do you think Scripture says without reason that the spirit he caused to live in us envies intensely?  But he gives us more grace. That is why Scripture says: “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.”  James 4:4-6 (NIV)

Humble Yourself

Will you humble yourself before me? Yes, I will humble myself before you. How will you humble yourself before me? That is difficult to say. I don’t know for sure what living a humble life before you will look like. I think my understanding of living a humble life before you will unfold as I live my life with and for you. There is no doubt about that. But you have already said something quite important. What’s that? You have said that you are going to live your life with and for me? Will living that kind of life require humility? That is certain. I can see that a choice is before me. What choice? Will I live a prideful self-reliant, self-centered, self-indulgent life with me at the center with all the things of this world as my idols? Will I live a comfort and pleasure-seeking life? Will I attempt to satisfy myself with things of this world? Will my heart and mind and life be consumed by lusts for what this world has to offer? All these questions represent one choice. What is the other choice? Will I live my live with and for you? Will I humbly walk with you through life? Will I go where you guide me? Will I do what you ask me? Will I allow you to give and grant the desire of my heart. What is the desire of your heart? The desire of my heart is to know and love and follow and serve you with all that is within me. The desire of my heart is to be fully devoted to you. The desire of my heart is to live a life that is good and right and pleasing to you. The desire of my heart is to bear fruit for your kingdom and bring glory to your name. Where do you think this desire came from? It certainly did not come from me. No, it did not. This desire came from you. This desire is a gift of your grace to me. Yes, it is. So, can you see that I have already given you this good desire? Yes, I can see that. What else must also be true? The desire you give will be the desire you grant to me. You would never give me this desire if you had no intention of granting it. No, I would not. So, you will help me to live my life with and for you. You will help me to be fully devoted to you. Yes, I will. Thank you, Lord. 

Lord, I have loved the world. I have pursued the things of the world. I have made the things of the world my idol. What a mistake. What a waste of time. Forgive me. Now, I will humbly live my life with and for you. Help me to love and follow and serve you. Amen

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I Will Give You My Message

Discipleship Devotional Study Guide - Promises - Day 174 - Jeremiah 18-1-6 - I Will Give You My Message - Growing As Disciples

Discipleship Devotional Study Guide – Promises – Day 174 – Jeremiah 18-1-6 – I Will Give You My Message – Growing As Disciples

This is the word that came to Jeremiah from the LORD:  “Go down to the potter’s house, and there I will give you my message.”  So I went down to the potter’s house, and I saw him working at the wheel.  But the pot he was shaping from the clay was marred in his hands; so the potter formed it into another pot, shaping it as seemed best to him.  Then the word of the LORD came to me:  “O house of Israel, can I not do with you as this potter does?” declares the LORD. “Like clay in the hand of the potter, so are you in my hand, O house of Israel. Jeremiah 18:1-6 (NIV)

Mold And Shape You

Will you allow me to mold and shape you? Will you allow me to make you into the person I have called you to become? Will you allow me to use you according to my purposes to fulfill my plans? Will you go where I guide you? Will you do what I ask of me? Will you place all your faith and hope and trust in me? Don’t answer me too quickly. Deeply consider all my questions. Get this, I will ask you to go, and you will not know where you are going. I will ask you to do, and you will feel incapable and incompetent. You will feel unprepared, unqualified and certainly uncomfortable. Why is this, you may ask. That thought did come to my mind. I want you to learn to rely on me completely. I want you to place all your trust in me. You have often asked me to grow your faith, have you not? Yes, that prayer has been in my heart and on my mind. Know this, the road on which I will lead you will certainly answer this prayer of yours. Will you listen attentively to me? Will you watch carefully to what I will show you? Yes Lord, I will. That will be very good.

How are you feeling about all that I have said to you? I am filled with wonder and anticipation. I would be lying if I did not say that I am more than a little nervous. How do you think I would like you to feel about what I have said to you? I don’t know. Take a guess. I think you want me to be filled with comfort and peace and joy. Why is that? You want me to always remember that it is you who will be molding and shaping my life. You are the potter. I am the clay. I will be the work of your hands. Isn’t that good? Isn’t that great! Yes, it is far beyond what I could have ever hoped for, dreamed of or even imagined. That is very good.

Lord, I give you permission to mold and shape my life according to your purposes and plans. I welcome you to do your work in and through my life. I want to be used by you. I want to go where you lead me. I want to do all you ask of me. I am at your service. Amen

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Know Him Better

Discipleship Devotional Study Guide - Promises - Day 172 - Ephesians 1:15-17 - Know Him Better- Growing As Disciples

Discipleship Devotional Study Guide – Promises – Day 172 – Ephesians 1:15-17 – Know Him Better – Growing As Disciples

For this reason, ever since I heard about your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love for all the saints,  I have not stopped giving thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers. I keep asking that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the glorious Father, may give you the Spirit of wisdom and revelation, so that you may know him better. Ephesians 1:15-17 (NIV)

Know Me 

Do you want to come to know me better? Do you want to come to know me intimately? Do you want others to come to know and love and follow and serve me? Yes, I want both myself and others to come to know and love and follow and serve you. I want to know you better. I want to know you more intimately. Nothing less for myself and for others is my hope and dream and desire. That is very good.

How do you suppose you and others will come to know and love and follow and serve me? How do you suppose you will come to know me intimately? What will you do if you want yourself and others to come to know me better? I will meet with you in prayer. I will pray consistent and persistent prayers for others. I will not quit. I will not give up. I will not relent. I will keep on praying the prayers that you give me to pray. That will be very good.

What else will you do as you consistently and persistently pray for others? I will receive your instruction.  I will follow your guidance. I will go where you guide me. I will do what you ask of me. I will love others just as you have loved me. I will give like you gave. I will serve like you served. I will follow your example. I will live the life that you lived. I will allow you to use me as your witness in the darkness of this world. I will allow you to make me to shine for you like a star in the universe. I will allow you to use me to spread the fragrance and knowledge of you everywhere. Then you will come to know me intimately. Then others will come to know and love and follow and serve me because they will see my life being lived out in and through you. I will make you able to bear fruit for my kingdom and bring glory to my name. I welcome your work in and through me. That is very good. Thank you, Lord. 

Lord, I want to come to know you more intimately. I want others to come to know, love, follow and serve you as well. I am sure that both I and others will come to know you better as I am consistent and persistent in my prayers for them. I will keep on praying. Amen

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