That They May Have Life

Discipleship Devotional Study Guide - Freedom - John 10:10 - That They May Have Life - Growing As Disciples

Discipleship Devotional Study Guide – Freedom – John 10:10 – That They May Have Life – Growing As Disciples

The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly. John 10:10 (ESV) 

Steal, Kill And Destroy

I have come so that you will have a full and abundant life in me. I have broken the power of sin and darkness over your life. I have rescued you from a life without me both now and forever. You are no longer walking on the path that you once walked. You are no longer stuck in the muck of your old life. I have set you on a firm foundation. I am your rock. I am your fortress. I am your deliverer. I have forgiven your sins. I have cleansed you of all your unrighteousness. I am your Savior and Lord. Yes, you are and I am so thankful for all that you have done for me. It is my joy to live the life that you have given to me. It is the desire of my heart to live my life with and for you. That’s very good. 

There is something you must do. There is something I want to point out to you. What’s that? You must be on guard. You must be vigilant. You must stand your ground. You must be prepared to do battle. You must be willing to put up a fight. What is the nature of the battle? How must I be prepared to fight? The devil and all his evil is your enemy. He and all his evil will try to steal, kill and destroy you. How so? His weapons will come in every size and shape of sin and doubt. Do not ever think that you can stand and fight against him with your strength alone. You must be prepared to fight with all the strength that I will give to you. You must rely on me. You must take up the weapons that I will give to you. What weapons will you give to me? I want you to answer that question. You have given me your word. Your word will be like a sword in the Holy Spirit’s hand. Your word will fight in me, with me and for me. That’s right, what else? I will take up the shield of faith that will extinguish whatever the devil tries to throw at me. I will put on the helmet of salvation which will protect my mind from his evil thoughts. I will let you guard my heart, from his evil desires, with the breastplate of righteousness. I will put on the shoes of the gospel of peace so that I remain focused on doing what you give me to do for you. I will walk securely with the belt of truth around me so that I do not fall for the devil’s deceptive lies. At all times, I will pray in the Spirit with the prayers that you give me to pray. As I put on this armor, use these weapons and remain vigilant in prayer I know that you will guard and guide and protect my life. Yes, I will.

Lord, I have let life stealers, killers and destroyers rob my joy. I know you have secured a brand new and abundant life for me to live. I will be on guard against anyone or anything that attempts to steal life from me as I continue to love, follow and serve you. Amen

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My Power

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Discipleship Devotional Study Guide – Freedom – 2 Corinthians 12:9-10 – My Power – Growing As Disciples

But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me. That is why, for Christ’s sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong. 2 Corinthians 12:9-10 (NIV) 

My Weakness 

I have so many weaknesses. I can’t imagine why I ever thought I could rely on my own strength. But, that’s exactly what I have done for many years. How many setbacks and failures has it taken for me to realize that I desperately need your help? At least you are learning lessons from your setbacks and failures. Some never come to realize that they need my help. They will live fruitless lives that will accomplish nothing of lasting, eternal value. Those who trust in themselves may look like they are accomplish a great deal. All that they will have done will amount to nothing without my power working through them. I don’t want to live that kind of life. I don’t want to walk down that path. I don’t want to go down that road. My life is in your hands. I want you to work in and through me. I want to bear fruit for your kingdom and bring glory to your name. That’s very good.

How will you rely on me? How will you allow me to replace your weakness with my strength? I will come to you to ask you for your help. I will ask you to make me able to do what you have given me to do for you. I will listen attentively to your instructions. I will closely follow your guidance. I will follow you to wherever you lead me. I will not run ahead of you. I will not lag behind you. I will do whatever you ask of me. In every hardship and difficulty, I will ask for your help. If I experience insults or suffer persecution I will ask for your strength. I will place all my hope and trust in you. You are my strength. You are my deliverer. I know that you will be with me every step of my life. That’s right. 

What will happen as you rely on my power and strength? I will be able to do what I could not do by myself. I will know it. Others will know it. You will receive all the credit. You will receive all the praise and honor and glory for showing your power and strength in my weakness. So, now I know that I can be thankful for all my weaknesses that have caused me to come to rely on you. That is very good.

Lord, I have many weaknesses. I desperately need your power in my weakness. In my own strength, I am weak and can accomplish nothing. In my weakness with your power I can accomplish whatever you give me to do for you as I love, follow and serve you. Amen

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Spirit Of Power

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Discipleship Devotional Study Guide – Freedom – 2 Timothy 1:7 – Spirit Of Power – Growing As Disciples

For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but a spirit of power, of love and of self-discipline. 2 Timothy 1:7 (NIV)

Boldness

Have I given you spiritual gifts with which you can use to serve me? Will the spiritual gifts that I have given to you allow you to bear fruit for my kingdom? Will you bring glory to my name as you use the spiritual gifts that I have given to you? What has hindered you from using the spiritual gifts that I have given to you? What will be required if you will boldly use the spiritual gifts that I have given to you? You have asked me a lot of questions. I hardly know where to start. Start anywhere. I will start by saying that you have given me many spiritual gifts with which I can serve you. It has taken me quite a while to discover my spiritual gifts. Through trial and error in serving you, in one area after another, I have developed an understanding of what spiritual gifts you have given to me. I have also discovered what are not my spiritual gifts. That seems like a valuable discovery as well. It is. If I have any undiscovered spiritual gifts, it is my prayer that you will reveal them to me. I will.

I have struggled to use my spiritual gifts. I’ve noticed. Tell me more about that. I have been filled with fear. I have been timid. It feels like I have taken two steps forward and one step back in using my spiritual gifts. Fear has even caused me to avoid opportunities to use my spiritual gifts. That fear does not come from me. I know. You know that I have given you spiritual gifts. Yes, I know that. You know that I have given you the power to use your spiritual gifts. Yes, I know that as well. You know that I will help you to know when, where and how to use your spiritual gifts. Yes, I know that too. Then what do you have to fear? I am with you to help you. My presence will go with you. My hand is on you. I have nothing to fear. Forgive me for shrinking back from using my spiritual gifts. Help me to rely on you fully. I will place all my trust in you. Set me on fire. Fan the flame of my desire to serve you. Fill me with your power, love and self-control. Make me bold in your service.  I will do that for you. I will go where you guide me. I will do whatever you ask of me. That will be very good.

Lord, I know that you do not want me to live a timid life as I follow and serve you. You have given me a spirit of power, love and self-control. Help me to boldly use the gifts you have given me so I will bear fruit for your kingdom and bring glory to your name. Amen

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Power That Is At Work In Us

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Discipleship Devotional Study Guide – Freedom – Ephesians 3:20-21 – Power That Is At Work In Us – Growing As Disciples

Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever! Amen. Ephesians 3:20-21 (NIV)

Ask Or Imagine

It is overwhelming to think that you will do in and through me what is beyond even my ability to ask for or even imagine. It is fantastic to know that your power is at work in me. What does knowing these things encourage you to do? I am encouraged to pray more boldly. I am spurred on to ask for more from you. If you could ask for anything at all, what would be your most fervent prayer request? I want to know you. I want to know your will. I want to walk in your ways. I want to do what is pleasing in your sight. I want to bear an abundance of fruit for your kingdom. I want to bring glory to your name. I want to shine brightly as your witness in the world. I want others to see you living in and through my life. I want to fully live the life that you have called me to live. I want to be completely used by you. I want to be your faithful servant. I want to be white hot in passionate service to you. I want to live in an intimate relationship with you. I want to love you with all my heart and mind and soul and strength. If I could have all these things, I would need and ask for nothing more. Are you sure? No, I am not sure.

I would probably ask for more. I want to be able to live in a constant dialogue with you. So, every day I would be taking to you. Every day, I would be listening to you. So, I’m sure that you would show me something new and different to pray about every day. Like what? I would prayer for whatever you give me to pray. I would pray for healing and wholeness and peace in the lives of others. I would pray for people to come to know you as their Savior and Lord. I would pray for a rich harvest for your kingdom. I would pray that I would go where you guide me. I would pray that I would do whatever you ask of me. I would pray that you will boldly use my life whenever, wherever and however you desire. I would ask you to help me to keep on praying every day until I come to meet you face to face. That will be very good.

Lord, thank you that your power is at work in me. I welcome you to do in and through my life immeasurably more than I could ever begin to ask for or even imagine. Use my life to bear an abundance of fruit for your kingdom so I can bring glory to your name. Amen

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Liberty To The Captives

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Discipleship Devotional Study Guide – Freedom – Luke 4:18-19 – Liberty To The Captives – Growing As Disciples

“The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim liberty to the captives and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are oppressed, to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor.” Luke 4:18-19 (ESV)

Like Me

Do you want to be like me? Do you want to live the kind of life I lived? Do you want to go and do what I did? Do you want to follow my example? Do you want to think my thoughts? Do you want to speak my words? Do you want to do my deeds? Do you want to live the life that I am calling you to live? Yes Lord, I want to yes to every question that you have asked of me. I want to be like you. I want to go and do what you did. I want to think your thoughts, speak your words and do your deeds. I want to know your will and walk in your ways. I want to fulfill your purposes and accomplish your plans for my life. I will follow your example. I will live the life that you are calling me to live. That is very good.

What can I expect? What will I look like? Where will I go and what will I do? Do those seem like good questions to you? I thought so, maybe not. I’m not sure. Let me hear your answers to you own questions. If I follow you, I will go where you lead me and do what you ask of me. I will go and do what you did.  What did I do? You proclaimed good news to the poor. You proclaimed liberty to the captives and those who were oppressed. You proclaimed recovering of sight to the blind. Yes, I did. Can you go and do these things? Not on my own I can’t, that’s for sure. You are right about that. Am I asking you to go and do anything with your own power and strength? No, you are not. What are my promises to you? You will lead me. You will guide me. You will teach and train me. You will always be with me to help me. Yes, I will. What else? You will fill me with your Holy Spirit. Your Holy Spirit will give me the ability and power to do whatever you ask of me. That’s right. I am excited to live the life that you have called me to live. That is very good.

Lord, I want to become like you in all my thoughts and words and deeds. I want to go and do what you did. Use me to proclaim your good news to the poor, liberty to the captives and oppressed and sight to the blind as I love, follow and serve you every day. Amen

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Way Of Escape

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Discipleship Devotional Study Guide – Freedom – 1 Corinthians 10:13 – Way Of Escape – Growing As Disciples

No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation he will also provide the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it. 1 Corinthians 10:13 (ESV)

Way Of Escape

You will experience no unique and overpowering temptations. No temptation will come upon you that you cannot possibly endure. I will never allow you to be tempted beyond your ability to resist. You can be very sure that I will provide a way to escape the temptations that come upon you. Are you listening very carefully to all that I am saying to you? Yes, I am listening to your every word. Do you believe everything that I have just said to you? Yes, I believe every one of your words. That’s very good. Do you know why it is important to hear and believe these words of mine? Yes, I think I know why it is important to hear and believe these words of yours.

Tell me what you think you know about the importance of these words of mine. It is important for me to know that I won’t experience any unique and overpowering temptations otherwise I might become discouraged and easily give into them. That’s true. Knowing that you will not allow me to be tempted beyond what I am able to resist assures me that it is within my power to endure a temptation. I am not powerless to the temptations that I will face in life. That’s right. Knowing that you will provide a way of escape out of temptations will help me to keep my eyes on you and the way of escape you have provided for me. Knowing that you have provided a way of escape out of temptation will force me to choose between giving into temptation or taking your way of escape. I will choose your way of escape. That’s good.

Let’s talk more about the way of escape out of temptation that I will provide to you. I’m game. What is the best way of escape out of temptation that you will ever take? The best way of escape out of temptation is to never enter into temptation in the first place. What do you mean by that? I often know how I am most likely to be tempted. I often know when I am most likely to be tempted. I often know where and why I am most likely to be tempted. I can avoid and escape a lot of temptations in life by not allowing myself to enter into tempting situations. That’s true. I can also remove things from my life that are likely to feed tempting desires to grow within me. I know that I need to put tempting desires on a starvation diet. That’s right.

One final question. I’m listening. When is the very best time to take the way of escape out of temptation that I will provide to you? The best time to take your way of escape out of temptation is immediately. I need to run from temptation the second I see it approaching. If I linger around temptation, your way of escape from it will close and I will succumb to it. That’s right. Will you immediately take the way of escape out of temptation that I will provide to you? Yes Lord, I will.

Lord, I won’t allow myself to enter into tempting situations. I won’t allow my curiosity to cause me to linger in the presence of temptation. I will run from every temptation. I will quickly take the way out of temptation you have promised to provide to me. Amen

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The Love Of Money

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Discipleship Devotional Study Guide – Freedom – Hebrews 13:5 – Love Of Money – Growing As Disciples

Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has said, “Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.” Hebrews 13:5 (NIV)  

Contentment

Tell me what you are learning about contentment? I have been a slower learner on the topic. How so? Somewhere, along the way, I bought into the idea that I have needed to have the newest and latest and greatest next thing. How satisfying has that been for you? Things have never satisfied me, I don’t care how new and great and desirable they seem to be at the time. It has taken only hours, sometimes days or maybe weeks at most, for the latest and greatest thing I have acquired to become yesterday’s old news. Then the pursuit of something new that promises to be even more satisfying begins again, is that true? Yes, seeking satisfaction and contentment by acquiring things has been like a treadmill that never ends. I’ll bet you would like to get off that treadmill of false promises. Yes, I would.

Why is it foolish to make your life all about pursuing money and acquiring things? I will never be able to take money or possessions with me into the next life. The richest man ever in this life could end up being the poorest man in the next life. Why is that? They will have invested their life in what will end up amounting to nothing. Loving and pursuing money is a path that leads away from you. It is impossible to love money and to love you. Loving money leads to a self-indulgent, self-centered and self-sufficient life. The poorest people in the next life will not have known you. They will have not lived in a relationship with you. They will have not known or done your will. They will not have borne fruit for your kingdom or brought glory to your name. They will not have loved, followed and served you as their Savior and Lord. They will have received the temporary, momentary glory of this world. They will have lived as if they were their own god. They will have loved and worshipped money and possessions as their idols. That is not what you want, is it? No, it is not.

What do you want? What will make you content? I will be content to know and love you. I will be content to have known your will and walked in your ways. I will be content to have done what is pleasing in your sight. I will be content to have borne fruit for your kingdom and brought glory to your name. That’s it? That’s it. As you do these things, that will make you content, what do you know about me? I know that you love me. I know that you will be caring for me. I know that you will be with me every day as I love, follow and serve you. Yes, I do love you. Yes, I am taking care of you. Yes, I will be with you every day of your life. There is great contentment in knowing that. That’s right.

Lord, I have not been content. I have had a continual desire for more. I have always wanted the newest and latest and greatest next thing. Forgive me. Help me to learn to be content and free from the love of money because I know you are taking care of me. Amen

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Set Us Free

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Discipleship Devotional Study Guide – Freedom – Galatians 5:1 – Set Us Free- Growing As Disciples

It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery. Galatians 5:1 (NIV)

Stand Firm

Stay right there, stand firm where you are right now. Where am I right now? You have been set free. You are living in the freedom that I have secured for you. The power of sin has been broken over your life. You are no longer under the bondage of your old life. You are no longer in the grip of old addictions. Nothing has a hold over you any longer. You have a hold of me. Yes, I have a firm hold on you. I am your Savior and Lord. I am your God and Father. You are my child. You are under my protection. You can walk freely to where I lead you. You have the power to do what I ask of you. So, I will say it again, “Stand firm, in the freedom that I have secured for you”.

How can I stand firm in the freedom that you have secured for me? How can I make sure that I will not let myself be burdened again by a yoke of slavery? You will not go where you should not go. You will not do what you should not do. How will this be sure and true? You will draw near to me as I draw near to you. You will submit yourself to me, resist the devil and all his evil. Then he will flee from you. Don’t think that you can resist the devil and all his evil with your own will and strength. If you try, you will surely fail. It is in your drawing near to me and submitting yourself to me that you will continue in the freedom and victory that I have secured for you.

What has happened to you as you have continued to draw near to me? As I have continued to draw near to you, my love for you has grown stronger every day. Every day it is the desire of my heart to live my life with and for you. I hunger for you. I thirst for you. I want to know you. I want to know your will. I want to walk in your ways. In every way, I want to do what is pleasing to you, not because I should or must, but because I love you with all my heart and mind and soul and strength. What has happened to your desire for sin as you have continued to draw near to me? Sin has lost it attraction. Sin has lost its appeal. I would much rather walk through life with you than live in sin. That is very good. Keep on drawing near to me and you will never again submit yourself to a yoke of slavery to sin.  

Lord, I know you have set me free. You have made it so I can walk in your freedom. No longer will I live as a slave in bondage to sin. I will never allow myself to be burdened again by a yoke of slavery. I will live with you, in the fullness of life, you have given to me. Amen

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Founded On The Rock

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Discipleship Devotional Study Guide – Freedom – Matthew 7:24-27 – Founded On The Rock – Growing As Disciples

“Everyone then who hears these words of mine and does them will be like a wise man who built his house on the rock. And the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house, but it did not fall, because it had been founded on the rock. And everyone who hears these words of mine and does not do them will be like a foolish man who built his house on the sand. And the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and beat against that house, and it fell, and great was the fall of it.” Matthew 7:24-27 (ESV)  

Hear And Do

Do you want to build your life on a firm foundation? Do you want your life to be able to withstand the storms of life? Why are you asking me these questions? These are very important questions. Why is that? You can be certain that storms will come into your life. Storms came into my life. Storms will come into your life. Storms are inevitable. I would like you to be prepared for the storms of life. I would like you to be able to withstand the storms of life. Then we certainly want the same thing.

How can I withstand the storms of life? How can I build my life on a firm foundation? You will need to do two things regularly if you want to build your life on a firm foundation and withstand the storms of life. I’m listening. You have my full attention. That’s good. You are already on the right track. What do you mean by that? You must listen to my word. You must give my word your full attention. Take my word into your heart and mind and life. Let my word dwell in you richly. Think about my word day and night. Let my word be your meditation. Let my word change your heart. Let my word transform your mind. Let my word guide your life. Don’t let a day go by that you don’t meet with me in my word. Is there any day that you do not need to hear from me? Is there any time that you can live without my guidance and counsel? No, there is not any day that I don’t need to hear from you. I will listen to hear all that you want to say to me. That is very good.  This is the first part of what you must do if you want to build your life on a firm foundation and be able to withstand the storms of life. 

What else must I do if I want to build my life on a firm foundation and be able to withstand the storms of life? You must put my word into practice. It is not enough to hear my word. You must do what my word says. It will do you no good to only hear my word. Putting my word into practice will build a strong foundation for your life. Putting my word into practice will make you able to withstand the storms of life. Will you hear and do my word? Yes Lord, I will. That will be very good.

Lord, I want your word to be my firm foundation. I will make time every day to hear and put your word into practice. Use your word to guide me away from storms in life. Use your word to help me to withstand all storms in life and free me from worry about them. Amen

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The Gift Of God

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Discipleship Devotional Study Guide – Freedom – Romans 6:23 – The Gift Of God – Growing As Disciples

For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord. Romans 6:23 (NIV)

New Life

You left your old life of sin. You have walked away from your old ways of thinking, speaking and acting. You have heard my call. You have come to me. You have turned your life over to me. That is exactly what I have done. You got my attention. You made me able to hear your voice. You drew me to yourself. You pulled me out of the muck and mire of my old life. You set me on a firm foundation. You took me off the path that was leading away from you. You set me on a new path of loving, following and serving you. You gave me a completely new life to live. Yes, I did. My life is in your hands. It is my desire and joy to live my life with and for you. That is very good.

I don’t know where you will lead me. I don’t know what you will ask of me. All I know is that you have given me a completely new life of salvation to live that starts now and will continue forever. Where I will go, what I will do and what will unfold are all a mystery and an exciting journey for me. I do know some things for certain. What’s that? You are good. You are kind. You are loving. You have a purpose and plan for my life. You will use me to bear fruit for your kingdom. You will use me to bring glory to your name. Your hand will be on me. You will be with me. You will help me on every step of my way as I walk this new life of salvation with you. Yes, I will.

I want to tell you a few things. What’s that? I love you with all my heart and mind and soul and strength. There is no place I would rather be than in your presence. There is nothing I would rather do than follow and serve you. I want to thank you for rescuing me from a life without you. I didn’t earn your favor. I did not merit your salvation. All that you have given to me has come to me as a gift. What a great and glorious gift you have given to me. I am thankful for the life of salvation that I have been given to live in you both now and forever. That is very good.

Lord, I was receiving deathly wages for my sinful life. Thank you for drawing me to you and helping me to turn away from life of sin. Thank you for your forgiveness and cleansing of all my sin. Thank you for giving me a new life to live in you now and forever. Amen

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