Quiet time coaching episode 69
Are you ready spiritually for the year ahead? I share some thoughts prompted by a book I’ve just started reading – “Glittering Vices” by Rebecca DeYoung.
- The New Testament uses both active and passive voice “Make every effort” (2 Peter 1) but also “Be transformed” (Romans 12).
- Studying our sinful disorder and deformation should lead us to spiritual disciplines (our efforts) that open us to receive God’s gracious power (God’s work).
- Grace-empowered practice reorders our desires, conforms our character to Christ, and transforms our lives.
Questions for us to consider:
1. How will I be transformed?
2. How will I make every effort?
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