“Offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God … Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind.” (Rom 12:1-2)
Self-discipline comes only when we learn the art of self-discipline. We are in a lifelong struggle against our feelings. In order to live the Spiritual-controlled life we must die to ourselves. Scripture admonishes, “Offer your bodies as living sacrifices…” (Rom 12:1-2) We have to learn to think like Christians in order to behave like Christians. We need to think biblically in order to behave biblically. Right thinking and right behavior will then result in right feelings. You will feel right when you know you have done right. We used to be careful not to let our feelings rule the various aspects of our lives. While it’s important for us to understand how we feel and why we feel that way; we can never let our feelings become the final standard of right and wrong. One woman may feel good about her abortion while another feels guilty. A husband may feel his divorce is of God, while his wife feels it is of the devil.
The ultimate standard by which we must judge our feelings is the Word of God. No matter how we feel, God’s Word gives us an unbiased declaration of His truth. God’s truth liberates us from our feelings. Truth sets our soul free for fellowship with God. No matter how we feel, one truth stands paramount above all others – God loves us! (Ed Hindson)
PRAYER LINE: Love is an attitude, love is a prayer, For someone in sorrow; a heart in despair; love is good will for the gain of another; Love suffers long with the fault of a brother – Anon.
Love is the debt we owe one another.

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