I love the Word of the Lord. It is full of principles and insights that I need for my life every single day. Not a day goes by that I don’t need to hear or read the Word to find out what the Father wants to say to me.
One of the things the Bible teaches believers is to be Spirit-led (Romans 8). This essentially means that we take every one of our decisions, ideas, and actions to the Lord and be led by the Holy Spirit as to whether we move forward in them or not. And part of being led by the Holy Spirit is being disciplined in our devotion to Him. There’s plenty of ways we can practice devotion to God, some of which are more popular than others. We hear all the time that we we should pray, fast, and grow in our faith on a consistent basis, and that in doing so, we will strengthen our spiritual muscles and grow closer to the Lord. This is true and these things are needed in order for us to be stronger believers.
What we don’t hear so much about is repentance.
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