After breakfast this morning, Franklin the Pup was anxious to go outside. He sat by the back door ready to run into his fenced-in back yard. He looked up, waiting for me to release him, and then leaped through the door…
As many of you know, the Bat Pastor leads those who desire Spiritual Growth in the ways of becoming a Hero of Faith.
TODAY’S TRAINING: Abilities and Wisdom
1. CONSIDER: Comic book heroes are known for being overconfident in their own abilities, but Heroes of Faith are confident in God’s abilities alone. Even if you’re called “the world’s greatest detective,” your own wisdom and abilities are limited to your own experiences and imperfection.
2. READ: James 1:5
If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to you. (James 1:5 NIV)
3. ASK: In what areas of my life do I lack wisdom? In what areas of my life am I relying on my own abilities instead of relying on God?
4. PRAY: Father, give me your wisdom over my own and teach me to rely on you. Amen.
How have you learned to rely on God as a Hero of Faith? Comment below.
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“…The diaries have a mild musty smell now and the penciled scrawling have begun to ware, but I sometimes enjoy opening the yellowed pages and reading what Nana (my great-grandmother) and her mother recorded on that day decades ago. Today I reflect on an entry by my great-great-grandmother, Mary Etta Stiles written on this day in 1940…”