Activate - October 30, 2014


Read: 1 Thessalonians 4

Key Verse: “Finally, brothers, we instructed you how to live in order to please God, as in fact you are living. Now we ask you and urge you in the Lord Jesus to do this more and more.” - 1 Thessalonians 4:1

Who do you know that is living in a way that pleases God? There is an old saying that you should build on your islands of strength. In other words, find out what God is blessing and keep building that up in your life. Do you feel like there are certain aspects of your walk with God in which your Heavenly Father is very pleased? Does it fan the flame to continue along that path?

Time in prayer, fasting, sharing your faith, helping those in need, reading God’s Word, and worship are all excellent activities during the week. Are there some particular nudges that you have sensed from God to step up because it glorifies Him and is so good for you too? Take time to be still and in silence ask God to help you identify what should be your focus as you keep growing in your faith. Is there someone you can also affirm today because they, like the Thessalonians, are honoring the Lord in very evident and encouraging ways?

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