New Life Daily Devotion - October 11, 2011

 

The Voice Inside Your Head
So I strive always to keep my conscience clear before God and man.
Acts 24:16 NIV

Your conscience is an early-warning system designed to keep you out of trouble. When you’re about to do something that you know is wrong, a little voice inside your head has a way of speaking up. If you listen to that voice, you’ll be okay; if you ignore it, you’re asking for headaches or heartbreaks, or both.

Whenever you’re about to make an important decision, you should listen carefully to the quiet voice inside. Sometimes, of course, it’s tempting to do otherwise. From time to time you’ll be tempted to abandon your better judgement by ignoring your conscience. But remember: a conscience is a terrible thing to waste. So instead of ignoring that quiet little voice, pay careful attention to it. If you do, your conscience will lead you in the right direction—in fact, it’s trying to lead you right now. So listen . . . and learn.

Your conscience is your alarm system. It’s your protection. - Charles Stanley, 100 Days of Prayer

God desires that we become spiritually healthy enough through faith to have a conscience that rightly interprets the work of the Holy Spirit. - Beth Moore

You should not believe your conscience and your feelings more than the word which the Lord who receives sinners preaches to you. - Martin Luther

The beginning of backsliding means your conscience does not answer to the truth. - Oswald Sanders

Today’s Prayer
Dear God, You’ve given me a conscience that tells me right from wrong. Let me trust my conscience, and let me live according to Your teachings, not just for today, but forever. Amen

 

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