Powered by 4 - January 9, 2018

Victory

Today's reading: 1 John 5:1-5

Life is full of ups and downs, twists and turns. But once we make the decision to follow Christ and become part of God's family, our circumstances and what's taking place in the world no longer have control over us. What a comfort to know that with God at the helm of our lives, we can stand strong

"For everyone who has been born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the world-our faith" (vs. 4).

What encouragement did you draw from John's words in 1 John 5:1-5? What's one example of how your faith has given you victory over the world? How would you explain being victorious (and perhaps use your example from above), in a spiritual versus worldly sense, to someone who doesn't yet have a personal relationship with God? Tami

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