November 5, 2023
1 John 4:4 (NLT) The unbeliever can't break the world's control over them without Christ, but believers are promised: ‘the Spirit who lives in you is greater than the spirit who lives in the world.’
Galatians 5:17 (NLT) The sinful nature wants to do evil, which is just the opposite of what the Spirit wants. And the Spirit gives us desires that are the opposite of what the sinful nature desires. These two forces are constantly fighting each other, so you are not free to carry out your good intentions.
Romans 12:1 Offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God.
Romans 6:19 (NCV) When you surrender to your lower impulses, you reap sin. When you surrender to God, you reap His blessing.
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Isaiah 29:13 (NASB) This people…honours Me with their lips, but their heart is far away from Me.