~ 7 Keys to a Victorious Christian Life ~
Look Diligently To Christ ~ “But without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is, and that He is a rewarder of those who diligently seek Him” (Hebrews 11:6).
Wait Patiently for God ~ “I waited patiently for the Lord; and He inclined to me, and heard my cry” (Psalm 40:1).
Stand Alert Continually ~ “Then he cried, ‘A lion,’ my Lord! I stand continually on the watchtower in the daytime; I have sat at my post every night” (Isaiah 21:8).
Walk Humbly With God ~ “He has shown you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God?” (Micah 6:8).
Run Your Race Well ~ “Therefore we also, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which so easily ensnares us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith, who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God” (Hebrews 12:1-2). “You ran well” (Galatians 5:7a).
Be Honest In All Dealings ~ “Dishonest scales are an abomination to the Lord, but a just weight is His delight” (Proverbs 11:1). “Repay no one evil for evil. Have regard for good things in the sight of all men” (Romans 12:17).
Be Self-Controlled ~ “Therefore, prepare your minds for action; be self-controlled; set your hope fully on the grace to be given you when Jesus Christ is revealed. As obedient children, do not conform to the evil desires you had when you lived in ignorance. But just as he who called you is holy, so be holy in all you do; for it is written: ‘Be holy, because I am holy’” (1 Peter 1:13-16).
~ Robert Lloyd Russell, ABUNDANT LIFE NOW
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