Theme: Do you need a reset?
Reset – to adjust, reevaluate, reassess, change, revalue.
So far this week, we have looked into what it means to have a made up mind – what it means to stick to a task until we have seen it to the end. In many cases, this notion or mindset is crucial for the success of our lives. One such example is sticking to Jesus no matter regardless of our feelings or notions.
There are times however, when we need to evaluate our lives and a reset is necessary. A classic example can be our devotion to the Lord. It can be easy for us to find ourselves in a rut during our service to Him and others.
Go to church – check. Read the Bible – check. Sing worship music – check.
The list can go on and on. These in and of themselves are not bad, but every now and again we need to ask the Holy Spirit to show us not just our motives, but if these acts of worship are fruit producing or even pleasing to our Father. Is our walk with the Lord deepening as we perform these tasks or duties? Is the Lord bored or offended with the lame sacrifices being offered by us to Him?
Today, I encourage us to be bold in asking the Lord whether our relationship with Him needs to be reset.
“God, I invite Your searching gaze into my heart. Examine me through and through; find out everything that may be hidden within me. Put me to the test and sift through all my anxious cares. See if there is any path of pain I’m walking on, and lead me back to Your glorious, everlasting ways—the path that brings me back to You.” Psalm 139:23-24, The Passion Translation