Read Eph. 1:19-20 and let it sink into your heart until it is engraved there. God’s mighty power is at work in those who believe in Jesus!
2 Corinthians 5:21 says that Jesus stands in the gap for us. Our sin causes a huge rift between us & God, but Jesus bridges the chasm.
Yes, following Jesus is costly, but think of it as an investment with eternal rewards. No earthly perks can compare to knowing him!
Compared to other relationships in your life, where does your relationship with Jesus stand? (Luke 14:26)
Think about Jesus’ character: what traits do you excel at (ex., compassion, generosity, mercy)? Thank God for his ongoing work in your life.
In Mark 8:29 (& elsewhere), Jesus asks his disciples: “Who do you say I am?” Read the passage, and then answer the question for yourself.
Whenever? Does Christ get a few routine moments of your time before meals and bedtime, or is he welcome to join you all day long?