Get real with God

13 November 2018
‘Let us examine our ways…and…return to the LORD.’

We can often pray, ‘Lord, make me a better person.’ But, we need to be willing to be honest with God about all the different parts of our lives, and allow Him to show us which areas need some work. To begin the habit of getting real with God, we can answer these twelve questions carefully and prayerfully: 1) Am I honest and careful with my finances? Do I avoid debt and give generously to others? 2) Do I put myself in inappropriate situations, or expose myself to material I know I shouldn’t be looking at? 3) Do I spend enough time with my family, and would they say that I do? 4) Do I tell the truth even when it brings me hurt or criticism? 5) Do I find it easy to say, ‘I was wrong. I’m genuinely sorry,’ or do I hold grudges? 6) Am I knowingly compromising any area of my life, or refusing to face the consequences of my actions? 7) Have I formed habits that are detrimental to my health, my job, my family, or my walk with Christ? 8) Am I proud, selfish, or arrogant? 9) Have I taken credit for things that others did? 10) Have I failed to confess something to someone who should know of my wrongdoing? 11) Have I been insensitive or abusive to my loved ones? And if I have, what am I willing to do about it? 12) Am I spending enough time in prayer and in the Scriptures? The Bible says: ‘Let us examine our ways and test them, and let us return to the Lord.’ So we should be asking ourselves these kind of questions regularly. We should be getting real with God.


What Now?

Take some time to answer the questions in the reading. Try and be as honest with your answers as you can. Then make five action points from what you discover about yourself.

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