But the Holy Spirit produces this kind of fruit in our lives: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against these things! (Galatians 5:22–23)
Which one of these characteristics would most enrich your life if you pursued it?
Physical training is good, but training for godliness is much better, promising benefits in this life and in the life to come. (1 Timothy 4:8)
We train our bodies and we train for our jobs, but what are some ways that you could start training yourself to better connect with God?
It is more blessed to give than to receive. (Acts 20:35b)
Is there something you can give this week, in order to experience the richness of God’s blessing?
Don’t be selfish; don’t try to impress others. Be humble, thinking of others as better than yourselves. (Philippians 2:3)
Does your pursuit of success ever come at a cost to people around you?
Don’t love money; be satisfied with what you have. For God has said, “I will never fail you. I will never abandon you. (Hebrews 13:5)
How do your finances create a sense of security/insecurity for you? What would it be like to truly trust God to care for you?
God saved you by his grace when you believed. And you can’t take credit for this; it is a gift from God. (Ephesians 2:8)
The most important thing in our lives—our salvation—came without us earning it. How does our pursuit of success reflect that gift?