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Devotion: Resolutions of faith

Devotion: Resolutions of faith

“For this very reason, after applying every effort, add moral excellence to your faith. To moral excellence, add knowledge. To knowledge, add self-control. To self-control, add patient endurance. To patient endurance, add godliness. To godliness, add brotherly affection. And to brotherly affection, add love. For if you have these qualities and they are increasing, they are going to keep you from being idle or unfruitful in regard to your knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ” (2 Peter 1:5-8 Evangelical Heritage Version).

Joel C. Seifert

Eat better. Save money. Exercise more.

Those aren’t bad resolutions. If you’re one of the 8 percent of people who keep resolutions like that every year, you’ve probably found great blessings in them. But God offers us even more meaningful resolutions. He doesn’t just encourage us to change how we take care of our bodies or spend our money. He talks about changing who we are.

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