bankruptcy is way more than just a statement. It involves understanding
that you cannot fix the problem on your own. Richard Foster describes it as
Paul did with sowing and reaping. In order to sow and reap we must first break
up the ground. This is our hearts. We have to understand that we are broken and
need God’s spirit in our lives. Next comes putting God’s spirit in our lives. So,
the question comes – what does this look like? What does it look like to have
God’s spirit in us? Here are some tips:
Getting into God’s word
Getting into God’s work
Getting into God’s will
Think about farming – even after
planting the seed it is still up to nature to allow the
to grow. This force in our spiritual
lives is God’s grace. We can’t grow by ourselves – but with God’s grace we can.
He will water that spirit of growth allowing us to grow closer to him.
how, as a family, you can accomplish these 3 tasks.