But Daniel resolved not to defile himself with the royal food and wine, and he asked the chief official for permission not to defile himself this way. 9 Now God had caused the official to show favor and compassion to Daniel, 10 but the official told Daniel… Daniel 1:8-9
The 4 R’s of Recovery
“Faith sees the invisible, believes the incredible and receives the impossible”
God gives me Victor over my circumstances when I choose not to be a Victim to them.
For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do. Ephesians 2:10
Soak and Share
Here are some practical ways you can apply today’s message and share them with others.
MEMORY VERSES: Zephaniah 3:17
“The Lord your God is with you, the Mighty Warrior who saves. He will take great delight in you; in his love he will no longer rebuke you, but will rejoice over you with singing.”
Lord, thank you for bringing me to where I am today. Even though there are circumstances in my life out of my control, help me to remember who I am and to stand firm in my convictions. Thank you that my life is part of a bigger picture and that you are always with me. Amen.
ASK & REFLECT:
What are the challenges in my life that are overwhelming me? What can I do to stay focused on what is important?
How can I put on the brakes when everyone around me is trying to change who I am?
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READ & Reflect: Daniel 1
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