As Christ Has Loved Us

Well, I’ve made it to the 3rd week of my prayer challenge. Reflecting on the past week, I am working toward building a better habit in my prayer life. Complete transparency, I have not met all my goals. I did not make a point to schedule a time each day to pray about renewing my mind, so I didn’t accomplish that goal of praying daily about it. But I did pray about it several times during the week and did have an awareness. I remembered that earlier this year I had chosen trust as my word for 2020. I realized that one of the contributing factors to the struggles with my prayer life is my lack of trusting God. Things bother me when I let myself worry about it rather than give it to God in prayer. Remembering that trust is my word for 2020, I believe is God renewing my mind and helping me be transformed in my prayer life.

That brings us to this week’s prayer prompt. For the next week, I want to focus on love. Specifically I want to pray that I can do better to love how Christ taught me to love. My prayer this week is that I can follow Christ’s lead in how to love others.

Prayer Journal Questions/Notes – Week 3
Who in your life may need some extra love?
What are some ways you can show love for others?
Bible verses that show Christ’s example of showing love to others.

“And walk in love, as Christ also has loved us and given Himself for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet-smelling aroma.”
‭‭Ephesians‬ ‭5:2‬ ‭NKJV‬‬

“Love does no harm to a neighbor; therefore love is the fulfillment of the law.”
‭‭Romans‬ ‭13:10‬ ‭NKJV‬‬

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