“Guard your heart above all else, for it determines
the course of your life.” ~ Proverbs 4:23
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ROOTS. We need them to grow. Where our roots are planted will determine how well we will grow.
Only roots planted in the love of God will flourish. Paul writes in Ephesians 3: 17, “Your roots will grow down into God’s love and keep you strong.”
Are your roots anchored in God’s love? If not, why not? Has shame or sorrow or sin kept you from sinking your roots deep into God’s love? If so, let God help you push through that pain, for there is freedom on the other side.
Growth begins in the roots. How are your roots? Sink them deep into God’s love, and you will know abundant life!
I pray in Paul’s words for you today that God “from His glorious, unlimited resources…will empower you with inner strength through His Spirit. Then Christ will make His home in your hearts as you trust in Him. Your roots will grow down into God’s love and keep you strong. And may you have the power to understand, as all God’s people should, how wide, how long, how high, and how deep His love is. May you experience the love of Christ, though it is too great to understand fully. Then you will be made complete with all the fullness of life and power that come from God” (Ephesians 3: 16-19 NLT).
Now, it’s YOUR turn: How do you sink your roots into God’s love? Please leave your valued comment in the box below.
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