Discipline to Change

Justifying ourselves or blaming others for our own lack of self-control gives us the excuse to keep such actions. Refusing to allow these excuses paves the way for the discipline needed to change.

But I discipline my body and bring it into subjection, lest, when I have preached to others, I myself should become disqualified. ‭‭I Corinthians‬ ‭9:27‬

God of eternal hope, I fight with aim and make no excuses for my lack of self-control regardless of my weaknesses or outside influences. I know this is how I will learn to discipline my body and bring it into subjection as I run the race for my prize. There are many times that I fail. Forgive me for these moments. Show me what I am lacking so I will exercise restraint to overcome the temptations that could cause my disqualification for my imperishable crown. Amen.

Truth in love,

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