As you’re setting goals for the new year, don’t forget to prioritize spiritual ones!
Using these steps has revolutionized my understanding of goal setting and helped me realize that pursuing godliness is greater than any tangible betterment we can pursue.
“For physical training is of some value, but godliness has value for all things, holding promise for both the present life and the life to come,” 1 Timothy 4:8.
Step 1: Remind myself why I’m setting goals – not to “better” myself, but to better reflect Christ in all parts of my life.
When we set goals for our own betterment, they succeed or fail based on our own abilities and strength. But when we rely on Christ to develop our heart, mind and body into that which reflects Him best, our lifestyles are revolutionized for His glory.
Step 2: Ask myself, “What sins are standing in the way of…
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