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Abiding in Christ: Week Two

Abiding in Christ: Week Two

Day 5 (Sunday, Feb. 14)

READ: 1 John 1:8-10
• Is there any sin in your life that you are minimizing or ignoring?
• Spend time in confession of sin.
• Receive Jesus’ forgiveness and cleansing for your sin.

Day 6 (Monday, Feb. 15)

READ: 1 John 2:1-2
• Reflect on the truth that Christ’s death was enough to deal with all your sin.
• Marvel that right now Christ is pleading his blood for you before the Father.
• Rest in the finished work of Christ.

Day 7 (Tuesday, Feb. 16)

READ: 1 John 2:3-6
• Can someone tell you’re a Christian by the way you live? Would they see a resemblance to Christ?
• How does your love for God show itself in keeping his commandments?

Day 8 (Wednesday, Feb. 17)

READ: 1 John 2:7-8
• What is the old commandment, and what makes it new? (see Jn. 13:34-35)
• How have you seen the light of Christ at work in your life?

Day 9 (Thursday, Feb. 18)

READ: 1 John 2:9-11
• What does your current affection for and treatment of fellow Christians say about your relationship with God?
• Pray for your church family.

Day 10 (Friday, Feb. 19)

READ: 1 John 2:12-14
• Do you believe God’s encouragement that you are his child and your sins are forgiven through faith in Christ?
• Reflect on all that God has already done in and through you and be encouraged.

Day 11 (Saturday, Feb. 20)

READ: 1 John 2:15-17
• What in this fallen world are you most tempted to love?
• Reflect on the true value of what this world offers in comparison to God.
• What worldly passions or possessions do you need to renounce in pursuit of God?

Gracious Father,
We praise you that your holiness and your love are not at war with each other, but are joined together in our Savior Jesus Christ. May we honor your holiness through love and obedience, following Christ our example. And may we rest in your love and mercy through faith in Christ our advocate. Amen.

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