Breaking Bad Habits 7 – Sunday Selah 

Breaking Bad Habits Day 7: Sunday Selah  I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world. (John 16:33, ESV) For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but one who in every respect has been tempted as we are, yet without sin. (Hebrews 4:15, ESV) As we made our way through this…

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Breaking Bad Habits 6 – Weekly Thoughts

Breaking Bad Habits Day 6: Weekly Thoughts No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation he will also provide the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it. (1 Corinthians 10:13, ESV) If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from…

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Breaking Bad Habits 5 – Lustful Thoughts

Breaking Bad Habits Day 5: Lustful Thoughts  You have heard that it was said, “You shall not commit adultery.” But I say to you that everyone who looks at a woman with lustful intent has already committed adultery with her in his heart. (Matthew 5:27-28, ESV)  Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the…

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Breaking Bad Habits 4 – Jealousy and Materialism

Breaking Bad Habits Day 4: Jealousy and Materialism  For you are still of the flesh. For while there is jealousy and strife among you, are you not of the flesh and behaving only in a human way? (1 Corinthians 3:3, ESV) Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with…

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Breaking Bad Habits 3 – No One Likes an Ego Trip

Breaking Bad Habits Day 3: No One Likes an Ego Trip Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall. It is better to be of a lowly spirit with the poor than to divide the spoil with the proud. (Proverbs 16:18-19, ESV) But he gives more grace. Therefore it says, “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.” Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. (James 4:6-7,…

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Breaking Bad Habits 2 – Profanity and Crude Talk 

Breaking Bad Habits Day 2: Profanity and Crude Talk  Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear. (Ephesians 4:29, ESV) But now you must put them all away: anger, wrath, malice, slander, and obscene talk from your mouth. (Colossians 3:8, ESV) Let there be no filthiness nor foolish talk nor crude joking, which are out…

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Breaking Bad Habits 1 – Gossip Has to Go 

Breaking Bad Habits Day 1: Gossip Has to Go   For I fear that perhaps when I come I may find you not as I wish, and that you may find me not as you wish—that perhaps there may be quarreling, jealousy, anger, hostility, slander, gossip, conceit, and disorder.  (2 Corinthians 12:20, ESV)  Do not speak evil against one another, brothers. The one who speaks against a brother or judges his brother, speaks evil against the…

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