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So Walk in Him - Greg Laurie Daily Devotion - March 5, 2020

Thursday, March 5, 2020

So Walk in Him

“As you therefore have received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in Him.” (Colossians 2:6 nkjv)

When my wife and I go on walks together every now and then, I tend to walk a little faster than she does. So she says, “Greg, slow down. Let’s walk together.”

Or, if I’m walking with one of my grandchildren, I’ll slow down my pace so I’ll be in sync with them.

In the same way, walking with God doesn’t mean asking Him to keep pace with us. Rather, we’re choosing to keep pace with Him, to be in sync with Him. And there’s no greater way to walk with God than to walk in love.

Ephesians 5:2 tells us, “Walk in love, as Christ also has loved us and given Himself for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet-smelling aroma” (nkjv). Then Colossians 2:6 says, “As you therefore have received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in Him” (nkjv).

Over the years I have found myself far more impressed with character than charisma, with persistence than power, and with faithfulness than fame. I have found that maybe the greatest ability of all is dependability.

As the years have passed, I’ve seen a lot of very gifted people essentially self-destruct for no real reason. They have a gifting from God and start off with a bang. But then they go off the rails.

Others start something like a marriage, and then it gets difficult. It isn’t as easy as they hoped it would be. So they give up. Or they start a career, and it didn’t go as they hoped it would. Or they want to go to school, but they don’t complete it. And sadly, there are even people who make a profession of faith but then turn away later.

We want to make each day count. We want to walk in sync with God and finish what we begin.

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