Thursday, August 15

Jesus said to him, “Get up, take up your bed, and walk.”  And at once the man was healed, and he took up his bed and walked.

John 5:8-9

Summary: 

The final step to getting well is…

3. Walk

A. Walk away from lesser things.

  • You need to walk away from some of those old places you used to go.

  • You need to walk away from some of those same old situations you find yourself in.

  • You need to walk away from some of those bad habits you need to kick.

  • You need to walk away from some of those old friends you used to know.

Walk away from lesser things and 

B. Walk to greater things.

Allow God to fill that void in your life. Let Him do for you what you could never do for yourself.

  • Let Him make all things new.

  • Let Him redeem all your broken places.

  • Let Him resurrect everything you thought was dead and gone.

  • Let Him give you beauty for ashes.

Revelation 21:5 says, And he who was seated on the throne said, “Behold, I am making all things new.” Also he said, “Write this down, for these words are trustworthy and true.”

Reflection:

Are you willing to get up, to get rid of your old ways, and walk towards new life in Christ? Do you want to get well?

Prayer:

Father, I want more than anything to get well. Please take all my broken places and make them new. Give me strength to walk towards you every day in every situation.


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  • Listen and Worship.

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  • Read a Book.

  • Retell the Gospel to Yourself.

  • Take Some Notes on Today's Devotional.

  • Pray for Yourself, Your Family, Your Church, and the Lost.

  • Memorize a Verse.

  • List Five Things You're Thankful For.

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