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TAKE THE INITIATIVE

10 May

Add to your faith virtue…

2 Peter 1:5
http://www.BibleStudyTools.com/search/?query=2pe+1:5&sr=1

“Add” means there is something we have to do. We are in danger of
forgetting that we cannot do what God does, and that God will not do
what we can do. We cannot save ourselves nor sanctify ourselves, God
does that; but God will not give us good habits, He will not give us
character, He will not make us walk aright. We have to do all that
ourselves, we have to work out the salvation God has worked in. “Add”
means to get into the habit of doing things, and in the initial
stages it is difficult. To take the initiative is to make a
beginning, to instruct yourself in the way you have to go.”

Oswald Chambers, My Utmost for His Highest

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