HISTEMIGreek word: Establish “upholds”Confirmed OR Conformed (Romans 12:2)To those who establish their OWN righteousnessTo those who SUBMIT to God’s righteousness2 Corinthians 13
2 Corinthians 13:5-8 (HCSB)5 Test yourselves [to see] if you are in thefaith. Examine yourselves. Or do you notrecognize for yourselves that Jesus Christ isin you?—unless you fail the test.6 And I hope you will recognize that we arenot failing the test.7 Now we pray to God that you do nothingwrong, not that we may appear to pass thetest, but that you may do what is right,even though we [may appear] to fail.8 For we are not able to do anythingagainst the truth, but only for the truth.
Our Faith,Hope and LoveIn this moment and at this time-- Your truths sustain me. I fallto my knees acknowledging myweakness, and then, seeingYour strength, You reach outfrom above to touch Your handto mine. May all I do this daybring You honor and glory!
A word of encouragementMy greatest desire is to serve You andYour people, and my heart of worshipfor you. Especially in this season ofstruggle and suffer in this wickedplaces. There is no better way to livewithout You. Give us all the wisdomwe need to be discerned. Grant usYour loving and compassionate heartto all we meet so we can be truewitnesses of Your truths.
John 14:25-28 (NLT)25 I am telling you these things now while Iam still with you.26 But when the Father sends the Advocate asmy representative—that is, the Holy Spirit—hewill teach you everything and will remind youof everything I have told you.27 “I am leaving you with a gift—peace ofmind and heart. And the peace I give is a giftthe world cannot give. So don’t be troubled orafraid.28 Remember what I told you: I am goingaway, but I will come back to you again.
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The Spirit versus the FleshGalatians 5:16-18Galatians 5:19-21Galatians 5:22-25