Today’s Key Verse:
1 Follow God’s example, therefore, as dearly loved children 2 and walk in the way of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God. (Ephesians 5:1-2 NIV)
Other Verses to Note:
- Ephesians 5:1-33
- Ephesians 6:1-20
- Read Ephesians 5:1-20 a couple of times. Based on these verses, write a description of what’s involved in imitating Christ. How much of this description matches your own lifestyle? Pray for God’s strength in developing a more Christlike character.
- Think about the spiritual battles you are facing right now. They might include temptation, discouragement, or a personal problem that’s testing your faith. Set aside time every day to pray about this battle. Ask God to give you a winning strategy and to help you submit completely to Him. Then trust Him to bring victory.