Uncomfortable (S1) - Day 6

Galatians 2:20
My old self has been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me. So I live in this earthly body by trusting in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.

And this is it.

It is about giving our lives to God for his will and bidding. We have given them up when we accept Christ, but this text is an excellent reminder that we are now living the life of Christ, the one that he gave us, rather than the one we have been forging to create all this time. We can even lean into the great things that God has for us.

How many of us can say that we live our lives this way? It is difficult to understand how we are to give our lives over to God and let God have control. It is an act of faith that we would have to lean into.

This text even says more than your life is now Christ's, but it says that it is no longer even you who live, but Christ who lives in you. This is total surrender. It is the discomfort of living a life that is no longer your own. We must learn to be uncomfortable with Jesus not only in our hearts but with Jesus inhabiting our whole being. It is going to get uncomfortable because you are going to live in ways you never have before. You will make decisions that seem crazy and go on adventures you never even dreamed possible. You will live in significant ways you couldn't have imagined and reap the blessings of living for Christ in a way you never have before.

I get excited even thinking about it for you.

It is time that we stop living these mundane lives that seek out comfort wherever we can find it. We should seek lives that don't make sense, are on the edges of our faith, and don't look like what the world has planned for us. Let's do something radically different from what people expect. Let's live as if we are disciples of Christ leaning into the discomfort. Let's give radically, let's love wildly, and let's change the world for Christ.

1. What have you always wanted to do for Christ? Do it!
2. What has God led you to that you never thought you would ever do?
3. How can you find a way to give everything over to Christ in a way that you have never done before?
4. Are you ready to be uncomfortable?

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