Finding Peace - Full - FlippingBook - November 2017

207 ◄ Previous Page Home Chapter Index Next Page ► Hints & Tips Appendix Guidelines for Good Measure In the light of the fact that but one thing is necessary, we can rest assured that the evil one is working with relentless energy in an effort to get God’s children to focus their attention on anything other than THAT ONE THING. (DA330.1) Our wily foe will use his agents to misrepresent the character of God, to complicate the plan of salvation, and to deceive us with no end of half-truths. One of his favorite ploys is to get us to engage in battles that we are not equipped to win and/or to draw us into perilous pursuits that God never intended for us to engage in. With these thoughts in mind, let us carefully consider a few practical guidelines that will help us to ensure that our minds are not drawn away from THAT ONE THING: 1. It is NOT our highest priority in life to try, singlehandedly, to change our characters . Our first duty is to dwell in the secret place with Jesus. As we spend time beholding Him, the Holy Spirit will sanctify our will and He will do the character changing . . .

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