I read the following this morning and it is such a good reminder about transformation and having the right attitude. 💕 I often ask my children to “change their attitude,” but I know I benefit from checking and changing my attitude, too! This devotion is from A Thankful Heart (YouVersion, Angus Buchan, The Bible With Grassroots Reflections) and is a great reminder of the benefits of having the right attitude. I pray you are blessed today and every day!
THE RIGHT ATTITUDE
“Give, and it will be given to you: good measure, pressed down, shaken together, and running over will be put into your bosom. For with the same measure that you use, it will be measured back to you.” Luke 6:38
Transformation comes through a trusting attitude. The thing I love the most is telling people there’s a better way to approach this life on earth. We do have the answer for reconciliation; our marriages, homes, businesses, and lives can be different, if we would only put our trust in God.
Transformation comes from a willing attitude. God is no respecter of persons. He will use any man, any woman, any boy, or any girl who is prepared to put their hand up for Him. You may think you’re not a worthy vessel, or suffer from the common afflictions of low self-esteem, an inferiority complex, or a case of “woe is me.” Put your hand up anyway. Ask God to change your attitude. Each and every one of us has the opportunity to pursue a God-given vision if we trust God.
Transformation comes from a loving attitude. Remember, too, Jesus said to love your neighbor as yourself. If we truly start to do this, we’ll see a change, not only in our personal lives, but in business, in our community, and in the church. God blesses us to bless others.
Transformation comes from a hopeful attitude. Many people feel they’ve messed up too badly and there’s no hope for them. This is a fallacy. If we look in the Bible, God continually used people who had transgressed. However, the requirement is that we repent, which means to stop doing what we have been doing, turn away from sin, and start again.
God, please transform my attitude today. Amen.