By His Grace
As “true” Christian girls, we consecrate ourselves to satisfy his calling and functions for our lives. By his grace and in humble dependence on his energy, we’ll:
Search to like the Lord our God with all our coronary heart, soul, thoughts, and power (Deut. 6:4–5; Mark 12:29–30).
Gladly yield management of our lives to Christ as Lord—we’ll say “Yes, Lord” to the Phrase and the need of God (Ps. 25:4–5; Rom. 6:11–13; 16–18; Eph. 5:15–17).
Be girls of the Phrase, looking for to develop in our data of Scripture and to reside in accord with sound doctrine in each space of our lives (Acts 17:11; 1 Pet. 1:15; 2 Pet. 3:17–18; Titus 2:1, 3–5, 7).
Nurture our fellowship and communion with God by way of prayer—in reward, thanksgiving, confession, intercession, and supplication (Ps. 5:2; Phil. 4:6; 1 Tim. 2:1–2).
Embrace and categorical our distinctive design and calling as girls with humility, gratitude, religion, and pleasure (Prov. 31:10–31; Col. 3:18; Eph. 5:22–24, 33b).
Search to glorify God by cultivating such virtues as purity, modesty, submission, meekness, and love (Rom. 12:9–21; 1 Pet. 3:1–6; 1 Tim. 2:9–14).
Present correct respect to each women and men, created within the picture of God, esteeming others as higher than ourselves, looking for to construct them up, and laying aside bitterness, anger, and evil talking (Eph. 4:29–32; Phil. 2:1–4; James 3:7–10; 4:11).
Be faithfully engaged in our native church, submitting ourselves to our non secular leaders, rising within the context of the neighborhood of religion, and utilizing the items he has given us to serve others, to construct up the physique of Christ, and to satisfy his redemptive functions on the earth (Rom. 12:6–8; 14:19; Eph. 4:15, 29; Heb. 13:17).
Search to determine properties that manifest the love, grace, magnificence, and order of God, that present a local weather conducive to nurturing life, and that reach Christian hospitality to these exterior the partitions of our properties.
Honor the sacredness, purity, and permanence of the wedding covenant—whether or not ours or others’ (Matt. 5:27–28; Mark 10:5–9; 1 Cor. 6:15–20; Heb. 13:4).
Obtain youngsters as a blessing from the Lord, looking for to coach them to like and comply with Christ and to consecrate their lives for the sake of his gospel and kingdom (Ps. 127:3; Prov. 4:1–23; 22:6).
Reside out the mandate of Titus 2—as older girls, modeling godliness and coaching youthful girls to be pleasing to God in each respect; as youthful girls, receiving instruction with meekness and humility and aspiring to grow to be mature girls of God who in flip will prepare the following era (Titus 2:3–5).
Search alternatives to share the gospel of Christ with unbelievers (Matt. 28:19–20; Col. 4:3–6).
Mirror God’s coronary heart for orphans, widows, and others who’re susceptible, marginalized, or oppressed, by extending kindness, ministering to their wants within the title of Christ, and selling justice for all individuals as bearers of God’s picture (Matt. 25:36; Luke 10:25–37; James 1:27; 1 Tim. 6:17–19).
Pray for a motion of revival and reformation amongst God’s individuals that can end result within the development of the dominion and gospel of Christ amongst all nations (2 Chron. 7:14; Ps. 51:1–10; 85:6; 2 Pet. 3:9).
This text is tailored from True Girls: The Magnificence and Energy of a Godly Girl by Susan Hunt.
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