Practicing spiritual self-care according to God’s Word: Take a Personal Retreat
Practicing spiritual self-care according to God’s Word: Prayer
It is in prayer, we praise God, repent of sin, thank Him for His provision and protection, bring our petitions to Him, and ask for wisdom and guidance as we seek His will. — Julia Bruce
As we listen to the sermons at church or from some of our favorite godly speakers, the Holy Spirit will speak to us through them to grow us spiritually, help us identify any teachings that are false, and point out areas of sin that we need to confess and repent.
Just as we visit our doctor for annual medical checkups, we need to monitor our spiritual health often and allow the Holy Spirit to give us a spiritual checkup. Using Romans 12:9-21 as a basis for our spiritual examination, ask the Holy Spirit to examine you in each area in these verses. What did the Holy Spirit reveal to you? Take time to repent where needed and consider what improvements God wants you to make at this
As we repent of our sins and ask Christ to be our Lord and Savior, our spiritual self that was dead and lost in sin comes alive and we are a new creation as the blood of Christ cleanses us from all sin.