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Vital signs- Monday, April 11th, 2022


Spiritual Habits: Quiet Time


Getting time with God each day is one of the spiritual habits of effective people. We develop spiritual fitness by having a quiet time each day for Bible reading and prayer. What's the reason for that? To get direction from God: "Show me the path where I should go, O Lord; point out the right road for me to walk." (Psalms 25:4 TLB) Sometimes we can get so busy in life that we can forget the direction we're going. Like the pilot in World War II flying over the Pacific who radioed back, "I have absolutely no idea where I'm going. I'm lost. But I'm making record time." Many times we get very busy. We need to slow down and get direction from God. This means we spend time with God on a daily basis; we talk to God in prayer; we let Him talk to us from His Word; and we listen for his direction. Jesus is our model; he "often withdrew to lonely places and prayed." (Luke 5:16 NIV) You can't get to know God if you're always in a crowd. You get to know God in a one-on-one encounter. Notice the Bible says Jesus withdrew often; his quiet time was His source of strength. And Jesus teaches that we are strengthened as we develop a deep and intimate relationship with him: "If you remain in me and my words remain in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be given you." (John 15:7 NIV)

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