How to Act Like a True Christian – Digging Deep Into Romans 12:9-21

“Rejoice with those who rejoice.” 
Romans 12:15a

Ask the Spirit to guide you as you read God’s word for today. Remember to read the entire passage.

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  • Sometimes it’s easy to join others in their happiness, but sometimes it is difficult, even painful to rejoice along with others. It could be a struggle that we are going through, or a painful lesson we’ve learned, maybe a great loss or simple envy. But, no matter what… Romans 12 tells us how we are to react to the joy of others. Write it down.
  • Is there a place where you are finding it difficult to rejoice with others. Confess it now, and ask the Lord to change your heart (Psalm 51:10)
  • Remember no matter how alone you may feel. If you know Jesus, He is with you (Matthew 28:20). He will give you the strength to love the unlovable, he will show you joy in the midst of sorrow, or help you overcome envy.We have a choice each day to share joy with others or exist alone in our own little world. How are you going to choose to live?

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Praying that the joy of the Lord will be your strength today.(Nehemiah 8:10)