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Keep a restful heart. Hurts, slights, frustrations, misunderstandings, differences of opinions, or unhappiness with God¬ís providences--may quickly ferment into resentments, critical feelings, and bitterness of spirit--which in turn bubble over in words that cut and bruise.
To avoid this, I determine to drop each disturbing thing at the foot of the Cross, appropriating the healing of Christ¬ís cleansing Blood, and accepting each unwanted thing as His choice for me, remembering that "...God...maketh my way perfect" (Psalm 18:32). Thus shall His peace and rest prevail (1 John 1:9; 1 Peter 5:7; 1 Thess. 5:18).
Operate on the basis of short accounts with God and man. At the earliest awareness of a fault, a failing to measure up to the Divine will for me--being too earthly minded, God¬ís kingdom and righteousness not of first importance, carelessness about some duty, words unkindly spoken, a temper of heart toward anyone that is not of love --I will, humbly seeking His forgiveness and enabling, measure up to whatever adjustments He designates.
By vigilance and obedience keeping the heavenly connection clear, I shall maintain the spiritual glow that permits God to flow constantly through my life in revival.
Saturate myself with God¬ís Word. I shall be judged by this Word (John 12:48). Faith is strengthened and stimulated by the Word (Rom. 10:17). God reveals Himself through the Word, and its knowledge will make me a better witness. Therefore, I shall give it, with prayer, top priority in my daily schedule (Psa. 119:11, 105,130).
Develop my prayer time beyond the "gimme" stage. I purpose to enter more fully into the joys of worship and fellowship with the Lord, allowing Him to talk to me, too (John 4:23,24; Psa. 27:14; 1 John 1:3-7).
Let God use me. My hands, my strength, my possessions, my sympathy, my friendliness, my interest in and concern for those I contact--I will keep submitted to God as channels for revealing Himself to others.
Give as God directs. I will give as much as He chooses, and seek His will as to where He wants it to be used (2 Cor. 9:6-15).
Love. My goal shall be to love my God with an undivided heart and my fellowmen out of "a pure heart fervently" (1 Peter 1:22), because I allow His love to spill itself out through my day by day life (Rom. 5:5).