Changing Habits

These few, short, convicting lines were originally posted on Nancy Leigh DeMoss’s Revive Our Hearts, Seeking Him, March 27, 2015.

At one point in my life, I found myself coming home every night after work, turning on the TV, and using it as a companion.
God began to show me that the television was becoming a barrier in my relationship with Him. I’m ashamed to say that I resisted God’s conviction for months.
The real issue was whether I would obey in humility and brokenness or whether I would resist God in pride. You’re faced with the same decision every time God’s Spirit convicts you of something.
TV may not be a problem for you. There may be some other issue where God is calling you to surrender. But I’ll tell you that when I finally said, “Yes, Lord,” and made the changes I knew I needed to make, it led to incredible new freedom and fruitfulness in my life. I don’t know what you may be struggling with, but whatever it is, let me just encourage you: Don’t delay obedience.