Empowered: 2 Timothy1:7

For God did not give us a Spirit of fear but of power and love and self-control.

2 Timothy 1:7 (NET)

Paul is writing his friend and protégé Timothy. In this encouraging letter, he reminds Timothy that the Holy Spirit empowers and directs him. Power for our life comes when we rely on Christ, who strengthens us when we are weak. This power gives us energy, courage, a spirit of love, and the ability to make sound judgments. God has given us the Spirit of love which, carries us through opposition. Strength in God’s Spirit of power and His guidance for self-control. Faith in God empowers and casts out fear.

Are you empowered; do you rely on the power of God to cast away your fear?

Prayer; Our Heavenly Father, we thank you for your love and care. Teach us to seek your direction, rest in Your strength, and rely on Your power. Lord empower us, strengthen us when we are weak. Let us embrace your Spirit of power, love, and self-control. Like the three camellia blossoms are open and closely gathered on the branch, let us have open hearts, closely gathered to the Holy Trinity. In Jesus’ Holy name. Amen

I believe in the power of prayer and would be glad to pray for you.

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8 thoughts on “Empowered: 2 Timothy1:7

  1. I do rely on the power of the spirit to walk in a manner that is right with God. Without His power we would not be consistent in standing firm in our faith.
    May we always remember that and intentionally lean into that power rather than try in our own strength.
    A beautiful reminder Jeanne 💙

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    1. Manu, I agree it’s important to have faith and rely on God’s power, letting go of our control and basking in His divine goodness! It is always good to hear from you! Have a blessed and joy-filled week! 🌟💖🌺🌷

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  2. Woman you need to get these to TBN! They assist in publishing Christian books, etc. Just check them out,please? These are so awesome and I would certainly buy this book, just the size book like Jesus Calling?

    Hugs.❤️ Shalom. 🔥Kathy🎶💃🎶


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    1. Kathy, thank you for the kind comments! A devotional book is something I am considering. I would love to spread His Word, love, and share the joy with readers. Love and cyber hugs! 🌟💖🌺


    1. Hi Dawn! We are blessed to have a loving, faithful, and powerful God. It is always good to hear from you! I hope school is going well; I am sure it is keeping you busy! 😊💖🌟🌺

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