5:22-24 (NIV), “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance,
kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law. Those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified
the flesh with its passions and desires.
The second day is sometimes the hardest in removing those items from
your diet in which you are accustomed to eating and drinking. Find strength from
today’s verse that by the power of the Holy Spirit you have self-control! Know
that the same power that raised Christ from the grave is available to you. Tap
into that power today as you press in and focus on Him.
God, thank you for sending me the Holy Spirit to dwell within me…leading
me, guiding me, strengthening me. God, thank you that there is nothing that is
too hard for me, with the power of the Holy Spirit. Lord, strengthen me today
to withstand the temptations that I may face and help me to stay focused on
what it is you want to do in and through me. In Jesus’ name…Amen.