There is a lot of power in “daily.”
I saw a quote scroll by somewhere on social media that read: “Small Daily Improvements Bring Staggering Results.” Sometimes we overestimate what we can do in a week and underestimate what we can do in a year. Bite-sized, little bits each day definitely pays off.
If you read a little each day, practice a little each day, exercise a little each day, you can make a big difference in your life by the end of a month or year.
After reading this quote, I began reflecting on some of the things Christians should do each day. Through these small daily habits, God can bring staggering results in our lives:
Daily prayer is powerful because it allows us to surrender. We get a glimpse of God’s power and heart. Jesus teaches us in Mark 9 that there are some things that can only happen through prayer!
Read the Bible
You can’t cram spiritual maturity. You must read a little, reflect a little, apply a little each day. Getting in the habit of reading a chapter or two from scripture each day will help shape your life.
Pick Up The Cross Daily
Dying to ourselves and putting the focus on Jesus in our lives is important. This daily act is reflected in our schedules, in our commitment to serving others, and in our faithfulness to be in corporate worship. It helps shape how we interact with friends, co-workers, and bosses.
Give of yourself to others. Give thanks. Give to missions. Give to those who need it. Give to your church. Give your time to your family and friends. Tithe ten percent of your income to God’s work.
Invest In Relational Banks
One big trip a year won’t replace the little bits of daily time invested in the lives of your spouse and kids. When you spend some time each day listening, making eye contact, responding and encouraging, it builds on itself and increases your relational banks.
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