Titus 2:11-12 For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men. It teaches us to say “No” to ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright and godly lives in this present age.
Help me do just that, Lord, that I live a self-controlled, upright, and godly life. For I desire to please you and fear displeasing you. So why do I do the opposite at times? Why do I please myself and displease you? Yet, in spite of that, by your grace I have been pardoned for all my sins. Thank you! By your grace I am empowered to live for you (not me)! Each day, then, help me move forward that my faith progresses (not regresses) as I strive to live a self-controlled, godly, upright life. Amen.