I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I now live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me–Galatians 2:20
Paul said that he had been crucified with Chirst. In other words, the head had to stop thinking about himself in order to live for God. And we are encouraged to do the same.
At this point you may be thinking, What about me? Who is going to take care of me? This is usually what prevents us from living the way God wants us to live.
It’s easy to think about what we want, think and feel, but living for yourself is actually a frustrating, empty way of life. It’s amazing how focusing on God and what we can do for others brings freedom from fear about having what we need or want.
The secret to having joy is giving your life away rather than trying to keep it. When you get the focus off of you and onto God, He can show you how to live a truly meaningful life.
I encourage you to start your days by dedicating yourself to God. When you do, He will faithfully help you live a godly life.
From the book “Promises for our everyday lives”