This word reminds me to draw near to God, as He draws me near to Him; to leave my distractions behind and to enjoy a renewed relationship with Him.
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I know God’s truth and promises, but so often I fail to abide in them. Instead I set out to make it happen. I end… Read More
God is calling me to abide in Him – put my attention on Him.
Want that intimate relationship with God. To be immersed. To live in Him. Abide.
For me, abide has the sense of being close, at home in a relationship with another. I want to Abide in Christ, and He… Read More
A few weeks before my boss challenged us with this book I had visited a friend’s house and she had the word Abide… Read More
I chose ABIDE because that one little word holds all the longings of my heart right now, longings of mindfulness and… Read More
It felt right. .peaceful
I want to abide in Christ so that His desires for me become my own heart’s desires. I know that, apart from Him, I can… Read More
I did not choose my word, God gives me my one word for every year over the last nine years.
John 15:5 and 2 Cor 12:9 are my current daily prayers.
I need to remember that God’s got this. That no matter what, if I remain in Him, He will carry me through.
I’ve gone through a major life change and am having to totally rely on the Lord. Learning to abide in Him is essential… Read More
4 Abide in Me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, unless it abides in the vine,… Read More
You are invited to revisit John 15:1-11 (the NASB version uses “abide” , and that connotation of remain/dwell/rest… Read More
I had been praying for a word in the weeks leading up to the new year, and the theme of “abiding” kept coming up in… Read More
I chose my word after reading John 15:5-10. I believe if I abide in Christ and he in me a lot of the other words I… Read More
My person I thought of that I most want to be like is Jesus and that word stands out to me as to what I need to do more… Read More
I prayed and even before I heard about this, it was bubbling up in my heart. Through abiding in Christ, my whole… Read More
One of my major weaknesses is that I let busyness distract me from spending time with my Creator and Savior.… Read More
I want to be fed spiritually and that will only be accomplished through abiding in God
Through all the turmoil of life, 2014 is a year that I will need to Abide in God’s Presence.
As I read through the book I thought the whole time that discern would be my word. I have been on a journey for 14… Read More
I chose abide because my desire is to abide in Christ and allow Him to abide in me
When everyone and everything is constantly changing, ABIDING in Christ keeps us grounded and strong. This is my year… Read More
God gave me this word a long time ago. Since my husband had a stroke, I want to refocus my thoughts on God, as He… Read More
I wish to learn to abide in Him constantly
It is not a mere word, there is a depth to it. It tells of our union with Christ. A union that lasts forever. Yet there… Read More
God is calling me to abide in Him this year. In this place he has called me to, for the work he has called me to do.
There were many words that came to mind, but at the root of all of these thoughts is Jesus. Abiding in His love and… Read More
“Abide” backs up last year’s word which was “Listening”.
I want to embody every aspect of this word. When I read the definition I found myself saying yeas and amen to every… Read More
To abide with my God, to be grounded so deep, to breathe his breath and line up with the Spirt’s purposes and flow
I wanted to be a person who is content, “zen,” not thrown off by life’s ups and downs, not hurried, not anxious. I’d… Read More