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Day 24: 28 Days of Scripture and Prayer

December 10, 2016

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Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you. And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity.

Colossians 3:12-14

Every morning, your child wakes up and gets ready for the day. A big part of this preparation is picking out an outfit to wear. For some kids, that includes a lot of drama and 5-25 outfit changes. For others, it involves a quick “smell test” (sniff the arm pits) and out the door. Paul paints a picture in Colossians of the Christian spiritually clothing him/herself.

As you pray this scripture, picture yourself clothing your teen with these virtues.


As your chosen person, holy and dearly loved, this morning I clothe _______________ with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. I pray that as he/she interacts with others, ___________ would bear with others and forgive anyone he/she has a grievance against. May he/she forgive as you have forgiven. And God, over this entire spiritual wardrobe, I pray love, which binds everything together in perfect unity.


Which virtues especially strike you for your teen today and why? ________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________