Can't vs. Won't

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In this Insight for Living video clip, Chuck Swindoll, author, radio broadcaster and Senior Pastor of Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco, TX, cautions us about the word "can't".

Christians need to be cautious with "can't". We often use the word to excuse ourselves from the difficulty of doing something we don't want to do. Let us adopt Chuck's suggestion: "With the help of God, I will."

Read Philippians 4:13. What is something that you should be doing, but have not risked for fear of failure?
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Read 1 Corinthians 10:13. What is something that you know you should stop doing, but believe it is impossible to quit?
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Right now, spend a few minutes in prayer about these things you have written above. Ask God to lead you and help you in choosing righteousness. Tell Him that, with His help, you will.

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If you'd like to learn more about the help of the Holy Spirit in your Christian walk, our friends at Insight for Living recommend Embraced by the Spirit: The Untold Blessings of Intimacy with God by Chuck Swindoll. To view that book, click here.