By God's grace, we can change and grow. Growth involves not only turning from what is wrong but also turning towards what is right. It is a continual process of choosing to obey. As we conclude week 1 of the 20 day challenge, Colossians 3 focuses on putting off sinful habits and putting on godly characteristics (v. 1-17). When we do this, we can then fully live in relationship with others in a way that pleases God (v. 18-25).



  • As you read Colossians 3, a great prayer to ask is found in Psalm 139:23-24
    • "Search me, God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts.
      See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting."
    • Pray and ask God to show you areas that need to grow and change.
  • To become the right person and grow, are there sinful habits that you need to put off?
  • To become the right person and grow, are there godly actions that you need to start?

Additional Resources:

10 Basic Steps Toward Christian Maturity