Gospel Nugget for today . . . .
How do you develop the spiritual strength to do the things that please the Father, rather than the things that please yourself? First and foremost, by spending time in the Word and in prayer. When the power of God was being displayed through the early apostles in great signs and wonders, that's what they were doing. They were giving themselves "continually to prayer, and to the ministry of the word" (Acts 6:4).