Removing Bad Habits

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A wise old farmer is walking his grandson around the edge of the farm teaching him life lessons as they casually stroll in their overalls.  The farmer stops at….

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17 thoughts on “Removing Bad Habits

  1. mamajudes says:

    I love this analogy. It is very true, but something we don’t ‘see’ when the bad choices we make begin to take root in our hearts.

  2. jsheeleygbc says:

    If you don’t mind I’d like to use this story as an illustration for my sermon on Self-Control (2 Peter 1:3-11) this week. Love it.

  3. Rajiv says:

    Excellent analogy. This brings home a wonderful lesson, simply, and without being preachy

  4. Well, that was way too true and a little bit close to home!! It’s already been mentioned, but it was a great analogy, taking a situation that can be complex and bringing it down to a very basic and understandable level. So, well done there – but again – yuck – it hits close to home!

  5. What an awesome word picture! It is true the longer a habit lingers the harder it is to remove the roots. But it is important to remember that even when it becomes impossible for us to gain victory it is still possible with God.

  6. Great story Cranston! Excellent lesson 🙂

  7. blissluk says:

    Very nice analogy! So much truth tom it! 🙂

  8. Old habits die hard. plain and simple. Good analogy.

  9. Awesome, that’s all I have to say

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