Whenever you fail to see his integrity taking hold in your life, make this a matter of deep repentance and renewal. Recognize what happens in the lives of those around you when you fail to be humble, authentic, and pure; when those already deceived by lies do not see truth lived out even in the people of God. Enter the throne room of your King in prayer tonight, laying down your independent streak and picking up what he alone can do to change your values and desires.
Is your heart in his hands? Then his integrity can grow from your fingertips. It’s not something we do on our own–trying harder to be a good person. Yet with the kingdom transfer we’ve had, we received a new life, and this new life can be lived through the work of Christ on the cross and the power of the spirit. Through him you can be uncommonly good…and point a confused world toward the risen King who will one day make all things perfect.
Subversive Kingdom, p 113.