Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Faith Workout

TODAY'S STEPS
READ:  1 John 4

REFLECT:  How can we know...that we know God?
 

RESPOND:  
1 - Evaluate your daily routine.  Identify any regular habits that tend to distract you from the message of Christ.
2 - Evaluate your goals.  Identify any that are merely designed to create comfort and/or fame for yourself.
3 - List regular habits and goals that help you hear and share the message of Christ.

*Share your thoughts on comments and with your Faith Rx'd Chapter.

"So, my dear children, don’t let anyone divert you from the truth." (1 John 3:7 - The Message)

Friday, April 18, 2014

Faith Workout

TODAY'S STEPS
READ:  Hebrews 12:1-17

REFLECT:  Why did Christ endure the cross for us?
 

RESPOND:  
1 - List 3 specific "weights" you have power to lay down since Christ endured the cross for you.
2 - Spend 5-10 minutes in prayer claiming the promises of this passage.

*Share your thoughts on comments and with your Faith Rx'd Chapter.

"Keep your eyes on Jesus...When you find yourselves flagging in your faith, go over that story again, item by item, that long litany of hostility he plowed through. That will shoot adrenaline into your souls!" (The Message)

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Faith Workout

TODAY'S STEPS
READ:  Hebrews 13

REFLECT:  What is the motivation for the directives found in this chapter?


RESPOND:  

1 - What is "brotherly love?"
2 - Why are you drawn to love some people more than others?
3 - How can you be someone who draws others to love?

*Share your thoughts on comments and with your Faith Rx'd Chapter.

"And because we are thankful, we should worship God in a way that will please him. We should do this with respect and fear." (Hebrews 12:28)

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Faith WOD

TODAY'S STEPS
READ:  1 Timothy 3:14-16

REFLECT:  Why did Paul write the instructions found in this letter to Timothy?


RESPOND:  

1 - How does the "mystery" affect the life you live on a daily basis?
2 - List 4 ways God wants to use your personal life to "support the truth."

*Share your thoughts on comments and with your Faith Rx'd Chapter.

"And God’s church is the support and foundation of the truth. Without a doubt, the secret of our life of worship is great..." (Easy-to-Read Version) 

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Faith WOD

TODAY'S STEPS
READ:  2 Timothy 1

REFLECT:  Why was Paul unashamed?


RESPOND:  

1 - What hinders you from sharing your faith?
2 - What experiences have led you to be more bold in sharing your faith?

*Share your thoughts on comments and with your Faith Rx'd Chapter.

"God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control." (2 Timothy 1:7)

Rich Froning to Share his Faith at Tennessee Tech University Monday, March 31st

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Faith WOD

TODAY'S STEPS
READ:  Lamentations 3:21-66

REFLECT:  What is "new" every morning?


RESPOND:  

1 - What has caused you the most anxiety in recent months?
2 - How does this promise give you hope in the midst of this trial?
3 - How might YOU be useful to the fulfillment of this promise for someone else?

*Share your thoughts on comments and with your Faith Rx'd Chapter.

"Everything that goes into a life of pleasing God has been miraculously given to us by getting to know, personally and intimately, the One who invited us to God. The best invitation we ever received! We were also given absolutely terrific promises to pass on to you—your tickets to participation in the life of God..." (2 Peter 1 - The Message)

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Faith WOD


TODAY'S STEPS
READ:  Psalm 34

REFLECT:  How are we delivered from our fears?

RESPOND:  
1 - List your top 3 fears.
2 - Locate an example from Jesus' life that demonstrates how He conquered, or instructed how to conquer, these fears.
3 - Ask God to help you follow His example.
4 - Take claim to the promise of Christ's life as your hope for living life fearlessly.

*Share your answers on Comments.

"Oh, taste and see that The Lord is good."