Thursday, October 19, 2006

"Surprised by Change" Pt. 3

[I am continuing to journal the study questions from Chapter 2 of John Ortberg's The Life You've Always Wanted. For some "look ahead" at the book, I have posted the chapter titles at the index link at the bottom.]

Some Personal Stuff

Prayer Direction:
Take time to prayer for group members who feel spiritually depleted and whose tanks are running low. Pray for a fresh filling of the presence of God and for renewed and authentic faith
Living the Life:
Take time in the coming week to help fuel up one of your small-group members through praying daily for them; through an affirming note; or by some creative means of encouragement
Personal Reflection:
What are some of the boundary markers the reflect the spiritual life of your church or community?
  • Vocabulary
  • Dress
  • Major Do's
  • Major Don'ts
  • Worship Style
Personal Disciplines:
The author said that Jesus was the most approachable person who ever lived. What can you do to grow in your approachability and be more like Jesus

All of these are more private spiritual questions for your personal reflection.

Please be free to share these personal reflections as you are moved. Particularly, if you are in need of the prayer in the "prayer direction", or wish to be supported by someone "Living the Life" - please say so in the comments.

Next in series: "Training vs. Trying"
Index to Series

1 comment:

  1. Congratulations!
    Those Posts are been very usefull to me... to discuss the book with a friend / disciple!
    Thank you and God bless you.


How to debate charitably (rules are links to more description of rule):
1. The Golden Rule
2. You cannot read minds
3. People are not evil
4. Debates are not for winning
5. You make mistakes
6. Not everyone cares as much as you
7. Engaging is hard work
8. Differences can be subtle
9. Give up quietly