Discipline of Submission
An eight-week journey walking through Luke’s Gospel and seeking to Rediscover Jesus’ Kingdom, with a deeper dive into the discipline of submission. It’s not what you think. Or maybe it is. But it’s definitely an area in which we all can grow in our walk with God. Can’t wait to grow with each of you every day in theFormed.life.
When we think of Jesus' practices, do we consider how he embraced submission? Thanks for joining us on this journey pursuing whole-life discipleship together. Watch this video to learn a little more about the Discipline of...
Thanks for joining us! For the next eight weeks we’ll walk through Luke’s Gospel and seek to Rediscover Jesus’ Kingdom, with a deeper dive into the discipline of submission. It’s not what you think. Or maybe it is. But it’s definitely an area in which we all can...
Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward. You are serving the Lord Christ. - Colossians 3:23-24 ESV One of the greatest obstacles to our spiritual growth is not...
Just hearing the word can stir up strong emotions and make us uncomfortable. You know, the dreaded “s” word. Are you ready for it? Submit.
Scripture Memorization Take time today to memorize the promise of self-denial from Jesus in Luke 18:29-30. One of the best ways to meditate on God’s word is to chew on it, and one of the best ways to chew on it is to hide it in your heart. Let the concepts, ideas,...
The disciplines are practices at their core where the Spirit of God does His work of shaping us more into the image of Jesus. Practice the discipline of submission in this way today. TAKE ACTION > VIEW THE FULL POST
In part, listening is an act of submission. When we listen we release control over a conversation, submitting to the terms and direction set by our conversation partner. VIEW FULL POST and VIDEO to help us learn about LISTENING >
Today we will spend time learning about a "Yielding Prayer" called "The Prayer of Examen." Check out the video and post to learn more about this, then take at least 10 minutes at the end of your day to pray. You can do it alone or with your family or roommates. "The Prayer of Examen" is a prayer practice in the evening to reflect upon the day. We would love to hear from you if you have other prayers that you use similar to this.
Take a moment to recite the Lord’s prayer, either quietly or out loud.
If you desire to pray further, you may use this prayer as a model, and expand upon the idea found in each individual line by praying that it would be realized in specific ways in your world and context. | CONVERSATION: After listening to Sunday's sermon, check out our conversation starters and open a discussion around the dinner table.
Take time to reread the passage from Sunday. Review your notes. What is God bringing back to mind from His Word?
VIDEO: Now watch this video and listen in as Tim adds one more nuance we wish we could have shared on Sunday.