Discipline of Submission
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 grow in our walk with God. Can’t wait to grow with each of you every day in theFormed.life.
Take a minute and read Paul’s instructions in Ephesians 5:15-6:4 to households. What stands out to you?
MEDITATE ON GOD'S WORD - Jesus looked up and saw the rich putting their gifts into the offering box, and he saw a poor widow put in two small copper coins. And he said, “Truly, I tell you, this poor widow has put in more than all of them. For they all contributed out of their abundance, but she out of her poverty put in all she had to live on.” | Luke 21:1-4
If we cannot honor and serve our own family, what hope do we have of honoring our boss? Our church family? Our neighbor? God Himself?
One of my favorite things about going to Colorado is the drive. The slow gradual build from the prairies to the Rockies never gets old. And it’s why we intentionally leave our home early in the morning in order to see the glory of the mountains in daylight.
Conversation Starters help us dig deeper, connecting Sunday’s sermons with our Monday lives. These prompts have been designed to help you grow in your relationship with God, with one another, and with your neighbors. | What would you change about this world if you could?
Read and consider Luke 21:1-4. How do Jesus’ words communicate his heart?
If you have been engaging weekly, you are in week 5 of 8. Keep it up! If you are just now joining us in this journey, welcome! Sometimes God works best in our lives not in the constant chasing after the new, but often in the faithful and regular engagement of the old. May it be so! In part, listening is an act of submission... READ MORE >