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.
Read the words of the Apostle Paul in Philippians 2:3-4 that are rooted in the character of Jesus.
One of the most effective ways to consider the needs of the vulnerable is to listen to their experiences and seek to understand their pain. What person or people group do you find it difficult to submit to in this way? Why do you think that is the case? ...
Meditate on the Scripture for this week. Hear it in context. Write it in your journal. | And they were not able in the presence of the people to catch him in what he said, but marveling at his answer they became silent. | Luke 20:26
In Jesus’ economy, the sign of true greatness is measured by one’s ability and willingness to submit and serve the least, last, and lost. | READ MORE >
Take time to reread the scripture passage from Sunday. Review your sermon notes. What is God bringing back to mind from His Word? What part of your life do you still think you are better at than Jesus? Listen as we explore how Jesus’ brilliance should change everything about your everyday life. | JESUS IS THE EXPERT AT EVERYTHING >
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 neighbors. | Where are you playing games with Jesus?
On some days — like today — we invite you to engage in the same practice over multiple weeks. Our desire is that by weekly repetition we do more than have a one-off experience. Rather we build a new spiritual habit. Listening to Jesus is a spiritual muscle that must be exercised regularly that we might grow in our attunement of Him by the power of the Holy Spirit. | READ MORE >
Listening to Jesus is a spiritual muscle that must be exercised regularly that we might grow in our attunement of Him by the power of the Holy Spirit. With that in mind, we are taking eight Fridays in a row while focusing on the discipline of submission to strengthen our listening muscles.