Throughout the Experiencing God teaching – the author reveals each part of the Seven Realities to help us understand how to truly “experience” our relationship with Christ. Blackaby refers often to the Seven Realities, so it’s important to know them and understand the meaning. When I studied this I was especially moved by number 4 – God speaks by the Holy Spirit through the Bible, prayer, circumstances, and the church. Because of Reality #4, I was able to know when and how God was speaking to me. Especially as I journal and read the bible, journaling helps me to look back at what I learn and in the present, journaling helps me to take a piece of a larger part of the scripture reading and apply it to my life. Continue reading The Seven Realities of Experiencing God
Mark 10:27 “Jesus looked at them intently and said, “Humanly speaking, it is impossible. But not with God. Everything is possible with God.” Continue reading Possibilities with God
Date: January 16, 2010 Tired? Be Yoked with Jesus Scripture Readings: Gen 32:13-34:31, Matt 11:7-30, Psalm 14:1-7, Proverbs 3:19-20 S – Scripture: Matt 11:28-30 Then Jesus said, “come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you. Let me teach you, because I am humble and gentle at heart, and you … Continue reading What is a Yoke?
Today’s Date: January 15, 2010 Will You be “Liked”, if you Deny Christ? Reading: Gen 31:17-32:12, Matt 10:24-11:6, Psalm 13:1-6, Proverbs 3:16-18 S – Scripture: “Everyone who acknowledges me publicly here on earth, I will also acknowledge before my Father in heaven. But everyone who denies me here on earth, I will also deny before my Father in heaven.” Mt 10:32-33 O – Observation: Jesus … Continue reading Will You be Liked, if you Deny Christ?
Today’s Date: January 14, 2010 The Sin Buildup (ODB) Reading: Gen 30-31:16, Matt 10:1-23, Psalm 12:1-8, Proverbs 3:13-15 & Our Daily Bread (ODB): II Corin 4:7 S – Scripture: We have this treasure in earthen vessels that the excellence of the power may be of God and not of us. —2 Corinthians 4:7 O – Observation: The daily devotions from ODB made me think about … Continue reading Don't Let Sin Build-Up
Today’s Date: January 13, 2010 Are You Open to Discipline? Reading: Gen 28 – 29:35, Matt 9:18-38, Psalm 11:1-7, Proverbs 3:11-12 S – Scripture: Proverbs 3:11-12 “My child, don’t reject the Lord’s discipline, and don’t be upset when he corrects you. For the Lord corrects those he loves, just as a father corrects a child in whom he delights.” O – Observation: I … Continue reading Are You Open to Discipline?
What is The Truth? In 2008 during a midweek service I saw a promotion of The Truth Project. I was immediately intrigued. Shortly afterwards, I attended a small group and went through the 13 week series. It changed my life. The Truth Project is primarily taught by Dr. Del Tackett, and special guest speakers; presented by Focus on the Family. There are many circumstances, teachings, readings, experiences – that have … Continue reading What is the Truth? What is Worldview?
Date: January 10, 2010 Title: Trusting in God, Not in Your Own Understanding Scripture Readings: Gen 23 – 24:51, Matt 8:1-17, Psalm 9:13-20, Prov 3:1-6 S – Scripture: “Trust in the Lord with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding. Seek his will in all you do, and he will show you which path to take. –Proverbs 3:5-6 O – … Continue reading Trusting in God
Today’s Date: Jan 4, 2010 Reading: Gen 8-10, Matt 4:12-25, Psalm 4:1-8, Proverbs 1:20-23 Blackaby’s Experiencing God: Isaiah 66:2 Title: Trembling at God’s Word S – Scripture: “But on this one will I look: On him who is poor and of a contrite spirit, And who trembles at My word.” Isaiah 66:2 O – Observation: Blackaby shares a great devotion today that you can click … Continue reading Trembling at God's Word
How to recognize some problems require us to go through a process Reading:Gen 5:1-7:24, Matt 3:7-4:11, Psalm 3:1-8, Proverbs 1:10-19 Message from: Luke 18:1-8 Title: Recognize Some Problems Require a Process S – Scripture: “And shall God not avenge His own elect who cry out day and night to Him, though He bears long with them? I tell you that He will avenge them speedily. … Continue reading Problems that require us to go through a process