In a world where bad news gets far more attention than good, what would it be like if we could practice telling each other the good truths, our testimony, about what God is doing in our lives?
Worship this week: Saturday, 5:00 p.m. in the chapel
Sunday, 8:30 a.m. Traditional Worship in Sanctuary
10:00 a.m. Contemporary worship in Sanctuary this week!
Questions for the week:
- Was there a time when you felt God active in your life? Can you tell that story, speak it out loud?
- Do you feel anxious when considering speaking about faith?
- Can your articulate the reasons for your anxiety?
Tasks for the week: Be deliberate about speaking out loud the truth that God is connected to your daily life: Bless your family members (out loud); Hand your worries to God, and say so out loud; Give yourself permission to testify to your faith
Devotions for the week:
Monday: Exodus 5:14; Mark 1:13-14
Thank you Lord, that even when I wander, your angels watch over me.Lead me, forgive my impatience, and assure me of your love.
Tuesday: Exodus 33:20; John 4:9
Lord, forgive my preoccupation with distant things when you want to connect to my present life through the love of your Son.
Wednesday: Isaiah 62:2; 2 Corinthians 5:17
Thank you, Lord, for calling me by my name and claiming me as your own. Help me to let go of things past, and live as your new creation.
Thursday: Psalm 42:8; Luke 6:12
Help me to make prayer the key to the morning, the seal at the end of the day, and a constant conversation with you as I move through the day.
Friday: Psalm 63:7; Romans 8:38-39
Help me to trust when I don’t feel deserving, to stay connected when life seems to pull us apart, and know that nothing gets in your love’s way!
Saturday: Isaiah 60:2; John 12:46
Thank you, Lord, for coming as the Light that lightens our darkness, and the love that flows within us!
Next week: Practicing Discernment