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The King-Daniel (Chapter 3)

Episode Invitation: Reflect on both times of blessing and times of pain in your life, where you experienced the faithfulness of God. Talk to God about painful times in your life that may have caused you to question that God is faithful. Ask God to show you what thing(s) in your life are testing your faithfulness or keeping you from loving Him above all else?

Love University Examen-Reflection

Episode Invitation: Prayerfully Reflect on this question- Has  my love for others increased in the last 12 months ? John 13:34-35 “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. 1 John 4:16 And so we know and rely on the love God has for us. God is love. Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in them. 1 John 4:12 No one…

Gifted-Bethany Ho Interview

Episode Invitation:  Ask God to show you what His heart for the Nations is. Look for His invitations as you read His word this week. If you feel some tug from the Holy Spirit, talk to Him about it. There are so many ways to engage!

Gifted-The Opposition

Episode Invitation: What spiritual lies keep you from receiving God’s love and gifts? What spiritual lies keep you from bringing God’s love and gifts to others? Ask God to show you what is true and how to stand against the lies that oppose that truth.

Gifted-The Most Excellent Way

Episode Invitation: Ask yourself what you believe about spiritual gifts? Sit before God with your beliefs.  Ask Him to show you areas that may need a different perspective. Then read through 1 Corinthians 13:4-7 and consider how it describes the way you view the church.  Can you substitute “I” for “love” or “it?”  Talk to God about that. 1 Corinthians 13:4-7 Love is…

Gifted-The Limitless Holy Spirit

Episode Invitation: Yield to the Holy Spirt (Welcome the Holy Spirit, ask Holy Spirit to fill you) Walk in the Spirit (Welcome the Holy Spirit’s transforming love and power in all areas of your life) Minister in the power of the Spirit (Giving the fruit and gifts of the Spirit to others)

Gifted-Being the Gift

Episode Invitation:  Consider two questions: How much do you desire to fall more deeply in love with Jesus? What is one step you will take this week to seek Jesus? Put those answers into practice this week.

Gifted-Co-heir

Episode Invitation: Read the following- You are God’s beloved child and a co-heir with Christ. You are God’s image bearer, a Spirit empowered minister who is uniquely gifted for this purpose. Work through the following- 1. Which statement/s do you know is/are true and which do you find difficult to believe? 2. Ask God for what you desire. 3. Ask the Holy Spirit for…

Gifted-God Already Knows

Episode Invitation: Spend time asking yourself if you really believe God has given you purpose and grace “before the ages began”. How convinced am I that God already knew me? Notice and thank God for the purpose and grace you see.

Getting to #YourBestLife-New Spirit

Episode Invitation: Invite and welcome the Holy Spirit into your life. Ephesians 3:16-17 I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being, 17 so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith that you may be filled to the measure of all the fullness of God.

Getting to #YourBestLife-Letting Go

Episode Invitation: Take some time this week to sit with one of your deaths, losses or disappointments and see how or if you have progressed through each of these steps from the Passover to Pentecost. Become willing to share where you are in this journey with God and with some trusted friends. Come back next week ready to embrace the truth that there is a New Spirit that…

Getting to #YourBestLife-Adjustment

Episode Invitation: “God longs to be with you, especially when you are not doing well.” Welcome Jesus into where you really are. Into your loss and your hope, trusting in Him and what He has promised Allow others who love you to come into your process of grief.

Getting to #YourBestLife-Loss

Episode Invitation: Invite the Holy Spirit to show you  any loss, or losses, in your life that need to be acknowledged. Name your loss to God and welcome Jesus into the pain of that loss. Then, share your loss with a trusted brother or sister in Christ and let them pray for you.

Getting to #YourBestLife-Trouble

Episode Invitation: Last week-  Ask Jesus to bring to mind something from your own life that needs the new spirit God wants to give. This week- In prayer, fully articulate your trouble/pain/ disappointment to God. Then ask for His will to be done. Bring some trusted friends into this trouble.

Getting to #YourBestLife

Episode  Invitation:  During some quiet time, ask Jesus to bring to mind something from your own life that needs the new spirit God wants to give. Walk through the next 6 weeks with this in mind.  Then, ask some trusted friends to be part of this process.

Easter Sunday-Living Hope

Episode Invitation: Pray these verses over yourself. 1 Peter 1:3-9   …In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead Romans 15:13 I pray that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened in order that you may know the hope to which he has called you, the riches of his glorious inheritance in his holy…