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The People of the King Help One Another
Episode Invitation: Ask Holy Spirit to show you a person with a need in our church or a part of the ministries that our church supports. Then ask how you (or you and others) can come along side them and help. Bible Study Tip: Memorize so you can Meditate!
The People of the King Know the Secret of Contentment
Episode Invitation: Establish your foundation in God – what do you know about God? From scripture, your own experiences, experiences of others? Choose to worship God for who He is, despite your circumstances.
The People of the King are United in Eternity
Episode Invitation: Ask the Holy Spirit to show you what it means that we are eternally united to God and one another. Bible Study Tip: listen to John Mark Comer teaching “Can We Trust the Bible” — https://bridgetown.church/teachings/scripture/can-we-trust-the-bible
The People of the King are Works in Progress
Episode Invitation: Complete steps 4 and 5 of Lectio Divina with the passage in Philippians 3:10-17 Reminder of steps: Ready Read Reflect Respond Rest
The People of the King are Losers
Episode Invitation: Find a place where you can sit alone with God. Ask God to show you how he’s working in your life and what losses will ensue. Or remember a time in the past when you lost a part of your false self. Ponder those losses. Pay attention to them. Feel them. See how important they are—and then choose to lose your plans, your dreams, your security, your…
The People of the King are Equals
Episode Invitation: Ask Jesus to show you if there are members of the body that you value higher and/or lower than others. Talk with Jesus about this and invite a trusted person into that conversation.
The People of the King are Transformed, Transforming & Transformers
Episode Invitation: Share with someone what God has done in your life, what He is doing now, and what you desire for Him to do you in you. Bible Study Tip: As you read the Bible notice those good things that stand out that you desire to have in your life, and pray for God’s transformation.
The People of the King Understand the Power of Humility
Episode Invitation: Ask the Holy Spirit to help you see pride and selfish ambition in contrast to humility and how they affect your relationships. Then, ask God to show you a specific way(s) that you can do what Philippians 2:3-4 say: “…in In humility count others more significant than…
The People of the King Share in Suffering
Episode Invitation: Allow God and others into your pain and let them share in your suffering. Ask God to point out others who are suffering and how you can share in their suffering.
The People of the King-God’s Sovereignty Brings Peace & Freedom
Episode Invitation: Ask God to help you see your past, present and future circumstances in the light of God’s Sovereignty. Pray for and come along side those who are in the middle of hard circumstances.
The People of the King-Philippians Through an “Us” Lens
Episode Invitation: Resolve to practice reading scripture with an “us” lens. Begin with Philippians 1:6 by asking Jesus to show you the good works in us that He has started.
The People of the King
Episode Invitation: Share your experience of the Bible with those around you If you don’t read it, consider sharing with someone about why you don’t. If you do read the bible, tell others about recent ways you have encountered God through scripture.
Unexpected King-Unexpected Victory
Episode invitation: Jesus’ invitation is “Come to me.” Give yourself the greatest gift you can give, surrender yourself to Jesus. Merry Christmas friends!
Unexpected King-Unexpected Timing
Episode Invitation: Jesus said “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die; and whoever lives by believing in me will never die.” Do you believe this? Invite Jesus into the “not yets” of your life.
Unexpected King-Unexpected Rule and Reign
Episode Invitation: Spend some time listening to worship music and welcome Jesus’ rule and reign into your heart.
Unexpected King-Unexpected Arrival
Episode Invitation: Spend some time meditating on the following – What if …? 1. We expected Jesus to humble himself. 2. We expected “Jesus in the mundane”. 3. We followed Jesus’ example?
The King-Daniel (Examen)
Episode Invitation: Spend some time with Jesus reflecting on the following – Kings and kingdoms come and go, but God is eternal and His plan is unstoppable God is not unclear, confused, or uncertain about anything (past, present, future) Everyone must choose which king to serve, but we are designed to live under the one true King / kingdom
The King-Daniel (Chapters 11 & 12)
Episode Invitation: Pray and meditate over each of the following. Say “Let it be so today” after each. In the end… We will be Your people and You will dwell with us. You will satisfy our holy longing and our righteous thirst. You will heal and transform my body into a glorified one. You will prepare an eternal home and country to which I truly belong. There…
The King-Daniel (Chapter 10)
Episode Invitation: Intentionally, humbly, and persistently seek God in prayer for what you need right now. Daniel 10:12 – …first day that you set your mind to gain understanding and to humble yourself before your God, your words were heard, James 5:13 – Is anyone among you in trouble? Let them pray. Luke 18:1 – “always pray and not give up” James 5:16…
The King-Daniel (Chapter 9)
Episode Invitation: Ask yourself, where (or in whom) are you putting your hope? Pray like Daniel Humble yourself and ask for forgiveness and mercy. Acknowledge God’s righteousness and faithfulness. Trust in God’s ability and desire to answer prayer. Know and hold onto God’s promises from scripture and prophetic words.
The King-Daniel (Chapter 8)
Episode Invitation: 1 Corinthians 14:1 “Pursue love and earnestly desire the spiritual gifts, especially that you may prophesy.” Open yourself to have Holy Spirit communicate to you through prophecy. Pursue loving others by exercising the gift of prophecy.
The King-Daniel (Chapter 7)
Episode Invitation: Read this verse and let this future shape your life on Earth. Daniel 7:14 He was given authority, glory and sovereign power; all nations and peoples of every language worshiped him. His dominion is an everlasting dominion that will not pass away, and his kingdom is one that will never be destroyed.
The King-Daniel (Chapter 6)
Episode Invitation: Hebrews 4:16 Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need. Come to the throne of grace. There you will not only find God’s help, but you will find relationship.
The King-Daniel (Chapter 5)
Episode Invitation: Think about some recent choices you’ve made and ask God to show you whether you are moving toward God as your king or choosing to serve other gods.Ask God for mercy and forgiveness for any bad choices. Ask God to show you how to be more dedicated to Jesus as your King, and to help you do so.