Many people make New Year’s commitments to read the Bible every day. As you start 2013, you may be considering whether or not to make daily Bible reading a habit in your life. I want to encourage you to go for it (even if you read this post after the beginning of 2013).
In the simplest sense, a disciplemaker needs to make disciples who make disciples. That’s the nature of a disciplemaker. They are intentionally making disciples. And those whom they disciple are intentionally making disciples. Disciplemakers are committed to multiplying generations of disciplemakers.
“And I say to you that many shall come from east and west, and recline at the table with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob in the kingdom of heaven.” Matthew 8:11
“But when he heard this, He said, ‘It is not those who are healthy who need a physician but those who are sick….I did not come to call the righteous, but sinners.'” (Mt 9:12-13)
For the past three years we’ve been hosting college students in our home on Thursday nights. It’s given us great joy to see them grow in their relationship with Christ.
Spiritual intimacy is about abiding in relationship with Jesus!
Then Eli discerned that the LORD was calling the boy. And Eli said to Samuel, “Go lie down, and it shall be if He calls you, that you shall say, ‘Speak, LORD, for Your servant is listening.'” So Samuel went and lay down in his place. (1 Sam 3:8-9)
Sometimes it’s good to come back to the simple truths of Scripture.
SOAP Journaling is a great way to study the Bible and seek to apply it to your life. Whether you are using the SOAP method in your daily time alone with God or in a group, it’s important to not only read the text and observe what it means. It is also critical that you discover how to apply the truth to your life.