The self-conscious consumption with status, talent, and rank blinds us from seeing the possibilities of God. This study will help you develop a faith that compels us to “Reach Up” and take hold of God’s power to help us break through any barriers that stand in the way of God moving through our lives.
Building our convictions on the Bible will help us trust God to meet our present needs and to fulfill His plans for our lives and our families. God wants us to see there's no place like home and no time like now for Him to work through us.
It is easy to try to rely on something as tangible as money for security. What are times in your life when you have faced guilt or regret, and relied on wealth or money, rather than turning to God for forgiveness?
There is no greater example of this in the Bible than that of King Josiah. Prior to Josiah, the kings of Judah and Israel had been living incredibly sinful and godless lives. In doing so, the whole nation was led astray. But all of this changed when the 26-year-old king decided to leave the human mindset behind and embrace a God mindset, starting with his desire and decision to rebuild God’s temple.
God has been sticking with you whether you realize it or not. Even when we’ve been resistant, unbelieving, or uncaring, he has stuck with us because he believes in us. How do you see God has stuck with you this entire time regardless of how you’ve responded to difficulty?
Spirituality is living life with a faith that is deeply convinced God chose us to change the lives of others. Do you believe all your successes and sufferings are part of God’s shaping of your life to care for the lives of others?
Life is much better and more satisfying when we stop living a me-centric life, and start following God's will for us to become loving people.
What were your expectations for your life up to this point? What expectations were met? What fell short? What were exceeded?
In order to dig deep, we have to be willing to go through the process of discovering who we really are and what’s really in our hearts. We often like to stay superficial and avoid this process. Strain exposes who we really are. How do you handle the strain in your life? What comes out? How deeply rooted are you and able to handle the strain of life?
Jesus had a mission! Everything he did in his life fit into the mission God had for him. Do you know your mission? Jesus accomplished his mission. Are you accomplishing that mission?
What’s your relationship with the truth? Do you love the truth? Hate it? Ignore it? Run from it? This Bible study will teach you how to embrace the truth and allow it to transform your life.
Each of us was given a destiny. God chose our talents, our passions, our abilities, our strengths, and our weaknesses all before we were even born. Our destiny is not just about us.