Summarize what God has been teaching you about the path-like places of your heart. What might He want to do in your brokenness, because of it, and/or through it?Read More
When it comes to spiritual growth, what is my responsibility and what do I to release to God? This bite-size Bible study is about cultivating the field and surrendering the yield. In the Parable of the Sower (Matthew 13), there is only one kind of soil where seeds of truth grow to be fruitful and productive crop. The life we want—one that is fruitful and productive, is grown by God as seeds of truth are sown in a cultivated heart. How do we cultivate a heart of good soil? Join the 40-day journey and unpack a story found in the Bible in Matthew 13—The Parable of the Sower, as we journey together with Jesus.
What makes you reluctant to acknowledge brokenness in your life?
How have you experienced the Healer in the midst of brokenness?
What kind of life might be on the other side of laying down your patterns, your protectiveness or your pride? What might you stand to lose if you don’t?
How did you strive, hide, or surrender this week?
Based on the above Scripture, was Paul (who penned Philippians) most experienced in striving, hiding or surrendering?
What have you learned about the “Someone who is” this week?Read More
What has caused you to quit before the finish line on previous journeys? Do any of our “essentials” equip you?
What scares you about embracing this journey of cultivating your heart? What will you be most tempted to do if that fear were to come true?Read More
Which is the hardest for you: being broken, trusting Him, or allowing Him to satisfy your desires? Can you think of an example of how any of these three resulted in a closer relationship between you and God?Read More