God, connect with me here, as I seek You in Your Word.
Begin with focus and openness to see what God has for you.
Read: the selected section of Scripture slowly. Take note of intriguing words and phrases and read them a second time.
Reflect: on what strikes you as you read. Think through what God is communicating to you at this point in your life.
Respond: to the passage. Speak to God directly about what's on your mind and heart. Look for ways to live out what you've uncovered.
|40 Days in the Word is a church wide weekly study of six principles of the Word of God. The campaign teaches how to not only be “hearers” of the Word, but also “doers” of the Word. |
This seven-week sermon series consist of the following parts:
|40 Days of Love is the new campaign based on 1st Corinthians 13, all about building healthy relationships and learning to love as Jesus did. We learn how to value our relationships, communicate from the heart, and love even when it's difficult. |
What is your #1 goal in Life?
Your answer to that question will reveal your dominant life value. Everyone has one whether they realize it or not. It's what we unconsciously base our decisions on.
God tells us that our dominant life value is to "be love" to our world. Jesus once said that of all the commands in the Bible only two are most important. Love God with all your heart and love your neighbor as yourself.
In this small group study, Rick Warren teaches that learning to love God and others is to be our highest goal, our greatest aim, our first priority, our deepest aspiration, our strongest ambition, our constant focus our passionate intention and our dominant life value. The more we learn how to love authentically, the more we become like Jesus.
THE SIX SESSIONS INCLUDE: