Preparing for Next Week’s Message
This reading plan will get your heart and mind set for the next message on June 2, 2019:
- SUNDAY: Exodus 20,
- MONDAY: Deuteronomy 5,
- TUESDAY: Matthew 22,
- WEDNESDAY: Psalm 95, Psalm 96,
- THURSDAY: Psalm 97, Psalm 98,
- FRIDAY: Psalm 99, Psalm 100, Psalm 101,
- SATURDAY: Psalm 144, Psalm 145,
Reflecting on the Most Recent Sermon
Sermon Series: Seismic Shifts Sermon Title: Transformation Is One Small Decision Away
Delivered On: May 26, 2019
...until we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of the Son of God and become mature, attaining to the whole measure of the fullness of Christ. (Ephesians 4:13)
Ask the Holy Spirit to show you where you need to grow in your spiritual journey right now. Pray for clarity of simple and powerful steps you can take toward living more for Jesus. Ask for the power you need to move forward in this area of your spiritual life.
Self-Assessment: Take time to do the Self-Assessment that is on the Shoreline website. Once you have finished, prayerfully read your results and identify one area you need to grow and one practical step you will take. There are plenty of ideas provided on the Shoreline website.
Small Group Discussion
What has helped you take the biggest and best steps forward in your spiritual journey and why has this been so helpful?
What gets in the way of us moving forward and growing more mature in our faith and what can we do to remove these roadblocks?
Read: Psalm 119:1-40. Why is reading, knowing and following the Bible’s teaching so essential for spiritual growth?
Why does avoiding regular Bible reading cause us to stall and even go backward in spiritual maturity?
Tell about your personal Bible reading and study practices. What can you do to go deeper in God’s Word and follow the truth of the Bible with greater passion?
Read: John 17:1-26. What do you learn from Jesus’ prayer and how can you take one of these lessons and incorporate it into your prayer life?
What helps you worship with passion and what gets in the way? How can we grow deeper as worshippers?
Read: 2 Corinthians 9:6-8. What helps you live with a generous lifestyle and what gets in the way? What are steps we can take to be more generous and joyful and we give?
Read: Hebrews 10:24-25. What are ways we can encourage and challenge each other to spend more time in community with God’s people? Why is this so important?
What are ways we can encourage and challenge each other to spend more time in community with people who are not yet in a relationship with Jesus? Why is this so important?