What Do You Want?

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Discipleship Study – Prayer – Mark 10:51-52 – What Do You Want? – Growing As Disciples

“What do you want me to do for you?” Jesus asked him. The blind man said, “Rabbi, I want to see.” “Go,” said Jesus, “your faith has healed you.” Immediately he received his sight and followed Jesus along the road. Mark 10:51-52 (NIV)

Want?

What do you want me to do for you? That’s a good question. I’m not sure what I want you to do for me. How will you be able to ask me for what you want if you don’t even know what you want? I can see the problem. Let me start with what I know I want right now. I want to know you. I want to love, follow, and serve you. I want to live my life passionately for you. I want to be on fire for you. I want to shine brightly for you as your witness in the world. I want to do what pleases you. I want to do the good works that you have prepared in advance for me to do for you. When I say that I don’t know what I want, these things are not in question. I am certain that I want all of these things. That is very good.

Can I ask what you want for me? Yes, you can ask that question. You can ask me any question. My answer won’t surprise you. Why is that? The things that you want are what I want for you. Let me ask you a question. Go ahead, I’m listening. If you had everything that you were certain you wanted from me would that be enough for you? Having all that I am certain I want from you would be more than enough for me. I would want or need nothing else. I would be completely satisfied both now and forever. There is something else that I want from you. What’s that? I want you to come to ask me for all that you want and need. Ask me for these things you know you want now. Ask me for all that you will need as you live your life with and for me.

Will you come to ask me for all that you want? Will you ask me specifically for all that you need? Yes Lord, I will come to ask you for all I want and need. What do you want to ask me for right now? I want to ask you to help me to know, love, follow and serve you. I want to ask you to set me on fire for you so I can passionately serve you as a bright and shinning witness in the world. I want to ask you to help me to know and do what pleases you. I want to ask you to make me able to do the good works that you have prepared in advance for me to do for you. I want you to help me to bear fruit for your kingdom and bring glory to your name. Most of all I want to live in a close and intimate relationship with you. I am now asking you for all these things. These are all excellent prayers. Do you believe that I will hear and answer all these prayers of yours? Yes Lord, I believe that you will hear and answer all these prayers of mine. That’s very good. I will.

Lord, my prayers have been so general. Sometimes I’m not even sure what I was asking you to do for me. Teach me how to pray by asking you for specifically what I need. When you meet my specific need I will know you have heard and answered my prayer. Amen

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An Instructed Tongue

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Discipleship Study – Mouth – Isaiah 50:4 – An Instructed Tongue – Growing As Disciples

The Sovereign LORD has given me an instructed tongue, to know the word that sustains the weary. He wakens me morning by morning, wakens my ear to listen like one being taught. Isaiah 50:4 (NIV)

Awaken

Nothing would excite me more than to know that you will wake me up in the morning so that I can be taught by you. There is no place I would rather be than in your classroom. There is nothing I would rather do than to sit down to hear from you. Then you will set a time and a place to meet with me. Yes, I will. You will guard and protect our time together so that you will continue to meet with me. Yes, I will. You will make our time together the top priority in your life. Yes, I will. You will not let the busyness of life take away from our time together. No, I will not. You will not let any of the demands of life crowd me out of your life. No, I will not. This commitment to meet with me at a set time and in a special place should come as no difficulty to you. Why is that? You have already said that there is no place you would rather be than in my presence. You have already said that there is nothing that you would rather do than hear from me. That’s true. That is what I said. You are right. It will not be difficult for me to continue to meet with you. I long to be in your presence. I hunger and thirst for you. I want to hear everything that you have to say to me. I want you to teach me. I want you to train me. I want you to mold and shape my life. Open my ears to hear you. Yes, I will.

I am delighted that you hunger and thirst for me. It gives me great pleasure to know that you want to hear every word that I have to say to you. We both want the very same thing. You want to hear from me. I want to speak to you. You want to be used by me. I want to use you. As you meet with me you will hear from me. As you hear from me I will give you my words. My words will not only be for you. My words will not just teach and train you. My words will instruct your tongue so that you can speak my words. The words that I speak through you will sustain the weary. You will comfort and encourage others with my words. In this way you will bear an abundance of fruit for my kingdom and bring glory to my name. Are you ready for me to use you? Yes Lord, I am. Keep on meeting with me so that I can give you my words. Yes Lord, I will.

Lord, awaken me morning by morning to meet with you. Awaken my heart and mind to you. Give me ears to hear all that you have to say to me. Teach and train me with your word. Instruct my tongue so I can speak words to encourage and sustain the weary. Amen

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Consider Carefully What You Hear

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Discipleship Study – The Mind – Mark 4:24-25 – Consider Carefully What You Hear – Growing As Disciples

“Consider carefully what you hear,” he continued. “With the measure you use, it will be measured to you–and even more. Whoever has will be given more; whoever does not have, even what he has will be taken from him.” Mark 4:24-25

Hearing

What do you hear? That sounds like an unusual question to me. I will rephrase my question. What are you allowing yourself to hear? That doesn’t help me much. Do you think I have control of what my ears hear? That’s exactly my point. You do have control over what you allow your ears to hear. I want you to carefully consider what you allow your ears to hear. I want you to monitor everything that comes into your heart and mind through your ears. I want you to place a guard over your ears. Why is that important? That’s a very good question that I will let you answer.

What I hear will either help or hinder me. The words that come into my mind will either build me up or tear me down. The words that I listen to will either strengthen or weaken me. The words that I consider will either increase my faith or cause me to doubt. I am facing a battle over my heart and mind. That battle over my heart and mind will be won or lost based on the words that I allow myself to think. I can listen to all that the world wants to say to me. I can live my life according to the principles, patterns and practices of the world or I can live my life according to your will and your ways. If it is my hope and desire to live my life according to your will and ways then I must carefully consider your word. That’s right. Only as I carefully consider your word will I grow in the understanding that you want to give to me. That is also right.

How will you place a guard over your mind? I will closely monitor all that I am allowing my mind to hear. I will withdraw my heart and mind from all that the world wants to say to me. I will not accept the principles, patterns and practices that the world has to offer to me. Will that be enough to protect your heart and mind? No, I must also to meet with you in your word. I must listen carefully to all that you have to say to me. Then I will grow in understanding. Then I will come to know you. Then I will be able to know your will and walk in your ways. Yes, you will.

Lord, for too long I have allowed junk filled words to come into my heart and mind. Help me to guard what I hear. Instead I will listen attentively to your word so you can change my heart and transform my mind as you give me understanding. Amen

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I Will Help You Speak

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Discipleship Study – Mouth – Exodus 4:10-12 – I Will Help You Speak – Growing As Disciples

Moses said to the LORD, “O Lord, I have never been eloquent, neither in the past nor since you have spoken to your servant. I am slow of speech and tongue.” The LORD said to him, “Who gave man his mouth? Who makes him deaf or mute? Who gives him sight or makes him blind? Is it not I, the LORD? Now go; I will help you speak and will teach you what to say.” Exodus 4:10-12 (NIV)

Go And Do

Don’t make excuses for why you can’t go and do what I am asking you to do for me. Don’t say what is obvious. What is obvious? You are not able to go and do what I am asking you to do for me. Then we agree. No, we don’t agree. It seems like we agree. How is it that we are not in agreement? You think that you are unable, unprepared and unqualified. Yes, I do. On that much we do agree. I thought so. What you don’t understand is that you will never be fully able, completely prepared and totally qualified to go and do all that I am asking you to do for me. Why is that? I will always call you to do more than you can do by yourself. Why is that? You tell me. Well, your word does say that apart from you I can do nothing. I take that to mean that I can’t do anything that will bear fruit for all eternity and bring glory to your name without your help. That’s right.

You need my help to bear fruit for all eternity and bring glory to my name. Yes, I do. Is there more that you have on your mind? I’m guessing that you ask me to do more than I am able so that I will come to rely on you. Why do you think that is? You want to have an intimate relationship with me. You want me to live in close fellowship with you. Yes, I do. If I were completely able to do all that you asked of me I might become self-reliant and self-sufficient. I might think that I don’t really need your help. I probably wouldn’t come to rely on you for your help. That’s true. As it is, I desperately need your help to go and do what you are asking me to do for you. Yes, you do. When you help me to do what I couldn’t possibly do with my own gifts, talents and abilities my faith in you grows. I know that you are with me to help me. I know that I am not alone. I know that you are working in and through me. That is a very good feeling. I am filled with joy and thanksgiving when I know that you are using me. Yes, you are. I and everyone around me gives praise and glory to you for doing only what you could have done in and through me. That’s right. Now, I think we are in agreement. How so? I want you to use me. I will trust you to make me able to go and do all that you ask of me. Yes, I will.

Lord, your call is difficult and challenging. Many times it has been very uncomfortable. Forgive me when I have been tentative and reluctant and wishing you would send someone else. Thank you for not sending someone else and continuing to use me instead. Amen

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From The Mouth Of God

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Discipleship Study – God’s Word – Matthew 4:4 – From The Mouth Of God – Growing As Disciples

Jesus answered, “It is written: ‘Man does not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.'” Matthew 4:4 (NIV)

Under Attack

What will you do when you are under attack? How will you stand up against powerful temptations? How will you be able to resist the devil and all his evil? What will sustain you when you are worn out, weary, and completely exhausted? What will prepare and strengthen you when you are at your weakest moment? I will do what you have done. I will make your priority my priority. Your answer needs some explanation. I would be happy to explain my answer. You made the word of God your priority. You listened attentively to all that your Heavenly Father had to say to you. You made the word of God your food. You feasted on the word of God. You let God’s word dwell in you richly. You meditated on God’s word day and night. You hid God’s word in your heart. God’s word was continually in your heart and on your mind. You let God’s word guard and guide your life. Yes, you are right. You will do well if you also let the word of God rule and reign in your heart and mind and life.

I have more to say. Go ahead I’m listening. You allowed God’s word to fight for you. You knew God’s word. You prayed God’s word. You spoke God’s word. You answered every one of the devil’s temptations with God’s word. It did not matter that you were weary and worn out. It did not matter that you were at a weak moment. No, it did not. God’s word sustained and strengthened you. God’s word was like a sword fighting against the devil and all his evil. Yes, you are right. You will do well if you let the word of God fight in you, with you and for you.

I have even more to say. I’m still listening. You have set before me an example. You have shown me how important it is for me to know the word of God. Yes, I have. God’s word will strengthen me against every temptation. God’s word will make me able to stand against every evil. Yes, it will. A challenge is before me. Questions are being asked of me. Will I make God’s word my food? Will I feast on the word of God? Will I meditate on God’s word day and night? Will I let God’s word dwell in me richly? You are asking me these questions. Yes. I am. Lord, I will do what you have done. I will follow your example. I will hide God’s word in my heart and mind so that I can live the life you have called me to live. That will be very good.

Lord, thank you that your word feeds, sustains and strengthens me against temptation and evil of every kind. I will feast on your word so I will be able to know and do your will. Guard and guide my life by your word as I follow and serve you. Amen

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Renewing Your Mind

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Discipleship Study – The Mind – Romans 12:1-2 – Renewing Of Your Mind- Growing As Disciples

Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God–this is your spiritual act of worship. Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is–his good, pleasing and perfect will. Romans 12:1-2 (NIV)

Conformed Or Transformed

Let’s talk about your mind. I’m listening. Your mind is a battleground. How so? All that you think, say and do in life will be guided by your mind. There is not one thing that you have thought, said or done that hasn’t started in your mind. Your mind is being bombarded daily by all that is in the world. The world is continually trying to conform your heart, and mind and life according to its patterns and practices. If you do nothing at all you will think and speak and act like all those who are in the world. You will think worldly thoughts. You will speak worldly words. You will live a worldly life. None of this kind of living is pleasing to me. None of this kind of living is according to my will and my ways. This kind of thinking, speaking and living is the way of the world. I don’t want to live my life according to the patterns and practices of this world. I want to know and do your will. I want to live in ways that are pleasing to you. That’s good.

If you want to know and do my will then you must know my thoughts. How can I know your thoughts? You must meet with me in my word. My word will change your heart and transform your mind. You must meditate on my word day and night. You must let my word dwell in you richly. Instead of letting the world conform you, you must allow my word to transform you. My word will change the way that you think, speak and act. My word will make you able to know and do my will. My word will make you able to live in ways that are pleasing to me. That’s what I want. That is the desire of my heart.

How often do you think it would be good to meet with me in my word? How often do you want to grow in your knowing my will and walking in my ways? How often do you want to be made able to live in ways that are pleasing to me? How often is the world trying to conform you to according to its patterns and practices? There is one word that answers all of these questions. I want to meet with you in your word everyday. I want your word to be working in my heart and on my mind every day. That will be very good.

Lord, for so long my heart and mind were in the grip of this world as I was being conformed to its patterns, values, and practices. Thank you, for changing my heart and transforming mind by your word so I can know you and do your will. Amen

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Scattered

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Discipleship Study – Guidance – Acts 8:1 – Scattered- Growing As Disciples

And Saul was there, giving approval to his death. On that day a great persecution broke out against the church at Jerusalem, and all except the apostles were scattered throughout Judea and Samaria. Acts 8:1 (NIV)

Nudged

Let’s talk about nudges. What about them? You have felt them. They have prompted you. You have responded to them. You have also failed to respond to them. I’m sure that is true. I want you to be more aware of my promptings. I don’t want you to miss out on what I am prompting you to go and do for me. You want to bear fruit for my kingdom. You want to bring glory to my name. You want me to use you according to my purposes and plans. Is all of this true? Yes all of this is true. I want you to use me. I am completely at your disposal. Use me however and whenever and wherever you see fit. There is no place I won’t go. There is nothing I won’t do for you. I like what you are saying to me. Those are easy words to speak and very difficult words to live out. The truth of your words will be tested. How so? You tell me.

Your promptings will come in a hundred different shapes and sizes. Your nudges will come at any time and in every place. Not all your promptings will be easy. Not all your nudging will be convenient. You will prompt me when I am busy. You will nudge me when I would rather not be nudged. I will have things on my mind. I will have places I want to go. I will have things I want to do. Each of your promptings and nudges will be a test of my obedience to you. That’s right. You will be asking me if I will go and do what you are now asking me to do for you. The theory of my obedient words will be tested by the reality of obedient actions. That is also right.

I have something to tell you right now. What’s that? I will not always pass your test. That will come as no surprise to me. I have something that I also want to tell you. What’s that? I want to love, follow and serve you with all my heart and mind and soul and strength. I know that to be true. I want to go and do whatever you prompt and nudge me to do for you. I will need every bit of help that you will give me to love, follow and serve you. Yes, you will. I will be listening for your promptings. I will be waiting for your nudging. Help me to go and do everything you ask of me. Yes, I will.

Lord, I will be watching for nudges from you. I will be waiting for you to guide me to what you want me to go and do for you. Use me according to your purposes and plan. Help me to bear fruit for your kingdom and bring glory to your name. Amen

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Not Forget You

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Discipleship Study – Love – Isaiah 49:15 – Not Forget You – Growing As Disciples

“Can a mother forget the baby at her breast and have no compassion on the child she has borne? Though she may forget, I will not forget you! Isaiah 49:15 (NIV)

Remembering 

That’s a really unlikely scenario, a mother forgetting her nursing baby. It’s even more unlikely that I will ever forget you. The problem of remembering and not forgetting is not my problem. What do you mean by that? I will never forget you; there is no question about that. There are really two questions that you should consider. What are they?

The first question is, will you remember me? How could I ever forget you? That’s a good question for you to ask yourself. But, since you asked me I will ask you a few follow up questions. All right, go ahead. Has your life ever gotten so busy that you have forgotten me? What do you mean by “forgotten you”? Think about that question. Isn’t living your life as if I didn’t exist a form of forgetting me? Yes, I suppose that it is. Have you ever done that? Yes, many times. I have failed to seek your council. I have failed to ask for your help? I have charged straight ahead and relied on my own resources. How has that worked out for you? Not very well at all. So, what have you thought when things haven’t gone so well for you? It’s an embarrassing question isn’t it? Yes, it is. Lets hear the answer. I’ve wondered if you have forgotten me. That would sound funny if it weren’t so sad. That’s right. Let’s recap this for a second. You have forgotten me and raced ahead without me. Yes. Then when things haven’t gone according to your plan and in your failed efforts you have wondered if I have forgotten you, is that correct? Yes, it is, I am sorry to say. Well, I have not forgotten you, that’s for sure. Let me ask you the second question that I have in mind. Go ahead.

The second question is, how will you remember me? That’s a very important question. Yes, it is and why do you think so? I have had a tendency to forget you. Yes, you have. Do you have any plan in mind to change that? I’m not sure. Would you like me to ask you a couple more follow up questions? Yes, I would. When have you been most reminded that I am with you to help you? When I have met with you in prayer I have been reminded that you are with me to help me. When else? When I have met you in your word, and worshipped you together with other believers I have always been reminded that you are with me to help me. So lets recap this for a second. When you have taken time to pray, study my word, and worship me together with other believers you have been reminded that I will never forget you. Yes, that’s right. In those moments you have known for certain that I am with you to help you, is that right? Yes, that’s right. Do you want to be more or less certain that I am with you to help you? Do you want to be more or less certain that I will never forget you? I want more of both, please! That’s what I thought. So, I will spend more time with you to remember that you will never forget me and that you are always with me to help me. Good idea.

Heavenly Father, thank you that you are with me through all the twists and turns and ups and downs of life. I am not on my own. You have not forgotten me. You hear my voice and know who I am when I cry out to you. You are willing and able to help me. Amen

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Have This Mind

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Discipleship Study – Mind – Philippians 2:5-7 – Have This Mind – Growing As Disciples

Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus: Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be grasped, but made himself nothing, taking the very nature of a servant, being made in human likeness. Philippians 2:5-7 (NIV)

Your Rights

What rights do you have? Do you have a right to be treated with honor and dignity? Do you have a right to be treated with courtesy and respect? Are you someone special that others should notice and hold in high regard? Should everyone take note of what you desire and make every effort to meet your every need and want so you can be made completely comfortable? I’m not sure that I like this line of questioning. Why is that? It would be quite embarrassing to admit that I have ever held any of these kinds of thoughts in my mind. Do you think that these are some of your deep dark secret thoughts that no one would ever be able to guess that you have held in your mind? That sound like a sarcastic question to me. It might have been. So, my own pride has not been very well hidden has it? Only one person has been completely unaware of your pride. I’m guessing that one person is me. You got that right.

I don’t want to be filled with pride. I don’t want the world to revolve around me. I don’t want to live for my own comfort and pleasure. I don’t want my thoughts to center on my needs and desires. What do you want? I want to be like you. How so? You gave up all your rights. You had the right to be worshipped. You had the right to be honored. You had the right to be served. You never asserted your rights. You never demanded respect. You didn’t live to be the center of attention. Instead of demanding to be served you chose to give yourself fully to serving the needs of others. You emptied yourself of all your rights and took on the form of a servant. Yes, I did. Is that what you want? Yes Lord, that’s what I want.

What are you willing to do? Where are you willing to go? How can I use you to serve others? I am willing to do whatever you ask of me. I am willing to go wherever you send me. My life is in your hands. I am completely at your disposal. I want to be used by you. I want your love to flow through me in service to others. I want others to be drawn to you because of what they see of you in me. Go ahead, you can use my life however you desire. Yes, I will. You can be sure of that.

Lord, in theory I have been ready to lay down my rights so that I can love and serve others. Accepting a theory is easy. Help me to actually show your love to others by serving them in very specific ways. Make this real in my life. Amen

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Careful To Follow

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Discipleship Study – Guidance – Deuteronomy 8:1-2 – Careful To Follow – Growing As Disciples

Be careful to follow every command I am giving you today, so that you may live and increase and may enter and possess the land that the LORD promised on oath to your forefathers. Remember how the LORD your God led you all the way in the desert these forty years, to humble you and to test you in order to know what was in your heart, whether or not you would keep his commands.  Deuteronomy 8:1-2 (NIV)

It’s A Test

You have been through many trials and troubles in life. You have experienced great difficulty. You have faced difficult challenges. You aren’t telling me anything new, that’s for sure. It doesn’t sound like you have enjoyed going through trials and troubles. It doesn’t seem like you are a fan of difficult challenges. No, I am not, not at all. Do you know anyone that is? No, I don’t.

You may not have realized it, but your trials, troubles and difficult challenges in life have tested you. How so? You and I have been able to see what was in your heart as you have gone through trials, troubles and difficult challenges in life. What is in my heart? You tell me. I don’t know if I can tell you. I will help you by asking you some questions. That would be great. Have trials, troubles and difficult challenges caused you to give up? Have you quit following me? Have you become bitter or better? Has your faith grown weaker or stronger? Do you trust me more or less? Have you relied on yourself or have you come to rely more on me? Are you thankful for what trials, troubles and difficult challenges have accomplished in your life? Have you come to see trials, troubles and difficult challenges as your bitter enemies or your best friends? Do you deeply regret what you have gone through or are you especially thankful for every test that you have faced in life? That’s a lot of questions. Do you have some answers? Yes, I do.

I haven’t given up. I haven’t quit following you. I haven’t grown bitter. My faith hasn’t grown weaker. I trust you more and rely on myself far less. I wouldn’t sign up to take any of these tests of mine again. I wouldn’t ever wish that my tests had never come my way. You have used every trial, trouble and difficult challenge to draw me close to you. You have never left me. You have never forsaken me. You have taught me to hold on to you as you have held on to me. You have shown me that I have a heart to follow you. I want to go wherever you lead me to do whatever you ask of me. I am thankful for how you have tested me. You have given me a hunger to know you and a desire to walk in your ways. I will love you and follow you and serve you with all my heart. That is very good.

Lord, I am not a big fan of wilderness journeys in life. I don’t like the trials, and troubles that have come my way. I am thankful that you have been with me to help me through every difficulty. You have humbled my heart and caused me to come to rely on you. Amen

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