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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You Remain Silent

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Discipleship Study – If – Esther 4:14 – You Remain Silent – Growing As Disciples

For if you remain silent at this time, relief and deliverance for the Jews will arise from another place, but you and your father’s family will perish. And who knows but that you have come to royal position for such a time as this?” Esther 4:14 (NIV)

A Time Such As This

Is this a special time? Have you been preparing me for a time such as this? That’s a very good question. Do you have an answer for me? What do you think? I’m not sure. Can you imagine what I want you to do? I’m guessing that you want me to always live with these questions. That’s a very good guess. You want me to think about what you want me to say and do at this time and in every moment of my life. There is not a time or moment when you don’t want me to be ready to speak and to act. You will continually give me things to say and do for you. Yes, I will. There are no times that aren’t special to you. All the time you have given to me is to be used for your kingdom and glory. Yes, I do want you to be ready to serve me at all times. Don’t ever think that you are off duty. I get that.

You must also know that I will be teaching and training and preparing you for special times of ministry. You will not know what is coming next. You will not know how I will use you. You must trust that I will use you. You must believe that I have been preparing you. I will use one thing after another to prepare you for what I will give you to say and do for me. You must not lose heart while you wait for the opportunities that I will give to you. Keep a watchful eye open. Give a listening ear to what you hear. Be ready and willing to serve me. Don’t run ahead of me. Don’t lag behind me. Follow me to where I lead you. Don’t shrink back when your opportunity to serve me unfolds before you. Remember that I have been teaching you. Remember that I have been training you. Remember that I have been preparing you for “a time such as this”. You will be able to look back and see and know how I have made you ready. I will have made everything to fall in place so that you can go and serve me. Make sure that you are ready and willing to say yes to me when your calling for “a time such this” is upon you. Yes Lord, I will.

Lord, thank you for preparing me for the role in which you have placed me. I will watch and wait and listen so that I will know what you have given me to say and do for you. Use me to bless others as I bear fruit for your kingdom and bring glory to your name. Amen

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Present Your Requests To God

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Discipleship Study – The Mind – Philippians 4:6-7 – Present Your Requests To God – Growing As Disciples

Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:4-7 (NIV)

Trust In Me

Don’t be anxious about anything. That’s a lot harder than it sounds. Why is that? I have a lot to worry about. Why is that? I have a lot of concerns. I have a lot of pressures. I have a lot of things to try to figure out. Do you like worrying? Is worrying some sort of hobby of yours? No, I don’t like to worry. It’s not a hobby of mine.

Is everything in your hands? Is everything under your control? No, I feel out of control. Most of the outcomes I worry about in life are out of my control. That is when I worry the most. I have some news for you. What’s that? You are not in control. The world around you is not in your hands. There is very little in the world around you that you can control. You really have two choices. What are my choices?

You can be filled with worry and carry a heavy burden of anxiety or you can place all your trust in me. Do you believe that I am with you? Do you believe that I will watch over you? Do you believe that I love you? Do you believe that I will help you? Lord, I believe that you are with me to help me. I believe that you love me and will watch over me. How would I ever know that is what you believe? I’m not sure what you mean. If you believe all that you say that you do, will you place all your trust in me? How can I demonstrate that I am placing all my trust in you? What does placing all my trust in you require? What will I do if I really am trusting fully in you? Those are all very good questions.

Placing all your trust in me requires that you come to me. If you are really trusting in me you will talk to me about all your worries. You will turn every one of your worries into a prayer to me. You will ask me for all that you need. You will give thanks to me because you trust that I will hear and answer your prayers. You will allow me to relieve you of your anxiety and fill you with my peace. Is that what you want? Yes Lord, I want to be filled with your peace. I want to be relieved of all my anxiety. I want to let go of all my burdens. I will turn every one of my worries into a prayer to you. That will be very good.

Lord, instead of worrying and a carrying a weight of worry I’m going to turn all my burdens over to you in prayer. Thank you that you are with me in the midst of difficulty, guarding my heart and mind and giving me your peace. Amen

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Opened The Scriptures To Us

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Discipleship Study – Knowing God – Luke 24:32 – Opened The Scriptures To Us – Growing As Disciples

They asked each other, “Were not our hearts burning within us while he talked with us on the road and opened the Scriptures to us?” Luke 24:32 (NIV)

Set My Heart On Fire

Open up your word to me. Show me what you want me to see. Walk with me. Talk with me. Stay with me. Use your word to mold and shape my life. Help me to hear your voice. Help me to know your thoughts. Help me to walk in your ways. Set my heart on fire by your word. I will follow you.

Help me to understand what I do not know or cannot see. Give me insight. Give me knowledge. Give me wisdom and understanding from out of your word. Guard and guide my life according to your word. I’m here. I’m waiting. I’m listening. I will do all that you ask of me. Set my heart on fire by your word. I will obey you.

Open my eyes to see. Open my ears to hear. You have my full attention. You have all of me. There is nothing I would rather do than live my life for you. There is no place I would rather be than right here with you. Use me according to your purposes and plans. Set my heart on fire by your word. I will serve you.

Draw near to me as I draw near to you. This special time and secret place is ours together. The door is closed. The volume is down. The crowds are gone. I am still. I am waiting. I am attentive. Quiet me so I can listen. Speak to me so I can hear. Set my heart on fire by your word. I will hear you.

My heart aches. My body cries out. I hunger and thirst for you. I want you in my heart. I want you in my mind. I want you in my life. I am fully devoted to you. I love you with all my heart and mind and soul. Set my heart on fire by your word. I am all yours.

Will you do what I ask? Will you open your word to me? Will you speak to me so that I can  hear? Will you help me to follow and obey? Will you guard and guide my life by your word? Will you set my heart on fire for you? Yes, I will do all that you have asked of me. Yes, I will do far beyond even what you could have asked for or imagined. Follow me. Yes Lord, I will.

Lord, thank you for your word. You are teaching and training me with your word. You are guiding and guarding my life with your word. Your word is changing my heart and transforming my mind. Your word has put a fire in my heart to love, follow and serve you.  Amen

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My Shepherd

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Discipleship Study – Knowing God – Psalm 23: 1-6 – My Shepherd – Growing As Disciples

The LORD is my shepherd, I shall not be in want. He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, he restores my soul. He guides me in paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. Surely goodness and love will follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of the LORD forever. Psalm 23:1-6 (NIV)

Lead You

I am your shepherd. Follow me. I will lead you through life. Yes Lord, I will follow you. Where do you want to lead me? You have been bruised, battered and banged up by life. I will lead you to a quiet place where you can get out of the crowd and away from the noise and busyness of life. I will bring my healing into your life. You are weary and worn out. Rest in my presence. Drink deeply from the still waters of life. You have been hungry and thirsty. Come to me and you will never go hungry. Believe in me and you will never be thirsty. I will satisfy your life with good things as you live your life with and for me.

Don’t be too quick to leave this place. Make it your daily pattern to rest in my presence so that I can refresh your life and restore your soul. What do you want to do in me? How do you want to change me? What do you want to do through me? I will teach and train you to walk with me. I will mold and shape your life. I will lead you on the path of righteousness for my name’s sake. What does that mean? I will help you to think my thoughts. I will help you to walk in my ways. You will learn to follow and obey me.

The road ahead will not always be easy. At times you will be walking right through evil and darkness all around you. Enemies will be on every side of you. You will have no reason to fear. Why is that? I will be with you to help you. I will guard and guide your life. I will protect you. I will watch over you. My presence will comfort you. You will learn to rely on me. You will learn to trust in me with all your heart. 

My blessing and anointing will be upon you. You will bear an abundance of fruit for my kingdom. You will bring glory to my name. Goodness will follow you all the days of your life. There is one thing that you will always be able to look forward to with great anticipation. What’s that? One day you will come to live forever in heaven with me. With that knowledge you will be encouraged. With that knowledge you will be strengthened. With that knowledge you will keep moving forward with me. Yes Lord, I will.

Lord, you are my shepherd. You have been meeting my needs. You have restored my soul. You have led me on paths of righteousness. You have been my comfort as I have walked through evil. I look forward to living forever in heaven with you. Amen

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Go To The Ant

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Discipleship Study – Wisdom – Proverbs 6:6-11 – Go To The Ant – Growing As Disciples

Go to the ant, you sluggard; consider its ways and be wise! It has no commander, no overseer or ruler, yet it stores its provisions in summer and gathers its food at harvest. How long will you lie there, you sluggard? When will you get up from your sleep? A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest– and poverty will come on you like a bandit and scarcity like an armed man. Proverbs 6:6-11 (NIV)  

Sluggard

Do you know what a sluggard is? I thought you might ask me that so I quickly looked it up. A sluggard is a slow and lazy person. That’s right. You do know that I have given you many gifts, talents and abilities? Yes, I know that you have richly blessed my life. I’m glad you chose that word. What word? You used the word blessed. I have richly blessed your life. Why do you think I have richly blessed your life? Why do you think I have given you so many gifts, talents and abilities? What do you think I might expect of you since I have richly blessed your life with so many gifts, talents and abilities? I’m pretty sure that you expect me to use my gifts, talents and abilities to bless the lives of others. You don’t want anything you have given to me to go to waste. You don’t want any of the gifts, talents and abilities that you have given to me to be unused. That’s right. You don’t want me to be slow to serve you. You don’t want me to be lazy in doing the work that you have given me to do for you. That’s also right.

There will come a day in the not too distant future when I will ask you what you did with what I gave you. I will want you to tell me how you used your gifts, talents and abilities to serve me. I will want you to tell me how you have worked hard to serve me. I will want you to tell me how you have blessed the lives of others with the blessings that I have given to you. That day should be filled with joy. On that day we should be able to celebrate how I have worked in and through your life as you have worked hard to bear fruit for my kingdom and bring glory to my name. On that day there is something that I know you want to hear. Yes, there is. What will you want to hear from me on that day? I will want to hear you say, “Well done, good and faithful servant.” So what will you do now with your life? I will not be slow. I will not be lazy. I will not be a sluggard. I will be filled with joy as I work hard to serve you. I will use all the gifts, talents and abilities that you have given to bless the lives of others. That will be very good.

Lord, I do not want to be lazy in this life. I want work hard and use all the gifts, talents, and abilities you have given to me to serve you. Show me where and how I can best serve you and others in hard work that you give me to do. Amen

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