First Baptist Church, Elgin TX
Change: A Study On Spiritual Transformation – Wk. 4
January 23, 2022

Change: A Study On Spiritual Transformation – Wk. 4

January 23, 2022

Change: A Study on Spiritual Transformation – Wk. 4

Observations:

1. commitment to studying, thinking about, and responding to the Word of God leads to spiritual growth.

  • Joshua 1:8

Bible Study Methods

  • H.E.A.R. (Highlight, Explain, Apply, Respond)
  • Observation, Interpretation, Application
  • S.P.E.C.K. (Sin to confess, Promise to claim, Example to follow, Command to obey, Knowledge about God)

Methods for Prayer

  • A.C.T.S. (Adoration, Confession, Thanksgiving, Supplication)
  • P.R.A.Y. (Praise, Repent, Ask, Yield)
  • The Lord’s Prayer

2. Because deep growth is our , Scripture encourages us to invite a small group of people into our lives for encouragement and .

  • Galatians 6:2
  • James 5:16
  • Proverbs 27:17
  • 1 Thessalonians 5:11
  • Hebrews 10:24 ESV

Our Belief: Transformation the Word Community.

Application:

1. Choose a and a to meet with God daily.

2. Make a to start regularly studying the Bible and praying.

3. Ask 2-3 people to you in this journey.

Group/Community Discussion Points:

*Open by reading Joshua 1:8

  1. Why does God desire to bring about deep change in our lives? If we only change certain surface-level behaviors but never experience a deep change of heart, what will most likely happen to our faith when life gets hard?
  2. How often do you read the Bible? How is studying, thinking about, and responding to the Bible different than what you currently do when you read?
  3. Of the 3 Bible study methods mentioned in this morning’s sermon, which appealed to you the most? Why?
  4. Of the 3 methods of prayer mentioned in this morning’s sermon, which appealed to you the most? Why?
  5. Do you have a close-knit group of people that encourage you and hold you accountable in your Christian walk? If so, how have they made a difference in your life? If not, what’s holding you back for this deep type of community?

* Close by asking God to help you take the plunge into deeper study and community.

 

Save PDF Locally

Click to save a copy of the filled-in notes to a PDF file on your device

Save PDF to Google Drive

(Android & PC Only) Click to save a copy of the filled-in notes to a PDF file on your Google Drive account

Send to Email

Enter your email address below to receive a copy of your filled in notes