Bible study and journal

A New Year’s Challenge

December 28, 2021

Looking back on 2021, you have probably noticed that we focused extensively on four spiritual habits:

  • Spend Time With God
  • Spend Time With Others
  • Know & Use Your Gifts
  • Share Your Faith

One practice central to all these habits, especially “Spend Time With God,” is reading your Bible. When you read the Bible, you discover the story of the Gospel.  

During the “Four Habits” message series earlier this year, Pastor Rob highlighted that the Bible shapes how we live by engaging our hearts. He made this statement: 

“The most important resource we have for spiritual growth and change in our lives is the Bible. It’s more than good information, it’s the power of God to change our lives. But we not only need to read it but allow it to read us, to challenge us to repentance and a new kind of life.” 

As we look to the new year, I want to invite you to join us in a two-year Bible reading plan. Reading the whole Bible helps us see the grand landscape of the story of God. Not every passage comes easy, but you will be surprised to see how God connects the dots. We see how God works through individuals and engages humanity. It causes us to pause to see God at work in our own lives. 

Come join us on this journey. You have three options on how to engage this plan of reading the Bible in two years. 

And don’t forget about using the Habits journal we handed out earlier this year! It’s a fantastic place for you to process how God is speaking through His Word.  Don’t have one? We’ll be handing out more this coming Sunday, January 2!

May the Lord bless us in 2022 as we spend time with Him reading His Word – the Bible.

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