Passionate Spirituality Homework

[vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1497979477664{padding-top: 50px !important;padding-bottom: 50px !important;}”][vc_column][intro]This homework page is dedicated to helping all of us learn how to practically apply what we’ve been hearing during this series. Here we’ll list things we can do individually and as a church in response to what we’ve heard. We hope you’ll find this useful in growing in your relationship with God and with others.[/intro][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width=”stretch_row” css=”.vc_custom_1497979469524{padding-top: 50px !important;padding-bottom: 50px !important;background-color: #34393f !important;}”][vc_column width=”1/6″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_custom_heading text=”About The Series: Passionate Spirituality” font_container=”tag:h2|text_align:center|color:%23ffffff” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text]

When people are asked to describe a spiritual person, the general description involves things like, they aren’t flashy or extreme. They tend to be “soft” and avoid conflict. They tend to be old, early risers, plain dressers, and have physically slow movements. So basically a spiritual person is pictured as an old Kung Fu teacher. Is that what passionate spirituality looks like?

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Click on the titles below to view the homework for each message. If you’ve not listened to the messages yet, we encourage to listen to them first to better understand the purpose of this homework.

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  • Get in a LifeGroup and begin to find a place to serve. You can’t get into deeper relationships in God’s church simply sitting here on Sunday morning. Bluntly? If you’ve been attending here for more than a year and you haven’t gotten into a small group or you’re not serving somewhere… what’s the point? We want to really encourage you to BE the Church, not just attend it. That’s scary to say, because we know saying that could cause attendance and giving to drop… but we’re not as interested in that as we are your spiritual growth and health.
  • Pray and read your Bible daily. We’re going to post things daily to pray about and a Bible reading schedule online. Visit our Facebook page to get involved.
  • Commit to not missing a Sunday unless you are working or out of town. This isn’t one of those things you can do on your own. We need you here because this challenge can only be done with all of us together.

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  • Devotion to prayer: sign up to pray with our 30 Day Prayer Commitment
  • Attentiveness in prayer: set an alarm to remind you to pray every hour.
  • Persistence in prayer: check in on Facebook to see what you can pray about and let us know that you prayed by following the link, checking the box, and submitting it to us so we can encourage others who’ve made this commitment.
  • Supernaturally powered: spend as much time listening as talking in your prayer time.
  • Expectancy in prayer: keep a journal and log your requests, praises and answered prayers.

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For the word of the Lord holds true,
    and we can trust everything he does.
He loves whatever is just and good;
    the unfailing love of the Lord fills the earth.

The Lord merely spoke,
    and the heavens were created.
He breathed the word,
    and all the stars were born.
He assigned the sea its boundaries
    and locked the oceans in vast reservoirs.
Let the whole world fear the Lord,
    and let everyone stand in awe of him.
For when he spoke, the world began!
    It appeared at his command.

Psalm 33:4-9 (NLT)

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”7. Passionate About Community” tab_id=”1500311646001-518e9279-4947″][vc_column_text]Get involved in community with Meridian Point. Sign up to attend the LifeGroup Open House and find a LifeGroup you can start sharing life with.[/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner gap=”30″][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”12629″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text][NEXForms id=”222″ ][/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tta_section][/vc_tta_accordion][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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