Monday: Read Colossians 3:17 (BELIEVE p. 289). Look at the four quadrants on page 1. Think about the day ahead in each quadrant. How can you live aware of God’s presence in each momhttps://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Ephesians+5%3A16&version=NIVent for today?
Tuesday: Read Ephesians 5:15-17 (BELIEVE p. 302). Re-read these verses and personalize them as written especially for you. Think about a decision you are facing. Pray through your answer to the Andy Stanley question: What is the wise thing to do?
Wednesday: Read Ephesians 5:15 (BELIEVE p. 302). Think about a decision you are facing. Pray through your answer to the Andy Stanley question: What is the wise thing to do…in light of your past experiences…in light of your present circumstances …in light of your future hopes and dreams?
Thursday: Read Ephesians 5:16 (BELIEVE p. 302). The Greeks have two words for time. One is chronos (think calendar date), the other is kairos (think season or special moment). Track where your time goes today. How did you see God at work in your chronos time? What is your kairos moment where God might be inviting you to lean into and learn from Him?
Friday: Read Ephesians 5:17 (BELIEVE p. 302). How does understanding God’s will for your life influence how you face life each day? Where are you praying for God to give clarity in knowing His will? How has He been leading your use of time this week
Saturday: Read Colossians 3:17 (BELIEVE p. 289). To be incarnational with our time is to bring Jesus into all of life. Who I Am -> What I Do -> Result. In other words, who you are, and even more, who God is making you to be, determines what you do and influences the results you get. Take some time to work through this grid to see where God is working in your life and where you need Him to work.
Who I Am What I Do Result
Ex. Lifelong learner Apply what I learn Growth
1. ____________ ________ ___________
2. ____________ ________ ___________
3. ____________ ________ ___________
You can Go Deeper this week by:
- Memorizing This Week’s Memory Verse: Colossians 3:17 (BELIEVE p. 289) "Whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him."
- Memorizing This Week’s BELIEVE Key Idea: " I offer my time to fulfill God’s purposes."
- Read These Books: