For years, I’ve jotted down Bible verses and put them in places where I would see them. As a teen I had them on my bedroom mirror. And then I put index cards on my car dash to read and memorize as I drove forty-five minutes to community college (OK, maybe this wasn’t advisable!). This verse happens to be tucked by our garage door right now. Continue reading “Bible verse cards, a printable for you!”
Last week, in Pause the Static and the Noise, I shared a funny parenting story, with the encouragement that we need to be still and quiet with God so we can hear His voice. This week, I want to follow up and brainstorm together how we can practically open ourselves to hear His voice throughout our days.
Life is full of changes in seasons. Creating space and time to connect with Jesus can be more challenging in some seasons than others. And when we experience change, it often upsets the rhythms and habits that we have grown accustomed to! Continue reading “Ideas for connecting with Jesus throughout your day”
Last week, I wrote about Reading Scripture Relationally. God has given us the Bible so we might connect with Him in authentic relationship! As we read scripture relationally, we know God for who He is and open ourselves up to be known by Him. This creates space in our lives where we can bring our real selves to meet with God where real growth, healing, and change can take place.
How can we read the Bible relationally?
A friend asked me recently, “how do you read Scripture…?” The first thing that came to mind is that I read it relationally and for the heart. In relationship, we come to know another and be known.
God desires relationship with us (take a peek at my previous post, Love is Relational, for more on this). And as we grow in relationship with God, knowing Him and His love for us, we naturally grow in loving and relating with people.