Daily Study Habits

The primary goal of these exercises is to teach healthy spiritual habits that will last you a lifetime. There are four basic components:


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Verses to recall throughout the day reminding you of God's promises.

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Meditate on a passage until the Holy Spirit shows you how to apply it.

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Read scripture to know God better and to hear him speak to you through his word.


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– MEMORY VERSE –

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly.

Colossians3:16a (NIV)

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Today you will be watching Pastor Pete Wilson from Cross Pointe Church in Nashville, TN. Pastor Pete will be teaching on 1 Corinthians 10:11.

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– PRONOUNCE IT! –

Refer to Session 1, page 4 in your workbook for instructions on this method of Bible meditation.

Whatever happens, conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ.

Philippians 1:27a (NIV)

– SCRIPTURE READING –

BACKGROUND

Philippians is a letter written by the apostle Paul to the Christians of Philippi. This is a letter filled with joy and love, even though Paul wrote this from a prison cell while being persecuted by the Romans. Paul’s joy does not come from money or circumstances; his joy comes from loving Christ. Read Philippians 1-4 (NIV).

Philippians 1

1 Paul and Timothy, servants of Christ Jesus,
To all God's holy people in Christ Jesus at Philippi, together with the overseers and deaconst:

2 Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

Thanksgiving and Prayer

3 I thank my God every time I remember you.4 In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy5 because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now,6 being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus.

7 It is right for me to feel this way about all of you, since I have you in my heart and, whether I am in chains or defending and confirming the gospel, all of you share in God's grace with me.8 God can testify how I long for all of you with the affection of Christ Jesus.

9 And this is my prayer: that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight,10 so that you may be able to discern what is best and may be pure and blameless for the day of Christ,11 filled with the fruit of righteousness that comes through Jesus Christ—to the glory and praise of God.

Paul's Chains Advance the Gospel

12 Now I want you to know, brothers and sisters,t that what has happened to me has actually served to advance the gospel.13 As a result, it has become clear throughout the whole palace guardtand to everyone else that I am in chains for Christ.14 And because of my chains, most of the brothers and sisters have become confident in the Lord and dare all the more to proclaim the gospel without fear.

15 It is true that some preach Christ out of envy and rivalry, but others out of goodwill.16 The latter do so out of love, knowing that I am put here for the defense of the gospel.17 The former preach Christ out of selfish ambition, not sincerely, supposing that they can stir up trouble for me while I am in chains.

18 But what does it matter? The important thing is that in every way, whether from false motives or true, Christ is preached. And because of this I rejoice.
Yes, and I will continue to rejoice,
19 for I know that through your prayers and God's provision of the Spirit of Jesus Christ what has happened to me will turn out for my deliverance.t20 I eagerly expect and hope that I will in no way be ashamed, but will have sufficient courage so that now as always Christ will be exalted in my body, whether by life or by death.21 For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain.22 If I am to go on living in the body, this will mean fruitful labor for me. Yet what shall I choose? I do not know!23 I am torn between the two: I desire to depart and be with Christ, which is better by far;24 but it is more necessary for you that I remain in the body.25 Convinced of this, I know that I will remain, and I will continue with all of you for your progress and joy in the faith,26 so that through my being with you again your boasting in Christ Jesus will abound on account of me.

Life Worthy of the Gospel

27 Whatever happens, conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ. Then, whether I come and see you or only hear about you in my absence, I will know that you stand firm in the one Spirit,t striving together as one for the faith of the gospel28 without being frightened in any way by those who oppose you. This is a sign to them that they will be destroyed, but that you will be saved—and that by God.29 For it has been granted to you on behalf of Christ not only to believe in him, but also to suffer for him,30 since you are going through the same struggle you saw I had, and now hear that I still have.

Philippians 2

Imitating Christ's Humility

1 Therefore if you have any encouragement from being united with Christ, if any comfort from his love, if any common sharing in the Spirit, if any tenderness and compassion,2 then make my joy complete by being like-minded, having the same love, being one in spirit and of one mind.3 Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves,4 not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others.

5 In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus:

6 Who, being in very naturet God,
did not consider equality with God something to be used to his own advantage;

7 rather, he made himself nothing
by taking the very naturet of a servant,
being made in human likeness.

8 And being found in appearance as a man,
he humbled himself
by becoming obedient to death—
even death on a cross!

9 Therefore God exalted him to the highest place
and gave him the name that is above every name,

10 that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow,
in heaven and on earth and under the earth,

11 and every tongue acknowledge that Jesus Christ is Lord,
to the glory of God the Father.

Do Everything Without Grumbling

12 Therefore, my dear friends, as you have always obeyed—not only in my presence, but now much more in my absence—continue to work out your salvation with fear and trembling,13 for it is God who works in you to will and to act in order to fulfill his good purpose.

14 Do everything without grumbling or arguing,15 so that you may become blameless and pure, "children of God without fault in a warped and crooked generation."t Then you will shine among them like stars in the sky16 as you hold firmly to the word of life. And then I will be able to boast on the day of Christ that I did not run or labor in vain.17 But even if I am being poured out like a drink offering on the sacrifice and service coming from your faith, I am glad and rejoice with all of you.18 So you too should be glad and rejoice with me.

Timothy and Epaphroditus

19 I hope in the Lord Jesus to send Timothy to you soon, that I also may be cheered when I receive news about you.20 I have no one else like him, who will show genuine concern for your welfare.21 For everyone looks out for their own interests, not those of Jesus Christ.22 But you know that Timothy has proved himself, because as a son with his father he has served with me in the work of the gospel.23 I hope, therefore, to send him as soon as I see how things go with me.24 And I am confident in the Lord that I myself will come soon.

25 But I think it is necessary to send back to you Epaphroditus, my brother, co-worker and fellow soldier, who is also your messenger, whom you sent to take care of my needs.26 For he longs for all of you and is distressed because you heard he was ill.27 Indeed he was ill, and almost died. But God had mercy on him, and not on him only but also on me, to spare me sorrow upon sorrow.28 Therefore I am all the more eager to send him, so that when you see him again you may be glad and I may have less anxiety.29 So then, welcome him in the Lord with great joy, and honor people like him,30 because he almost died for the work of Christ. He risked his life to make up for the help you yourselves could not give me.

Philippians 3

No Confidence in the Flesh

1 Further, my brothers and sisters, rejoice in the Lord! It is no trouble for me to write the same things to you again, and it is a safeguard for you.2 Watch out for those dogs, those evildoers, those mutilators of the flesh.3 For it is we who are the circumcision, we who serve God by his Spirit, who boast in Christ Jesus, and who put no confidence in the flesh—

4 though I myself have reasons for such confidence.
If someone else thinks they have reasons to put confidence in the flesh, I have more:
5 circumcised on the eighth day, of the people of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew of Hebrews; in regard to the law, a Pharisee;6 as for zeal, persecuting the church; as for righteousness based on the law, faultless.

7 But whatever were gains to me I now consider loss for the sake of Christ.8 What is more, I consider everything a loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whose sake I have lost all things. I consider them garbage, that I may gain Christ9 and be found in him, not having a righteousness of my own that comes from the law, but that which is through faith intChrist—the righteousness that comes from God on the basis of faith.10 I want to know Christ—yes, to know the power of his resurrection and participation in his sufferings, becoming like him in his death,11 and so, somehow, attaining to the resurrection from the dead.

12 Not that I have already obtained all this, or have already arrived at my goal, but I press on to take hold of that for which Christ Jesus took hold of me.13 Brothers and sisters, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead,14 I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.

Following Paul's Example

15 All of us, then, who are mature should take such a view of things. And if on some point you think differently, that too God will make clear to you.16 Only let us live up to what we have already attained.

17 Join together in following my example, brothers and sisters, and just as you have us as a model, keep your eyes on those who live as we do.18 For, as I have often told you before and now tell you again even with tears, many live as enemies of the cross of Christ.19 Their destiny is destruction, their god is their stomach, and their glory is in their shame. Their mind is set on earthly things.20 But our citizenship is in heaven. And we eagerly await a Savior from there, the Lord Jesus Christ,21 who, by the power that enables him to bring everything under his control, will transform our lowly bodies so that they will be like his glorious body.

Philippians 4

Closing Appeal for Steadfastness and Unity

1 Therefore, my brothers and sisters, you whom I love and long for, my joy and crown, stand firm in the Lord in this way, dear friends!

2 I plead with Euodia and I plead with Syntyche to be of the same mind in the Lord.3 Yes, and I ask you, my true companion, help these women since they have contended at my side in the cause of the gospel, along with Clement and the rest of my co-workers, whose names are in the book of life.

Final Exhortations

4 Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!5 Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near.6 Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.7 And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

8 Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.9 Whatever you have learned or received or heard from me, or seen in me—put it into practice. And the God of peace will be with you.

Thanks for Their Gifts

10 I rejoiced greatly in the Lord that at last you renewed your concern for me. Indeed, you were concerned, but you had no opportunity to show it.11 I am not saying this because I am in need, for I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances.12 I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in want.13 I can do all this through him who gives me strength.

14 Yet it was good of you to share in my troubles.15 Moreover, as you Philippians know, in the early days of your acquaintance with the gospel, when I set out from Macedonia, not one church shared with me in the matter of giving and receiving, except you only;16 for even when I was in Thessalonica, you sent me aid more than once when I was in need.17 Not that I desire your gifts; what I desire is that more be credited to your account.18 I have received full payment and have more than enough. I am amply supplied, now that I have received from Epaphroditus the gifts you sent. They are a fragrant offering, an acceptable sacrifice, pleasing to God.19 And my God will meet all your needs according to the riches of his glory in Christ Jesus.

20 To our God and Father be glory for ever and ever. Amen.

Final Greetings

21 Greet all God's people in Christ Jesus. The brothers and sisters who are with me send greetings.22 All God's people here send you greetings, especially those who belong to Caesar's household.

23 The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit. Amen.t



Comments
Posted by JOSE HENRY 1/22/2012 6:43:00 AM
thank you Pastor Rick,I just started only but its been so amazing and wonderful.Ya we doing here in Melbourne , Australia the whole church (city revival church) . I am excited and expecting a great transformation in my life after these days.
Posted by Angelica 1/22/2012 12:46:00 PM
I enjoy the way that the Pastors use todays situations as examples in reference to the word. It helps by giving a clear understanding to what the word is saying. Another helpful tool is the Application Study Guide. I read the verse than I read the explanation at the bottom of the page for that particular verse that I just read. I then read the verse again with a clear unstanding. I then write a note or two.
Posted by Nancy Balsiger 1/23/2012 2:38:00 PM
Day 2: I start my transformation...from a mind given to judgement and gossip to a mind focused on all things True, Noble, Right, Pure, Lovely, Admirable, Excellent and Praiseworthy. To all I learn or receive from scripture my goal is to put it into practice then surely My GOD OF peace will Be with me :)
Posted by Doug 1/23/2012 8:34:00 PM
Such a good visual presented by Pastor Pete. We line up to participate in sin, and even though it entices us like honey, it is toxic and only leads to death.
Posted by TravisA 1/23/2012 9:16:00 PM
God is aligning my life. I am 40 days in the word and my Church has started on the Daniel fast. I am believing the Lord for great miracles. Awesome Day 1 and 2. Thanks Dr. Rick.
Posted by Darryle Huffman 1/23/2012 11:41:00 PM
As I look at the bible I can see the mistakes they made. It is from them we learn not to do what they did. In this life we all make mistakes but we must learn from them and tell others so they will not make the mistakes we did.
Posted by Sarah Andros 1/24/2012 8:41:00 AM
Philippians 1 is a lot about being courageous. Philippians 2 is a lot about having a joyful attitude. Philippians 3 is a lot about forgetting the past and looking forward. Philippians 4 is a lot about looking up to God and resting in His peace. Thank you for doing this series of 40 Days in The Word. I am so thankful to be planting His Word deep within my soul.
Posted by Richard king 1/24/2012 11:20:00 AM
I have been a christian since 2000, recomitted my life to christ several years ago when i discovered saddleback church, went out bought purpose driven life and later joined a small group, i'm now a Host for an online small group, and nothing is more sweeter than watching your group grow and be filleed with God's word through pastor Rick . This is truly an amazing small group study !, i'm loving 40 days in the word,my prayer is for Pstor Rick, and all of the campus venues across America and arou8nd the world those who have choosen to taste something truly forfilling, may we live the word, love the word, and learn the word !
Posted by Ki Heun Kim 1/24/2012 4:25:00 PM
Surely, memorizing the scripture is a huge burden, but as pastor Pete put it, it can be like tasting honey in your mouth instead of one of your 'to do lists'. I look forward to immersing myself in the word of God so that I may truly taste a morsel of God's love on earth.
Posted by Ed 1/25/2012 5:24:00 AM
Pastor Pete's ref to honey struck a cord with me.I read Philippians 1 after our session with a whole new perspective.
Posted by Roger Sullivan 1/25/2012 9:51:00 AM
Isn't it an interesting perspective in Phillipians 3:20 to regard ourselves as "citizens of heaven"!
Posted by Roger Sullivan 1/25/2012 10:13:00 AM
Isn't it an interesting perspective in Phillipians 3:20 to regard ourselves as "citizens of heaven"!
Posted by Anna Yohler 1/25/2012 6:27:00 PM
Paul points out to us that it his mission to teach others of Jesus even though he'd rather die
Posted by Geno Paredes 1/25/2012 7:10:00 PM
Thanks pastor Rick. I'm looking forward to reading the bible again on a regular basis.
Posted by Jose 1/26/2012 9:24:00 AM
Mas dulce que miel y que la que destila del panal.... Gracias Cristo!
Posted by Selena W. 1/26/2012 7:09:00 PM
My insight came from Phil 1:21 For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain; meaning live like Christ, because when you die you go higher in Christ and gain all He has.
Posted by Dahlia 1/27/2012 6:10:00 AM
This is my second day of doing it. I am praying that doing this over and over again will make it into a habit. Beginning the day with the Word strengthens my soul and ending it with the Word replenishes it.
Posted by Melinda 1/27/2012 8:15:00 AM
Honey, honeycomb, sweet, pleasantry, soothing to the soul, the body, and the spirit. Refreshing, enjoyable, lasting, fulfillment. Taste and see. Our God is Awesome. Thank You Jesus.
Posted by Enid G 1/27/2012 10:30:00 AM
This 40days in the word just have me going deeper in not only in the Bible but in Christ, Praise him, Thank you Pastor i am tasting and feeling and searing Gods Holy word daily good for the soul Thank God.
Posted by Brother Josef 1/28/2012 12:28:00 AM
What an amazing word from Pastor Pete Wilson, it really ministered to my heart. Thank you and God Bless You Pastor Wilson.
Posted by Marie Ruhland 1/29/2012 8:27:00 AM
Praise God for His Word! It has been a delight to my spirit as I am on the Daniel fast with our church. Thanks Pastor Rick for your obedience and powerful ministry that I can enjoy every day on this 40 day journey inthe Word . Aloha, Marie Ruhland Hilo, HI.
Posted by Leslie 1/29/2012 4:56:00 PM
What beautiful analogy's of the word. This is Day 2 for me and I'm looking to have a better understanding of God's word and apply it to my day-to-day life.
Posted by Teresa 1/30/2012 7:38:00 AM
I think of this passage and kind of keep my cool. I have so much going on it is easy to fly off the handle and complain, but this passage makes me think to be humble and have faith. I think of WWJD and I will act according showing others that Christ is truly in control of my life and I trust him.
Posted by Vicky 1/30/2012 7:42:00 PM
Amazing message, I will definitely implement new ways to teach the Bible to my two little boys...very wise advice.
Posted by Bill Lemus 1/31/2012 4:58:00 AM
I thank God for his grace and mercy and I am not lining up to be fed the poison of the world but the life and mind of Christ
Posted by Bob Davies 1/31/2012 11:57:00 AM
Thank You Pastor RickI am introducing this to the leaders of our CR group tonight and asking them to then take it as another tool towards their recovery. Blessings
Posted by Jeff Kenyon 1/31/2012 6:37:00 PM
WOW! This is a true blessing. To study God's Word in this Spiritual approach is already transforming!Praise God! Thank you!
Posted by Michael McClanahan 1/31/2012 7:50:00 PM
What I really enjoyed about the message today is that we should eagerly look forward to reading the Bible and not see it as something that has to be done. That is very encouraging.
Posted by Pastor Hugo 2/3/2012 6:06:00 AM
If we let the Word of Christ dwells in our heart RICHLY, things will be so different in our world! - Si la Palabra de Cristo permanence en nuestro corazón RICAMENTE, las cosas serian muy Diferentes en nuestro mundo!
Posted by Grace Corpus 2/4/2012 6:07:00 PM
Hi Pastor Rick, this is my Day 2 of my 40 Days in the Word...It was an amazing journey to be reminded daily that without the guidance of the Holy Word of God...I will never experience the fullness of "joy" only in His presence.
Posted by Hope 2/5/2012 5:12:00 PM
Today was our first day to begin 40 DITW with our I.B.C. church in Costa Rica. We are so excited to see the teens being engaged to do this wonderful study too. May we all find His word rich like honey. Thank you
Posted by Patricia Warble 2/6/2012 5:44:00 PM
Thank you Pastor Rick for giving us this tool to share the message, and insights with our brothers and sisters across the globe. How wonderful is that?! We are so blessed and thus "accountable" in this generation to help spread the word. Thank you for your hand in it.
Posted by Dean Thimineur 2/7/2012 8:04:00 AM
I am really enjoying the illustrations that are being used to explain the passages. The cows chewing their cud and the ants being led to their demise are things we all can relate to. Thank you!
Posted by jillian yates 2/8/2012 7:53:00 AM
For the rest of my life I will not forget the image of the Hebrew children licking the honey, passionately from their slate readying themselves for the Word. I used that today in my Bible time. It set up my heart and mind for a deeper PLEASURE for what was in store for God to say to me. Great, great job!
Posted by Faith 2/8/2012 5:52:00 PM
I am glad I have Jesus in my heart. Everyone need hope and talk to God. He will guide us with a better tomorrow.
Posted by andrea 2/10/2012 5:53:00 AM
I feel like a small child eagerly awaiting for a gift to open.My gift being a daily meditation with scripture.
Posted by Zach 2/14/2012 8:25:00 AM
I have always spend time with Jesus in the morning my hope is to draw even closer to Him. All we have to do is humble our self before the nail scared feet of Him loves us so deeply that we can not even begin to really understand it. Amen
Posted by Juanita Smith 2/14/2012 8:40:00 AM
I thank God for my friend who introduce this 40 days in the word. My hope and prayer is to become more inrich in the wonderful word of God and to applied it in my everyday living, so that I can become a better witness for Chirst our Lord. Thank you again Pastor Rick.
Posted by Sidath Mapitigama 2/15/2012 9:22:00 PM
Dear Pastor Rich,Other than the Bible I experienced great Joy and advice for Purpose driven life
Posted by Pastor J.D. 2/18/2012 9:22:00 AM
As I read the word I understood what Paul was talking of. For even in our worsth suffering for our Lord we can find joy for our faith in God through Jesus this is our salvstion through Christ amen
Posted by Gary W Thayer 2/20/2012 8:07:00 AM
I think this next 39 days are going to be filled with much Joy.Thanks Dr Rick.
Posted by Taylor Chastain 2/20/2012 10:17:00 AM
Philippians 1:6Our God NEVER gives up.
Posted by Jennie 2/21/2012 5:44:00 AM
Love the honey story. It really makes me think about how I want to help my girls implement the word of God in to their lives! Also, love this series. I find myself almost "craving" the scriptures now instead of dreading it as a daily chore! Thank you for all of the time and effort you have put in to creating this curriculum so that we can all be closer to God through His word!
Posted by Rose Gatobu 2/22/2012 3:18:00 AM
Thank you Pastor Rick together with your team. I am sure that after the 40 days i will never be the same. I am going through this amazing and an eye opener of the wonderful things the Lord is teaching me from His Word! (Psalms 119:18)
Posted by Isaac 2/22/2012 6:54:00 PM
I have blessed be blessed too.
Posted by Marilyn Driscoll 2/24/2012 7:22:00 PM
David, in the Psalms said, "How sweet are your words to my taste, sweeter than honey to my mouth!" T(119:103 NIV)Thank you, Pastor Pete, for helping us to understand!
Posted by alicia 2/27/2012 7:10:00 AM
I think this next 40 days are going to be filled with much joy thanks. Dr rick.
Posted by Debbie 2/27/2012 9:02:00 PM
Thank You Angelica for sharing... Philippians 1= courageous. Philippians 2 = a joyful attitude. Philippians 3 = forgetting the past and looking forward. Philippians 4 = looking up to God and resting in His peace. Thank you, I will put this in my Bible. I, too, am so thankful to be planting His Word deep within my soul.
Posted by Eugene Joseph 2/29/2012 5:58:00 AM
I believe in today's devotional. I have read the bible several times and didn't understand the true meaning. Now when I read it I take my time reread each verse and have a better understanding of the what God is trying to convey to us. It also makes it easier to resist temptation by repeating the memory verse's whenever I'm tempted. Thank you for producing this series to help me grow closer and develop a relationship with God.
Posted by Rochelle Thuener 3/1/2012 11:04:00 AM
Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. I am already reading my Bible in a much different way just using the Pronounce It method. I don't care how long it takes me, I know it will stay with me as it has these first three days of being 40 Days in the Word!
Posted by Sara 3/5/2012 9:21:00 AM
Love this! I got so excited, I emailed my group to remind them to get their taste of honey this morning. God has great things in store for us as we dwell into 40 Days In The Word!!
Posted by Gramps G 3/11/2012 6:16:00 AM
What a blessing to have the scales on my eyes removed in reading God's Word with an entirely different perspective. Rick and Pete the first two days have been a wonderful treat, the illustration of the Rabbi's approach to sharing the scriptures with young people was wonderful. I look forward to savoring God's Word.
Posted by Pam Calvert 3/13/2012 8:32:00 AM
Thank you so much for the joy of sharing in the word daily with others from around the world. I see and hear about the attacks upon you and the ministry that tells me you are doing something right. I pray for you daily and thank God for you.
Posted by mildred tacay 4/7/2012 5:20:00 AM
thank you so much,i've been reading my Bible before,
Posted by mildred tacay 4/7/2012 5:25:00 AM
thank you so much,i've been reading my Bible in a different way now that i can understand more clearly what God is telling me...im so inspired and excited having intimate relationship with Him..God bless
Posted by Leigh O'Shell 4/10/2012 3:03:00 AM
As children's director in our church, may I be like those Rabbis and help train our children to perseive the Word of God as sweet like honey and not loathsome like a chore! What helpful insight! Thank you so much!
Posted by Jeff Thompson 5/1/2012 4:24:00 PM
I'm so excited to be sharing this journey with other believers. Thank you, Pastor for unpacking this scripture in an engaging way.
Posted by Paul Myers 5/10/2012 6:05:00 AM
What a great analagy re ants. Made it so easy to comprehend. Also the list of chores!Sometimes it feels that way but you have to think of it as a reward for still having the gift of life.
Posted by Nathan 8/21/2012 6:18:00 PM
I too dislike ants, and yet I have learned alot from them in my days. "Thank you Lord for opening my eyes!"
Posted by Candi 5/7/2013 3:29:00 AM
Thk u Paster Pete for today's lesson, brilliant! And wonderful that there are so many ppl doing this together. From South Africa, Durban! Praise God!
Posted by Ricardo 6/11/2013 4:09:00 AM
Thanks Saddleback Church I'm excited about this.
Posted by Carol Dutton 12/26/2013 5:52:00 AM
Just started this yesterday and I am encouraged by what I have read so far.
Posted by Angel 2/3/2014 7:47:00 AM
Thank you lord for all pastors the you bring together to teach us how to learn your word and let be our daily joy amen
Posted by Kimberly 2/22/2014 11:25:00 AM
I love this study! I am trying hard not to move ahead and work on future days. I am so motivated to read the Bible.I am really enjoying this devotional method of studying the Bible. Thank you for these lessons. I am finding them very inspirational and profound.
Posted by Jim Thorpe 4/29/2014 7:40:00 AM
I am deeply aware that Christ is and has been working in my life for several years as I have truly backslidden. I am so looking forward to applying 40 Days In The Word to my life! To taste and enjoy the "honey" in the word, dwelling on it richly and applying it in my life will be a blessing.
Posted by Debbie Hanna 9/19/2014 1:55:00 PM
Beautiful...day two...simply beautiful...
Posted by Katharina 11/3/2015 2:44:00 PM
Just started and I am already experiencing something. It's hard to explain but it is little victories that make a huge difference. Thank you for this Bible study. It is still making a difference in 2015.
Posted by Laurie 2/23/2017 9:51:00 AM
I am thankful for the structure to daily direct me into the mindset I need to be in. To be more aware of the lives of others, than my little daily concerns. For perspective, for visualizing Colossians 3:12-16, mindful of Phil.1:27. I am shopping as I whisper Colossians 3:16. Looking forward to 38 more days and beyond.
Posted by Lucette 3/5/2017 12:59:00 AM
I'e just started yesterday. Thank you for these message and to give us the encouragement to dig in the Word
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