Sunday Online 03/07/22

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Healthy Habit: Thanking


Questions from today’s speaker. You can use some of these in Growth Groups or alone:

Read through Philippians 4:4-9

  • What does Paul mean by ‘rejoicing always’? Why do you think he regards it as so important?
  • How can our ‘gentleness be evident to all’?
  • How might you relationships with others be different if you remembered that ‘The Lord is near’?
  • Who do you know who has at some point shown a ‘peace that passes understanding’? How have you seen this?
  • In what circumstances in your life do you particularly want to be more rejoicing, thankful and peaceful? What difference could this make?

What can I pray for?

  • Pray for God’s peace that passes understanding in 3 situations:
    • An international situation
    • A local situation
    • The life of someone known to you
  • Finally, pray for yourself that you would know God’s peace and bring it to others

How to Pray or Read the Bible

It’s good to get into a daily habit of daily prayer and reading the Bible. There are lots of ways to do this. We’ve given some suggestions on this website on ‘How can I pray?’ and ‘How can I read the Bible?’. If you need help, do ask us – we’d love to help!

Recommended Reading for this Series

There are plenty of good books on ‘Healthy Habits’ (or Spiritual Disciplines). Here are a few:

  • The Life You’ve Always Wanted – by John Ortberg
  • Holy Habits – by Andrew Roberts
  • Celebration of Discipline – Richard Foster (an old classic)

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What Next?

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