Box 7 Tips:
Are you building some close friendships where you are vulnerable about how you’re actually feeling?
Plan: looking ahead a few days, how will I spend time with God?
Pray: where & when will I pray? what & who will I pray for?
Pursue: who is in my Focus Group, and how will we set aside time?
Scripture: 1 John 2:1-11
Breakaway Podcast: Knowing That We Know
Options for related reading or study
If we truly experience the love of God, it changes us over time. We never have to earn His love. Our sin and shame is handled by Jesus. Our hatred of other people turns to compassionate love.
Read - 1 John 2:1-11 - Link
You can read the passage in your Bible or favorite app. Re-reading (like doing multiple reps on music) can help you understand the scripture more.
Listen - “Knowing That We Know”
from Breakaway Ministries or Stream Online
38 minutes, epilogue is optional
Respond - Personal Reflection & Obedience
If you are a Christian, what kind of changes have you seen God bring in your life over time? What is an area of growth you still hope to see?
If you are not sure about your fellowship and security with God, is there something you are believing about yourself that does not line up with what God says about you?
Share - Focus Group Times
Schedule a short time with a small group (3-4 people is best) focused on your section, tour job, housing, or staff. You can have multiple Focus Group meetings each week, and combine with routines like stretching, eating, or dot-book work. You can read the Bible, pray together, use the Discovery Bible Study format, or use these discussion points below.
Discovery Bible Study suggestion for this week: 1 John 2:1-6