All I want most in life is Jesus Christ. To know Him better and walk with Him is my strongest passion in life. It is why I blog. If through blogging I can affect someone else's life eternally, it is so worth it all.
For the past months I have been attempting (not too successfully) to memorize Colossians. Over at Good Morning Girls there is a study of Colossians going on for the next 8 weeks, starting today. I was so exited over the idea of concentrating on the very book that I have been meditating on.
Here are some ideas that would work for your personal Quiet Time that you can apply to whatever book you are studying. Don't neglect your Quiet Time. It is the most important time of your whole day.
Wholeheartedly following the Lord Jesus in this time spent alone with Him, sets the course of your day for your children and husband, and those you meet whether you are a stay-at-home mom, work outside your home, or a single lady. Whatever God has called you to do walk wholeheartedly with Him. You will never have regrets!!
So, here we go:
- Good Morning Girls Colossians study go here and here.
- Memorizing Colossians: September Encouragement from Marci over at the Thankful Homemaker where she shares some wonderful links from Nancy Leigh DeMoss of Revive Our Hearts on the importance of memorizing.
- Using the S.O.A.P. Study method is a unique tool in delving into the Scriptures. This takes you through the steps of Scripture, Observation, Application, and Prayer. You can read a fuller explanation by clicking here.
- John Piper explains in just a few minutes why memorization is so important. What he shares is worth copying down as he shares some life-changing thoughts.
I need to locate a binder to gather together in one place the things that I study from Colossians and for things I print having to do with Colossians. For me, having a journal to record what I read and verses that stand out is vitally important. It is helpful for referring to later when I need encouragement or should an opportunity open up for a Bible study with other ladies.
Where are YOU studying in the Bible and what tools do you use? I have written about memorization before, how are you including this into your time with the Lord?