Thursday, July 31, 2008

Believing God Thursdays

Believing GOD

This is so much better than I could have ever imagined. Ladies, if you have not yet done this study, DO IT! If you feel God's calling on your life in any way at all, DO THIS STUDY. I am simply in awe at how much meat is in this on-line study!

For week one, it really is about one thing: We had to write out a pledge of faith, memorize it and say it often. Here it is:

1) God is who He says He is.
2) God can do what He says He can do.
3) I am who God says I am.
4) I can do all things through Christ.
5) God's word is alive and active in me.

We hold up our fingers one at a time as we say each one.

Seems easy enough, and at first quote I thought, I believe this. But then the clincher. She challenges us to step up our level of sanctification over the next nine weeks.

It just so happened that God was dealing with me in an area where I've fallen short for as long as I can remember. So I knew in my heart that this was the area I should be committed to step up in.

The first thing I began to say was, "I can't do it, I've tried so many times before" But the Holy Spirit stopped me and I looked at finger number 4 on my hand and instead I said, "I can do all things through Christ!"

If you quote these five things often then you will begin to believe them.

This is going to be an exciting nine weeks ladies! I'll be posting each Thursday, so be sure and check in. If you want to start the study it's not too late. Just go to the lifeway site to sign up. It's not too late.

Also, if you want to read what others on-line are saying than go to Diane's blog and check out the comments. :) God Bless you all.


DidiLyn said...

I am thrilled to see you are as happy with doing the study as we are! I needed "something" right now, in this middle of summer when I do not seem to be growing like I should. Like I want to.
Boy, did it hit me too, on that #3 of the faith pledge.
Really, I can't tell you how much I appreciate your input, your obvious joy in the study and searching out God's truth and your commitment. Awesome!!

Why 2nd Cup of Coffee? said...

I love your enthusiasm. You touched on an area that I completely forgot .... hmmmm .... about upping that sanctification level. I took notes on it and everything and then promptly forgot it. I'll have to work on that!

On Purpose said...

I am so excited to hear about your commitment to seek God and be willing to be changed by Him. You are such a positive role model for us girls!!

I am praying for you to get the mostest from our mighty God!

Chatty Kelly said...

Your enthusiasm is contageous and makes me what to do the study. Except I just did a similar one by Beth Moore, I can't find the book to tell you the title. Anyway - your excitment makes me want to give it a peak. Maybe I will. :-)