This was our sixth and final IMMERSE Sunday, but there are still five more days to the Study Guide so don’t forget to keep up with your daily Study Guide. This week’s study is the life-changing portion of the Study Guide where we dive into Jesus’ teachings and how His words apply to our lives today.
BECOME A LIVING BIBLE
John 8:31 Jesus said to the people who believed in him, “You are truly my disciples if you remain faithful to my teachings.”
Psalm 119:111-112 Your laws are my treasure; they are my heart’s delight. I am determined to keep your decrees to the very end.
HOW TO INTEGRATE THE BIBLE INTO MY LIFE
1. I MUST BUILD ON IT
Matthew 7:24 Anyone who listens to my teaching and follows it is wise, like a person who builds a house on solid rock.
Exodus 23:2 You must not follow the crowd in doing wrong.
Mark 7:8 For you ignore God’s law and substitute your own tradition.
Proverbs 16:25 There is a path before each person that seems right, but it ends in death.
Judges 21:25 In those days Israel had no king; all the people did whatever seemed right in their own eyes.
2. I MUST FEED ON IT
Colossians 3:16 Let the message about Christ, in all its richness, fill your lives.
3. I MUST LIVE BY IT
Psalm 1:1-2 Oh, the joys of those who do not follow the advice of the wicked, or stand around with sinners, or join in with mockers. But they delight in the law of the Lord, meditating on it day and night.
Psalm 119:11 I have hidden your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you.
4. I MUST GROW THROUGH IT
Psalm 119:18 Open my eyes to see the wonderful truths in your instructions.
Parable of the 4 Soils – Luke 8:4-15
- The hardened soil = Closed mind
- The shallow soil = Superficial mind
- The soil with weeds = Preoccupied mind
- The good soil = Open mind
5. I MUST ACT ON IT
James 1:22 But don’t just listen to God’s word. You must do what it says. Otherwise, you are only fooling yourselves.
6. I MUST TRUST IN IT
Psalm 119:105 Your word is a lamp to guide my feet and a light for my path.