Do you know what your personal gifts are? If not, ask God to help you better understand who he has made you to be. If you know your gifts, are you focused on spending yourself accordingly? Ask God to show you how he wants you to worship him by using your gifts.
Category: “Meet the Bible” Schedule
Passage: Romans 14:1-15:13 Daily Contemplation: What kinds of differences do you have with other believers that fit what Paul is talking about here? How well do you succeed at not passing judgment?
Passage: Romans 13:1-14 Daily Contemplation: How do you usually handle dissatisfaction with a leader who doesn’t meet your approval?
Passage: Romans 12:1-21 Daily Contemplation: Use the second half of this passage as a kind of checklist. Which commands do you have the most trouble with? Which are the easiest?
Passage: Romans 5:1-11;8:28-39 Daily Contemplation: What time of suffering can you look back on and see that God brought good out of a lot of pain?
How often do you get caught up in regret because of your sin? Have you felt more despair or more hope since becoming a believer? Ask God for help in gaining a right perspective on your sin and on the new life he has given you.
Passage: Romans 8:1-25 Daily Contemplation: According to this passage, how can the Holy Spirit make a difference in your daily life?
Passage: Romans 7:1-25 Daily Contemplation: What personal struggle makes you feel most helpless? Where do you turn?
Passage: Romans 3:10-31 Daily Contemplation: Whom in your life are you praying for, that they will understand the message Romans presents?
What thorn is causing you pain? Have you asked God to remove it? Have you asked him to fill your wound with his power, to replace your weakness with his strength? Talk to him about your struggle. Ask for his help in letting go so you can let him take over.