Friday, February 27, 2009

One of my favorites

It's no secret that I LOVE Bible study. It has changed my life. Truly. The pages are more than pages. If I pick up a page in the Bible, I now see so much beautiful depth to each page. These aren't just words to me on a page. They are life and truth. The pages are loaded with original meaning and context that we might miss if we don't study it. And....then, the word is completely different. And, then you are completely different. It's phenomenal to me. Well, it's actually life changing to me.

Several years ago I did "Believing God" by Beth Moore. Isn't that the root of it all?? If we don't truly believe Him and His Word, are we really believing Him?

This is the Five Statement Pledge of Faith that we learned during the study.....

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.

"I'm believing God."

I'm beleiving God today. Are you?

"You are my witness," declares the LORD, "and my servant whom I have chosen, so that you may know and believe me and understand that I am he. Before me no god was formed, nor will there be one after me." Isaiah 43:10

Hugs and blessings~


Anonymous said...

Oh wow, did I need this reminder today of the 5 Statement Pledge of Faith!!

Thanks, friend!

Denise said...

Amen, I am believing Him.

His Girl said...

*raises hand*

TOTALLY believing in Him today :)

Cathy Davis said...

This was my very first bible study when I had my rebirth!

Like you, the words of the bible are alive!

Inksstillwet said...

I’m with you Fran, Believing God today and every single day for the rest of my days! I LOVED that bible study and it was life changing to my way of thinking and believing. Transformation from the Father! Every single time I’ve redone that study, I’ve always thought to myself, “These are foundational truths. If I’m not understanding and believing this about Him, what am I thinking???” Thank you for the reminder of His greatness today!

Teri~Facedown said...

I'm believing God!

Patty said...

LOVED this study and I did it twice.

I am believing God!!!

BethAnne said...

Been a long time since I did Believing God, but I know what you mean when you say "The pages are more than pages. If I pick up a page in the Bible, I now see so much beautiful depth to each page" bout those Chiastic structures and peripety???? We shouldnt be surprise that God is so clever and such a beautiful writer, but its neat to study,huh?

beckyjomama said...

Do you see my hand up in the air? I am soooooooooooo believing God!

(that is one Beth study I have never done though .... Hmmm, may have to rectify that)

Lindsee said...

If trusting HIM and BELIEVING HIM has not been the message I've heard OVER and OVER again, I don't know what is.

"I'm believing God, sister!"

ocean mommy said...

Yes I am!!!

This was one of my fav's as well.

Love you bunches!

connorcolesmom said...

Loved that Bible study!
And yes
I am Believing GOD!
Love you

Amy said...

That was the first Bible Study I ever did and I haven't been the same since! I love, love, love Bible Study and wish I could just do it all day long :)

I think it may be time to do that one again....after I get done with Esther!

Amy in Jackson

2nd Cup of Coffee said...

This is the one and only Beth Moore study I've done. It was good. Thanks for reminding me of the five statements.

Cheryl said...

I heart bible study too!

btw, just wanted to tell you that you've ruined me!

I can't look a one of those verification thingies without saying the word and making up a definition.

Crazy loves company!!!! LOL

Alana said...

I love that your blog is always such an encouragement to me in my walk!

Terrace Crawford said...

Just ran across your blog online. Thought I'd say hello!

--Terrace Crawford

Suzanne said...

How wonderful to see that Scripture has changed your life! That's a terrific message to convey. ~Suzanne

mandy said...

Isn't that the one where, in the videos, she tells us to just walk away from the argument doing our sign language? And she holds her hand up like a crazy woman flipping her fingers up?
shoulder, head, sky
shoulder, head, sky

That visual sticks with me. And totally makes me laugh!

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