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|Format: Word Document|
Vendor: Christianity Today
|Publication Date: 2009|
Series: Gifted for Leadership Bible Study
When Susan Arico stepped back from her jam-packed calendar, she compared it to a dark, overcrowded broom closet. Dare to open the door, she said, and everything is apt to topple perilously down into a heap. Each activity in her broom closet could be described as God-pleasing, but she realized that taken together, her activities had become God-replacing.
Her dilemma is shared by many engaged, motivated, and productive Christians. Use this Bible study to help find your spacious place - to daily put yourself, your activities, and the hours of your day in God s hands.
Table of Contents
SCRIPTURE: Exodus 18:13 26; 20:8 11; Psalm 18:16 19; Proverbs 31:10 31; Matthew 11:28 30; Acts 6:1 7
Identify the Current Issue
Discover the Eternal Principles
--Teaching point one: God intends for us to use our gifts.
--Teaching point two: Our activities can become our god.
--Teaching point three: God offers (and commands) rest.
--Teaching point four: You can stand in the spacious place God has for you.
Apply Your Findings
ARTICLE FROM CHRISTIANITY TODAY
Laying Down a Busy Life by Susan Arico (GiftedforLeadership.com)
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