Pathway Process :: DNA Primer

Week 6: Gospel'ing  How To Spend Time with Your Bible


Discuss

 

Read and Consider the Following Passages of Scripture Together:

Jesus answered them, ‘I told you, and you do not believe. The works that I do in my Father's name bear witness about me, but you do not believe because you are not among my sheep. My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me.
 
John 10:25-27

 

Blessed are those who keep his testimonies, who seek him with their whole heart...You have commanded your precepts to be kept diligently...With my whole heart I seek you; let me not wander from your commandments!...Open my eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of your law...My soul is consumed with longing for your rules at all times...Turn my eyes from looking at worthless things; and give me life in your ways...I find my delight in your commandments, which I love...When I think of your rules from of old, I take comfort, O LORD...How sweet are your words to my taste, sweeter than honey to my mouth!
 
Psalm 119:2, 4, 10, 18, 20, 37, 47, 52, 103

 

{ Question 1 }

When you think about the above verses, what “aha moments” get provoked with respect to the necessity of knowing how to spend time with your Bible, as a means for becoming fluent in the Gospel?


Nurture

 

Watch the following videos together:

 

{ Question 2 }

As you watch these two videos, what are the implications for spending time with your Bible?


Act

 
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DNA Plan

Discuss together how you can make specific, measurable plans for spending time with your Bible this week!

  • Are there specific passages on which you could plan to use your “Transformation Questions” this week?
  • Is there another person you could invite to study a particular text or book of the Bible with you?
  • How can those in your DNA group partner to help you spend time with your Bible this week?

Resources

 

A Bible Reading Plan

The reality is so much of life is made so much easier when we have a simple plan. The same is true with reading the Bible. Without a Bible Reading Plan, we tend to get lost, procrastinate, and ultimately set ourselves up for disappointment. HERE are a few tried-and-true Bible Reading Plans. Pick one and make it a part of your daily rhythms!