Everyday Holiness

This cell study was supposed to be about fasting. I just don’t have anything new to say on the subject or at least, not enough to write 40 minutes of material. In its place I think that this is a good way to round off the series.
Give people opportunity to listen to God as you read the verses below. You may want to position this activity later in your meeting or use it earlier as part of worship.
So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.1CO 10:31
And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. COL 3:17
The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full. JN 10:10
‘Spiritual practices are not intended to make us more religious but more alive’. How would they help in becoming more alive to people, to nature, to work...
Listen to the song. You can get a copy from me or download it at http://tinyurl.com/d48m78. The lyrics are attached and you can find out more about the musician at http://www.carrienewcomer.com/
Divide up the verses among the group and in pairs try to work out how it would be possible to discover how God sees each of the events described?
As individuals, list half a dozen routine activities from your day. When this has been done coach one another to add ‘faith’ and meaning to them?
Without adding anything to your to-do list, how could you serve more people by doing what you do in the name of Jesus? As examples, think about driving or walking to the shops. Pray for one another, that you will increase in the quality of your living this week.


Dave Halls, 02/04/2009