5 more weeks until we celebrate the resurrection. Here's the thing...
We cannot ponder the Cross or the Resurrection without involving the Spirit of God.
He must hover & move. He must be in the conversation.
Take some time this week to focus on [SPIRIT]!
Not for knowledge sake. But for conversation sake.
As you do - ask Him to prepare you to live in the stories and songs of the Cross.
PEN & PAPER
write out Genesis 1:1-3
leave space and write slowly
stare at the familiar words
circle - connect
write out prayers that connect what is going on in your world today with these words
DIG & DISCUSS
Build on words like [create] [spirit} [hover] - scroll up and click on the words
Write down the Hebrew definitions of these words
Look at some other verses with this word SPIRIT - paint pictures in your mind with the other verses and stories
Remember! You must dig and discover first hand.
New Testament word for Spirit is here and all the places it is found in NT.
Jot down anything that comes to mind about Spirit
Find a few people that you can talk about these words with. As you talk - “watch” them move around!
PONDER & PRAY
Keep turning these words over in your mind
Picture it. Pray it. Throughout the day. Hovering over you. Hovering over those you love.
"Holy Spirit, hover over and around me"
"Hover over _______ and _______"
These familiar words from Genesis make for great conversation with God:
Spirit of God - You are here!
You are the very essence of God - left here on earth for me - You make me KNOW God first hand.
Thank you - that because you are here I can pray -
Thy will be done - on earth as it is in heaven!
Create and shape my mind - my thoughts - my heart
Father - prepare me to experience the truth of the Cross
The HOPE of LIFE - now & forever!
HOVER - breathe - blow through the caverns of my soul.
Shake what needs to be shaken.
Lead me to the Cross. One step at a time.
My eyes fixed on you - The author - who was from the beginning - and perfecter of my faith.
LOOK & LISTEN
look for wind this week.
ask the Spirit to speak to you through these physical signs
Let the words of this song - hover over you! Take time to look at the words - write down words that stick out to you - prayers that Use them to pray throughout the day. This song is on the Ponder Spotify Playlist -
JOIN US in Round Top, Texas! We will experience words/stories surrounding the season. First hand experience through music, conversation and even food!
Come “taste & see” what Pondering in Round Top is all about!