The Speed of Life

The Speed of Life

Freeway, Week 2 – Awareness – Pulling Back the Curtain of Your Life

Devotion 3

Sometimes life seems to pass us by at a break neck speed. And sometimes it feels as if life is creeping along.

How fast is your life right now? (Write down or circle your answer)

Resting – – – Limping – – – Walking – – – Running – – – Racing – – – Supersonic

How long has it been this way? Days? Weeks? Months? Years?

Why did you choose your answer? Jot down a few sentences or phrases that explain why you chose that particular speed.

Do you like the speed of your life? If so, what do you like about it? If not, can you change the speed of your life?

And if you can change the speed of your life, what could you do right now to begin changing it?

Spend some time talking and listening God about your thoughts and reflections to these questions.


God’s Words for This Week

1 Kings 19:11-18 – A hurricane wind ripped through the mountains and shattered the rocks before God, but God wasn’t to be found in the wind; after the wind an earthquake, but God wasn’t in the earthquake; and after the earthquake fire, but God wasn’t in the fire; and after the fire a gentle and quiet whisper. (The Message, v.11b-12)

Psalm  139 – Investigate my life, O God, find out everything about me; Cross-examine and test me, get a clear picture of what I’m about; (The Message, v.23)

Matthew 26: 36-39 – Then Jesus went with his disciples to a place called Gethsemane. He said to the disciples, “Stay here while I go and pray over there.” (CEB, v.36)

Luke 15:11-32 – When he came to his senses, he said, ‘How many of my father’s hired hands have more than enough food, but I’m starving to death! (CEB, v17)


This Week at Hood

Monday, September 18, 6:00 pm – Disciples Women’s Ministry
Wednesday, September 20, 4:30 pm – Prayer & Inspiration
Wednesday, September 20, 6:00 pm – Young-ish Adult Small Group (ages 25-45)
Wednesday, September 20, 6:45 pm – Choir Practice
Thursday, September 21, 12 noon – 1:30 pm – Pastor Jason at The Cellar for Drop-In Coffee & Conversation (108 N Wilson St)
Sunday, September 24, 9:15 am – Christian Men’s Fellowship Breakfast at Cracker Barrel (Dunn)
Sunday, September 24, 11:00 am – Worship – Discovery – Your’re Stronger Than You Think You Are
Sunday, September 24, 3:00 pm – Back to School Party (for Children and Families at Rick & Maere Kay Lashmit’s Home)

Coming Soon…

Sunday, October 22 – Homecoming

 

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