A Planet Called “You”

A Planet Called "You"

If you missed Sunday’s Sermon

Read or listen to Discovery – You Are Stronger Than You Think You Are (Freeway, Week 3)


Devotion 1

Let’s do some pretending for a few moments – the kind of imaginative pretending of your childhood! Imagine that your are a space explorer. (In celebration of the new Star Trek: Discovery just came out this week, if for no other reason!) And let’s pretend that you just landed your ship on a planet called “You.” (work with me here, okay! The planet IS you!)

What do you need to explore on this planet?

And who can help you on this mission?

Is there anything on this planet that looks out of place? Anything that feels uncomfortable?

Is there anything on this planet that feels broken? Take some time to circle, check boxes, or write down your answers.

Reflect on your answers. Take a moment to explain why these things feel broken. Do a little exploring, ask some “Why” questions of yourself, and pay attention to what you discover.

Before you stop, lift your answers and reflections to God. What do you want to say to God about them? What might God be saying to you about your answers?


God’s Words for This Week

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)

Romans 8:35-39 – In all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us (NRSV, v.37)

John 9:1-12 – Jesus said to him, “Go, wash in the pool of Siloam” (this word means sent). So the man went away and washed. When he returned, he could see. (CEB, v.7)


This Week at Hood

Monday, September 25, 4:00 pm – Women’s Circles Small Group
Wednesday, September 27, 4:30 pm – Prayer & Inspiration
Wednesday, September 27, 6:00 pm – Young-ish Adult Small Group (ages 25-45)
Wednesday, September 27, 6:45 pm – Choir Practice
Thursday, September 28, 12 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm – Pastor Jason at The Cellar for Drop-In Coffee & Conversation (108 N Wilson St)
Sunday, October 1, 9:15 am – Christian Men’s Fellowship Breakfast at Cracker Barrel (Dunn)
Sunday, October 1, 11:00 am – Worship – Ownership – You Can’t Blame Your Way To Freedom
Sunday, September 24, 12:00 noon – Cabinet Meeting (directly after worship)

Coming Soon…

Sunday, October 22 – Homecoming

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