devotional life

i admit, i just do my devotional, because i have to, but this time, i re read again what’s the meaning of doing our devotion and how it will affect our day to day activities.

Hope this one helps! 🙂

 

S.O.A.P. DEVOTIONAL METHOD

S.O.A.P. Bible Study Method A SIMPLE SYSTEM FOR DEVOTIONSGetting Started

  • Identify a consistent time and place to meet with God.
  • Turn off all distractions to focus on your time with God.
  • Using a bible reading plan greatly assists your passage selection, www.youversion.com is very helpful.

SCRIPTURE

  • Read the entire passage of scripture that you have identified.
  • Pick one verse from the passage that speaks to you.
  • Copy that verse at the top of your entry for that page.

OBSERVATION

  • Observe what the verse says. Think about who it was addressed to and why it was written. Ponder its meaning, tone and purpose.
  • Take several moments to meditate on it and let it soak into your heart.
  • Write down your observations in a paragraph or few sentences in your journal.

APPLICATION

  • Write out how you plan to put into practice the lesson from what you have read?
  • How will you be different today as a result of what you‘ve just read? How does this verse apply to me?

PRAYER

  • Write out word for word your prayer to God based on your reading.
  • Ask him to help you and thank him for his word.

from http://higherexpectationschurch.org/soap/

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