Day 30 on the #3030challenge! There were some days I felt like throwing in the towel. At times I wondered if this challenge was really getting me anywhere. I mean I still feel pain. I still have unanswered prayers. I have good days and bad. But what have I gained since April 1, 2016?
What good did studying the Bible regularly do me?
It increased my Biblical knowledge. When I open my mouth to speak about my faith, I feel like I’m less likely to make a fool of myself in front of people. That’s always a good thing, right?
As mentioned in my earlier post, I’m really excited about getting back to Church. Not only am I going back, I’m going full force.
I did some studying on what the Bible says about Church and these two verses stood out to me:
- Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom through psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit, singing to God with gratitude in your hearts. (Colossians 3:16)
- Preach the Word; be prepared in season and out of season; correct, rebuke and encourage- with great patience and careful instruction. (2 Timothy 4:2)
I feel God is encouraging me to play a more active role in my faith.
I did my Bible study on forgiveness. Christianity and forgiveness are synonymous in a way. After all, being Christian means acknowledging we have been forgiven through Christ.
It’s easy to go around being happy that I’ve been forgiven for my sins. When it comes time for me to share the love and forgive others for their sins against me… well, that’s a different story altogether, isn’t it?