Welcome Back Divas!!! Yep, our summer Bible Study is back in session!!! We are revisiting UNGLUED by Lysa Terkeurst! This study was life changing the last time we completed it 2 years ago. After many requests…. it’s BAAAAAAACCCK!
The tag line for the book Unglued is: “Making Wise Decisions in the Midst of Raw Emotions”. Perhaps it is just me but I have quite a few, “raw emotions”. What do we do with these raw emotions? Is it really possible to make emotions work for us instead of against us?
Yes, and the Unglued Bible Study turns us to God’s Word and shows us how!
During our first session, we focused on Joshua 5:13-14(NLT)…just before the battle of Jericho.
When Joshua was near the town of Jericho, he looked up and saw a man standing in front of him with sword in hand. Joshua went up to him and demanded, “Are you friend or foe?” “Neither one,” he replied. “I am the commander of the Lord’s army.” At this, Joshua fell with his face to the ground in reverence. “I am at your command,” Joshua said. “What do you want your servant to do?”
Just prior to meeting the man, Joshua led the people of Israel across the Jordan River after God parted it for them [Joshua 3:13-14] (just like he did with Moses and the Red Sea). With such a spiritual victory, it is quite plausible that Joshua may have been feeling victorious and ready for battle. Yet before he acted, he was required to chose a side.
“We tend to approach our battles and causes backwards; we turn things all around and try to marshal God to support us rather than to submit and follow Him.”-bible.org (OUCH!)
Just before becoming completely unglued about a work situation, bills, something that someone has done to us or an interruption in our schedules, we have an opportunity to choose God’s side by submitting to HIM right then. We can ask God what HE wants us to do BEFORE we do what we want to do in the moment.
Our prayer for the week:
God, help me choose to be on YOUR side, trusting that YOU will help me face things outside of my control without acting out of control.
Homework for the week:
Read chapters 1-2 in the Unglued Book.
Don’t have the book? Purchase it for $5 from Christian Book Stores .
If you are close to Kernersville, NC..join us in person! Visit our Meetup Page for more info..otherwise just follow along online!
Let us know in the comments about your week!