Identity


Pastor Jamie George - We are accepted. We are loved. We are significant. Pastor Jamie shares a beautifully story about an orphaned prince that reminds us of this powerful reality.  


Village Discussion:

Last week

Guide: Last week we practiced a Breathing Prayer for the constant awareness of Jesus all day long:

Breathe In:

(Jesus) I’m with You

Breathe Out:

(Jesus) You’re with Me


Guide Questions for this past week:

  • What did you experience? What did you learn?

  • When was it easy or hard to practice this?

  • What did you use (or could you use next time) as a reminder?

    • ie. bracelet, ring, written “X” on your wrist, note card,etc...


This Week:

Guide:

Who I Am In Jesus

I am accepted…

John 1:12 I am God’s child.

Colossians 1:13-14 I have been redeemed and forgiven of all my sins.

Hebrews 4:14-16 I have direct access to the throne of grace through Jesus.

I am loved…

Romans 8:31-39 I am fully forgiven and cannot be separated from the love of God.

Philippians 1:6 I am confident that God will complete the good work He started in me.

2 Timothy 1:7 I have not been given a spirit of fear but of power, love and a sound mind.

I am significant…

1 Corinthians 3:16 I am God’s temple.

Ephesians 3:12 I may approach God with freedom and confidence.

Philippians 4:13 I can do (get through) all things through Jesus, who strengthens me.


Village Questions For This Week:

Which one of these “I am…” statements is easy for you to believe and live as though it’s true?

Which one of these is hardest to believe?

Think through this past week. What would have changed if you had lived out these truths?

How different would your week be if you lived as though this truth about your identity in Jesus was true?

Which of these truths will you take with you and practice living it out this week? Why?


READ: KEY TEXT FOR 10000minutes Series:

Matt 7:24 “Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock.


Guide: 10,000 MINUTES Practice:

PRACTICE: Which one of these “Who I Am In Jesus” statements are you going to practice this week? Practice living as though it’s true in your 10000minutes


READ: This week we are going to practice Jesus’ invitation to simply be aware of who we really are according to Jesus! What is a thing you could wear or use as a reminder, all day long, to practice the presence of Jesus? Ie. write on yourself, bracelet, glasses, ring on different finger, etc…


TEXT 10000minutes to 797979 and receive reminders during your week about practicing Jesus’ Invitations! We’ll talk about what we have learned next week in our Village!

Randy Hanson