“Live in me. Make your home in me just as I do in you. In the same way that a branch can’t bear grapes by itself but only by being joined to the vine, you can’t bear fruit unless you are joined with me.”
I am making my home in Christ assessment question
When Dallas Willard was asked how he measures spiritual growth. Willard replied, “I ask
- Am I growing more or less easily irritated these days?
- Am I growing more or less loving these days?
When I am in tune with the spirit, my soul doesn’t sense as much irritation, and when I am criticized, I am not feeling discouraged. If peace is growing in me, I am less easily discouraged. If love is growing in me, I am less easily irritated.
How would you answer these questions?
Encourages us to see strengths, weaknesses, and tendencies in their devotional approaches to God, and thus learn how to improve their devotional, quiet-time, and personal-worship life with God.
- Naturalist – finds God in nature
- Ascetic – is drawn to disciplines (solitude & simplicity)
- Traditionalist – loves historical liturgies, ritual & symbols
- Activist – comes alive in a great cause/social change
- Caregiver – meets God in caring, serving & compassion
- Sensate – senses God through the five senses
- Enthusiast – love to grow through people & celebration
- Contemplative – is drawn to personal prayer & adoration
- Intellectual – loves God by learning & their minds
Take a Self assessment test here – http://common.northpoint.org/sacredpathway.html
- Taken from SACRED PATHWAY – HC by GARY L. THOMAS. Copyright © 2000 by Gary L. Thomas.
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