It’s Not What You Know, But Who You Are With | Season 3, Ep. 12

It’s Not What You Know, But Who You Are With | Season 3, Ep. 12

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Daily Scripture Readings: If you’re reading along with us, today’s McCheyne Reading Plan passages are:

Deuteronomy 10
Psalm 98
Isaiah 38
Revelation 8

Take 15-20 minutes to read these chapters, then come back and join me.

Scripture Reading: Genesis 3:8 (ESV) And they heard the sound of the Lord God walking in the garden in the cool[a] of the day, and the man and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the Lord God among the trees of the garden.

Key Points:

God created the Garden of Eden as a place of perfect harmony and communion with Him
Adam and Eve walked with God in intimacy and trust, not just gaining knowledge
The temptation was to seek knowledge over relationship/intimacy with God
Today, we can feel spiritually dry despite having access to immense biblical knowledge
Our primary calling is to walk intimately with God, not just know about Him
Practical tips for intimacy: daily quiet times, journaling, nature walks, sabbath rest, community

Takeaway: “It’s not about what you know, but who you’re with. The vibrant life we long for is found in intimacy with Jesus, not just knowledge accumulation.”

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“Never Stop Growing” – A Daily Meditation | Season 2, Ep. 139

“Never Stop Growing” – A Daily Meditation | Season 2, Ep. 139

Today’s Readings from the Plan: Numbers 28, Psalm 72, Isaiah 19-20, 2 Peter 1

Focus Passage: ‭‭ ‭‭2 Peter‬ ‭1‬:‭5‬-‭8‬ ‭ESV‬‬ ‬‬ ‬‬ ‬‬ ‬‬

Read the Text, Meditate on it, Pray Through It, & Contemplate the Impact

“For this very reason, make every effort to supplement your faith with virtue, and virtue with knowledge, and knowledge with self-control, and self-control with steadfastness, and steadfastness with godliness, and godliness with brotherly affection, and brotherly affection with love. For if these qualities are yours and are increasing, they keep you from being ineffective or unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.”

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