Moments with God
Moments with God is a bible study that involves scripture reading, answering a thought provoking question, journaling a prayer to God, and writing truth that God has spoken to you. My prayer is that you will have many moments throughout your week that involve deepening your understanding and knowledge of God and what He is calling you to do.
“But the salvation of the righteous is from the Lord; He is their strength in time of trouble.” Psalm 37:39
What is your trouble?
What does God’s word say about who is your strength?
Write a prayer to God about your trouble and tell Him that you need His strength.
“ The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? Psalm 27:1
What do you fear?
What does God’s word say about fear?
Write a prayer to God about your fears and ask God to show you how to allow Him to be your strength.
“The Lord gave, and the Lord has taken away; Blessed be the name of the Lord.” Job 1:21
Describe a time in your life when you have experienced a great loss.
What does God’s word say about who gives and takes away; and how we shoudl respond?
How can you praise Him in accordance with this truth?
Write a prayer asking for a submissive heart to be able to praise Him in the mist of your pain.
“Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.” Philippines 4:6-7
What are you anxious about in your life?
What does God’s word say you need to do to over come being anxious with the peace of God?
Write a prayer out to God about your need for His peace.
“...casting down arguments and every high thing that exalts itself against the knowledge of God, bringing every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ...” 2 Corinthians 10:5
What thoughts do you have that go against the truth of God?
What does God’s word say about how you can over come these thoughts?
Write out a prayer to God asking for His truth to help you take steps to over coming these thoughts.
“For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.” 2 Timothy 1:7
What fear is keeping you from experiencing the power and the love of Christ?
What does God’s word say about the spirit He has given to the children of God?
Write out a prayer to God about your desire to experience the power and love of God over a spirit of fear.
“As for God, His way is perfect; the word of the Lord is proven; He is a shield to all who trust in Him.” 2 Samuel 22:35
In what areas in your life do you struggle to trust God?
What do you need to trust God with so that you can feel the protection of the shield of God?
Write a prayer to God about your desire to trust Him.
“Does the Lord delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices a much as in obeying the voice of the Lord? To obey is better than sacrifice and to heed is better than the fat of rams.” 1 Samuel 15:22
How does God want you to obey?
What does the word of God say about what He delights in?
Write a prayer to God about your desire to obey Him.
“I pour out my complaint before Him; before Him I tell my trouble. When my spirit grows faint within me, it is you who knows my way.”
What do you need to complain to God about?
What does God’s word have to say about who knows the way for you?
Write out a prayer to God about your desire to know the way out of trouble.
“If anyone among you thinks that he is religious and does not bridle his tongue, but deceives his own heart, this one’s religion is useless.”
What are somethings that simply do not need to be said to those people in your life?
What does God’s word say about how are tongue and heart can effect our religion?
Write out a prayer to God about how your heart and tongue effect people in your life.
“Now may the Lord direct your hearts into the love of God and into the patience of Christ.” 2 Thessalonians 3:5
How does God need to direct your heart so that you can grow in your love of God and into the patience of Christ?
What does God’s word say about who directs your heart?
Write out a prayer to God about what needs to change in your heart so the He can direct it.
“ Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in Your sight, O Lord, my strength and my Redeemer.” Psalm 19:14
How can the words of your mouth and the meditations of your heart be acceptable to God?
What thoughts/ words come to mind when you think of God as your redeemer?
Write a prayer to God about praising Him as your Redeemer.
“Give unto the Lord the glory due to His name; worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness.” Psalm 29:2
Why does the word of God say we should worship Him?
How can you worship the Lord today?
Write a prayer to God about His holiness and beauty.
“ For God is not the author of confusion, but of peace, as in all the churches of the saints.” 1 Corinthians 14:33
Where in your life is there confusion?
What is God the author of according to God’s word?
Write a prayer to God about how you need His peace.
“Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.” Romans 15:13
In what area(s) in your life do you need joy and peace?
What does God’s word say about how we are giving joy, peace and hope?
Write a prayer to God about your need for all three today.
“My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience.” James 1:2-3
What trials are in your life?
What does God’s word say about trials and patience?
How can you gain patience during your trial?
Write a prayer to God about your trial and your need to see the your patience growing in your life.
“ Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, to which you were also called and have confessed the good confession in the presence of many witnesses.” 1 Timothy 6:12
In what areas of your life are you in a battle for faith in God?
What does God’s word say about that battle?
How can you fight the good fight?
Write a prayer to God about the battle you are living and ask Him for strength the strength to fight the good fight.
“And a servant of the Lord must not quarrel, but be gentle to all, able to teach, patient, in humility correcting those who are in opposition, if God perhaps will grant them repentance so that they may know the truth...” 2 Timothy 2:24-25
What areas in your life do you quarrel with others?
What does God’s word say about a quarrelsome spirit?
What is the difference between fighting the good fight and being quarrelsome?
Write a prayer to God about your need to know the difference between fighting the good fight and being quarrelsome.
“Do all things without complaining and disputing.” Philippians 2:14
What do you complain about the most in your life?
What does God’s word say about complaining and disputing?
How can you apply God’s word to your life today?
Write a prayer to God about your need to see the areas in your life where you complain and dispute with others and how your attitude toward complaining and disputing.
“ And walk in love, as Christ also has loved us and giving Himself for us...” Ephesians 5:2
How can you walk in love instead of complaining and disputing?
What does God’s word say why we should walk in love?
How can you walk in love today?
Write a prayer to God about your need to walk in love and to show you how to live out walking in love.
“For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them.” Ephesians 2:10
In the hardest of times, how do you normally describe yourself?
What does God’s word say about how He describes His children?
In what ways can you see yourself differently if you believe the truth of God’s word?
Write a prayer today about your need to see yourself as God sees you.
“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control. Against such is no law.” Galatians 5:22-23
In your life, how do you struggle with the fruit of the Spirit?
What does God’s word say about why we should live out the fruit of the Spirit?
What are you doing today to show the fruit of the Spirit?
Write a prayer to God asking Him to show you how you can live out the fruit of the Spirit today.
“I will dwell in them and walk among them. I will be their God and they shall be my people.” 2 Corinthians 6:16
In your daily life, do your feel like God dwells in you and walks with you?
What does God’s word say about God’s desire to have fellowship with you?
In what areas in your life do you need to know that God is there?
Write a prayer to God about your need to know that He is there, walking with you, dwelling in you.
“ For God is not the author of confusion but of peace, as in all the churches of the saints.” 1 Corinthians 14:33
Is there confusion in your life?
What does God’s word say about what He is the author of for the saints?
How can you allow God’s peace to over take the areas in your life where there is confusion?
Write out a prayer to God about your need for peace.
“ Therefore, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.” 1 Corinthians 10:31
In what areas of your life do you struggle with bringing glory to God?
What does God’s word say about how we should be bringing glory to God?
How can you bring glory to God in simple tasks in your daily life?
Write a prayer to God about you need to understand how to bring Him glory in areas where previously you have not.
“ Therefore by Him(God) let us continually offer the sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of our lips, giving thanks to His name.” Hebrews 13:15
In what ways do you struggle with giving praise and thanksgiving to God?
What does God’s word say about how our lives should give praise and thanksgiving?
How can you give praise and thanksgiving to God today?
Write a prayer of praise and thanksgiving to God.
“But the Lord stood with me and strengthened me, so that the message might be preached fully through me, and that all the Gentiles might hear.” 2 Timothy 4:17
Do you feel the Lord standing by you when you are telling someone about Him?
What does God’s word say about what He does for us to that we can tell others about Him?
How can you learn to trust in His constant presence in your life so that you can have boldness to tell others about Him/
Write a prayer about your need for God to reveal His presence in your life and His strength in your life.
When Christ who is our life appears, then you also will appear with Him in glory.” Colossians 3:4
In what areas in your life do you struggle to let Christ be the center of your life?
What does God’s word say that we can be confident in if we are a child of God?
How can you make Christ your life?
Write a prayer to God about your need for Christ to be your life.
“ But God demonstrated His own love toward us, in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.” Romans 5:8
In your life, how do you struggle with the idea of your sin?
What does God’s word say about how God has chosen to deal with your sin?
In what areas of your life do you need to confess your sin to God?
Write a prayer to God about your need for His continued forgiveness.
Moment # 30
“ The Spirit Himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God.” Romans 8:16
Do you or do you know of someone who has ever doubted that you/they are a child of God? If yes, describe.
What does God’s word say about what the Spirit does for us?
How can you know for sure that you are a child of God?( Romans 8:31-39)
Write a prayer asking God to reveal if you are His child. If His Spirit confirms that you are His child, praise Him. If you still have questions read through the following scripture: Romans 3:23, Romans 6:23, Romans 5:8, Romans 10:9-10, Romans 10:13. Spend some time praying for God’s understanding of the previous scripture and for God’s guidance to know what to do. If you are following the scripture it will lead you to know how to become a child of God. If you make that decision today-connect with a Christian church and speak with a pastor about your experience with God.
The Journey continues...
Even though our time together has come to a close. My prayer is that you will continue this amazing journey to know God in a deeper way. Everyday we have moments that we can choose to spend with God and I hope that you will take full advantage of those moments. He truly does love you and desires an intimate relationship with you, allow Him to reveal Himself to you.