PASSAGE: Hebrews 5:14
Read 1 Corinthians as well. What does the illustration of milk and solid food mean? How does it relate to where you are in your spiritual maturity?
What disciplines or practices are you currently engaged in?
Are these practices helping you grow to be more like Jesus? Why or why not?
PASSAGE: John 4:7-10
1.What things or people are you trying to fill your life with that are not worthy of your time?
2. Are you finding your satisfaction in Jesus? If not, spend time in prayer surrendering to Him.
PASSAGE: Galatians 5:22-23
Look at your life. Do you produce fruits of the flesh more than you produce fruits of the Spirit?
How can we produce fruit of the Spirit as opposed to the flesh?
Spend time in prayer asking God to help you walk in the Spirit and avoid bearing fruits of the flesh.
PASSAGE: Romans 13:13-14
EXPLANATION: These verses talk about the importance of denying our sinful desires in order to walk in the light of Christ.
In what ways are you most tempted to "feed your flesh"?
What are some practical ways to resist those temptations?
What are things you can do to walk in the light of Christ as you resist these temptations?
Who can hold you accountable for doing these things?
PASSAGE: Galatians 5:16-17
How do we "walk by the spirit" as Galatians 5:16 instructs us to do?
Which side, the Spirit or the flesh, are you feeding the most? How can you tell?
Why is it important to practice spiritual disciplines regularly?
PASSAGE: Hebrews 5:12-14
EXPLANATION: Just as we need to eat and drink the right foods to keep our bodies healthy, the same goes for our spiritual lives.
What are the good, spiritual "foods" (or disciplines) that you need to make a part of your daily life?
What spiritual disciplines are you already practicing?
How can you practically make these disciplines a part of your life?