After prayer and asking God to reveal His word, read the following passages one at a time and pull out the words and phrases from each verse that either describes a Christian or secular believer’s viewpoint. In many passages just write the opposite meaning of the word. Example: life/death, faithfulness/adultery, giving/selfishness. From the passages below you should be able to make a list of at least twenty differences to help you to see and understand the spiritual battle we all experience daily between viewpoints.
So I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh. For the flesh desires what is contrary to the Spirit, and the Spirit what is contrary to the flesh.They are in conflict with each other, so that you are not to do whatever you want.
Galatians 5:16-23, Exodus 20:1-17, Proverbs 3:3-6, 1 Corinthians 13:4-7, John 14:6
- Take 5 minutes to describe in your own words a Biblical worldview. Then describe a secular worldview.
- Write down several positive aspects of following either worldview.
- Write down several negative aspects of following either worldview.
- According to Matthew 5:14-16 and 22:37-39 what should be the goal of every believer?
**Biblical Viewpoints with Bob is designed as an interactive devotional to share what God’s word says about stewardship.