Shame causes us to hide. Shame began in the Garden of Eden.  After Adam and Eve sinned —they hid from God.   They went from feeling safe and secure to feeling over exposed and so they hid. Shame is an unpleasant self-conscious emotion typically ...

 

Overcoming the Shame of Broken Relationships and more...



Overcoming the Shame of Broken Relationships

Shame causes us to hide.

Shame began in the Garden of Eden.  After Adam and Eve sinned —they hid from God.   They went from feeling safe and secure to feeling over exposed and so they hid.

Shame is an unpleasant self-conscious emotion typically associated with a negative evaluation of the self, withdrawal motivations, and feelings of distress, exposure, mistrust, powerlessness, and worthlessness.
(Wikipeidia)

In today’s video,  I share about a time in my life when I did some “hiding”.  It was only after I uploaded the video to youtube – that I realized I left out an important detail.  So please let me clarify, that when I shared that I was dropping my children off for youth group and then driving away to be alone with the Lord —  I neglected to clarify that I was only skipping Sunday School and I DID return to church for the Worship Service.

Please join me on this video as we discuss the Woman at the Well from John chapter 4 and Overcoming...

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It’s Time to Begin! {Intro and Resources for John 1-5}

Cue the Confetti!  It’s time to begin!!!  I am so excited to begin the Book of John with you!

{If you don’t have your Journal yet – it’s available on Amazon for just  $8.09.}

Let’s Dive In & Take a Look at the Background of John

John is the fourth gospel and it is unlike the previous three gospels.  It is unique!

– Matthew, Mark and Luke focus on what Jesus taught and did but the book of John focuses on who Jesus is.

– While the book of Luke shows Jesus in his humanity as the “Son of Man,” the book of John shows Jesus in his deity as “The Son of God.”

– The book of John does not start back at the birth of Jesus but rather back at creation revealing the full deity of Jesus.

– The book of John shows 7 signs and miracles.  6 of these miracles are not mentioned in the other gospels.

– The book of John includes the seven “I AM” statements.  These statements are not included in the other gospels.

-The book of John...

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Good Morning Girls Resources for the book of John

Happy New Year! I’m so glad you are here!  We are about to begin our study through the book of John and EVERYTHING you need to get started is below – so keep on scrolling down.  There is a lot of information below but the most important part is where you leave a comment and let us know where you are joining us from and if you have an open GMG group – please leave your link.

If you are new here, Good Morning Girls is an accountability group for reading God’s Word.  I am here to serve you and encourage you.  I hope you will commit to starting out the New Year, in the Book of John with us! I know you will be blessed.

Below you will find all of the resources you need to get started.  Then watch for more weekly resources here on the blog every Monday and Friday starting January 14th!


Here at Good Morning Girls all the resources are free
but there is an optional John Journal for purchase
exclusively on Amazon.

This journal includes:
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Introducing the Book of John

In case you missed the first announcement – here is our next Bible Study!!!

We begin Monday, January 14th in the Book of John!

If you are looking to join an open Good Morning Girls group or to start your own – please watch for more details regarding this coming in my next blog post. Until then…

The John Journal is available exclusively on Amazon!

Order it now to receive it in time for the start of our study.

 

We also have a Good Morning Guys John Journal for your sons ages 10 and up.

Both journals have an identical interior.

Inside the journals you will find:

*An Introduction to the Book of John
*An explanation of how to use the signature S.O.A.K. method of the GMG’s
*The GMG Coloring Chart
* The Verse of the Day each day
*A Reflection Question for each day
* Blank space for SOAKing each chapter of the Book of John

This companion Journal is NOT required to join us.


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Introducing the New Winter 2019 Bible Study

Cue the confetti!!!  It’s time to announce the NEW Winter 2019 Bible Study!

Drum roll please…

It’s the book of John! 

I can’t think of a better way to start out the new year than drawing closer to Jesus – our Savior – through the study of one of the most beloved books of the Bible – the Gospel of John!  We will read one chapter a day, through the book of John together.

This study begins on
Monday, January 14th.

The optional John Journal is available NOW
exclusively
on Amazon!

Inside the journal you will find:

*An Introduction to the book of John
*An explanation of how to use the signature S.O.A.K. method of Bible Study
*The GMG Coloring Chart
*The Verse of the Day each day
*A Reflection Question for each day
*Blank space for SOAKing each chapter of the book of John.
This companion journal is not required to join us.


For those who have been following the Good Morning Girls Bible Studies ...

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