We believe that God has provided us with the BIBLE as His Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth.  It is His love letter to us that communicates his heart and relationship with man and mans response to him. In it we find direction for life and an His invitation to continually walk with Him in the cool of the day.  You have a question, God has the answer.   Each month we will tackle frequently asked questions that we all wrestle with and discuss God solution.  Submit questions to nakia@icontinue.org


How do you prioritize God in a busy world?

We make time for things that are important to us.  There are somethings that we do everyday like clockwork.  Wake up, shower, brush our teeth, tend to family, communicate and connect as we go.  When we realize that could not do anything of those things without God we learn to put Him in the proper place. When we rise, we give God thanks.  When we prepare to get dressed, we should thank Him for all that have. When we see that our families are well, once again we should thank God for keeping them.  John 1:3 -Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made. Decide to give God first place!  Proverbs 3:6 in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.   Long story short...CHOSE TO!  He deserves it and God will never lead us wrong.


 


How do I connect with God and build this personal relationship believers talk about?

Connect with God like you would connect with others but connect His way! God's desire was to "walk with us in the cool of the day."  He desired fellowship with his creation and still does. When we reconnect with our Savior we have access to and Help via the Holy Spirit.

1. Pray-Simply talk to God. Lay your heart out before him but wait patiently to hear his still small voice and feel his comfort. Having a journal during your times of prayer is a great way to capture thoughts God may bring to your heart during your time together. Expect God to speak to your heart.

2. Read the BIBLE-It is God imprints on man and mans response to God. It is God's heart revealed to us and offers His guidance for our life.  Utilize modern resources to add you in your study.  Bible apps are available for your smart phones.  Topical Bibles are very useful and often include schedules and relevant reading plans.  I love my Women's Study Bible and use the English Standard Version (ESV) and the Amplified Version (AMP) often.

3.  Walk it Out-Daily living out the word and responding to the Spirits leading will fuel your relationship. You would be amazed at how close you will feel to the Father when you are tested in an area that you just studied in scripture.  It will spring up in your memory and you will be compelled to obey.  DO IT!  Your faith will grow and you will feel empowered every step of the way.