Is there a cure for hurry sickness

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Is there a cure for hurry sickness? Unhurried life is key to the spiritual disciplines 1. Be intentional about time Ortberg: “Hurry is not just a disordered schedule. Hurry is a disordered heart.” Matt. 6:21—“For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” 2. Slow Down 3. Reclaim the gift of Sabbath rest 4. Be interruptible -Christians believe God speaks to us (Acts 2:17-18) -Bible shoes value of seeking God’s will (Prov. 3:5-6) Richard Foster “the divine ability to see what is actually going on and to know what needs to be done in any give situation.” It is seeing reality from God’s perspective Col. 3:2: Don’t shuffle along, eyes to the ground, absorbed with the things right in front of you. Look up, and be alert to what is going on around Christ- that’s where the action is. See things from his perspective It is a part of holistic, ongoing relationship It’s not to be controlled or manipulated Grow in ability to recognize God’s voice
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Unformatted text preview: • This is something we do best in community (1 Sam. 3:8) What tools do Christians have for Discernment? 1. The Holy Spirit 2. Scripture 3. The Christian Community • Both recipient and filter for discernment • Provides important cheeks and balances 4. Reason and experience John Cassian’s tests for weighing options 1. Is it filled with good for all? 2. Is it heavy with fear of God? 3. Is it genuine feelings that underlie it? 4. It is lightweight because of human show or some thrust toward novelty? 5. Has the burden of vainglory lessened its merit? 5.Solitude and silence-Noise shuts out the voice of God-John Ortberg: “solitude is the one place where we can gain freedom from the forces of society that will otherwise relentlessly mold us”-As grow in silence, learn to recognize God’s voice What it means if don’t hear from God: • He wants you to decide for yourself...
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This note was uploaded on 05/02/2011 for the course UBBL 100 taught by Professor Pyeon during the Spring '07 term at Azusa Pacific.

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