What is Daily Devotions
As we read God's words, we begin to see how God responds to things. Doing daily devotions changes the way we think and transforms the spirit and mind.
What is the Bible Reading Plan
Our bible reading plan gives you a day to day plan to read God's word to include an Old Testament and New Testament reading. This plan will let you read through the Bible in one year. Our Light Journal includes the reading plan as well. (Light Journals available soon)
What is Journaling and S.O.A.P Method
We journal by using the S.O.A.P. method at New Hope Leeward. We hope this will be helpful for you to dig in and apply God’s Word as you journey with Him!
S: Scripture - Write down the scripture that speaks to you.
O: Observation - Write down what you observe about the scripture. Who, what, when or where.
A: Application - Write how you will be different today as you apply this scripture to your life.
P: Prayer - Write out your prayer.
Sample journal entry:
S: “For it is by grace that you have been saved, through faith-and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God, so no one can boast.” Ephesians 2:8 – 9
O: Because God loves us so much, he sent His son Jesus to die for us. He paid the penalty for sin past, present and future. While we were still sinners, he poured out his saving grace and allowed a divine moment to take place so I could hear the gospel. WE cannot work our way to heaven. All we have to do is respond in faith to this gospel, by asking for forgiveness of our sins and choosing to believe and accept Jesus as our Lord and Savior. In that, we become a new creation and part of the family of God. It is truly a gift.
A: Because of this gift from God, I am so thankful and grateful. I want to live my life of gratitude by serving him all the days of my life. I want to have regular church attendance, I want to become involved and be a part of the body of Christ. I need to grow and learn more about my faith.
P: Lord Jesus, thank you for your saving grace. Thank you for choosing me. Help me to grow in my journey with you. I need you in my life. I need your people too for support and encouragement in my new, found faith. Help me to be diligent about being in your Word and and growing in my faith! In Jesus name, Amen!