Atomic Habit #2: We are spiritually disciplined people in a chaotic world. Daniel 1-6
How much chaos did you experience in your life in 2021? How would you grade yourself on your ability to respond calmly to whatever situations arose?
Pastor Carlyle taught that spiritual discipline works to counter chaos. What are the characteristics of a drama king or queen, and how do they compare to someone who has matured through spiritual discipline?
Read Daniel 6:3. Spiritually-disciplined people stand IN with God when their spirits combine with God's to form the best version of themselves. When you face doozies or unexpected situations, how does the best version of yourself show up to bring calm to the chaos?
Read Daniel 2:4. Spiritually-disciplined people stand UP with God by acting with prudence and discretion. When they face troublesome situations, spiritually-discipline people talk to God and other godly people. How do you develop the right knowledge, timing, respect, words, systems, and relationship with God to respond to any situation in the right way?
Read Daniel 6:4. Spiritually-disciplined people stand OUT with God by remaining faithful even when everything around them descends into chaos. How do you demonstrate faithfulness through your consistency in thought and action?
We know God as much as we want to. Are you comfortable with your relationship with God or do you want to know him better? What have you done or what do you plan to do to know God better?