Learning on the Way
Do you tend to fall into the trap of knowing a lot about God but are not truly a friend of God? What does your communion with God look like? How can you move from knowing about God to true communion with God?
Do you think there is a connection between what John Owen called “natural” worship and “instituted” worship? How does the way we worship in life (natural) inform the way we worship in when we are gathered (instituted)? How does the way we worship when we are gathered (instituted) inform the way we worship in all of life (natural)?
Would you say the defining characteristic between your relationship with God the Father is love? Why or why not? How has God demonstrated His love to you? How do you demonstrate your love to God?
What are some ways you can live out those “5 ways” to love God the Father?