Discipleship groups at Brainerd Baptist are founded upon three spiritual disciplines: Bible intake, scripture memory, and prayer. Believers from all over our region meet together to read the Bible and journal daily, memorize scripture weekly, and pray constantly.
1 – Bible Intake
Week after week we are admonished by our pastor to “get into the Word until the Word gets into you.” This saying actually comes directly from scripture. Consider this passage in Colossians.
Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God. (Colossians 3:16) ESV
Paul admonishes these believers to “Let the Word of Christ dwell in you richly.” In other words they are to allow the Word to abide in them in full measure. These believers were to get into the Word until the Word gets into them!
The most basic way to get into Scripture is to read the Word and journal.
As you read the Word, God speaks to you. As He speaks to you through His Word, you share and explain the truth of the scripture in your own words, apply it to your life, and respond to God!
We recommend that members of a D-group journal daily. Continue Reading…