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Introduction

Regularly and willingly follow the teachings of Scripture and the conviction and guidance of God’s Spirit

At a Glance

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Decide How You'll Train

  • with a group
  • with running partners
  • not yet with a group

Check Your Spiritual Fitness

Take a baseline Spiritual Fitness Check to find your starting point for the Obey God outcome.

Track Your Training Progress

Track your training progress through the Obey God outcome to see how far you’ve come.

  Spiritual Fitness Check

Training is aimless without clear goals. Spiritual Fitness checks make sure you’re training effectively and progressing toward your goals.

Signs You're Living It Out

  • Can identify progress in obedience over the last three months
  • Can offer specific examples of ‘loss’ or ‘cost’ due to obeying God at the expense of opportunity or relationship
  • Can name points of struggle or temptation that are currently being addressed by taking them to God for strength to overcome
  • Recognizes the Spirit’s conviction and guidance and actively applies this guidance to one’s life

Spiritual Fitness Check

Sign Up for a free account to take a baseline Spiritual Fitness Check to find your starting point for the Relate to God outcome.

 Core Training

These resources are designed to accelerate your growth in this spiritual outcome. Track your progress by checking off resources as you go.

Study

Bible Study

This bible study gives a holistic look through Scripture at the Obey God outcome. Engage thought provoking questions for individual reflection and then discuss them in your Life Group or Spiritual Running Partner relationships.

Read

Obey God

There are a few areas of life ripe for abuse. They are areas often cheated of truthfulness. Something about these areas beckons dishonesty. Paying taxes. Selling goods. Reporting accomplishments. And one more…Loving God.... Read More

Apply

Obey God

We’re tired of plastic religiosity. We are after the real thing and if the real thing is genuinely available we’ll drink deeply. This application exercise is a soul-satisfying experience if you want more of the real thing.... Read More

Extras

These resources are designed to accelerate your growth in this spiritual outcome.
by Bruce Wilkinson
Secrets of the Vine is a short book based on themes from John chapter 15. Dr. Wilkinson explores the compelling image of the vine & the branches: grapes need pruning in order to bear fruit more abundantly, and so do Christians.
by Rick Shurtz
Last words are often profound; they're essential rather than peripheral. As we consider Christ's last words, we encounter the essential metaphor of the vine & the branches (John 15). How do we respond in obedience to this and other profound teachings of Jesus?

James 1:22 Do not merely listen to the word,...

1 John 5:3 In fact, this is love for God:...

Read Passages

by Gateway Church
Talk about how you respond to authority in general, and how that compares to how you respond (positively or negatively) to the idea of obeying God. How is your obedience linked to trust? Why do you think God asks us to obey Him? Identify 2-3 things that God is saying to you (or has already said to all... Read More
by Gateway Church
In your personal Bible reading this week, (in addition to looking for other things, of course), specifically note any commandments you come across. Make a list of these things. Spend time thinking about if you naturally feel inclined to obey those, or what your resistance to them is. (Add some examples... Read More