In his final session, David highlights a number of very practical implications for all we’ve learned in this journey about who Christ is right now, reigning and active in our lives and in our world.
Suggestions are made that can transform individual lives as well as the growth and ministry of churches. Above all, David lays out a unique but easily-implemented strategy for fostering and serving Christ Awakenings in individual lives and Christ Awakening movements in churches and communities.
His final appeal is for all participants to become what David calls “Messengers of Hope” for the rest of their lives. And in doing so, make the most strategic contribution any of us can make to spreading the fame and extending the reign of Christ...now.
The Christ Institute Sessions
Video 9:3 – How can I foster Christ Awakenings for others around me?
"To them God has chosen to make known among the Gentiles the glorious riches of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory. He is the one we proclaim, admonishing and teaching everyone with all wisdom, so that we may present everyone fully mature in Christ. To this end I strenuously contend with all the energy Christ so powerfully works in me. I want you to know how hard I am contending for you and for those at Laodicea, and for all who have not met me personally. My goal is that they may be encouraged in heart and united in love, so that they may have the full riches of complete understanding, in order that they may know the mystery of God, namely, Christ, in whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge. I tell you this so that no one may deceive you by fine-sounding arguments. For though I am absent from you in body, I am present with you in spirit and delight to see how disciplined you are and how firm your faith in Christ is."
- Colossians 1:27-2:5
After Completing Your Video:
Pause: Spend a minute in silence, reflecting on today’s teaching. What was the most meaningful part for you? How did it speak to you?
Reflect: In what ways did today's teaching video help you see and think about God's Son in newer or fresher or larger terms?
Apply: What one next step should today's teaching encourage you to take in your daily walk with our supreme King, the Lord Jesus Christ?
Pray: If you were standing before Jesus on His throne right now, based on today's teaching what one thing would you like to say to the Father to express to Him your praise and gratitude for who His Son is right now?