Poured Out Campaign for October 2019
During the month of October, HRC continues its study of the Gospel of John, moving into chapters 12 and 13. Throughout these chapters, the Holy Spirit will repeatedly challenge us to empty ourselves so that we can fill something greater. Grab a partner; plan your month with your small group; strive to live out the weekly Biblical charge every day; and tackle as many personal devotionals (see list below) for spiritual development.
Small Group Bible Talks and Household Devotional Lessons are available below.
Weekly Biblical Charge
Week One: John 12:1-11. Empty your calendar of personal pursuits (that you value) in order to fill October with activities that honor Christ.
Week Two: John 12:12-19. Get rid of your inhibitions to make Jesus known everywhere. Invite more people than ever before to the Sunday service on Oct 13 to exalt Jesus.
Week Three: John 12:20-36. Don’t be a single seed. Don’t make this week about you, rather make it about producing many seeds. Intentionally schedule appointments with new friends to inspire them to know Jesus.
Week Four: John 12:36-50. When you feel the temptation to hide your faith because of fear of people, decide instead to reveal your faith because of the love of God.
Week Five: John 13:1-17. Remember who you are and where you are going in Christ so that you can humble yourself and love others without limits.
Emptied and Filled for Christ Daily Devotional Lessons
Isaiah 58:5-8. Fast - but fill your fast with efforts to really change your community.
Colossians 2:8-12. Escape the captivity of false doctrine; study Jesus’ identity and salvation with a mature brother or sister in Christ.
Philippians 2:5-8. Have the same attitude of Jesus who by emptying himself was ultimately exalted by God.
Ephesians 4:29-5:2. Get rid of everything that grieves the Spirit and walk in the way of love, following the example of Jesus.
Colossians 2:20-3:3. Since you died to this world, intentionally set your mind and heart and intentions on things above rather than on things below.
Colossians 3:5-17. Take off your old self and clothe yourself with the virtues of Jesus.
1 Corinthians 10.23-24. Reject selfish entitlements to seek the common good.
Romans 12:1-2. Become aware of how the world is trying to get you to conform, then embrace the transformation that aligns your will and walk with God.
John 3.19-21. Come out of the dark and live life to the full in the full sight of God.
Galatians 5.16-26. Reject the desires of the flesh so you may walk by the Spirit.
Philippians 3:7-9. Consider the minimal value of your accomplishments compared to the righteousness that Jesus has credited to you - now live out that great identity.
2 Timothy 2:22. Flee the lusts of youth and join with a brother or sister to pursue a godly goal.
Hebrews 12:1-3. Throw off everything that slows you down from running the race for Jesus.
Philippians 2:14-17. Be poured out as a sacrifice so that you may shine bright in this perverse generation.
John 3:29-30. Make your own agenda less important than Jesus’ agenda for you.
Ephesians 5:18-20. Drop the wine glass and drop your inhibitions to serve God with unbridled enthusiasm.
1Thessalonians 1:7-9. Turn from an idol (anything that gives you the security that God should provide) so that your example can inspire others
Judges 16:26-30. Self sacrifice produces mighty results for God.
Mark 8:34-35. Back to basics. Deny yourself so you can follow Jesus.
2Timothy 2:19. Turn from all sin so you can loudly proclaim Jesus as Lord to all.
2Timothy 2:20-21. Declutter your life for God. Become an instrument for His noble purposes by freeing up time and space to know Him and serve Him.
Psalm 119:37. Remove all worthless screens from your eyes to rekindle a love for God’s Word
Matthew 5:23-24. Eliminate conflicts so you can worship God
Matthew 7:3-6. First get rid of your plank in your own eye (requires a spiritual friend’s help) so you can see the speck