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Highlights of Week 5 Video:
* Finding the courage to be stretched, get our feet wet, and move forward in faith
* Why we should consider leaving our comfort zones and entering the faith zone
* Discovering the strength and desire to take a leap of faith
Quotable Quotes from the Video:
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Sometimes being comfortable is not the best place for us to be, because nothing fabulous can happen in a comfort zone. (click to tweet)
If we want to experience the fabulous – the wonderful things beyond our imaginations – we have to be willing as Christian women and believers in Jesus to trust His plan – that He has something great waiting for us outside of our comfort zone. (click to tweet)
We have to be willing to say yes to God, and to take those first few steps to stretch our faith and get our feet wet in unknown waters, to really begin catching glimpses of the beautiful future that we all want and that God has waiting for us. A future that is filled with purpose, not just the mundane, routine daily things we are already comfortable with.
Don’t let the stumbles and awkwardness of change prevent you from embracing all God has in store for you. (click to tweet)
We have to be obedient with the small things before God can really entrust us with the big things. (click to tweet)
Each of us are faced with the decision of being willing to trust God enough to step out of our comfort zone and embrace the uncomfortable for a temporary time period until God gives us a glimpse of the beautiful future that He has for each one of us.
Four Steps From the Video about How to Leave Your Comfort Zone
1. Thing big, but take small steps.
2. Set goals for yourself and your life.
3. Be positive, but expect some stumbles.
4. Trust God always has a plan.
Week 5 Chapter Reading Assignment:
Chapter 17 and Chapter 18
Week 5 Reflection Questions: (based on last week’s readings)
How does Corrie Ten Boom’s story encourage you when you read it?
What is one circumstance (flea) you’ve always felt you could never praise or thank God for? How might doing so change your perspective and give you hope?
What consequences do you fear might happen if you begin to ‘be real’? Are you ready/willing to release those fears to God and begin trusting Him with your future?
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Let’s talk about this question today on the blog. Leave a comment if you feel led to do so.
“How might God be calling you to leave your comfort zone?”