Index: SPIRITUAL EXERCISES for “Shelter in Place” Christians

INDEX OF SPIRITUAL DISCIPLINES:
1. Read the Upper Room Daily Devotion every day this month.
2. Your Chair: Choose a place and time for habitual, daily private worship.
3. Prayers of Submission
4. Daily Scripture – preferably the Words in Red
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SPIRITUAL DISCIPLINE OF THE DAY … friends, we might not be able to meet together in these days, but we can still strengthen our faith at home.

When we do what we typically do in a church worship location together, ONLY AT HOME, it can provide us with powerful, personal spiritual benefits. It’s like working out, only with spiritual exercises … you can go to the gym, take a class with a teacher to guide you through the moves, and have a great workout. But if the gym is closed, you CAN work out at home.

John Wesley encouraged “public worship” but also “private worship” – for the people called Methodists to practice their faith at home on a daily basis as a way to balance their public faith.

STARTING THROUGH HOLY WEEK, generally once a day, I’m going to provide you with a daily spiritual exercise. You get to count 1 point each day for doing each of your exercises … what will your cumulative score be at the end of this month?

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