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Daily Bible Study with Purpose

Bible Reading: John 20: 1-9, Ecclesiastes 3:1-6

 

🔴 EMPTY CHAIRS

During this global pandemic of the Covid-19 virus, many of us have experienced losing loved ones. Now we are told by media that the worst is still yet to come! Reflecting on past Thanksgiving dinners with chairs filled with family, friends, and newly adopted single friends sitting around the table compared to this Thanksgiving was somewhat draining. And now, the very thought that Christmas might have this same void at the table could be emotionally depressing.
 
 
As we reflect on God’s word, our season, and the empty chairs, let us also be reminded that we also have an empty tomb. He rose on the third day and His promise to return for those who believe in Him. If you have not put your trust in Jesus Christ, please ask Him to save you today! He can change your emptiness to fullness and your sorrow to joy!
 
 
Let us pray: Lord, we thank you that there is no life experience that we have that you have not experienced. We only need to study your word to know that there is no hurt, grief, or sorrow that you have not endured. We face alone because you never leave or forsake us. Thank you, God, for giving us your very best, Jesus Christ. Please help us to give ourselves to you without hesitation and bring you glory! Amen.

~Diana L.W. Coleman


This devotional was submitted by Diana L.W. Coleman, a loving contributor to Our Given Purpose. Edited by Torrie Slaughter the founder of Our Given Purpose® in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

© Torrie Slaughter, LLC; Torrie Slaughter Photography, and Our Given Purpose® 

 

 

 

Daily Bible Study with Purpose

Stay Home A 7 Day Devotional by Casey Alexis

In this devotional, we take a tour of what it means to stay home, using the words of Jesus himself from the Gospel of John 14:1-31, as our guide.

 

JOHN 14:16-18, 26-27 NIV

And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another advocate to help you and be with you forever—17 the Spirit of truth. The world cannot accept him, because it neither sees him nor knows him. But you know him, for he lives with you and will be in you. 18 I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you.

26 But the Advocate, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you all things and will remind you of everything I have said to you. 27 Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.

 

🔴 Day 7 The Spirit of Truth

One of the most significant battles for Christians is staying home in the will of the Father’s house when the world offers a “better” option. In times of uncertainty, it can be tempting to do what the world does because of our humanity. But, Jesus tells us that God does not give as the world gives, so to receive what He gives, He promises the Holy Spirit that is our Counselor.

The gift of the Holy Spirit is for every Believer. The Spirit is our Comforter, our Counselor, our teacher, our reminder, our advocate in prayer, and the vehicle that allows the power of God to flow through us. God provides everything we require and more while we STAY HOME and live out our faith in this troubled world.

Are you filled with the Holy Spirit?

That’s a question that can only be answered by looking through the evidence of your life. What does your faith say about your actions? What do your daily interactions say about the Spirit flowing through you? Are you living a life that exhibits the fruit of the Spirit, love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control?

Dear God,

Thank you for the gift of the Holy Spirit. I ask that you remove anything in me that refuses the totality of your favor in my life. I want every good and perfect gift that you have assigned to me. Please continue to pour your Spirit into me as I choose to STAY HOME in you and live this life according to your will and not my own. In Jesus name, Amen

 ~Casey Alexis


This 7 Day Stay Home devotional was submitted by Casey Alexis, a loving contributor to Our Given Purpose. Edited by Torrie Slaughter the founder of Our Given Purpose® in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

 

CASEY ALEXIS: CEO/Founder and host of Being Eve, The Podcast

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Elements of Arrogance & Pride Weekly Devotional/News

Hello, Person of Purpose!

This week Our Given Purpose®, the ministry held exclusive mentoring sessions via the podcast. The adversary uses powerful weapons, and once he has ignited the flame of anger, arrogance, pride, and especially fear- destruction is the outcome. Communication and healthy self-reflection are critical. We must not be silent or inflict our insecurities and narcissism onto others. Please keep God the priority as we follow Him. 

~Torrie


Weekly Devotional

Elements of Arrogance & Pride Lesson 11 Week 11


On Tuesday, January 7, 2020, Our Given Purpose, the Podcast we began the course of identifying our major emotional blocks.  We start with anger and work our way through arrogance, pride, and fear. Each of these extreme emotions breeds and molds our character.  

This year my prayer is that we will all pause before we speak or react. In doing so, we become doers of the Word and not just hearers of it. James 1:19-21 is the foundation of this first 12 -week session


In Case You Missed It! Week 11 of 12 Week Arrogance & Pride Session

 

Our Given Purpose the Podcast, S4E21 ‘Weaponized Arrogance! Steps to Dismantle Pridefulness, the Podcast


 

Season 4 Episode 11  Talking on Purpose with Torrie, The Internet Show  aired on Wednesday,  July 15, 2020, @4pm EST

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AND

Available on AnchorFM


 

Our Given Purpose The Podcast S4E22: Pride an Unhealthy Craving for Wealth, the Podcast

 

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Purpose on the Go Week 12

Week of July 21st, 2020

 

 

 


Our Given Purpose® the Ministry

Our Given Purpose® Welcome new subscribers to the Purposeful family! I am so glad you have added us to your day! If you are enjoying this content please share this website with a friend. Subscriptions to this website are completely free and you won’t miss anything. I could not do this without your support. Thank you for sharing via your social media platforms and spreading the word of this ministry.   

⇒Links to Pandora, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts Spotify, Stitcher, Radio Public, Tune In, and iHeart Radio, can be found on the Home Page or simply type in Our Given Purpose in the search box of your favorite music/podcasting app.

Link to Our Given Purpose YouTube Channel

⇒Also, Follow @ourgivenpurpose to join Facebook the group page.  Instagram for daily scripture, original photography, connections, and conversations. Pin us on Pinterest! Follow the feature page on Instagram @collective_purposeto see what others are doing. Use #ourgivenpurpose and #collective_purpose to let us know how you’re walking in your purpose.

Thank you for your continued prayers and support. ~Torrie

torrie@ourgivenpurpose.com

 


 

© Torrie Slaughter, LLC, Torrie Slaughter Photography, and Our Given Purpose ®, 2019. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Torrie Slaughter, LLC, Torrie Slaughter Photography, and Our Given Purpose® with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.

Weaponized Arrogance! Steps to Dismantle Pridefulness, the Podcast

Mentoring NOTES:
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👋 Hello, Person of Purpose! 

You are actively participating in this 12-week session focused on arrogance and pride. Through these exclusive mentoring sessions, it is our hope that you are able to articulate your feelings in a productive way. Defining Present Moment Awareness is an example of the framework we use to help you achieve that goal.  Please share your thoughts in the comment section or on any of our social media pages. We want to hear from you! As we grow in emotional intelligence, we learn to clarify, organize, and prepare for the struggles we know lay ahead. Application is the key to pursuing a life of meaning!

 

🟥 Glossary:

Clarify -to make less confused.

Organize– arrange into a structured order

Prepare–  ready for use or consideration.

 

🟥 The Message:

Weaponized Arrogance! Steps to Dismantle Pridefulness. We will C.O.P. our purpose today by breaking down this session into three strategic mental moves. The goal is to teach applicable techniques to help you become more aware of how you use arrogance as a weapon to bring others into submission. 

Clarify.Organize.Prepare.

Action Step One: Action Step One: Identify the Artillery! To dismantle or unarm something you must know it’s point of origin. What artillery are you using to get the things you want? Where are the wires that need to be cut in your arrogant thinking? 

Action Step Two: Take Responsibility for Your Attitude. Having structure helps you practice self-control. Bringing our mind into control to be used wisely and with discernment will help us pivot if we are shooting our arrogance off in a barrel. 

Action Step Three: Prepare with the Word of God! People of God must check motives very carefully. As human beings ready for justice, seeking solutions and desiring the promise of God’s eternity in the heavenly realm. We have internal work to do.



🔺Season 4 began with an overview of 2 Corinthians 12 in Elements of Arrogance and Pride 101 the Podcast. Our focal scripture for the next 12 weeks is 2 Corinthians 12:20. The Apostle Paul helps us because he was obedient to the will of God. Let’s glean from his messages to the people of Corinth today. We do not want our Lord and Savior to return, finding us in the same state of rebellion or wickedness. To be transformed by the renewing of our minds means we must do our work. Clarifying, organizing, and preparing to do our assignment each day takes strategic planning with God. 

 

🔺Scriptures in this episode:

2 Timothy 3:1-9

Links Mentioned

👋 Have you listened to Talking on Purpose with Torrie the Podcast & Internet Show? Tune in via AnchorFM as early as 4 AM on Wednesdays or watch live at 4 PM via  YouTube|Facebook Watch| IGTV 

👋 Have you heard an interview or collaboration, and you want to chime in as well? I sure hope you do. Please send me an email Torrie@ourgivenpurpose.com to find out how you can be a guest and or share your perspective on our current topic. 

👋 Our Given Purpose® presents an exclusive offering! Married Influencers with Purpose is a Facebook group for married women over 25 who are believers in Christ and desire to collaborate. This private virtual gathering space is full of energy and vibrant ideas to make positive changes. As we grow in emotional intelligence, we can handle the struggles we know lay ahead. Application is the key to pursuing a life of meaning! Sharing our triumphs, business practices, and lead-hership roles, connects us heart to heart. Synergy is the idea that frames this network. Tell us who you are and what you offer as a resource! Together we make a more significant impact!

 

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This episode was written, researched, produced, and edited by Torrie Slaughter in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

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Weekly News, Vol 39

Hello People of Purpose!

Season three of Our Given Purpose the Podcast and Talking on Purpose with Torrie, is coming to a close! Don’t panic… we will be back on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 with season four!!! In our next 12 week session we focus on Arrogance and Pride. 

While we are away we pray you will enjoy some “best of” podcasts and episodes of Talking on Purpose with Torrie the Internet Show. These will air on Tuesdays and Wednesdays the whole month of April. Please continue to journal and cooperate with God while plotting your course of action. 

~Torrie


On Tuesday, January 7, 2020, Our Given Purpose, the Podcast began the  course of identifying our major emotional blocks.  We start with anger and work our way through arrogance, pride, and fear. Each of these extreme emotions breeds and molds our character.  

This year my prayer is that we will all pause before we speak or react. In doing so, we become doers of the Word and not just hearers of it. James 1:19-21 is the foundation of this first 12 -week session

 

 


In Case You Missed It! Week 11 of 12 Week Anger Session

Our Given Purpose the Podcast, S3E21 ‘An Unconventional Design with special guest Lisa Gant


 

Season 3 Episode 11 Talking on Purpose with Torrie  aired on Wednesday,  March 18, 2020 @Noon EST

YouTube Channel |IGTV  |  Facebook Watch 

 

Our Given Purpose The Podcast s3e22: Anger on Blast: Exposing the Adversary’s Schemes, The Podcast

A great episode to share with your tweens and teens as well. 

 

Weekly Devotional Elements of Anger, Week Eleven Lesson Eleven


Up Next:

Plan your week on purpose!

Our Given Purpose the Podcast® You don’t want to miss the final episodes of season 3 : Tune in on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, for part one of Elements of Anger: The Influence & The Result

 

 

*New episode of Talking on Purpose with Torrie the Internet show on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 live at Noon EST|| Share-Chat-Connect 

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*The Podcast Elements of Anger: The Influence & The Result, Part 2 on Thursday, March 26, 2020! 

 

 


Our Given Purpose® the Ministry

Our Given Purpose® Welcome new subscribers to the Purposeful family! I am so glad you have added us to your day! If you are enjoying this content please share this website with a friend. Subscriptions to this website is completely free and you won’t miss anything. I could not do this without your support. Thank you for sharing via your social media platforms and spreading the word of this ministry.   

⇒Links to Pandora, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts Spotify, Stitcher, Radio Public, Tune In, and iHeart Radio, can be found on the Home Page  or simply type in Our Given Purpose in the search box of your favorite music/podcasting app.

Link to Our Given Purpose YouTube Channel

⇒Also Follow @ourgivenpurpose to join Facebook the group page.  Instagram for daily scripture, original photography, connections, and conversations. Pin us on Pinterest!Follow the feature page on Instagram @collective_purposeto see what others are doing. Use #collective_purpose to let us know how you’re walking in your purpose.

Thank you for your continued prayers and support. ~Torrie

torrie@ourgivenpurpose.com

 


 

© Torrie Slaughter, LLC, Torrie Slaughter Photography, and Our Given Purpose ®, 2019. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Torrie Slaughter, LLC, Torrie Slaughter Photography, and Our Given Purpose® with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.