Join Us on Our Church-wide Journey to Deeper Spiritual Growth
BIBLE READING RESOURCES
In the sermon "Growing Strong Through God's Word," Pastor Dennis suggests the following resources to encourage you to grow in your walk with the Lord through meditating on the scriptures.
Scripture Meditation Guide: This guide walks you through developing a time of scripture meditation.
YouVersion App: This Bible app allows you to read and listen to Scripture on your phone, computer or via Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa. There's even a Bible App for Kids.
Bible Gateway: This online Bible offers various devotionals, Bible reading plans, audio Bibles and other resources.
HERE'S THE LINK to the Apologetics page that Pastor Dennis referred to in his last Pilgrim sermon on March 30/31, 2019.
CLICK HERE to visit the Pilgrim sermon series page now to watch or listen to the latest message, get the weekly Life Group notes, or watch Pastor's latest Video Blog.
Do you need some encouragement on your journey? View our short Fireside Chats with various staff sharing on that week's topic. CLICK HERE to view them. (More will be added throughout the series.)
As always, the Scripture provides the road map on our path. Each week we'll be memorizing verses together. Text PILGRIM to 94253 to receive the weekly verse and daily (M-F) text to ponder. See below for a list of all the verses.
Scroll down for a list of books and music to encourage you on your journey.
We all need help along the journey to spiritual growth. Don't go it alone. Find a Life Group (including Men's, Women's, Care & Counseling and Adult Fellowships) to encourage you in your walk with the Lord.
REST STOP: Books and Music to Provide Respite and Fuel for the Journey
"Hinds Feet on High Places"
"My Heart Christ's Home" pamphlet
"Emotionally Healthy Spirituality"
"The Life You Always Wanted"
The Pursuit of Holiness"
MUSIC (The majority of these links are to YouTube. Feel free to download the songs from your favorite music site.)
"Hills and Valleys" by Tauren Wells
"Bigger Than" by For All Seasons
"Christ Be All Around Me" by Leeland
"Holy Spirit, Living Breath of God" by Keith and Kristyn Getty
"Holy Spirit Have Your Way" by Leeland
"Be Thou My Vision" by Audrey Assad
"One Pure and Holy Passion" by The Passion Band
"Come Thou Fount (I Will Sing)" by Chris Tomlin
"I Am No Victim" by Kristene DiMarco
"Untitled Hymn (Come to Jesus)" by Chris Rice
"Find Me Faithful" by Tommy Walker
"Walk By Faith" by Jeremy Camp
"Resurrecting (live)" by Elevation Worship
"Out of Hiding" by Bethel Music
"Stand in Your Love (live)" by Josh Baldwin
"A Christian's Daily Prayer" from Sovereign Grace Music
"Yet Not I but Through Christ in Me" from CityAlight
ROAD MAP: Memory Verses to Hide in Our Heart and Guide Us Along the Path
"So all of us who have had that veil removed can see and reflect the glory of the Lord. And the Lord—who is the Spirit—makes us more and more like him as we are changed into his glorious image." 2 Corinthians 3:18 (NLT)
"Even before he made the world, God loved us and chose us in Christ to be holy and without fault in his eyes." Ephesians 1:4 (NLT)
"I have discovered this principle of life—that when I want to do what is right, I inevitably do what is wrong." Romans 7:21 (NLT)
"So now there is no condemnation for those who belong to Christ Jesus. And because you belong to him, the power of the life-giving Spirit has freed you from the power of sin that leads to death." Romans 8:1-2 (NLT)
"Finally, I confessed all my sins to you and stopped trying to hide my guilt. I said to myself, 'I will confess my rebellion to the Lord.' And you forgave me! All my guilt is gone." Psalm 32:5 (NLT)
"Do not love this world nor the things it offers you, for when you love the world, you do not have the love of the Father in you." 1 John 2:15 (NLT)
"In his kindness God called you to share in his eternal glory by means of Christ Jesus. So after you have suffered a little while, he will restore, support, and strengthen you, and he will place you on a firm foundation." 1 Peter 5:10 (NLT)
"Do not waste time arguing over godless ideas and old wives’ tales. Instead, train yourself to be godly." 1 Timothy 4:7 (NLT)
"Make them holy by your truth; teach them your word, which is truth." John 17:17 (NLT)
"Now all glory to God, who is able, through his mighty power at work within us, to accomplish infinitely more than we might ask or think. Glory to him in the church and in Christ Jesus through all generations forever and ever! Amen." Ephesians 3:20-21 (NLT)
"Instead, be kind to each other, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, just as God through Christ has forgiven you." Ephesians 4:32 (NLT)
"For you have been called to live in freedom, my brothers and sisters. But don’t use your freedom to satisfy your sinful nature. Instead, use your freedom to serve one another in love." Galatians 5:13 (NLT)
"Instead, you must worship Christ as Lord of your life. And if someone asks about your hope as a believer, always be ready to explain it." 1 Peter 3:15 (NLT)