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Heartland 2014 power point

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Heartland Convention Presentation 10/2/14

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Heartland 2014 power point

  1. 1. Devotions: How do we do devotions? Is the answer just blowin’ in the wind?
  2. 2. Introduction • Presenter: Brenda Nugteren • Why do this presentation? devotions.pellachristian.net • Open with prayer
  3. 3. Blowin’ in the Wind lyrics by Bob Dylan How many roads must a man walk down Before you call him a man? How many seas must a white dove sail Before she sleeps in the sand? Yes, 'n how many times must the cannon balls fly Before they're forever banned? The answer, my friend, is blowin' in the wind, The answer is blowin' in the wind.
  4. 4. Yes, 'n how many years can a mountain exist Before it's washed to the sea? Yes, 'n how many years can some people exist Before they're allowed to be free? Yes, 'n how many times can a man turn his head, And pretend that he just doesn't see? The answer, my friend, is blowin' in the wind, The answer is blowin' in the wind.
  5. 5. Yes, 'n how many times must a man look up Before he can see the sky? Yes, 'n how many ears must one man have Before he can hear people cry? Yes, 'n how many deaths will it take till he knows That too many people have died? The answer, my friend, is blowin' in the wind, The answer is blowin' in the wind.
  6. 6. Pentecost Acts 2 When the day of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place. 2 Suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came from heaven and filled the whole house where they were sitting. 3 They saw what seemed to be tongues of fire that separated and came to rest on each of them. 4 All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues[a] as the Spirit enabled them.
  7. 7. 36 “Therefore let all Israel be assured of this: God has made this Jesus, whom you crucified, both Lord and Messiah.” 37 When the people heard this, they were cut to the heart and said to Peter and the other apostles, “Brothers, what shall we do?” 38 Peter replied, “Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. 39 The promise is for you and your children and for all who are far off—for all whom the Lord our God will call.”
  8. 8. All we need…
  9. 9. Aswan High Dam
  10. 10. So, how does this relate to classroom devotions?
  11. 11. Types of devotions: • Books • Subject based • Object based • Only Bible • Internet based • Experienced based
  12. 12. Only Bible • Philippians • Psalms
  13. 13. Philippians
  14. 14. Internet based • Based on the devotional book Jesus Calling http://fwcjesuscalling.blogspot.com/ • Song of the week Once a week listen to a Christian song. Many of these songs have stories behind them. For example, Michael W. Smith has a song, There She Stands, that relates to the events of Sept.11.
  15. 15. Books • Jesus Calling • Keys for Kids • Sticky Situations: 365 Devotions for Kids and Families
  16. 16. Subject based • SCIENCE Weird &Wacky, Strange & Slimy by Bonnie Bruno • READING Hero Tales (Volume IV) by Dave & Neta Jackson • ART Praying in Color by Sybil MacBeth
  17. 17. Object based • Flashlight • In His Image
  18. 18. In His Image
  19. 19. Experienced based • Mr. Te Grotenhuis • F.R.O.G. (Fully Rely On God)
  20. 20. FROG
  21. 21. Prayer • The Lord’s Prayer • Small group prayers • Popcorn prayers Korean popcorn prayer
  22. 22. Prayer • A adoration • C confession • T thanksgiving • S supplication • P praise • R repent • A ask • Y yield to God’s will
  23. 23. MORE IDEAS OBJECT BASED DEVOTIONALS HEARTS GROW GEORGE BOOKS A CHAMPION’S HEART by Jim Sheard and James F. Gauss KINGS DON’T GET REPORT CARDS by David Willingham
  24. 24. Bibliography • “Song Facts”, http://www.songfacts.com/detail.php?id=1669 • Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blowin'_in_the_Wind • Bible Gateway https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Acts+2&version=NIV • Tony Piper http://www.desiringgod.org/sermons/how-believers-experienced-the-spirit- before-pentecost • Christian Schools International Bible curriculum • Other books are listed at devotions.pellachristian.net

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