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Lay Down Your Kingdom: a small-group session


For this session, you’ll need…. enough name tags for everyone pens/markers for writing Laying Down Your Day (15 minutes) Make sure everyone has a name tag and something to write with. Then say something like: Think of something you’re especially … Continue reading

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Lay Down Your Reputation


Anything we’ve done apart from God is . . . apart from God. Continue reading

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Lay Down Your Strength


We often want to do God’s work, but nearly as often we don’t want to do it God’s way. Continue reading

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Lay Down Your Independence


The people in front of Jesus weren’t obstacles in his path—they were his path. We’re called to follow that path. Continue reading

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Lay Down Your Pride (Part 2)


Repentance is not just turning back. More importantly, it is starting over. Continue reading

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Lay Down Your Pride (Part 1)


Now that we know who we are in Christ and have our heads on straight, now we can begin to deal with the process of laying down our sin. We’ll explore this more broadly in the weeks to come, but … Continue reading

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Lay Down Your Strength


Our strength—or rather, our reliance upon it—is still pride. Therefore, it must be broken. Watchman Nee, in his book Changed into His Likeness, put it this way, “The characteristic of those who truly know God is that they have no … Continue reading

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