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E.6: I know how to spend a day with the Lord [Mark 1:35]

A Story

When I was in the Navy, the local Navigator invited me to go and spend a day with God. I said in my heart, “Wow, that is a long time. What am I going to do for a whole day?” He shared with me that as Jesus was busy in ministry and caring for people, he would get away to have special time with God.

Digging Into The Bible

Mark 1:35

A great while before the day, Jesus went out into the mountain to pray…

What did he do during this time?

Discussion & Discovery

  1. What does it mean a great while before day?
  1. What was the reason for going to the mountain?
  1. What are some examples of prayers of Jesus from the Scripture?

Review: Click the following and review this tool – How to Spend Extended Time in Prayer.

Application & Accountability

(Before your time with the Lord)

  1. Were you able to download the instructions on the extended day with the Lord?
  1. What was your response to this plan?
  1. When will you put this plan into your schedule?
  1. What can I do to be of help in your time?

Application & Accountability

(After your time with the Lord)

  1. What did God speak to you about?
  1. How did you respond to his direction?
  1. How did you feel about the spacing of the time during your extended time?
  1. How was the instruction helpful?
  1. What will you do about his instruction for you?
  1. When will you put this into practice?


See 2:7 Book 2: Deepening Your Roots [Mark 1:35] I want my relationship with God to grow. How do I spend a day with God?

Digging In Deeper

  1. What is the most important part of this lesson to you? Explain.
  1. How do you see applying aspects of this lesson to your life?
  1. When do you feel would be the best time to make that application?
  1. What do you hear the Lord speaking to you about this right now?

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