"But a man must examine himself”
― The Apostle Paul
"Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.”
― Henry David Thoreau
"The unexamined life is not worth living.”
Have you ever done something and then wondered, “Why in the world did I do that?" Join the crowd! The apostle Paul wrote some words 2,000 years ago that you or I could have written.
Why do we do what we do? We always do what we are most MOTIVATED to do. Our motivations lift us to greatness, plunge us to ruin or condemn us to mediocrity.
SpiritualProgress Spiritual Assessments reveal our most powerful motivations. Our motivations define our character. Take an assessment and gain the insights to grow!
- 9 Provocative & Graphical Views of Your Character
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Discover how you assess in all three of the key motivations of Faith, Hope and Love, which are the essential to making spiritual progress. (Includes spiritual coaching tips and insights.)
The Bible is a mirror for our souls. SpiritualProgress self-assessments bring the reflections of many scriptures together to increase spiritual illumination. You might call it a large mirror array. What you see at the focal point of all this inspired truth is your character.
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Our content is based on your assessment results. The mix of Faith, Hope and Love building messages are customized to match your exact personal growth areas.
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It’s not quantity but frequency that makes the biggest impact on our spiritual progress. The Bible is like the manna of ancient Israel. Yesterday’s bread does not nourish our souls. Eat fresh!
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God’s Word is powerful! A very small amount can make a huge impact and define our entire day. Our messages are designed for busy living. They are around 3 minutes long, and are more than enough for a full spiritual meal. Chew all day!
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Spiritual progress is not about endlessly chasing bad behaviors. Chasing symptoms is exhausting and ineffective. Real progress requires that we experience growth on the level of our motivations. Enjoy a daily motivation power boost!
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It is not enough to be a hearer of the Word. We need to be doers. Each daily Growth Plan session concludes with a practical character exercise. This helps a person to “Live by the Word”.
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He created you as a person of eternal destiny and Divine purpose. His Spirit is actively at work to bring you to your greatest spiritual potential.
Believe that God has more for you! Are you stuck in a rut? Do you feel empty and unfulfilled? Do you struggle with motivations that diminish the quality of your life?
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1.1 HOW GOD GROWS PEOPLE
Believe it or not, the Bible reveals the fact that God has a strategy for how He grows people. Learn how to put these strategies in place while you grow as a group. Gain the knowledge to manage the motivational forces that determine the makeup of your character.
2.1 SPIRITUAL EXERCISE
Learn how to live a spiritually active life through practicing the spiritual exercises that have proven effective since the time of Christ. This is an interactive course where you will be doing spiritual exercises and reporting back to your group each week.
3.1 GROWING IN LOVE
Generosity is the single greatest evidence of a Love-filled heart. “For God so LOVED the world that he GAVE…” Learn how to change your life and the lives of everyone around you through developing an extravagantly generous spirit.
4.1 OVERCOMING EVIL
Discover and learn to overcome the three destructive motivational forces that threaten to diminish the quality of life that God has intended for you. Overcome the habits and behaviors that weaken your spiritual walk.
5.1 GROWING WITH YOUR SPOUSE
This course is for couples but can be attended by individuals. Discover how the character traits (and underlying motivations) of you and your significant other impact your relationship in positive and negative ways. Gain more understanding and learn how to grow together.
SpiritualProgress.com small group curriculum is designed to cooperate with the activity of God’s Spirit. Each weekly lesson focuses on building the positive motivations of Faith, Hope and Love, which the Bible reveals is God’s strategy for spiritual growth. When our core motivations change our behaviors automatically change. Each week attendees have multiple opportunities for Learning, Being and Doing the truths and priorities of God’s Word.
THE HEAD – Growing in Faith
Aptitude – Learning about God’s character and God’s promises has a lot to do with growing in Faith. Faith is not blind. Understanding builds our Faith. Spiritual growth requires that we gain an operating knowledge of God’s Word so we are better able to trust God as we navigate life. Exposure to the Bible, over time fundamentally changes the way we think. Faith knows enough to trust in the character of God even when things go badly. It is a kind of spiritual knowing. Call it Spiritual Intelligence. The key objective in the 1st Area of Character Development is to help members of the group become more biblically literate and to help them to develop a Christian worldview, hence. “The HEAD.” A person’s Faith grows in proportion to how deeply rooted they are in God’s Word. Faith is one of the three key a motivational forces for victorious living.
“So faith comes from hearing, and hearing by the word of Christ.” Rom. 10.17
THE HEART – Growing in Love
Attitude – Growing in Love has everything to do with the condition of our heart. A person can know the Bible backwards and forwards, but it won’t do them any good until its truths travel 18” from their HEAD to their HEART. The heart is the seat of our motivations. Our motivations are the reasons for “why we do what we do.” It is impossible to experience lasting positive change until we change the motivations of our heart. The 2nd Area of Character Development has to do with the condition of our HEART. We have to grow to the point where we embody the values of the Bible, not just believe in them. Love is one of the three key a motivational forces for victorious living. Call it “goodness under pressure.”
“The good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings forth what is good; and the evil man out of the evil treasure brings forth what is evil; for his mouth speaks from that which fills his heart.” Luke 6.45
THE HANDS – Growing in Hope
Action – Growing in Hope has a lot to do with understanding our personal life mission and the purposes for which God made us. Hope inspires us beyond the temporal attractions and pursuits of this life. All the spiritual knowledge and heart-felt fervor in the world is meaningless until we become a “doer” of God’s Word. Hope rejoices and labors within the eternal purposes of God. The 3rd Area of Character Development has to do with making a difference in the world. It really is impossible to have your HEAD and HEART in the game without also having your HANDS involved.
“For it is God who works in you to will and to act in order to fulfill his good purpose. Phil. 2.13
Lasting spiritual progress always involves the three elements of spiritual understanding, spiritual passion and spiritual activity.
“And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind, and with all your strength.”
- Mark 12.30
For the word of God is living and active and sharper than any two-edged sword, and piercing as far as the division of soul and spirit, of both joints and marrow, and able to judge the thoughts and intentions of the heart.
- Heb. 4.12