Introduction

Maintain an attitude of cheerful willingness and eager readiness to sacrifice one’s time, resources, convenience, and opportunities – one’s entire life – for the good of others out of a love for God and people

At a Glance

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Decide How You'll Train

  • with a group
  • with running partners
  • not yet with a group

Check Your Spiritual Fitness

Take a baseline Spiritual Fitness Check to find your starting point for the Sacrifice module.

Track Your Training Progress

Track your training progress through the Sacrifice module to see how far you’ve come.

  Spiritual Fitness Check

Training is aimless without clear goals. Spiritual Fitness checks make sure you’re training effectively and progressing toward your goals.

Signs You're Living It Out

  • Can name a personal desire sacrificed for another over the past week
  • Has wrestled with God over meeting a specific need and moved forward with doing so despite personal preferences
  • Can identify a service opportunity engaged in the past three months not for recognition, relationship, or reward, but where compelled by God to engage it
  • Can identify a time in the past 3 years when a financial sacrifice—giving beyond comfort—was made for another

Spiritual Fitness Check

Sign Up for a free account to take a baseline Spiritual Fitness Check to find your starting point for the Relate to God module.

 Core Training

These resources are designed to accelerate your growth in this module. Track your progress by checking off resources as you go.

Study

Bible Study

This Bible study gives a holistic look through Scripture at the Sacrifice module. Engage thought provoking questions for individual reflection and then discuss them in your Community Group or Spiritual Running Partner relationships.

Read

Sacrifice

Could I make changes, live a more organized life, waste less energy, and live by a stricter budget? Yes, I could do all those things, and probably should, but let me be dangerously honest. It’s going to sound shallow and... Read More

Apply

Sacrificing for Relationships

Look back over how you’ve interacted with people over the past several years -- people like your neighbor, cousin, store clerk, pastor, or colleague. Have you seen yourself sacrificing to serve these people more relationally,... Read More

Memorize

Scripture Memory

John 12:24-25 Very truly I tell you, unless a...

1 John 3:16 This is how we know what love is:...

Read Passages

Extras

These resources are designed to accelerate your growth in this module.
by Baker Publishing Group
We all experience times when we are called to act on faith with no sense of immediate reward. The life of Abraham serves as an example of unwavering trust and sacrifice. Through his faith, this otherwise unremarkable man left an incredible legacy to the world. In 6 sessions, your group will examine faith... Read More