Nothing has a greater impact on spiritual growth than reflection on Scripture. SOAP stands for SCRIPTURE, OBSERVATION, APPLICATION and PRAYER. Use a journal (or your phone / tablet / computer) to work your way through these four simple steps:
Read a Bible passage – (refer below for verses for the week)
Write down what you notice about the verses. What do you think the main message is? What verses, words or ideas jump out to you?
Ask God how He wants you to apply the verse to your own life and write it down.
Pray for yourself and/or for others and write your prayer points down.
A helpful tool on Scripture Memorisation can be found here: Scripture By Heart
19th – 25th February
Apply the SOAP principle to the following verse, and memorise it as you go: