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Silence and Solitude
Archived – July 31, 2022
Main Scripture Reference(s)
1 Kings 19:1-13

Silence and Solitude

July 31, 2022 / Julie Burleson / 1 Kings 19:1-13

This new normal of hurried digital distraction is robbing us of the ability to be present” -John Mark Comer

We can’t flourish while we are .

Sermon in a Sentence: Silence and solitude is what our heart is actually looking for.

1 Kings 19:1-13 (NIV)

God knows that when faced with exhaustion, fear, or the unknown, what we need most of all is his .

Mark 1:35 (NIV); Mark 6:30-32 (NIV)

We might only be able to practice silence and solitude for 10 minutes at a time, but if we do it regularly, we will experience the of it.

Question: What do you need to give up to try?



Theme: In The Quiet Place

Reflect Together:

What impacted you the most from last Sunday’s Message of our Summer Flourish series?

Share Together:

What is the loudest place you have been to? Did you enjoy it or not?

Read Together:

Mark 6:30-32

Discuss Together:

  • Do you think the disciples would have pursued taking time away if Jesus hadn’t encouraged them to? Why or why not?
  • What do you think their time away included?
  • How often do you pursue silence or solitude?
  • What would you hope your time would include?
  • Is there something keeping you from either of these practices?
  • How can we help support you to take a bit of time to practice this week?

      Pray Together:

      Pray over areas of your life where you need strength, patience, etc. to remain faithful. Share how God is answering prayer and any prayer requests you have. Take time to pray for each other.

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