Message notes

How to Start a New Habit - January 10, 2021

Daniel went into the upstairs of his home where a window faced in the direction of Jerusalem.  There, as had become his habit, he knelt down and prayed 3 times per day.

 -Daniel 6:10

Starting New Habits:

1  How can I make this new habit ?

2  How can I make this new habit ?

If you are tired from carrying heavy burdens, come to me and I will give you rest. Take the yoke I give you. Put it on your shoulders and learn from me. I am gentle and humble, and you will find rest. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.

- Matthew 11:28-30

3  How can I do this new habit in ?

The one who walks with the wise will become wise, but a companion of fools will suffer harm.

 -Proverbs 13:20

 habits are small habits that have a domino effect; improving many other areas of life as well.

Physical exercise has some value, but spiritual exercise is valuable in every way, because it promises benefits in this life and in the life to come.

 -1 Timothy 4:8

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LIFE APPLICATION
To discuss during the week with your family or Life Group

1  What has been your history in trying to start new habits? How was this message helpful to you?

2  Look again at the Habit Loop of Cue-Craving-Response- Reward. Does this help to explain some of your habits?

3  Using the Habit Loop and Gilbert’s 3 main points of the message, how can you get some new habits started?

4  Gilbert shared the main keystone habit you need in your life. What’s your plan moving forward?

5  What is your next step as a result of this message?