8 Reasons to Set Aside Two Hours of Silence and Solitude This Week

In my discipleship class at Southeastern Seminary, I require students each semester to complete a 1-2 hour silence and solitude retreat. I allow them to take their Bible, but no electronics, no music, no noise. They often debate the value of the assignment when I announce it, but they’re grateful when they’ve completed it.

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09/25/17 Timing

READING: Song of Solomon 6-8, Galatians 4 “When the time came to completion, God sent his Son.” Galatians 4:4 I’m impatient. I don’t like lines,…

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09/24/17 One in Christ

READING: Song of Solomon 4-5, Galatians 3 “There is no Jew or Greek, slave or free, male and female; since you are all one in Christ Jesus.” Galatians…

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09/23/17 Crucified with Christ

READING: Song of Solomon 1-3, Galatians 2 “I have been crucified with Christ.” Galatians 2:20 It’s one of the Bible texts we quote often, but…

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09/22/17 What Matters

READING: Ecclesiastes 10-12, Galatians 1 “The conclusion of the matter is this: fear God and keep his commands, because this is for all humanity.” Ecclesiastes 12:13…

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09/21/17 God Speaks

READING: Ecclesiastes 7-9, 2 Corinthians 13 “. . . and the God of love and peace will be with you” 2 Corinthians 13:11 It’s funny how…

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