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Apps To Strengthen Your Walk

I have the app IDisciple, YouVersion, and ISword (sorry IPhone users), which are all applications that have strengthened my relationship with God. We are on our phone so often, why not use it productively?

IDisciple-Google for Christians is what I would call it. I absolutely love this app. From music, sermons, audio bible, growth plans, to articles. It’s all there. You do have to pay for the app if you want to have unlimited access. (So worth the $5) You do get to share access to the app with 5 others using your email with your subscription.

YouVersion-So many plans, so many translations, so many ways to just dive into the word. I am on this app the most. I love highlighting, sharing word images and uploading them to social media to spread the word, and the fact that you can add friends and have a news feed. Sometimes seeing what others have highlighted helps me in my walk. I also love being able to encourage others when I see them spending time in his presence. Also, major plus, The River (the church I attend), puts an event every week with the scripture and notes using during the message. It’s awesome to be able to go back and look over past sermons.

ISword-Unfortunately,unless it has changed, only for android users. This app helps me study deeper meaning to the original context of what was written. I honestly haven’t figured it all out yet on this app.

Do you have any apps that help your walk? Feel free to share!

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Diving A Little Deeper Into The Word

So I started looking deeper into scripture because I really want to strengthen my relationship with God. I have been convicted that I need a more consistent prayer life & to be more persistent in my walk. When I started to break scripture down using the MySword bible app, I was amazed at how much more there is to learn. I had to chuckle after I read this verse and saw how “evil one” was broke down. The accuracy!

Verse studying: We know [with confidence] that anyone born of God does not habitually sin; but He (Jesus) who was born of God [carefully] keeps and protects him, and the evil one does not touch him.-1 JOHN 5:18 AMP
Original: *πονηρός*
Transliteration: *ponēros*
Phonetic: *pon-ay-ros’*
*Thayer Definition*:
-full of labours, annoyances, hardships         -pressed and harassed by labours.                 -bringing toils, annoyances, perils; of a time full of peril to Christian faith and steadfastness; causing pain and trouble.       – bad, of a bad nature or condition.               -in a physical sense: diseased or blind.         -in an ethical sense: evil wicked, bad

I am thankful have such a loving father to protect me from all of the above. I challenge you to not just read scripture, but to really study it, and after you’re done studying The Word, meditate on it, and after that apply it to your everyday life. I am thankful to have brothers and sisters of Christ to hold me accountable. The truth may hurt sometimes, but it’s exactly what we need to hear to strengthen our relationship with God.