Determined Study

Online Bible Study for Determined: Living Like Jesus in Every Moment

April 24, 2019

Join the online study of Determined: Living Like Jesus in Every Moment!

Imagine waking up every single day convinced that the twenty-four hours ahead of you are a precious gift to be used wisely. Now imagine that you know exactly how to spend them to be a force for God’s good.

All too often we wander through life without appreciating the gift of every moment we’ve been given. The result? An unsatisfying life, missed opportunities to experience the joy of being in sync with God, and days marked with apathy instead of passion. Our time on earth is measured. We should want to make every moment count—not only because we aren’t guaranteed the next one, but also because this is exactly how our Savior spent His time here.

How, then, do we walk out unwavering joy-filled faith every day, determined to let go of the things that keep us from experiencing abundant life and fulfilling the plans God has for us? The answers are found in following the footsteps of the One who lived fully, because He was determined that we might do the same.

In this six-week study of Luke, we will follow the life and ministry of Jesus as we consider the choices He made on His way to the cross. We’ll intimately connect with a Savior who remained laser-focused on His mission to love the world. In return, we’ll receive a model for intentional living that we can replicate to ensure we are living each day to the fullest and making a difference for God’s kingdom. And together we’ll determine to embrace the abundant life we are promised in Jesus.

If you are ready to stop wandering and start living, join me as I teach the Determined study online!

What: a six-week study of Luke that follows the life and ministry of Jesus

When: April 29 – June 7, 2019

Why: To connect you with a Savior on His mission to love the world and give you a model for intentional living that you can replicate to live each day to the fullest and make a difference for God’s kingdom.

Where: In my private Facebook group, where you’ll also find reading plans and study aids to keep you in God’s Word

How: (1) order the Determined study participant workbook, and (2) join my private Facebook group – links below!

Explore more and read a sample chapter of the Determined Study here.

About the Author

Heather M. Dixon is an author, speaker, and Bible teacher who understands living with a story that is not easy. Diagnosed with an incurable and terminal genetic disorder that she inherited from her mother, she is passionate about encouraging and equipping women to trust in God, face their greatest fears, and live with hope, especially in the midst of difficult circumstances. When she is not blogging at The Rescued Letters or speaking at women’s conferences and events, Heather loves to make the most of everyday moments such as cooking for her husband and son, brainstorming all the possible ways to organize Legos and superheroes, checking out way too many library books, or unashamedly indulging in her love for all things Disney. Heather is a regular contributor to Journey magazine and the author of Ready: Finding the Courage to Face the Unknown and Determined: Living Like Jesus in Every Moment.

Read more about Heather here.

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  1. Nikki Duren says:

    I had not even heard of you until 2 days ago…but God has led me to teach our ladies at church from Determined. I have led somewhat of same life as you. I have Trigeminal Neuralgia, and Fibromyalgia…. They are not life threatening…just life altering. Do I need to get leaders, students, and Dvd? I can’t wait to start it in September, I will get it before and read.

    • Heather says:

      Hi Nikki! Wow, what a story you have! Thank you so much for sharing it here. I’m sorry we are connecting over chronic illness things, but thankful you are here. I’m so excited for you and your ladies to walk through Determined with me! I’ll email you with these details also, but to lead the study it will be most beneficial for every member in your group to have the participant workbook and for you to have the workbook + the leader guide + the DVD. You can find the links to order those materials here. And don’t miss the Leader Resource Kit at that link also. It’s free to download and chock full of helpful resources.

      Cokesbury offers a convenient leader bundle here.

      If you prefer a digital streaming option over the DVDs for the teaching sessions, that is available via Cokesbury here.

      I hope that answers all your questions, but don’t hesitate to email me at heather@therescuedletters.com if you think of anything else. I am praying for your time in Luke!

  2. Amanda says:

    Are there online videos to go with this study?

    • Heather says:

      Hi Amanda! Yes, you have a few options for the online versions of the Determined teaching videos:

      1 – Subscribe to Amplify Media: Amplify Media is a streaming service allowing churches large and small unlimited video access in order to discover, customize, and share diverse resources that encourage deeper discipleship and equip churches to pursue their mission with greater impact. Access Abingdon Women and other Bible study video sessions, inspirational short videos, and children’s content available anywhere from any device from Amplify Media. Church or individual subscriptions for group leaders and members are available. You can start a two-week free trial at AmplifyMedia.com. And here’s the direct link to the Determined study teaching vidoes there: https://my.amplifymedia.com/amplify/series/unitedmethodistpublishinghouse/22902-determined

      2 – Purchase individual streaming teaching videos at Cokesbury:
      https://www.cokesbury.com/determined-womens-bible-study-dvd-video-1-1

      I hope that helps! I’m praying for your time in Luke, that God would stir in your heart today an unceasing desire to live, determined, just like Jesus.

      Hugs and blessings!

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