J.D. Greear on the Gospel and Everyday Routines

J.D. Greear on the Gospel and Everyday Routines

David B. :

Our hearts are hard-wired towards works-righteousness, so we need to constantly saturate ourselves in the gospel. If we don’t, our natural drift will always be away from those crucial truths. As I said in question 1, I’ve prayed a specific prayer every day for years now to remind myself of the gospel. I simply call it, “The Gospel Prayer.” It’s not magical, but it’s a tool to train your mind in the patterns of the gospel:

This is such an important thing for Disciples to understand. David Platt calls it sewing threads of the Gospel into everyday life and conversation. You don’t have to be reciting Romans in the break room at work to be living for Christ. You can be living for Christ by praying before your meal and sharing Christ through your daily conversations.

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Robby Gallaty is the Senior Pastor of Long Hollow Baptist Church in Hendersonville, TN. He was radically saved out of a life of drug addiction on November 12, 2002. In 2008, he began Replicate Ministries to equip and train men and women to be disciples who make disciples. He is also the author of Growing Up: How to Be a Disciple Who Makes Disciples (2013), Firmly Planted: How to Cultivate a Faith Rooted in Christ (2015), Rediscovering Discipleship: Making Jesus’ Final Words Our First Work (2015), Foundations: A 260-Day Bible Reading Plan for Busy Believers (2015) The Forgotten Jesus: How Western Christians Should Follow an Eastern Rabbi (2017), and Bearing Fruit: What Happens When God’s People Grow (2017).