Week 3 in Review and What’s Next {26 Surprising Ways to Encounter God, A-Z}

How did God show up for you last week?

Did he surprise you somewhere you least expected?


Here are six areas we intentionally sought encounters with God.

  • Now
    Stay awake to this moment. This second of “now” is your moment of encounter with God.
  • Oddities
    Look for God’s gifts of presence and love in the odd spaces of your life. Be grateful for the peculiar and uncommon ways that he is showing up.
  • Portals
    Look for portals—openings—that God wants to reveal himself through your routine tasks. Unwrap these gifts of grace; enjoy them to the fullest.
  • Questions
    We often think God is in the answers. But sometimes we can connect with him more in the questions.
  • Raw
    Think of an area in your life where you feel raw or extra touchy. Be as compassionate to yourself as God is to you.
  • Sickness
    God has set healing in motion. It will eventually be complete. We just have to wait it out.

Use today to reflect back on the encounters you shared with God. 

Pray about how you’ll encounter God in this coming week. I’ll suggest ways from T through Y.

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Where or in whom did you see God this past week? Please share in the comments.

Coming up:

  • Monday–Saturday, Encountering God from T to Y


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8 thoughts on “Week 3 in Review and What’s Next {26 Surprising Ways to Encounter God, A-Z}

  1. Beverley

    I was asked at the last minute to teach the women’s meeting last Sunday, as the woman who usually teaches wasn’t going to be available – and God showed up every time i sat down with his words to prepare, He turned up loud and clear.

  2. Beverley

    It’s going back to my comment on your last post – right person at the right time, but He made me cry far too much. The end quote was ‘He (Jesus Christ) love you. He will rescue you. He will carry you on his shoulders and take you home.’ It was just what i needed to hear right now.

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