Assigned Reading


The Spirit of Python, Chapters 8–10

Underline or highlight parts of the chapters that have meaning for you. And feel free to write in the margins when something has special appeal, or something is revealed to you about your life and situation. 

Bible Reading:

  1. Philippians chapter 4
  2. Psalm chapters 35-37


Watch the Following Videos

Spirit of Python:

Please Answer the Following Questions


  1. Give a brief summary of your Bible Readings for lesson 4.
  2. List 3-5 key points that were discussed in the book readings and videos and then give your understanding for each of those key points.
  3. What key points were the most meaningful for you?
  4. Chapter 8 talks about praise and worship. Explain how these two things are active or not active in your life. 
  5. Do you experience the presence of the Holy Spirit when you are worshiping or does it feel more like empty air? 
  6. Page 119 talks about letting go of the ‘baggage.’  Give your best definition of ‘baggage.”
  7. Is there baggage you need to let go of that is weighing you down? If yes, what is keeping you from letting go of that ‘baggage.’
  8. How have these affected you?
  9. Chapter 10 talks about fatal distractions. Are there things or people in your life that are distracting you from where your focus should be? List them. What is your plan for dealing with these distractions?
  10. Ask any questions or make any comments to your instructor for feedback. 


Submit a two paragraph minimum reflection on this lesson, along with your answers to the questions above, by clicking on the "Contact Instructor" button located below. After you have submitted your answers, you will receive a personalized response from your course instructor based on your answers.


Reflection should include the following:  

  1. What you learned 
  2. What had the most value for you or applied to your life 
  3. Any other take-aways


Move on to lesson five when you're ready.