Assigned Reading


The Spirit of Python, Chapters 11 & 12

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. Colossians chapter 1
  2. Psalm chapter 38-40


Watch the Following Videos

Spirit of Python:


Spend the next 12-15 minutes in worship and contemplation, thinking on the things from this week’s activities.


Please Answer the Following Questions


  1. Give a brief summary of your Bible readings for lesson 5
  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 11 talks about the power of prayer. How important is your prayer life to your daily life?
  5. Do you have a regular time that you set aside to meet with God and pray and listen to His voice? If yes, tell me about it. If not, then is it something you would consider trying?
  6. Chapter 12 talks about ‘faith.’ Write out your definition of the word faith. Now go back and look briefly at chapter 12 (pg. 165) to see if there is more you might need to add to your definition. 
  7. What areas of your life do you need more faith for?
  8. Based on what you have learned in this lesson, are there any areas of your life or anything that you will begin to do or think of differently?
  9. 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 six when you're ready.