SC 187: July CMOW – The Lessons of Everyday Life

This week on the podcast, it’s time to wrap up July with our 7th CMOW episode of the year! Join Andrew as he looks back at what we’ve been discussing this month with our theme of “learning the everyday lessons,” and also reveals our challenge for the month of August. All that and more, on this episode of the Sharpening Character Podcast!


CMOW Episode:

(Hosted by Andrew)

For more information about Courageous Men of the Word (CMOW), check out their website at CMOW.net!


The August Challenge!

For the month of August, we’ve got an extra special challenge centered around another core principle of God’s Word. We’re going to be working on something we’re called to do in Psalm 1, where it says that a blessed man “delight[s] in the law of the Lord; and in his law doth he meditate day and night.” We’re going to work on meditating on God’s Word, and seeking to make it truly part of our lives!

So, here’s our challenge for this month: Meditate on one new verse or passage of your choosing each week throughout August!

Some Suggestions for meditation:

  • Don’t pick too long of a verse or passage–the point of meditation is to be able to consider the truths of God’s Word at a very small level. Don’t try to overwhelm yourself!
  • Pick out your verse or passage and write it down on a 3×5 card–that way it’s easy to carry with you and think about throughout the day!
  • Make a point to meditate on your verse or passage before going to bed
  • Check and see if we have any VersePics for your verse–they exist to help you meditate on God’s Word!

As always, our goal with this challenge is to use it as a foundation for building a habit and discipline, not to be “checking it off” just to get it out of the way. Meditation in the Biblical sense doesn’t mean just “emptying your mind,” but rather filling it with God’s truth. We hope you’ll join us in this challenge as we seek to grow closer to the Lord this month by meditating on His Word!

Be sure and check out our challenges page for more information!


Don’t forget our VersePic of the Month!

Proverbs 3:3-4 Phone
Proverbs 3:3-4 Phone

Click or tap the image to download. For the tablet version and past VersePics, check out our VersePics page.

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