Daily Bible Readings: Monday, January 14. Read Exodus 3:1-6. 1) What was Moses doing when God spoke to him in this passage? 2) What did God instruct Moses to do? 3) How do you think this event might have been received if it had occurred earlier in Moses’ life while he was still in Egypt?
Daily Bible Readings: Monday, December 31. Read Matthew 2:1-12. 1) This event occured sometime between one and two years. See 2:17. 2) Who visits Jesus in this Ephiphany? 3) How do you think Ephiphanies affect people who recognize what they are? Tuesday, January 1. Read John 2:1-11. 1) In this story, where is Jesus, and
Daily Bible Reading: Monday, December 10. Read Zephaniah 1:2-4. 1) Advent begins in darkness as we wait for the Lord to come in glory. We wait. 2) Zephaniah doesn’t sound like an Advent text, but it is. It starts in darkness. What is God saying to his people in today’s text? 3) What group of people
Daily Bible Readings: Monday, January 3. Read Hebrews 1:1-4. 1) How has God communicated with us? 2) What place does the Son occupy now? 3) What authority and character does he have? Tuesday, January 4. Read Luke 24:25-27. 1) Why did Jesus call his listeners “foolish”? 2) Where did Jesus turn to give them background
In case you don’t get this one. Look at what the Wisemen are having to do in this century in order to get to Bethlehem to visit the Christ-child. Also remember what Israel has done to separate themselves from Palestine.
It’s not really a calendar. One of those things that hangs on a wall, and you check off the days as they pass. But it’s a calendar in the sense that it helps you to think intentionally through the days of Advent about its significance to disciples of Jesus. Using the calendar will take as
Daily Bible Reading: Monday, November 19. Read Philippians 2:6-8. 1) What was so extraordinary about Jesus’ birth and life in Israel? 2) In what way was Jesus a martyr? Tuesday, November 20. Read 1 Corinthians 2:6-8. 1) What is the nature of God’s wisdom? 2) What did the “rulers of the world” know about what
The inescapable truth about priorities……
November 18 is the next-to-the-last Sunday in the 2017-2018 liturgical year. This Sunday we will be taking a look at the exhortation of the writer of Hebrews to persevere in the practice of their faith. Read this week’s devotional to prepare for the sermon, “Don’t give up!” Daily Bible Readings: Monday, November 12. Read Leviticus