Daily Bible Readings: Monday, October 11. Read Philippians 2:5-11. 1) To what mindset did Paul call the Philippian church? 2) Describe the nature of that mindset? How does it live? Tuesday, October 12. Read James 4:1-3. 1) What does James say is the origin of conflict? 2) What is at the root of most craving?
Text: Proverbs 4:5 5 Get wisdom; get insight: do not forget, nor turn away from the words of my mouth. Proverbs 8:22-36 22 The Lord created me (wisdom) at the beginning of his work, the first of his acts of long ago. 23 Ages ago I was set up, at the first, before the beginning
Daily Bible Reading: Monday, June 28. Read 1 Corinthians 12:1-3. 1) Paul did not want his brethren to be “misinformed.” From where did that misinformation come? 2) What would the result be of that misinformation? Tuesday, June 29. Read 1 Corinthians 1:26-31. 1) What did he say was true of most of his Corinthian brothers
Text – Acts 1:4-8: While staying with them, he ordered them not to leave Jerusalem, but to wait there for the promise of the Father. “This,” he said, “is what you have heard from me; for John baptized with water, but you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit not many days from now.” So
Daily Bible Readings Monday. Read Romans 8:31-39. 1) What is the great reassurance of this passage? 2) What threats stand against Christ’s disciples? What did Paul say about their ability to isolate us from God’s love? 3) If we persevere in spite of suffering, what is the outcome? Tuesday. Read Matthew 5:10-12. 1) What does
Daily Bible Readings: Monday. Read 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11. 1) How does Paul say the “day of the Lord” will come? 2) How does he tell the Thessalonians to be prepared? Tuesday. Read Isaiah 13:6-9. 1) What does Isaiah tell Judah to do in light of the approach of the day of the Lord? 2) Why
The old violin was wrapped in plastic and slept in the musty window seat in a Grandmother’s dining room. When unwrapped it revealed its hard life, covered in a coat of dried mud, pieces missing, brass peg box pitted with corrosion. Pathetic as it was, it was still a connection to our family’s past.
Daily Bible Readings: Monday, December 28. Read Colossians 1:19-20. 1) What is Jesus to the church? 2) What is his relationship to God? 3) How do humans benefit from this relationship? Tuesday, December 29. Read Romans 8:14-17. 1) What does it mean if one is led by the Spirit of God? 2) What change
Daily Bible Readings: Monday, October 26. Read Amos 4:1-2. 1) Amos was a prophet to Israel, the northern 10 tribes of Israel. In this passage he addresses the wives of the rulers and influential leaders of Samaria. Calling them the “cows of Bashan” was his way of referring to their lives of wealth. 2) What
Daily Bible Readings: Monday, October 19. Read Psalm 119:1-3. 1) Who does the Psalmist pronounce as “happy” or “blessed?” 2) What helps them to achieve that state of happiness? Tuesday, October 20. Read Deuteronomy 28:1-6. 1) Deuteronomy is the record of instructions given to the Israelites before they went into the land of Canaan. 2)