Week of February 17, 2019

This Week’s Passage: Acts 8:1-4
Use this daily guide to help you internalize this week’s passage & message!
Sunday [KNOW]:
In a journal, reflect on today’s sermon by finishing any or all of the following:
I never knew…
I was reminded…
A question I still have…
I was challenged…
I was convicted…
A truth I could share is…
Monday [KNOW>BE]
Spend some time today doing the following:
  1. Select a portion of this week’s sermon passage to memorize this week.
  2. Write your selected portion and read it to yourself throughout the day today.
Tuesday [Be]:
In a journal, spend some time meditating and writing about the following:
  1. Read the sermon passage again.
  2. Write a prayer of response, guided by the sermon passage. (May include adoration, confession/repentance, thanksgiving, petition, etc.).
  3. Write your selected portion of the Scripture several times to aid in memorization.
Wednesday [BE>DO]:
Think about this week’s questions for group discussion.
  1. How does this week’s passage and message help us to better understand the sovereignty of God in all things? How does this new perspective shape how we understand life under the sun?
  2. Read Romans 5:1-5 together. How do these verses help us understanding and respond to suffering? What is the basis of our rejoicing in suffering?
  3. In these verses we begin to see the promise of Acts 1:8 unfold. What promises from Scripture do you hold fast to when you face hardship and suffering in your life or in the world? How do these promises refocus your eyes on God’s goodness and ultimate purposes?
Thursday [DO]:
In a journal, spend some time considering the following:
  1. What insights have you had while internalizing this week’s passage?
  2. How specifically will you seek to apply its truths in your home/workplace/life in general?