Week of January 16, 2022

This Week’s Passage: Ephesians 1:15-23
 
Use this daily guide to help you internalize this week’s passage & message!
 
KNOW: What does God intend for me to know?
In a journal, use the following prompts to write some truths that stood out from this week’s message:
I never knew…
I was reminded…
A question I still have…
I was challenged…
I was convicted…
A truth I could share is…
I was encouraged to…
I need to dig deeper into…
 
BE (CONSIDER): What does God’s Word lead me to prayerfully consider?
In your journal, use the following questions to write some prompts to use n praying through this week’s passage:
Is there a command to obey?
How am I compelled to exalt God?
Is there a promise to claim?
Is there a principle to follow?
Is there an example to follow?
Am I convicted to confess any sin?
Is there a sin to avoid?
How do I need to rest in Jesus/the gospel?
How can I pray for someone else?
What am I compelled to love or desire?
 
DO (YIELD): How does God’s Word Call me to yield my life?
In your journal, write your answers and thoughts in response to the following questions.
  1. How did this study through Paul’s prayer from Ephesians 1 help to clarify for you the idea of discipleship, spiritual growth, and/or maturity in Christ?

 

  1. How does Paul’s prayer show us the vital importance of abiding in the Word and seeking to abide in the Spirit? How is it that we can believe we are truly growing as Christians though we neglect those things?

 

  1. How did this study help you in gaining a true picture of faith? How has this study helped you better understand what it means to seek to know God? In light of what you’ve learned, what is the first step you need to take?
 
 
 

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Week of January 9, 2022

This Week’s Passage: Ephesians 1-6
 
Use this daily guide to help you internalize this week’s passage & message!
 
KNOW: What does God intend for me to know?
In a journal, use the following prompts to write some truths that stood out from this week’s message:
I never knew…
I was reminded…
A question I still have…
I was challenged…
I was convicted…
A truth I could share is…
I was encouraged to…
I need to dig deeper into…
 
BE (CONSIDER): What does God’s Word lead me to prayerfully consider?
In your journal, use the following questions to write some prompts to use n praying through this week’s passage:
Is there a command to obey?
How am I compelled to exalt God?
Is there a promise to claim?
Is there a principle to follow?
Is there an example to follow?
Am I convicted to confess any sin?
Is there a sin to avoid?
How do I need to rest in Jesus/the gospel?
How can I pray for someone else?
What am I compelled to love or desire?
 
DO (YIELD): How does God’s Word Call me to yield my life?
In your journal, write your answers and thoughts in response to the following questions.
  1. How would you describe what it means to treasure truth? What effect(s) does treasuring the truth have on your life and your pursuits?

 

  1. Are you pursuing the picture we see in Ephesians 2:19-22 relationally within the body at Westwood?

 

  1. What is one step you can take to be more intentional about that pursuit?

 

  1. What is one way you would seek to grow in the area of personal mission/evangelism this year?
 
 

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Week of January 2, 2022

This Week’s Passage: Revelation Wrap-up
 
Use this daily guide to help you internalize this week’s passage & message!
 
KNOW: What does God intend for me to know?
In a journal, use the following prompts to write some truths that stood out from this week’s message:
I never knew…
I was reminded…
A question I still have…
I was challenged…
I was convicted…
A truth I could share is…
I was encouraged to…
I need to dig deeper into…
 
BE (CONSIDER): What does God’s Word lead me to prayerfully consider?
In your journal, use the following questions to write some prompts to use n praying through this week’s passage:
Is there a command to obey?
How am I compelled to exalt God?
Is there a promise to claim?
Is there a principle to follow?
Is there an example to follow?
Am I convicted to confess any sin?
Is there a sin to avoid?
How do I need to rest in Jesus/the gospel?
How can I pray for someone else?
What am I compelled to love or desire?
 
DO (YIELD): How does God’s Word Call me to yield my life?
In your journal, write your answers and thoughts in response to the following questions.
  1. How did our study in Revelation reveal what it means and why it is important to be grounded in Christ? What is one commitment that you will make in the new year toward pursuing being grounded in Christ?

 

  1. Same, but in regard to growing together in the Word?

 

  1. Same, but in regard to going for God’s glory?
 
 

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Week of December 26, 2021

This Week’s Passage: Revelation Wrap-Up
 
Use this daily guide to help you internalize this week’s passage & message!
 
KNOW: What does God intend for me to know?
In a journal, use the following prompts to write some truths that stood out from this week’s message:
I never knew…
I was reminded…
A question I still have…
I was challenged…
I was convicted…
A truth I could share is…
I was encouraged to…
I need to dig deeper into…
 
BE (CONSIDER): What does God’s Word lead me to prayerfully consider?
In your journal, use the following questions to write some prompts to use n praying through this week’s passage:
Is there a command to obey?
How am I compelled to exalt God?
Is there a promise to claim?
Is there a principle to follow?
Is there an example to follow?
Am I convicted to confess any sin?
Is there a sin to avoid?
How do I need to rest in Jesus/the gospel?
How can I pray for someone else?
What am I compelled to love or desire?
 
DO (YIELD): How does God’s Word Call me to yield my life?
In your journal, write your answers and thoughts in response to the following questions.
  1. What is your greatest takeaway from our study through Revelation? What will stay with you moving forward?

 

  1. How does our study of Revelation benefit us in the area of evangelism? What are you compelled to share with others as a result?

 

  1. How should Revelation shape our view of history? Of others? Of yourself as a believer? Of the church and your particular place and role within the church? Of the world and your relation to the world?
 

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Week of December 19, 2021

This Week’s Passage: Revelation 22:6-21
 
Use this daily guide to help you internalize this week’s passage & message!
 
KNOW: What does God intend for me to know?
In a journal, use the following prompts to write some truths that stood out from this week’s message:
I never knew…
I was reminded…
A question I still have…
I was challenged…
I was convicted…
A truth I could share is…
I was encouraged to…
I need to dig deeper into…
 
BE (CONSIDER): What does God’s Word lead me to prayerfully consider?
In your journal, use the following questions to write some prompts to use n praying through this week’s passage:
Is there a command to obey?
How am I compelled to exalt God?
Is there a promise to claim?
Is there a principle to follow?
Is there an example to follow?
Am I convicted to confess any sin?
Is there a sin to avoid?
How do I need to rest in Jesus/the gospel?
How can I pray for someone else?
What am I compelled to love or desire?
 
DO (YIELD): How does God’s Word Call me to yield my life?
In your journal, write your answers and thoughts in response to the following questions.
  1. How does the book of Revelation help us understand our identity? How does this contrast the way our culture seeks to shape that?
 
  1. How has this study of Revelation helped you make better sense of all of Scripture?
 
  1. As we wrap up this study in chapter 22, what is one step of obedience you are convicted to take in response? How can your group pray for you in this?
 

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Week of December 12, 2021

This Week’s Passage: Revelation 22:6-21
 
Use this daily guide to help you internalize this week’s passage & message!
 
KNOW: What does God intend for me to know?
In a journal, use the following prompts to write some truths that stood out from this week’s message:
I never knew…
I was reminded…
A question I still have…
I was challenged…
I was convicted…
A truth I could share is…
I was encouraged to…
I need to dig deeper into…
 
BE (CONSIDER): What does God’s Word lead me to prayerfully consider?
In your journal, use the following questions to write some prompts to use n praying through this week’s passage:
Is there a command to obey?
How am I compelled to exalt God?
Is there a promise to claim?
Is there a principle to follow?
Is there an example to follow?
Am I convicted to confess any sin?
Is there a sin to avoid?
How do I need to rest in Jesus/the gospel?
How can I pray for someone else?
What am I compelled to love or desire?
 
DO (YIELD): How does God’s Word Call me to yield my life?
In your journal, write your answers and thoughts in response to the following questions.
  1. If you were asked by someone why the Bible can be trusted, how would you answer them? How does Revelation 22 help us in answering that question?

 

  1. When was the first time you heard the invitation and call of God? How did you respond? What events led you to surrendering to that call and placing your trust in Jesus?

 

  1. Read v. 18-19 together. What are some ways we can both add to and/or take away from what God has revealed in the Scriptures? What are some things that contribute to that danger? Can you think of a specific example from your own life where you realized you had done this?

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