Week of May 1, 2022

This Week’s Passage: Ephesians 4:25-32
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. Take some time to work back through the specific ethical commands in this passage. For each one, try to determine what the root of each of these sinful practices is. Why is it important for us to practice a pattern of consistent confession and repentance in our battle against these?


  1. How are each of these ethical exhortations reflected in the life of Jesus? How does his life offer a picture of perfection and wholeness in each?


  1. What must we let go of ourselves in order to pursue this picture together as the church? Why is mercy and grace such a key component to our pursuing this vision together?