Week of September 8, 2019

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/message help us understand what gospel confidence looks like for a believer living in exile? How does that confidence shape how we live in and react to the culture around us? How is your gospel confidence in light of what you’ve learned?
  2. Two vitally important aspects of walking with the Lord as an exile is abiding in the Word and consistent confession. How are you implementing these two aspects in your own life? Is it time for a renewed commitment in these areas?
  3. In light of Sunday’s message, can you identify anything in your own life that prevents you from treasuring Christ supremely? Can you say that Jesus is getting the best of your focus, attention, and affections? What stands in the way of that?
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?