Weekly Discipleship Guide (Week of November 4, 2018)

This week’s passage: Acts 1:1-11
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. Have you typically viewed your life, or your story, as part of the biblical story? How does this shift in perspective change the way you read the Scriptures? The way you view your life?
  2. How do these initial verses in Acts 1 provide a foundation of confidence for those who follow Jesus into his mission?
  3. How does Jesus establish hope as a primary driving focus of those who follow him into his mission in these early verses in Acts? Is hope a distinguishing mark of your life? How does hope drive mission?
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?