Week of April 11, 2021

This Week’s Passage: Revelation 5
 
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 someone asked you what it means that Jesus is worthy, what would you say in response? How could this current passage help you?
2. How should a growing awareness of the worthiness of Jesus affect our attitudes toward the situations in this life? What affect should the reality of this scroll and what it contains have?
3. How should the worthiness of Jesus change the way we make decisions about our lives and our family’s lives? How should that difference stand out to the world around us?

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Week of April 4, 2021

This Week’s Passage: Revelation 5:1-6, 9-10
 
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. What strikes you most about the picture of Jesus that we see in Revelation 5, and why?
  2. What does the vision of v. 9-10 reveal about the objectives of God in redemption? In what tangible ways should that vision in v. 9-10 direct and impact our lives?
  3. What does this paradoxical image of a lamb who is both slain and standing communicate about the person and work of Jesus? How should we respond?

 

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?

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Week of March 28, 2021

This Week’s Passage: Revelation 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. What does this vision of the ongoing reality within the throne room of the Lord reveal about our identity and function as worshipers? How should what’s going on constantly there shape the way we view our lives daily here?
  2. What effects should such a vision have on us as we approach the celebration of Resurrection day?
  3. What aspects of God’s character and splendor draw you to praise and worship him? Where do you see these attributes in the Scriptures?

 

 

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?

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Week of March 21, 2021

This Week’s Passage: Jude
 
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. If God ultimately preserves the Christian, how can believers keep themselves in the love of God? What part do we play in that perseverance?
  2. How does this passage prove the vital importance of praying in the Holy Spirit? How does our confidence in the ability to steward and abide in the truth relate to our fervency in prayer?
  3. What does it look like to be merciful to someone, even while being careful to not be defiled by them? What does it look like to be merciful to someone who is struggling with doubts, or who has expressed false truth or beliefs?

 

 

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?

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