Week of August 1, 2021

This Week’s Passage: Revelation 13
 
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 are the dangers of too much speculation regarding the exact identity of the Beasts (or the Antichrist)?

 

  1. How might it change the way we seek to proclaim the gospel in our world to understand that every person is a worshiper in identity? How should that define our deepest desire for every person?

 

  1. How does this passage present to us the true nature of the deception of our enemy? How does it illustrate the need for us to pursue wisdom and discernment?
 

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Week of July 25, 2021

This Week’s Passage: Revelation 12
 
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 Revelation 12 help you understand the grand narrative of the Scriptures? How does it change and even deepen your understanding of the birth story of Jesus?
  2. What do the descriptors of Satan in Revelation 12:9 tell us about his character and his goals for humanity? How can we learn to rest in our security in Christ and his victory over that enemy, especially in considering these descriptors?
  3. Revelation 12: 11 says God’s people overcome and conquer Satan “by the blood of the Lamb” and the word of their testimony”. Verse 17 says we “keep the commandments of God and hold to the testimony of Jesus”. What should this look like in our lives, our relationships, our conversations, etc.? How can believers walk in this victory?

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Week of July 18, 2021

This Week’s Passage: Revelation 12

 

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 Revelation 12 help you understand the grand narrative of the Scriptures? How does it change and even deepen your understanding of the birth story of Jesus?

 

  1. What do the descriptors of Satan in Revelation 12:9 tell us about his character and goals for humanity? How can we learn to rest in our security in Christ and his victory over that enemy, especially in considering these descriptors?

 

  1. What does it mean to have victory as described in Revelation 12:11-12? How can believers walk in this victory?

 

 

 


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Week of July 11, 2021

This Week’s Passage: 1 Timothy 3:1-7, Titus 1:5-9
 
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. As you consider the biblical qualifications for the role of elder, how does it compel you to pray for our elders in our particular context and culture?
  2. What does it look like to aspire to the calling of an elder? How does Titus 2 help us understand what this aspiration looks like within the Body?
  3. What is the most difficult aspect of “submitting?” Why must submission go hand in hand with active prayer?
 
 

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