Week of October 24, 2021

This Week’s Passage: Revelation 19:11-21
 
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 differences between Jesus’ first and second coming (contrast John 1:1-18 & Revelation 19:11-21)? Despite the differences, how are they both part of the same work?

 

  1. How should this picture of Jesus in Revelation 19 shape the way we think about and respond to him now, in our own lives?

 

  1. Jesus bears the name “Faithful” and “True” in this passage, but he also bears a name that no one knows but himself. Although we can never fully comprehend him, how have you grown in your knowledge of who he is through your walk with him? What have you learned through our walk through Revelation?
 
 

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Week of October 17, 2021

This Week’s Passage: Revelation 19:1-10
 
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 should a passage like Revelation 19:1-10 help to shape the way we both view and participate in the way we gather together with the church and worship now?

 

  1. Read v. 7-8 and then Philippians 2:12-13 together. How do these passages help us understand what it looks like to get ready for what is coming in Revelation 19?

 

  1. How does Revelation 19:1-10 help us to understand just how dangerous and evil idolatry truly is? How does our culture push us toward idolatry, both in what the world offers and in being captivated by the messenger of the Word?
 
 

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Week of October 10, 2021

 

This Week’s Passages: 2 Corinthians 4:1-18, Habakkuk 1:1-3:19, Ephesians 4:11-16, 1 Peter 5:1-11

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. Read Ephesians 4:11-16 together. How should we pray for our leaders in light of this passage? How should we pray for the Body in light of this passage? How might you pray for yourself? For the others in your group?

 

  1. Read 1 Peter 5:1-11. Same questions from above.

 

  1. Spend some time praying with your group, beginning with the prompts you have identified from the 2 passages above. Close your time by praying specifically for Gary, for Scott, and for their families as they enter this new season of leadership. Pray also for Joel, Nancy, and their families as they prepare to enter a new season as well.

 

 


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Week of October 3, 2021

This Week’s Passage: Acts 6:1-7, 1 Timothy 3:8-13
 
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. Some would consider the qualifications for Deacon to be a high bar. The reality is that it’s really just a definition for a faithful Christian. Why are these qualifications important? Is there one that is especially convicting for you?

 

  1. All believers are called to serve others. What is your position toward service? To receive or to give?

 

  1. How can you help your Deacon serve you? How can you come along side your Deacon and serve with him?

 

  1. Please spend time praying for your Deacon. Pray also for God’s wisdom and guidance for the new Deacon selection.
 
 

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