Week of February 3, 2019

This Week’s Passage: Acts 6:8-7:53
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. Read Mark 13:11; Luke 12:11-12; and John 15:18-27. How do we see all of these prophetic messages from Jesus fulfilled in this account of Stephen?
  2. How does this account of Stephen help us understand persecution and opposition to the gospel from an eternal perspective?
  3. What connection does our ordinary, every day walk with Christ have with persecution that we are sure to encounter because of that walk? Can you say that your walk right now is preparing you for those situations?
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?