Home Study for April 28 through May 3, 2014

Monday – Read Deuteronomy 6:4-9
According to this passage, what place should God hold in our lives?
Why are we to talk to our children/family about this?
How can we live to show our love for God to the people around us?
How does this passage challenge you? How will you respond?

Tuesday – Read Matthew 22:34-40
What did Jesus say was the greatest commandment in the Law?
Which is harder, to love God whom you can’t see or to love your neighbor whom you do see? Why?
How do loving God and loving our neighbor as ourselves put the rest of life into perspective and order?

Wednesday – Read Joshua 24:14-15
Living for Jesus and putting Him first in our lives is all about the choices we make. What choice did Joshua make?
Why do we need to make this choice each day?
How does making this choice bring order and peace in our lives?
Who do you choose to serve today?

Thursday – Read Matthew 19:16-26
Jesus gave this man a choice, at what point did he chose to not follow Jesus?
What other kind of things besides wealth can get in the way of us choosing Jesus?
What happens when we choose anything besides Jesus?
What is this passage saying to you? What will you do?

Friday – Read Galatians 5:1-6
Paul is responding to people who insisted that a person is justified by obeying the Old Testament Law. In verse 4, what does Paul say that does to our relationship with Jesus? Why this important to understand?
According to verse 6, how should our faith by expressed?
How can this help others to see Jesus?
How does this passage challenge you? Encourage you?

Saturday – Read Matthew 10:40-42


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