Home Study for August 20 through 25, 2012

Monday – Read Matthew 4:1-11

How did Jesus know when and where He was supposed to go?

In His humanness, if it had been up to Him, do you think Jesus might have wanted to skip this episode in His life?

How did Jesus defeat Satan’s temptations?

What does this teach us about living under the leading of the Holy Spirit and in the power of His word?

 

Tuesday – Read I Corinthians 2:6-12

From whom is God’s wisdom hidden? Why?

To whom is God’s wisdom revealed? By whom?

What does it mean that we have the mind of Christ?

What does that mean for us?

What is God saying to you? How will you respond?

 

Wednesday – Read Psalm 119:97-104

What does God’s word give us?

What must we do to receive all of those benefits?

Why did the psalmist compare God’s word to honey?

What is God saying to you? How will you respond?

 

Thursday – Read II Corinthians 2:12-17

How does Paul describe the outcome of God’s leading in verse 14?

To what does he compare the ways that God works in our lives?

How can any of us be equal to the works that God has for us?

What does God want to accomplish through our lives?

What is God saying to you? How will you respond?

 

Friday – Read John 2:1-11

Why was God’s timing so important to Jesus?

What happens when we step out of God’s timing, either running ahead or lagging behind?

How can we know and stay in step with God’s timing?

What is God saying to you? What will you do?

 

Saturday – Read Ephesians 5:15-18