Home Study for December 31, 2012 through January 5, 2013

Monday – Read Luke 10:38-42
Why did Mary sit at Jesus’ feet?
Do you think she expected to hear from and be taught by Him?
Do you expect to hear from Jesus and be taught by Him?
What can you do to better sit at Jesus’ feet?

Tuesday – Read 2 John verses 1-6
How can we show our love to Jesus?
How can we better know His commands so we may better obey His commands?
How does this passage challenge you? How will you respond?

Wednesday – Read James 2:14-16
What is the relationship between faith and good works?
Why do we need both? How can one without the other distort the work of God in our lives and in the world?
How can it distort our relationship with God?
How does this passage challenge you? How will you respond?

Thursday – Read Hebrews 13:15-16
How are praise and good works tied together here?
Why is God pleased with both our praise/worship and good works?
How does this passage challenge you? How will you respond?

Friday – Read Micah 6:6-8
Through the Old Testament we see that God is more concerned with the condition of a person’s heart than their absolute obedience to the Old Testament Law. Why is that so?
How do we see that here?
How might the world be changed if the people of Jesus lived as we read in verse 8?
Ask God to help you live and serve in the ways He has called and gifted you.

Saturday – Read Nehemiah 5:1-19