Home Study for February 3 through 8, 2014

Monday – Read Proverbs 3:5-8
What does it mean to trust in the Lord and not our own understanding?
What does it mean to acknowledge God in all our ways?
Why is this kind of submission crucial to knowing God’s will?
What is God saying to you? How will you respond?

Tuesday – Read Proverbs 3:33-35
How does God feel about human pride?
Why is He so emphatic about this?
How can pride damage our relationship with God and with other people?
How strongly should we deal with pride in our lives?
How does this passage challenge you? What will you do?

Wednesday – Read Proverbs 16:18-19
What are some pitfalls of pride?
What are some benefits of humility?
Think of a time when pride got you into trouble, how could humility have helped you or protected someone from you?
Why is humility better than riches?

Thursday – Read I Peter 5:5-7
Why do you think humility is so important to God?
How does pride get in the way or receiving God’s grace?
How does pride keep us from experiencing God’s care?
How does this passage challenge you? What will you do?

Friday – Read James 4:1-3
What are some reasons we don’t see more answers to our prayers?
How does pride play into this?
How can humility open us to pray more effectively?
What is Jesus saying to you? What will you do?

Saturday – Read Ephesians 2:1-10

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