Home Study for May 21 through 26, 2012

Monday – Read Matthew 5:17-20

What is the difference between Jesus fulfilling the Law and the Prophets rather than abolishing them?

Since we can’t fulfill the Law and the Prophets on our own, how can we enter the kingdom of heaven?

Is this a message of discouragement or hope?

How do these words challenge you?

How will you respond?

 

Tuesday – Read Genesis 17:9-15

How important was it to God to have a lasting sign of the covenant that He was making with Abraham and his descendants.

How can you tell?

What covenant Has God made with the followers of Jesus?

What sign has He given us? (See Ephesians 1:13-14)

 

Wednesday – Read Deuteronomy 30:6

Who is the only person who can circumcise our hearts? Why?

What is to be the end result of this work in our hearts?

How does this keep us better connected to God?

How does this verse challenge you? What will you do?

 

Thursday – Read Exodus 13:1-2 and 11-16

Why were the Israelites called to give over to the Lord the first born male of humans and animals?

In verse 13 what are parents called to do with the first born sons they commit to the Lord?

How can we commit our children to the Lord today?

Why is this important?

 

Friday – Read Romans 12:1-2

What does it mean to be a living sacrifice to God?

Why are we to offer ourselves as living sacrifices to God?

How do we do that?

What difference does it make in our lives?

Take time to commit yourself to God and His plan for you.

 

Saturday – Read Luke 2:25-39


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