Home Study for November 12 through 17, 2012

Monday – Read Acts 1:4-8

What does Jesus call his followers to be in verse 8?

What power has He given us to fulfill that call?

Where are we to take the Good News of Jesus?

How can you have a bigger part in this work?

 

Tuesday – Read Isaiah 52:7

How does God view those who take the Good News to others?

How should we view them?

What can you do to better take the Good News to others and to support those who take the Good News to other cultures and nations?

What will you do?

 

Wednesday – Read Colossians 4:2-6

What we do as individual believers and as a church family to better share the Good News of Jesus?

How can we be wiser toward outsiders and keep our conversations full of grace? Why is this important?

How does this passage challenge you? How will you respond?

 

Thursday – Read I Corinthians 13:1-13

What does this passage say about sharing the Good News of Jesus?

Why is this sometimes hard to do?

Why is it important? Ask God to help you grow in love.

 

Friday – Read Isaiah 35:1-2

We often think of deserts as having little life. How is our nation like a spiritual desert in these days?

What hope do we have here as God works among us?

 

Saturday – Read II Chronicles 7:11-14

Who must change for us to see God working in greater ways in our nation, those who don’t follow Jesus or those who do?

Why is it easier to blame those who don’t follow Jesus for the spiritual climate of our nation rather than taking responsibility for our own part in it?

How does this challenge you? What will you do?