Home Study for October 8 through 13, 2012

Monday – Read I Corinthians 12:1-13

What should be the defining character quality of believers?

What good are our good works without it?

Why does God give us such a clear definition of love?

Why is love the greatest?

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

 

Tuesday – Read Luke 6:43-45

Why are our words so powerful? Why is this especially true in the context of marriage and family?

If we don’t like the words we hear coming out of our mouths what should we be examining?

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

 

Wednesday – Read James 3:13-18

From where/who do we get true wisdom and understanding?

What kind of fruit should God’s wisdom produce in us?

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

 

Thursday – Read James 4:1-10

What causes fights and quarrels?

What can we do to break the cycle?

How do love and respect help us to communicate more effectively?

Why does humbling ourselves before the Lord also improve the quality of our lives and relationships?

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

 

Friday – Read I Peter 4:7-11

How does this passage apply to the relationship of marriage?

How does it apply to our other relationships?

How is the love shown by believers a witness to Jesus in our lives?

How can we be sure that we’re speaking and serving as God desires?

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

 

Saturday – Read Matthew 3:13-17