Home Study for September 2 through 7, 2013

Monday – Read James 4:4-12

James speaks of people being enemies of God but that we are not to judge our neighbor, is this hard for us to reconcile in our minds? Why?

According to this passage, what are some things we should do in our relationship with God?

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

 

Tuesday – Read I Samuel 16:6-7 and Galatians 2:6

In I Samuel, the Lord is using the prophet Samuel to identify the next king of Israel, what truth did the Lord speak to Samuel?

What are we warned against doing in Galatians 2:6?

Why is it so tempting to judge by outward appearances?

Why is it so dangerous to judge by outward appearances?

How do these passages challenge you? What will you do?

 

Wednesday – Read Hebrews 4:12-13

How does God’s word judge the hearts of men?

How is His word a much more effective judge than we could ever be?

God’s word not only reveals our sin but points us to the remedy – forgiveness and cleansing through faith in Jesus.

Why is it important to do both?

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

 

Thursday – Read I Corinthians 11:31-32

What does it mean to “judge ourselves?”

By what standard are we to judge ourselves? See Wednesday.

How does this keep us from going astray and being condemned?

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

 

Friday – Read Ephesians 4:7-16

Why is it important to speak the truth in love?

How did God show His love to us as sinners?

How can we show God’s love to the people around us?

How will you respond?

 

Saturday – Read Matthew 7:7-12


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