Home Study for July 21 through 26, 2014

Monday – Read Romans 3:21-26
Why do we need to experience God’s grace in our lives?
What did God do to make His grace available to us?
How do we experience the fullness of God’s grace in our lives?
Who do you know who needs to experience God’s grace?
Pray for them and be open to sharing god’s grace as the Holy Spirit leads.

Tuesday – Read Proverbs 3:34, James 4:6 and I Peter 5:5
What is God saying by repeating this same truth three times in both the Old and New Testaments?
Why is human pride so detestable to God?
Who sets the example for true humility? See Philippians 2:5-11.
Why does God bless true humility?
What is God saying to you? How will you respond?

Wednesday – Read John 3:16-17
Who can experience forgiveness and life through faith in Jesus?
Is anyone excluded here?
Why did God want to save the world and why does He want to save us?
How is God challenging you? How will you respond?

Thursday – Read Ephesians 5:15-21
How should we live in these days?
Are you living filled with the Holy Spirit? Why is this important?
As you look at these verses, what might the Spirit be saying you could do differently or better?
How will you respond?

Friday – Read II Timothy 1:7-12
What kind of spirit has God given us?
Is this spirit a gift of His grace or the result of our works?
What hope did Paul have even as he faced difficult times?
Can we live in that same hope today?
What difficulties are you facing? Where is your hope?

Saturday – Read Colossians 3:12-17


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