Home Study May 7 through 12, 2012

Monday – Read I Thessalonians 1:2-10

As you read verse 3, what was the motivation behind the work the Thessalonian believers did in God’s kingdom?

Why are these three things, faith, love and hope so powerful?

According to verse 10, how radical of a transformation did these believers experience when they came to faith in Jesus?

What hope does this give you?

 

Tuesday – Read James 2:14-17

Which must come first, faith or works? Why?

How do our works demonstrate our faith?

How does this passage challenge you?

How will you respond?

 

Wednesday – Read I Thessalonians 4:11-12

How can our life style give testimony to Jesus in our heart?

Why is this important?

How can we live in a way that gives glory to Jesus?

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

 

Thursday – Read I Timothy 2:1-4

According to verse four, what is God’s desire for all people?

According to this passage, what are some things we can do to help other people to see Jesus?

Why does such a lifestyle please God?

How is Jesus challenging you? How will you respond?

 

Friday – Read Colossians 4:2-6

Why is it important to pray and watch as we seek to proclaim the gospel of Jesus to people who do not know Him?

What does Paul mean when he says to be wise in the way we act?

How can we speak in grace, with our words seasoned with salt?

How is Jesus challenging you? What will you do?

 

Saturday – Read Luke 2:1-20