Wednesday, May 24, 2017

May 24, 2017

Read:  Phil. 2:3-5, Romans 12:3, 9-10, Ephesians 4:1-3, John 13:34-35, Mark 10:43-45 

How do all of these passages relate to Point #2? According to these, what should the “actions” look like? 

Have you put Point #2 into practice yet this week? If not, step in! If so, have you seen unity/humility build? 

What is something very practical & specific you can do today, taken directly from Philippians 2:3-5?

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

May 23, 2017

Read:  Philippians 2:1-2, Ephesians 2:4-10, 5:1-2, Romans 5:6-8, Colossians 3:12-15 

How do all of these passages relate to Point #1? From these, make a list of the things you receive from God. 

How does Point #1 relate to this week’s subtitle? What is the relationship between Phil. 2:1 & Phil. 2:2? 

How can you specifically step into Point #1 today/this week? What is it you think you need most from Him?

Monday, May 22, 2017

May 22, 2017

Read:  Philippians 2:1-5, Romans 15:5-7, 1 Corinthians 1:10, James 2:8, Psalm 133:1 

According to these passages, what is the main overarching goal? How does this relate to this week’s message? 

What are some of the unique/different ways that living out this goal can look like for you, and for the Church? 

What are some specific things you can do today/this week to build spiritual unity/humility around you?

Saturday, May 20, 2017

May 20, 2017

Read: Matthew 15:28, Genesis 35:1-8, Psalm 23, Matthew 6:25-34, 28:20b 

Why is it always important for every parent to remember God’s faithfulness? How can this be a challenge? 

In what way are you struggling to trust that God will provide for your kids? What is God teaching you? 

How has today’s readings helped with stability? How can you use monuments, diaries, etc. to also help?

Friday, May 19, 2017

May 19, 2017

Read:  Matthew 15:21-28, Isaiah 40:29-31, 2 Peter 3:9 

Why will it always be a challenge to trust God and live by faith? (i.e. timing) Give an example. 

How hard is it for you to wait for God to do a work? What does this reveal about your faith? 

In what way can this apply to parenting? How do you need to trust God more for your kids? Be specific.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

May 18, 2017

Read:  Matthew 15:21-28, Hebrews 11:1-12 

Explain how faith and patience interact in the Christian life. What does impatience highlight? 

How did the Canaanite mother apply this principle with her child? What was the result? 

How confident are you in God’s provision for your children? In what way do you need to adjust?

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

May 17, 2017

Read:  Matthew 15:21-25, 1 Samuel 1:1-28, Proverbs 16:3 

How did the Canaanite mother and Hannah share a similar experience in committing her child to God? 

What two components did their commitment include? (Hint: attitude and action) Why is this important? 

How does this motivate you to use the same approach with your kids? What specifically will you do?