Tuesday, July 28, 2015

July 28, 2015

Read:  Romans 3:23-27, 31-4:8, 8:3-4, Matthew 23:2-13, Galatians 2:21

How does Jesus highlight the truth of Romans 3:31-4:8 when preaching to the Pharisees?

In what way does a works based approach to salvation discount the cross? Why is this offensive to God?

How can “pleasing God” be misunderstood or become a trap? How is God challenging you?

Monday, July 27, 2015

July 27, 2015

Read:  Romans 3:31-4:8, Gen. 15:1-5, Psalm 32:1-6, Gal. 3:6-9, Eph. 2:8-9, Heb. 11:6, 8-10

How were both Abraham and David justified and made righteous before God? Be specific.

How can misunderstanding “faith” turn into legalism? Give an example. Why is this an important issue?

If God were to ask, “Why should I let you into heaven?”, what would you say? Why is this humbling?

Saturday, July 25, 2015

July 25, 2015

Read:  Pick a segment of Scripture from The Gospel of John

Pray for the Spirit’s involvement and then read the passage three times.

Write down words or phrases that stand out to you.

Summarize the lesson learned in one sentence, formulate a question or a prayer as to how to use this truth today.

Friday, July 24, 2015

July 24, 2015

Read:  Pick a segment of Scripture from the Gospel of John

Pray for the Spirit’s involvement and then read the passage three times.

Write down words or phrases that stand out to you.

Summarize the lesson learned in one sentence, formulate a question or a prayer as to how to use this truth today.

Thursday, July 23, 2015

July 23, 2015

Read:  Hebrews 5:11-14, 1 Timothy 2:15, 4:7-8

What is involved with “rightly dividing” the word of God?

What are the motivations for spiritual disciplines mentioned in 1 Timothy 4:7-8?

Develop a plan to train yourself in the area of biblical intake for this summer.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

July 22, 2015

Read:  Psalm 119

Make a list of the descriptions of God’s word from this chapter.

Make a list of the ways we are to interact with God’s word from this chapter.

Make a list of the benefits of God’s word from this chapter.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

July 21, 2015

Read:  2 Timothy 3:16, Hebrews 5:11-14

Rephrase the first phrase in 2 Timothy 3:16 three different ways.

Rephrase the four ways the scripture is profitable to us.

Which of these four purposes can you apply from Hebrews 5:11-14?