Daily Bible Readings, February 17th to March 9th, 2020 When we clearly hear & understand what God is saying to us, God’s Word has the power to transform us & challenge those around us. The power of God’s Word is multiplied when a whole congregation reads & prays together!
17. Mon, 1 Kings 12:21-24.
What evil intent did Rehoboam formed? Whom did Shemaiah speak to? Who did God’s word impact? What is the Lord’s word to you for today?
18. Tues, Ro 5:6-11.
Substitute I & me for we , us & our in this passage, & read these verses thoughtfully out loud 5 times, thinking about its meaning.
19. Wed, Ps 18:25-36.
What do these verses encourage us to do? What does God do for you? Think of examples & thank God.
20. Thu, Lk 9:46-50.
What is Jesus teaching us about true greatness? about the value of people? What does it take to welcome a child?
21. Fri, Col 1:3-8.
What are the main themes of Paul’s prayer? When you pray today, pray for faith, love & hope for us all.
22. Sat, 1 John 4:4-6.
The ‘us’ of vs. 6 is John & the Apostles. How do we overcome those who oppose Christ? know who they are?
23. Sun, Rev 2:8-11.
What afflictions & poverty do you face? do we face as a church? What is God saying to you in these verses?
24. Mon, Ja 2:14-19.
What connection is there between genuine faith & good deeds? How are you serving as the hands & feet of Jesus right now?
25. Tues, Jer 1:1-5.
When did God lay out a purpose for Jeremiah’s life? What do you think God has made you for?
26. Wed, Phm (Philemon) 4-7.
What does Paul’s prayer commend in his readers? What does sharing our faith have to do with understanding the good things we have in Christ?
27. Thur, Jer 1:6-10.
How did Jeremiah feel when the Lord called him? Do you ever feel unprepared, inadequate to obey? Why doesn’t that matter--for Jeremiah? for you?
28. Fri, Ps 108.
What is the source of our stability? Who is the source of victory, even when we have been inconsistent? What does God’s delivering us lead us to?
March 1. Sat, Lk 4:1-11.
How did Jesus respond to Satan’s temptations? What must we do in order to respond like Jesus did? When does Satan like to strike us with temptation?
2. Sun, 1 Ch 16:23-36.
What reasons does David give for us to praise the Lord? Why should we & the whole earth rejoice? How should we respond to God coming to judge the world? Why?
3. Mon, Ro 1:1-7.
How are we “called to belong to Jesus Christ”? Who is Jesus Christ (vs. 3-4)? What are we called for (5)?
4. Tues, 1 Jn 4:7-12.
What command is repeated several times in these verses? Why? How do you know that God loves you personally? What does loving other believers prove about us?
5. Wed, Ge 4:1-7.
What is the first step in resisting temptation? How should we respond to “little sins” we commit? Why?
6. Thu, Ge 4:8-16.
What resulted from Cain’s refusal to repent & confront his own bad attitudes? Cain says, “Am I my sibling’s keeper?” What does Christ say? How are we our sibling’s keeper?
7. Fri, Col 1:15-20.
What reasons do you find here for worshiping Christ? How can amazement lead to deeper love?
8. Sat, Ps 119:57-64.
How is the Lord your share or portion? What responsibilities do we have in our relationship with God? According to verse 64, what does experiencing God’s love lead us?
9. Sun, Ja 1:16-18.
Where do all good things come from? How might we be deceived about where good comes from? What wonderful good thing have we all experienced?