2. Sun, .Ps 119:81-88. In what sense does the Psalmist use salvation (81) & promise (82)? Where should we focus our attention during our trials? Readings, May 3rd through May 23rd, 2021 Our theme continues to be about what God wants from & for His people. This is of special importance as we begin to return to face-to face Worship. 3. Mon, Josh 5:13-15. Consider Joshua’s question & the Lord’s answer. How should the Lord’s answer change our perspective on the conflicts we encounter? 4. Tues, Josh 6:1-7. How did Joshua respond to the Lord’s instructions? What did the Lord promise them? What’s most important in our response to the Lord? 5. Wed, Josh 6:8-14. How did the people respond to the Lord’s leading? Why was it important to do exactly what the Lord said?
6. Thur, Josh 6:15-23. What was the result of their obedience to the Lord? What was to be done with the city & its contents? What happened to Rahab? Why? 7. Fri, Eph 2:1-3. What were we like apart from Christ & what He has done? What motivated us? What would our end have been? 8. Sat, Eph 2:4-7. In contrast to our deserved destination, what has God done for us? What moves God to treat us so generously? In what ways does He make us alive? 9. Sun, Eph 2:4-7. What is our new destination? How have we been raised with Christ? Why will He seat us with HWhat did im? What does grace mean (5, 7)? How long will it take to show us His grace? 10. Mon, Gen 1:31-2:3. What did God mean that it was very good? What did it was very good include? What was His evaluation of human beings (Adam & Eve)? 11. Tues, Gen 2:4-9. What was missing from creation here? What does the absence of people & the incompleteness of creation at this point say about God’s intentions for people? 12. Wed, Gen 2:18-20a. What single restriction did God place upon the man? What freedom did God give man? What task did God set man to? What realization began to occur to the man? 13. Thur, Gen 2:20b-22. What essential need did God address by creating woman? The term helper is used to describe God repeatedly in the Old Testament. What does this say about woman? 14. Fri, Gen 2:20b-22. Note: woman is the most special creation of all. Why was she made from the man’s rib? What does this imply about her relationship to man? 15. Sat, Gen 2:20b-25. What do we learn about marriage from this passage? 16. Sun, Eph 2:8-9. What is grace? Why is it important to realize we are saved by God’s grace alone? What is faith? 17. Mon, Eph 2:8-10. Why is it important that no one can boast? What purpose does God have for us in this world? 18. Tues, Eph 2:10. How do you see yourself as God’s handiwork? How does being God’s handiwork affect your living? 19. Wed, Eph 2:4-10.According to these verses, what is the relationship between faith & works? Can real believers be workless? Why not? Why don’t these good works save us? 20. Thur, Jer 17:9-10.What does verse 9 say about our hearts? Are we capable of understanding ourselves & our motives? Who can? 21. Fri, Ps 139:1-6. How well does God know us? What limits are there to His knowledge? How do you react to God’s knowing everything about you? 22. Sat, Ps 139:7-12. Where can we go to escape God’s presence? How is that unsettling? How is it very comforting? 25. Sun, Ps 139:13-16. Where is one place God’s thorough knowledge of me begins? How carefully did God go about making you? What does this reveal about His motives?