Provided to assist families practice a daily devotional time. Each day, read together the short Scripture passage provided and use the question as a starting point to discuss what God's Word says and how it applies to everyday living. Most passages relate to the message preached the previous Sunday.
For October 15-21
Sunday: 2 Corinthians 13:14; 1 Peter 1:2
What do these verses reveal about the nature and work of the Trinity?
Monday: John 16:7-11
How does the Spirit help to bring people to faith in Jesus?
Tuesday: John 14:15-18
In what ways is the Holy Spirit an advocate or helper for believers?
Wednesday: Acts 16:6-10
How can you learn to hear the Spirit’s guidance?
Thursday: Romans 8:14-17
Describe what it is like to have the assurance of the Spirit that you are a child of God.
Friday: Galatians 5:16-21
What does it mean to walk by the Spirit?
Saturday: Ephesians 1:13-14
In what sense is the Spirit both a seal and deposit?
For October 22-28
Sunday: Matthew 20:25-28
How does Jesus’s idea of leadership differ from the world’s?
Monday: Acts 13:1-3
Why does the Holy Spirit set apart certain believers for service?
Tuesday: Acts 20:25-35
What responsibilities for leaders are brought out in this passage?
Wednesday: Ephesians 4:7-16
How are the leadership roles mentioned gifts from Christ to His Church?
Thursday: 1 Timothy 5:17-21
What makes a leader worthy of “double honor”?
Friday: Hebrews 13:7-17
What duty do Christians have to leaders God raises up in the church?
Saturday: 1 Peter 5:1-7
Why is humility so important to relationships among Christians?