Touching Base 36

It’s always a good idea to take a step back and look at the big picture … what was the most meaningful thing you learned this week? In what way(s) is it making a difference in your life on a day to day basis?

What is one overall principle that you are integrating into your life as you read through the devotionals that are coming your way?

As you prepare to reflect upon this week’s reading, go back and read anything you received this week that you missed or want to reconsider.

Quick Links

New Life in Christ Lesson 35: God’s Names in the Bible–Seven Names to Hold On To!
Praying with Persistence
The Faithful Manager
Faith in Action
The Fig Tree


This week’s lesson made focused on the names of God and what we learn about his character through his names. The lesson also included several names for God that are used consistently in the New Testament:
• God who is always with us
• Our Lord and Master
• The strong, faithful One
• The Sovereign Ruler of the entire universe
• Everlasting God
• The God who sees
• God Almighty

Which of these names is most meaningful to you at this time in your life?

Which name in the lesson was most powerful to you?

How can remembering the names for God encourage you when you are facing a difficult situation or circumstance in your life?

In “Prayer with Persistence,” Beth Yoe discussed praying with persistence and boldness.

Which characteristic is easier for you: persistence or boldness?

Which characteristic do you need to strengthen in your life? What steps can you take to make that happen?

In what ways is your life bearing fruit? Be specific!


Go a Step Beyond

This week’s lesson focused on some of the names of God. Give yourself a few minutes to reflect on who God is as you watch this week’s video resource:
Be Still @


Write It on Your Heart

Take a few minutes to memorize this verse:
“Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord.” (Colossians 3:23)