Touching Base 37
As you take a day for reflection, answer this question: In what ways is your life being transformed as you learn more about the life and teachings of Jesus?
If necessary, go back and read anything you received this week that you want to reconsider … or that you missed!
What one idea from this past week’s topics had the biggest impact on your life?
This week’s lesson presented 10 different “names” for God
Which one of the names did you immediately, or most closely, identify with?
In what ways can you begin to focus your attention on each one of these names and what they tell us about who God is?
What is one area or circumstance in your life that requires God’s intervention? Take time, right now, to ask himself to you.
In “God’s Kingdom,” Beth Yoe ended her devotional with this anonymous quote: “The best protection against Satan’s lies is to know God’s truth.”
How can what we know about God through his names help us when we are encountering God’s lies?
In what ways do you see the “yeast” of the Gospel growing in your life?
Micah 6:8 asks the question, “And what does the LORD require of you?” And then gives the answer: “To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.”
In what ways are you currently living out this directive?
Are there opportunities in your life for you to “bless those with less”? What are you currently doing with those opportunities?
Are there excuses you are using for not following Jesus? What can you do to eliminate those excuses?
In what ways is the Holy Spirit guiding you as you read the parables of Jesus?
Write It on Your Heart
Take a few minutes to memorize this verse:
“Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves. Each of you should look not only to your own interests, but also to the interests of others.” (Philippians 2:3–4)