Answers: God’s Word is our Foundation
Want to understand the world? Want to make a resolution to change your life? God’s Word – perfect, true, and trustworthy – gives us wisdom that will help us accomplish both change and understanding. Let’s study our foundation that is the Bible.
Daily prayer and memory: Psalm 119:89-90
Monday, Jan 1
Read Psalm 19:7-11. List some adjectives that the Psalmist uses to describe God’s Word. What is the Bible good for, and how does it change us?
Tuesday, Jan 2
Read 2 Peter 1:20-21 & 2 Timothy 3:16-17. How was the Bible written? What was God’s role & the role of humans in writing the Bible?
Wednesday, Jan 3
Read Psalm 86. How can we summarize David’s desire? How is this desire true for you? How can you make this chapter (especially verse 11) a New Year’s resolution?
Thursday, Jan 4
Read Psalm 119:105-112. What is God’s Word compared to? What is the difference between simply living out Christian values & truly being a light of Christ? What does this have to do with our Christian walk?
Friday, Jan 5
Read Hebrews 4:12, 1 Thessalonians 2:13, & 2 Timothy 3:12-15. What does it mean that the Word of God is able to discern the thoughts and intentions of the heart? What does the Word of God look like when it’s active in a believer (even from infancy)?
Saturday, Jan 6
Read James 4:1-10. When our culture says to pursue our every desire (whether it’s healthy or sinful), James is calling us to what? How is the Word of God our guide?