January 22, 2017
Devotion: Use this resource at home to guide your household’s daily devotions.
Pray: Open your devotion time with a prayer.
We might not recognize you at first.Show us what we’re meant to see, and give us faith to follow in your trustworthy footsteps. By the Spirit’s grace, Amen.
Read: Read the following daily readings. After the reading, ask the follow-up question.
Sunday: Great Catch of Fish, Luke 5:1-11
Monday: Jesus Cleanses a Leper, Luke 5:12-16
Tuesday: Jesus Heals a Paralytic, Luke 5:17-26
Wednesday: Jesus Calls Levi (Matthew), Luke 5:27-32
Thursday: The Question about Fasting, Luke 5:33-39
Friday: God Does a New Thing, Isaiah 43:14-21
Saturday: God Forgives Sins, Isaiah 43:25-44:5
How is Jesus beginning to make ripples in the community?
Connect: Discuss the following questions.
What was a high point of your day? What was a low point?
How does your community pass on faith? How and when do you spend time learning and growing deeper in faith?
What does it mean for you to be Jesus’ follower? What behaviors, actions, and attitudes are shaped by your commitment to follow Jesus?
Do: By acting on what we learn we make God’s word come alive. Do the following activity this week.
Go online and Google a question about God that you’ve always wanted to know. What do others say? What can you learn from the experience?
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