Parables

February 5, 2017

 

Devotion: Use this resource at home to guide your household’s daily devotions.

 

Pray: Light a candle and open your devotion time with a prayer.

Holy Lord,  You hold the authority of heaven and earth in your hand.

Look upon us kindly and grow our faith so that we would always know you as our loving teacher, provider, and example. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Read: Read the following daily readings to deepen your understanding of Sunday’s text. After the reading, ask the follow-up questions.

 

Sunday: Raising the Widow’s Son, Luke 7:1-17

Monday: Jesus Speaks in Parables, Luke 8:4-10
Tuesday: Jesus Speaks in Parables, Luke 8:11-18
Wednesday: Jesus’ Mother and Brothers, Luke 8:19-21
Thursday: Jesus Calms a Storm, Luke 8:22-25
Friday: Jesus Heals the Gerasene Demoniac, Luke 8:26-30
Saturday: Jesus Heals the Gerasene Demoniac, Luke 8:31-39

Why do you think Jesus taught and healed people?

Connect: Discuss the following questions.

What was a high point of your day? What was a low point?

Who in your community is in need to prayer and special care? What might you do to help?

What do you need from God? Can you pray for God’s help?

Do: By acting on what we learn we make God’s word come alive. Do the following activity this week.

Find out who in your community lives alone. Invite them for coffee.

Adapted from Clergy Stuff.  Copyright © 2016 Clergy Stuff. Used and adapted with Permission. Find more at www.ClergyStuff.com.

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