February 12, 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.
You have shown us your wisdom, O God, in your messengers. Make their proclamation our own: a world where all is restored and justice prevails. By the holy name of Christ, Amen.
Read: Read the following daily readings to deepen your understanding of Sunday’s text. After the reading, ask the follow-up questions.
Sunday: More than a Prophet, Luke 7:18-35
Monday: Jairus’ Plea, Luke 8:40-42
Tuesday: A Woman Restored, Luke 8:43-44
Wednesday: A Woman Restored, Luke 8:45-48
Thursday: Jairus’ Daughter Healed, Luke 8:49-56
Friday: Jesus Sends Out Disciples, Luke 9:1-6
Saturday: Herod Hears of Jesus’ Healings, Luke 9:7-9
Describe Jesus’ and John’s relationship with each other.
Connect: Discuss the following questions.
What was a high point of your day? What was a low point?
If someone who didn’t know Jesus asked you about him, how would you describe him?
Describe a favorite relationship you have with someone you love. Describe a relationship you have with someone that is challenging for you to love. What similarities and differences do you notice between the two?
Do: By acting on what we learn we make God’s word come alive. Do the following activity this week.
Write a job description for yourself as if your life was the job. What are your qualifications? What is your experience? How do you present yourself to the world?
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