August 27, 2017:  Power to Resist Evil

August 27, 2017:  Power to Resist Evil

 

Discussion Questions

How would you define evil?

When have you experienced evil, injustice, or oppression in your life?

When is a time you have resisted evil, injustice, or oppression?

When is a time you chose not to resist evil, injustice, or oppression?

 

Acting on the Word

Find at least one way to resist evil, injustice, or oppression this week.  A few ideas: write to a government official about a justice issue important to you, stand up for someone being bullied, learn about and donate to an organization that works for justice, address a justice issue in your community.

 

Daily Readings

Sunday:        Romans 12:17–21

Monday       Amos 5:7-24

Tuesday:      Isaiah 10:1-4

Wednesday: Jeremiah 22:1-5

Thursday:     Ephesians 6:11-13

Friday:         1 Thessalonians 5:15-21

Saturday:      1 Peter 3:8-12

 

What does each day’s passage say about resisting evil, injustice or oppression  What is God asking of you through these passages?

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