…AS WE FOCUS ON GOD HIMSELF
Give phrases from the following verses that encourage us to stay:
- Focused on God’s presence: Deuteronomy 1:29-31; 31:6
- Focused on God’s power: Exodus 14:13-14; 1 Samuel 17:33-37
- Focused on God’s plan: Psalm 2:1, 4; Jeremiah 51:47-48
- Focused on God’s purpose: 2 Corinthians 4:17-18; 1 Peter 1:6-7
- Focused on God’s person: Psalm 27:1-3; Hebrews 12:2-3
- Focused on God’s promises: Numbers 23:19; Joshua 23:14
Match each one of the above focus-points with a phrase from Isaiah 40:25-31.
…AS WE ARE FAITHFUL TO HIS WORD
- Give phrases from the following verses that encourage you to read your Bible, claim God’s promises, and trust His Word to be so: Isaiah 55:9-11; Psalm 119:41-43, 89; Matthew 24:35.
- How do you read your Bible? Do you read it just for facts and information, or do you read it also to hear the voice of God speaking to you personally through it? (Please click here for help with this).
- What do you need to do now to make reading your Bible part of your daily routine?
…AS WE ARE FORTIFIED BY OTHERS
If you and I truly are to be encouraged and strengthened, we need each other.
- Describe this aspect of ministry from: Romans 15:1-6; 30-32; Philippians 2:1-2; 1 Thessalonians 3:12-13; 4:13-18; 5:9-11; 2 Thessalonians 2:16-17; 2 Timothy 4:1-2; Hebrews 3:13; 10:24, 25.
- Who needs your prayer? Who will you ask to pray for you on a regular basis?
- What encouragement do you also receive from: Luke 22:32? Romans 8:26-27? Hebrews 7:25?
This Bible study was originally printed in our Spring 2012 newsletter.