Devotional Guide

Monday
May 13

Bible Reading:

Acts 11:1-18

Reflection:

Is anyone excluded from receiving God’s grace of forgiveness and the infilling of the Holy Spirit?

Prayer Focus:

Ask God if there any “old hang-ups” in your life that need to be changed.

Response:

Respond as God shows you any changes in attitude you should make.

Tuesday
May 14

Bible Reading:

John 13:31-35

Reflection:

How do we love people who have failed us?

Prayer Focus:

Pray for those with whom we need to experience reconciliation.

Response:

Is there someone you need to reach out to today?

Wednesday
May 15

Bible Reading:

John 13:31-35

Reflection:

In what ways do we seek to glorify God?

Prayer Focus:

Our personal submission to the will of God is that which brings glory to him.

Response:

Discipleship is fundamentally a death to selfishness.

Thursday
May 16

Bible Reading:

Psalm 148

Reflection:

When you sing are you making a statement about your faith?

Prayer Focus:

Reread the psalm as your prayer.

Response:

Can we use music to lead someone to Christ?

Friday
May 17

Bible Reading:

Psalm 148

Reflection:

How is praise for God different from the words of praise we may offer to a friend?

Prayer Focus:

Allow your praise to God to become an encounter with God.

Response:

Live out your thanksgiving to the Lord.

Saturday
May 18

Bible Reading:

Revelation 21:1-6

Reflection:

How would you like to experience God’s “new world” now?

Prayer Focus:

Pray for a spiritual awakening throughout our world.

Response:

Can you apply the reality of a new world in the circumstances of your life?

Sunday
May 19

Bible Reading:

Revelation 21:1-6

Reflection:

Do you know anyone who needs to receive Christ for a “new beginning” in their life?

Prayer Focus:

Pray for those people.

Response:

Ask someone to join you in church today?