Weekly Reading for April 18th – April 24th
Preparing for Next Week’s MessageSermon Series: Victorious
Sermon Title: The Way to Eternal Victory
This reading plan will get your heart and mind set for the next message on April 25, 2021:
- SUNDAY: John 14,
- MONDAY: John 3,
- TUESDAY: Romans 10,
- WEDNESDAY: Romans 3,
- THURSDAY: Romans 6,
- FRIDAY: John 1,
- SATURDAY: Ephesians 1,
Reflecting on the Most Recent SermonSermon Series: Victorious
Sermon Title: The Home of the Victorious
Delivered On: April 18, 2021
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Memorize and ReflectMatthew 6:20-21 “But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moths and vermin do not destroy, and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.”
Prayer DirectionInvite the Father to teach and remind you of the beauty of heaven. Thank Him for this provision, and thank Him for offering you eternal life with him through the simple act of receiving Jesus as your savior.
“Live It!” ChallengeTake to heart the power of daily living with your eyes on heaven. In the morning when you rise, thank God for providing your forever home and ask him how to live with that joy in the moments of the day.
Small Group Discussion
When you think of Heaven, how do you picture it? Does it seem real to you?
Do you rely on Biblical imagery or some other way it makes sense to you?
Talk about the best home you’ve ever had and what made it that way.
Read: Colossians 3:1-4
How exactly does one “set their heart on things above?”
What kinds of earthly focus challenges you the most?
Read: 1 Timothy 6:17-19
What are the things you put your hope in and does that need to change? How can you take a step towards making that change?
When Jesus says in Matthew 6:19-21 “do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth”, what is he referring to?
Discuss hope: what does the word mean to you, how does Scripture define it?
Share some things you’ve longed for in life, things deep within, and where you are in obtaining them.
When you consider aiming at heaven on a daily basis, how does that work for you, or does it? What are some challenges in living that way?