Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven.

April 10 – Review and Reflections

April 10  – Review and Reflections

Today’s Bible Reading 

Deuteronomy 34:1- Joshua 2:24

Luke 13:22-14:6

Psalm 79:1-13

Proverbs 12:26

Review and Reflections

1. Read Deuteronomy 34:1- 12. Moses went up from the plains of Moab to Mount Nebo, to the top of Pisgah. What did God show him?

Where did Moses die?

Does anyone know where Moses’ grave is?

Moses was one hundred and twenty years old when he died. His eyes were not ___________nor his natural vigor diminished.

2. Read Joshua 1:1-18. Who took Moses’ place after his death?

God spoke to Joshua and said…

* Every place that the sole of __________  ____________ will tread upon I have given you, as I said to Moses.

* No man shall be able to _____________ before you all the days of your life.

*  I will not leave you nor ______________ you.

* Be strong and very courageous, that you may observe to do according to all the ________ which Moses My servant commanded you.

* This Book of the Law shall not depart from your _____________, but you shall meditate in it day and night, that you may observe to do according to all that is written in it.

Just like Joshua we must be strong and of good courage;  not be afraid, nor be dismayed, for God is with us _____________________ we go.

The people were to prepare to go into the promised land. How does this apply to our lives?

3. Read Joshua 2:1-24. What did Joshua send the two men to do?

In Jericho, who’s house did they go to for lodging?

When the king sent word for Rahab to send the two men to him, what did Rahab do?


What did Rahab want in return for her kindness?

4. Read Luke 13:22-30. What does the narrow gate represent?

What will Jesus say to those who have do not have a personal relationship with Him?

5. Read Luke 13:31-35. What did Herod want to do to Jesus?

Jesus said, ‘Blessed is He who comes in the ___________ of the Lord!’”

6. Read Luke 14:1-6. Why were the Pharisees closely watching Jesus?


7. Read Proverbs 12:26. Why must the righteous choose their friends carefully?

Dear Father,

When the enemy comes and tries to destroy Your plan for us, You surround us with a wall of protection, and You silence their criticism. Because of the blood of Jesus, You are no longer angry with us. There is no wrath where His blood has been applied. Thank-you that when we call out for forgiveness, You hear our cry and You do not remember our iniquities any more. Your tender mercies come speedily to meet us. We are Your people and the sheep of Your pasture. By the power of the Holy Spirit, we will give You thanks forever, and we will show forth Your praise to all generations.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

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April 9 – Review and Reflections

April 9  – Review and Reflections


Today’s Bible Reading 

Deuteronomy 33:1-29

Luke 13:1-21

Psalm 78:65-72

Proverbs 12:25

Review and Reflections

1. Read Deuteronomy 33:1-29. These verses describe Moses _________________ the tribes.

What was one blessing for each of the following tribes?

*  Reuben

* Simeon

* Judah

* Levi

* Benjamin

* Joseph

* Zebulun

*  Issachar

* Gad

* Asher

* Dan

* Naphtali

2. Read Luke 13:1-9. Jesus said, “Unless you ____________ you will  perish.”

According to the parable in these verses, we must bear _____________________.

3. Like 13:10-21. How long had this woman had a spirit of infirmity ?

What was wrong with her?

When Jesus laid His hands on her, what happened?

Why was the ruler of the synagogue mad?

The multitude ____________________ for all the glorious things that were done by Jesus.

Jesus compared the kingdom of God to a mustard seed and to leaven. What does He mean?

4. Read Proverbs 12:25. Anxiety in the heart of man causes depression. What is anxiety?

When we are worried, what should we do?

Dear Father,

Thank-you for protecting me from my enemies and from reproach. And thank-you for allowing me to be Your sanctuary and dwelling place. By the power of the Holy Spirit, help me to walk in integrity. Guide my steps and lead me in the direction that I should go.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

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April 8 – Review and Reflections

April 8  – Review and Reflections

Today’s Bible Reading 

Deuteronomy 32:28-52

Luke 12:35-59

Psalm 78:56-64

Proverbs 12:24

Review and Reflections

1. Read Deuteronomy 32:28-52. God will judge His _______________.

God will have compassion on His ________________.

God will ___________ those who hate Him.

2. Read Luke 12:35-48. Blessed are those servants whom the _______________, when he comes, will find watching.

We are to be ready, for we do not know when ____________ will return.

We are to be doing the Father’s _________________ when Jesus returns.

How can you personally be about the Father’s business?


3. Read Luke 12:49-53. Jesus’ thoughts were on the job that He was sent to do. He came to proclaim the kingdom of God. This did not unify all people, instead it caused _____________________.

4. Read Luke 12:54-59. It is important for us to discern the time in which we live. Why?



What does discern men?

5. Read Proverbs 12:24. Does God approve of laziness?

Dear Father,

Thank-you that You do not forsake me. You have chosen me to be Your tabernacle. May I reflect Your glory, Your mercy, and Your grace. You are my protection and my strength. You deliver me from the enemy. By the power of the Holy Spirit, help me to be faithful to You. May I not turn away from the path that You have for me.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

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April 7 – Review and Reflections

Today’s Bible Reading 

Deuteronomy 31:1-32:27

Luke 12:8-34

Psalm 78:32-55

Proverbs 12:21-23


Review and Reflections

1. Read Deuteronomy 31:1-32:27. The Lord told Moses that he would not ___________ over the Jordan.

The people were told to be strong and of good _________________.

What did Moses say would happen to the people after he died?


How did Moses describe God as he was proclaiming God’s greatness?



Boundaries can be described as a border, the official line that divides one area of land from another, limit, the point at which something ends or beyond which it becomes something else. God sets boundaries for His people. These boundaries are not intended to hurt us or keep something from us. They are for our protection and well-being. What are some boundaries that God places in our lives?



2. Read Luke 12:8-12. What special blessing will you receive if you confesses Jesus before men?


What happens if you deny Jesus before men?


One of the things that the __________   _____________will do for you is He will teach you what you ought to say.


3. Read Luke 12:13-21. What is covetousness?


Why must we be careful in guarding against covetousness?


God does not bless us with things in order for us just to become rich, but for us to use what He has blessed us with for advancing His ____________________.

A person who lays up ______________________ for himself is not rich toward God.


4. Read Luke 12:22-34. We are not to worry about things. God is our provider and He will meet all our ___________________.

Does worrying about what you don’t have ever really help the situation?


God knows what we need and if we ______________ Him, He will make sure we do not lack anything.

Where your _________________ is, there your heart will be also.


5. Read Proverbs 12:21-23. No grave trouble will overtake the __________________.

The wicked shall be filled with _______________.

Lying lips are an ____________________ to the Lord.

God _____________________ in a person who is truthful.


Dear Father,

You are my rock and my Redeemer. Thank-you for being full of compassion and  forgiving  By the power of the Holy Spirit, keep my heart steadfast and faithful. May I always remember Your power and how You have defeated my enemies.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

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April 6 – Review and Reflections

April 6  – Review and Reflections

Today’s Bible Reading 

Deuteronomy 29:1-30:20

Luke 11:37-12:7

Psalm 78:1-31

Proverbs 12:19-20


Review and Reflections

1. Read Deuteronomy 29:1-30:20. How long did Moses lead the people in the wilderness?

During their time in the wilderness …

* Their clothes and sandals did not ________ out.

* They conquered their_______________.

* God provided them with _____________ and water.


If someone’s heart turned away from the Lord, to go and serve the gods of the surrounding nations, the Lord would…

*   not ______________ him.

*   cause every ____________ that He had spoken to settle on him.

*   blot out his ___________ from under heaven.

*   separate him from all the ____________ of Israel.

*   be aroused in anger against the _______________.

*  _______________ him from his land.

*  not prolong his ________________.


If a person returned to the Lord and obeyed His voice, they and their children, with all your heart and with all your soul…

*  The Lord  would bring them back from ___________________.

* The Lord would ______________________on them.

* The Lord would gather them again from all the nations where they were _____________.

* The Lord would make them _____________ in all the work of their hand, in the fruit of their body.

* The Lord would cause an increase of their ____________________.


God said, “I have set before you today life and good, death and evil…” and “ I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing; therefore choose life, that both you and your descendants may live.” What do these verses mean to you personally?



God is our _____________ and the length of our days.


2. Read Luke 11:37-54. Jesus was not against cleanliness – He meant what eternal value is  it to be physically clean and still spiritually _________________,

By saying woe to you Pharisees (and lawyers) it indicate that that they were going to regret something or be punished in some way. Some of the things that they were doing that displeased God were…

* They were tithing, however they treated people unfairly and they lacked the ____________ of God.

* They were prideful – they loved recognition and _________________.

* They _________________ the people with so many man-made rules and regulations that it was impossible for the people to obey all of them.

* They honored the men who had killed His ____________ by building tombs for them.

* They _________________ the people from having a personal relationship with God.


3. Read Luke 12:1-7. What is hypocrisy?

Knowing that there is nothing covered that will not be revealed, nor hidden that will not be known, how does that have an effect on how you live your life?



4. Read Proverbs 12:19-20. What does, “The truthful lip shall be established forever, But a lying tongue is but for a moment” mean?



Dear Father,

Thank-you for revealing Your secrets to Your people. You are our salvation and our provider. By the power of the Holy Spirit, help us to declare Your praises. Let we tell of Your strength and Your wonderful works. May what others see in us and hear from us cause them to place their hope and faith in You. Cause us to be faithful to You in every area of our lives. May we desire what You desire.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

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April 5 – Review and Reflections

April 5  – Review and Reflections

Today’s Bible Reading 

Deuteronomy 28:1-68

Luke 11:14-36

Psalm 77:1-20

Proverbs 12:18


Review and Reflections

1. Read Deuteronomy 28:1-68. If you heed the commandments of the Lord the Lord will make you the ____________ and not the tail. You shall be above only, and not be ________________.

Obedience brings _____________________ and disobedience brings curses.


2. Read Luke 11:14-28. Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to ____________________, and a house divided against a house falls.

When a strong man, fully armed, guards his own palace, his goods are in ________________.

He who is not with Me is ________________ Me, and he who does not gather with Me scatters.

Blessed are those who hear the word of God and ______________ it.


3. Read Luke 11:29-32. What does the verse, “The men of Nineveh will rise up in the judgment with this generation and condemn it, for they repented at the preaching of Jonah; and indeed a greater than Jonah is here” mean to you?



4. Read Luke 11:33-36. Why does a person put a lamp on a lamp stand?

The ___________ of the body is the eye.

When your eye is good, your whole _____________ also is full of light.

When your eye is bad, your body also is full of _________________________.


5. Read Proverbs 12:18. When an unwise person speaks it ___________ like a knife.

When a __________ person speaks it promotes health.


Dear Father,

Thank-you that when I cry out to You, You gave ear to me. In times of trouble You are there for me. You comfort me and give me strength. When I seek You, I find You, and You never cast me away from Your presence. You are my sanctuary. You are gracious and shower me with favor and blessings. By the power of the Holy Spirit, help me to remember all the things that You have done for me, and to meditate on Your beauty.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

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April 4 – Review and Reflections

April 4  – Review and Reflections

Today’s Bible Reading 

Deuteronomy 26:1-27:26

Luke 10:38-11:13

Psalm 76:1-12

Proverbs 12:15-17


Review and Reflections

1. Read Deuteronomy 26:1-27:26. What were the people to do with the first fruits (the first of all the produce of the ground)?

The people were to walk in God’s ________________ and keep His statutes, His commandments, and His judgments, and obey His voice.


One definition of cursed is wicked, hateful, or evil to the point of being despicable.

* Cursed is the one who makes a carved or molded image, an _____________________ to the Lord, the work of the hands of the craftsman, and sets it up in secret.

* Cursed is the one who treats his father or his mother with __________________.

* Cursed is the one who ______________ his neighbor’s landmark.

* Cursed is the one who makes the _____________ to wander off the road.

* Cursed is the one who perverts the justice due the stranger, the fatherless, and _______________.

* Cursed is the one who lies with his father’s ___________, because he has uncovered his father’s bed.

* Cursed is the one who lies with any kind of __________________.

* Cursed is the one who lies with his ______________, the daughter of his father or the daughter of his mother.

* ‘Cursed is the one who ________ with his mother-in-law.

* Cursed is the one who attacks his _________________ secretly.

* Cursed is the one who takes a bribe to slay an _____________________ person.

* Cursed is the one who does ___________ confirm all the words of this law.


2. Read Luke 10:38-42. Why did Martha approach Jesus?


Jesus said, “Martha, Martha, you are worried and troubled about ____________  _____________. But __________ thing is needed, and Mary has chosen that good part, which will not be taken away from her.”


3. Read Luke 11:1-4. One of Jesus’ disciples said to Him, “Lord, teach us to _____________, as John also taught his disciples.”


What do the following verses mean to you personally…

* Our Father in heaven, Hallowed be Your name.


* Your kingdom come.


* Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven.


* Give us day by day our daily bread.


* And forgive us our sins, for we also forgive everyone who is indebted to us.


* And do not lead us into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one.



4. Read Luke 11:5-13. The man gave his neighbor what he asked for because of his ______________________.


What does persistence mean?


How does persistence apply to our prayer life?


Jesus said…

Ask, and it will be _______________ to you. Everyone who asks _______________.

Seek, and you will ________. He who seeks finds.

Knock, and it will be _______________ to you. To him who knocks it will be opened.

“If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your heavenly Father give the _______________  _________________to those who ask Him!”


5. Read Proverbs 12:15-17. The way of a fool is ___________ in his own eyes.

A person who heeds counsel is ____________.

A person who speaks truth declares ______________________.

A false witness speaks ______________.


Dear Father,

You are truly glorious and excellent. Thank-you for surrounding me with Your peace and for delivering me from worry and stress. Strengthen my hands to do what You have called me to do. By the power of the Holy Spirit, keep me alert and able to discern the times that I live in. Fill me fresh and anew with respect and reverence to You. Help me to honor all the vows that I make.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

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April 3 – Review and Reflections

April 3  – Review and Reflections

Today’s Bible Reading 

Deuteronomy 23:1-25:19

Luke 10:13-37

Psalm 75:1-10

Proverbs 12:12-14

Review and Reflections

1. Read Deuteronomy 23:1-25:19. The people were instructed …

* not give back an escaped ______________.

* not to bring the wages of a harlot or the price of a dog to the house of the Lord for any vowed offering – both were an ________________________________ to the Lord your God.

* not charge their brother ____________________________.

* to fulfill the ____________________ that they make.

* not ______________________ a hired servant who is poor and needy.

* not be put their children to _________________.

* not pervert justice due stranger or the ___________________.

* not to take a widow’s garment as a __________________.


When a man got married he was not to do what? Why?

2. Read Luke 10:13-24. When the seventy returned what did they say?

When Jesus said, “Behold, I give you the authority to trample on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy, and nothing shall by any means hurt you”, what did He mean?

3. Read Luke 10:25-37. These verses describe the __________________ of the ______________   ________________________.

Why did the certain lawyer ask who was his neighbor?

What did the priest do when he saw the wounded man by the side of the road?


What did the Levite  do when he saw the wounded man by the side of the road?

What did the Samaritan do when he saw the wounded man by the side of the road?

Who was the neighbor to the wounded man?

3. Read Proverbs 12:12-14. A wicked person is ensnared by the transgression of their ___________.

A righteous person will come through ____________________.

Dear Father,

We thank-you for Your wondrous works and  declare the greatness of Your name. It is You, and You alone, that will judge us. You are the one who exalts and lifts up Your people. By the power of the Holy Spirit, help us to sing praises to You, O Lord, the God of Jacob.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

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April 2 – Review and Reflections

April 2  – Review and Reflections

Today’s Bible Reading 

Deuteronomy 21:1-22:30

Luke 9:51-10:12

Psalm 74:1-23

Proverbs 12:11


Review and Reflections

1. Read Deuteronomy 21:1-22:30. What was a firstborn son to be given?

During this time, what were the parents to do with a stubborn and rebellious son who would not obey them?


What does implied mean?

What are some of the responsibilities that are implied in chapter 22?

2. Read Luke 9:51-10:12. When Jesus rebuked James and John He said, “You do not know what manner of spirit you are of. For the Son of Man did not come to __________ men’s lives but to save them.”

Someone said to Him, “Lord, I will follow You wherever You go.” What was Jesus’ response? What did it mean?

Jesus said to another, “Follow Me.” What was the person’s response?

Jesus said, “No one, having put his hand to the plow, and looking back, is _________ for the kingdom of God.”

The harvest truly is great, but the laborers are _________.

We need to pray to the Lord of the harvest to send out ______________ into His harvest.

3. Read Proverbs 12:11. What does “He who tills his land will be satisfied with bread, But he who follows frivolity is devoid of understanding” mean?

Dear Father,

Thank-you that You do not cast me away from Your presence. I am the sheep of Your pasture. Thank-you for redeeming me and for choosing me to be Your dwelling place. You are my Lord and King. Although the world is full of cruelty, I have nothing to fear, for You are my shelter and my defense. By the power of the Holy Spirit, help me to be sensitive to Your voice.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

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April 1 – Review and Reflections


April 1  – Review and Reflections

Today’s Bible Reading 

Deuteronomy 18:1-20:20

Luke 9:28-50

Psalm 73:1-28

Proverbs 12:10

Review and Reflections

1. Read Deuteronomy 18:1-20:20. What were the people to give the priests (the Levites) ?

The children of Israel were not to follow the __________________ of the nations where they were going.


What does abomination mean?

What were some of the abominations of the nations in the land where the children of Israel were going?

What is a prophet?

What is a false prophet?

What were they to do with false prophets?

The people were not to be fearful going into battle Why?


What trees were they not to cut down and use when they besieged a city?

2. Read Luke 9:28-50. Jesus took Peter, John, and James and went up on the mountain to pray. As Jesus prayed, the appearance of His face was altered, and His robe became white and glistening. Who were the two men who talked with Him?

What did they talk about?


What did God, the voice from heaven, say?


What were the disciples afraid to ask Jesus?

What were the disciples disputing about?


Jesus said…

* Whoever receives this ___________   _____________ in My name receives Me.

* Whoever receives Me receives __________ who sent Me.

* He who is ___________ among you all will be great.


3. Read Proverbs 12:10. A righteous man regards the life of his ___________________.

Dear Father,

Thank-you for keeping my feet from stumbling and my feet from slipping. You know all about me and You know my every need. You are my provider, supplying for all I need. Thank-you that You are continually with me. You hold me by my right hand. You are the strength of my heart and my portion forever. I put my trust in You. By the power of the Holy Spirit, guide me with Your counsel. There is none upon earth that I desire besides You. Help me to be faithful to You in all I say and do. May I declare all Your works. Fill me with an even greater desire to draw nearer to You.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

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