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Prayer Supplement To Arrows Bible Study “The Owner Of The House”

STUDY 12PRAYING GOD’S WORD

Hebrews 4:12 NKJV

“For the word of God is living and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, and of joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart”

Write a prayer to God using the following verses, or parts of them.

2 Timothy 1:7 NKJV

“For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind”

Psalm 17:4 NKJV

“Concerning the works of men, By the word of Your lips, I have kept away from the paths of the destroyer.”

Colossians 2:15 NKJV

“Having disarmed principalities and powers, He made a public spectacle of them, triumphing over them in it.”

Luke 10:17-20 NKJV

“ Then the seventy returned with joy, saying, “Lord, even the demons are subject to us in Your name.” And He said to them, “I saw Satan fall like lightning from heaven. 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. Nevertheless do not rejoice in this, that the spirits are subject to you, but rather rejoice because your names are written in heaven.”

Exodus 20:4 NKJV

“…For I, the Lord your God, am a jealous God…”

Psalms 37:23 NKJV

“The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord, And He delights in his way.”

1 Corinthians 6:19-20 NKJV

“Or do you not know that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God, and you are not your own? For you were bought at a price; therefore glorify God in your body and in your spirit, which are God’s.”

Romans 8:9-11 NKJV

“But you are not in the flesh but in the Spirit, if indeed the Spirit of God dwells in you. Now if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, he is not His. And if Christ is in you, the body is dead because of sin, but the Spirit is life because of righteousness. But if the Spirit of Him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, He who raised Christ from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies through His Spirit who dwells in you.”

II Corinthians 6:14-16 NKJV

“Do not be unequally yoked together with unbelievers. For what fellowship has righteousness with lawlessness? And what communion has light with darkness? And what accord has Christ with Belial? Or what part has a believer with an unbeliever? And what agreement has the temple of God with idols? For you are the temple of the living God. As God has said: “I will dwell in them And walk among them. I will be their God, And they shall be My people.”

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Dear Father,

I thank-you that You have not given me a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind. You, and You alone, have kept me away from the path of the destroyer. You, O Lord, have disarmed principalities and powers, and made a public spectacle of them, triumphing over them in it.

I do rejoice in knowing that my name is written in heaven. My every step is ordered by You and You delight in my way.

My body is the temple of Your Holy Spirit. By His power may I glorify You in my body and in my spirit. I belong to You. You are my God. May I not be unequally yoked together with unbelievers. You are a jealous God and I want only You. Don’t allow me to be comfortable with lawlessness.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

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Prayer Supplement To Arrows Bible Study “Josiah Humbles Himself”

STUDY 12   Praying God’s Word

Hebrews 4:12 NKJV

“For the word of God is living and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, and of joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart”

Write a prayer to God using the following verses, or parts of them.

2 Chronicles 33:12-13 NKJV

“Now when he was in affliction, he implored the Lord his God, and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers, and prayed to Him; and He received his entreaty, heard his supplication, and brought him back to Jerusalem into his kingdom. Then Manasseh knew that the Lord was God.”

2 Chronicles 34:1-7 NKJV

“Josiah was eight years old when he became king, and he reigned thirty-one years in Jerusalem.
And he did what was right in the sight of the Lord, and walked in the ways of his father David; he did not turn aside to the right hand or to the left. For in the eighth year of his reign, while he was still young, he began to seek the God of his father David; and in the twelfth year he began to purge Judah and Jerusalem of the high places, the wooden images, the carved images, and the molded images. They broke down the altars of the Baals in his presence, and the incense altars which were above them he cut down; and the wooden images, the carved images, and the molded images he broke in pieces, and made dust of them and scattered it on the graves of those who had sacrificed to them. He also burned the bones of the priests on their altars, and cleansed Judah and Jerusalem. And so he did in the cities of Manasseh, Ephraim, and Simeon, as far as Naphtali and all around, with axes. When he had broken down the altars and the wooden images, had beaten the carved images into powder, and cut down all the incense altars throughout all the land of Israel, he returned to Jerusalem.”

2 Chronicles 34:27 NKJV

“because your heart was tender, and you humbled yourself before God when you heard His words against this place and against its inhabitants, and you humbled yourself before Me, and you tore your clothes and wept before Me, I also have heard you,” says the Lord.”

2 Chronicles 34:31-33 NKJV

‘Then the king stood in his place and made a covenant before the Lord, to follow the Lord, and to keep His commandments and His testimonies and His statutes with all his heart and all his soul, to perform the words of the covenant that were written in this book. And he made all who were present in Jerusalem and Benjamin take a stand. So the inhabitants of Jerusalem did according to the covenant of God, the God of their fathers. Thus Josiah removed all the abominations from all the country that belonged to the children of Israel, and made all who were present in Israel diligently serve the Lord their God. All his days they did not depart from following the Lord God of their fathers.”

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Dear Father,

Thank-you for Your Word and its many promises. In my affliction, when I humble myself, I know that You will hear me and answer my cry. By the power of the Holy Spirit, help me to do what is right in Your sight and to walk in Your ways. Break down every altar or idol that has been set up in my life. May my heart be tender toward You and may I humble myself before You. Fill me with a greater desire for Your Word and may I act upon what Your Word says.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

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The Lord’s Prayer

 

THE LORDS PRAYERMemory Verse: Matthew 6:9

Life Application: Jesus gave us a pattern for prayer.

Bible Text:

Matthew 6:9-13

Proverbs 15:8

Psalm 66:18

Proverbs 15:29

Matthew 6:13

1 Corinthians 10:13

James 4:7-8

 

 

 

 

Prayer is communicating with God. When you go to God in prayer, you do not go to a stranger or to someone that does not care about you. Nor do you go to a statue that cannot see or hear, or to some impersonal deity who needs to be appeased by you. God is you father who reaches out to you in love, goodness and kindness. He knows every detail of your life and He wants you to share them with Him. He wants you to communicate with Him.

Jesus’ disciples knew that prayer was important in communicating and having a relationship with God. They also knew that prayer was powerful in moving God’s hand and changing their hearts, but when it came right down to it, they didn’t know how to pray. So, they asked Jesus to teach them to pray. In response to their request to teach them how to pray, Jesus gave them an example of how to pray. We call it the Lord’s Prayer. It is a model for our prayers.

 

Matthew 6:9-13 NKJV

“In this manner, therefore, pray:

Our Father in heaven,

Hallowed be Your name.

Your kingdom come.

Your will be done

On earth as it is in heaven.

Give us this day our daily bread,

And forgive us our debts,

As we forgive our debtors.

And do not lead us into temptation,

But deliver us from the evil one.

For Yours is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever. Amen.”

 

Address and Praise God

Jesus opens His prayer by addressing God, then Jesus praised God.

Matthew 6:9 NKJV

“In this manner, therefore, pray:

Our Father in heaven,

Hallowed be Your name.”

God deserves our praise for all He’s done for us, but also for who He is. Even if God never did anything for us, He would still be worthy of our praise. However, God is a good God, and He does so much for us. We should give Him the praise that He deserves. When we worship God, we glorify Him and prepare our hearts to hear from Him through our prayers.

 

Pray For God’s Will Be Done

When we pray we need to pray that God’s will be done, that His kingdom would be established in our lives. God’s will is done when we give Him priority and make decisions out of a desire to please Him. We need to also pray for God’s will to be done in our families’ lives, our church, and our nation.

Matthew 6:10 NKJV

“Your kingdom come. Your will be done On earth as it is in heaven.”

Pray For The Needs Of Others and Ourselves

The next thing that we do is to pray for the needs of others, then ourselves. At the end of the pray, Jesus praise God again. God loves for us to come to Him in prayer and share our lives with Him. The Bible tells us that God delights in the prayers of the upright or righteous.

Matthew 6:11 NKJV

“Give us this day our daily bread.”

Pray For Forgiveness

Proverbs 15:8

“The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the Lord, but the prayer of the upright is His delight.”

Matthew 6:12 NKJV

“And forgive us our debts, As we forgive our debtors.”

It is important for us to ask for forgiveness when we pray. Sin keeps us from coming into fellowship or friendship with God. The Bible says that if we have sin in our lives and do not forgive others, God will not hear our prayers. If you want God to forgive you then you must forgive others.

Psalm 66:18

“If I regard iniquity in my heart, the Lord will not hear.”

Proverbs 15:29

“The Lord is far from the wicked, but He hears the prayers of the righteous.”

Pray For Strength

Matthew 6:13 NKJV

“And do not lead us into temptation, But deliver us from the evil one…”

In the model of Jesus’ prayer, He prayed that when we are tempted that God will give us the strength to resist, and to help us not to fall into the same sin again.

1 Corinthians 10:13

“No temptation has overtaken you except such as is common to man; but God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation will also make the way of escape, that you may be able to bear it.”

To resist temptation we must first submit to God. Next, resist the devil, and He will flee from you. If we try to resist the devil (and temptation) in our own strength, we will fail. But if we rely on God’s strength and ask Him to help us resist the devil (and temptation), we will be victorious. God has already defeated Satan, and greater is He (God) who is in us than He who is in the world.

James 4:7-8

“Therefore submit to God, resist the devil and he will flee from you. Draw near to God and He will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners: and purify your hearts, you double-minded.”

Don’t wait until you are faced with a specific situation that might be tempting—-ask God everyday to give you strength so that when you are faced with a temptation, you will be ready.

Pray that God will give you the strength to resist temptation so that you don’t fall into the same sin again. God’s Word doesn’t say that we won’t be tempted to sin, but it does say that when we are tempted that God has already provided a way out for us.

 

Thank God

After we resist temptation, we need to draw close to God. We start our prayer by coming into God’s presence and worshiping and praising Him for who He is and for what He has done. Now we need to draw close to Him again with worship and thanksgiving. Thanking Him for what He has done and in faith, thanking Him in advance for what He is going to do.

Matthew 6:13 NKJV

“…Yours is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever. Amen.”

The Lord’s Prayer- Matthew 6:9-13

Matthew 6:9-13 NIV

“Our Father in heaven, hallowed be Your name. Your kingdom come, Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. Forgive us our debts as we also have forgiven our debtors and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one.”

When we look at the Lord’s Prayer we can see that we should pray for several things.

1. Praise / Worship

Praise God for who He is and for what He has done.

2. God’s will to be done / Submission

Pray for God’s will to be done in your life, world, family, the situations that you are praying about……

3. Needs

Present the needs of others to God, also present your needs to God.

4. Forgiveness

Ask God to forgive you of your sins and you must forgive others. Sin keeps us from coming into fellowship with God. We must ask Him to cleanse us and to forgive us so that we can have a relationship with Him. But, we must be willing to forgive others ! It is very important to forgive others.

5. Resist Temptation

Pray that you will overcome temptation.

Review

1. Jesus gave us a _______________ for prayer.

2. Prayer is communicating with God. What is communicating?

3. God is you ____________ who reaches out to you in love, goodness and kindness.

4. God knows every _____________ of your life.

5. Prayer is important in communicating and having a _______________________ with God.

6. Prayer is powerful in moving God’s hand and ____________________ _______________.

7. Jesus gave His disciples an example of how to pray. What do we call it?

8. Jesus opens His prayer by ______________________ God.

9. When we worship God, we glorify Him and ______________ _________ _____________ to hear from Him through our prayers.

10. God’s will is done can be described as what?

11. God delights in the _____________ of the upright or righteous.

12. _________ keeps us from coming into fellowship or friendship with God.

13. Why is it important for us to forgive others?

14. To resist ____________________ we must submit to God, resist the devil and draw near to God.

15. God’s Word doesn’t say that we won’t be tempted to sin, but it does say that when we are tempted that God has already provided a ____________ _____________ for us.

16. Write a prayer using the Lords Prayer as the model.

 

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Child’s Hanukkah Booklet – From One Christian’s Perspective

Reflecting and Sharing – Hanukkah Booklet 8

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Child’s Hanukkah Booklet – From One Christian’s Perspective

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Yamim Noraim – One Christian’s Perspective

YAMIM NORAIM - ONE CHRISTIAN'S PERSPECTIVE Yamim Noraim  – One Christian’s Perspective

The ten days starting with Rosh Hashanah and ending with Yom Kippur are commonly known as the Days of Awe (Yamim Noraim) or the Days of Repentance. For the Jewish person this is a time to consider the sins of the previous year and repent before Yom Kippur.

God’s Record Book / Book of Life

The Days of Awe are based on the Jewish belief that God has books that He writes a person’s name in on Rosh Hashanah –  who will live, who will die, who will have a good life and who will have a bad life during the next year. The belief goes on with the idea that a person’s actions can change the decree. They feel that repentance, prayer, and good deeds can alter what God writes down concerning their life. Their belief is even reflected in a common greeting during this time – it is, “May you be inscribed and sealed for a good year.”

God does have a book that lists all true believers – the Book of Life. The Book of Life, is also referred to as the Lamb’s book of Life. It is a record written by God, listing people who will live forever in heaven, in His presence. Those who’s names are not written in the book will not have everlasting life in heaven, but will spend eternity in the lake of fire.

Revelation 20:15  NKJV     “And anyone not found written in the Book of Life was cast into the lake of fire.”

     According to the Word of God, neither prayer or good deeds will atone for a person’s sin. Only Jesus, the Son of God can take away sins. However, the majority of the Jewish people do not recognize Jesus as the Son of God, the only one who can take away their sins. Through the atonement that Jesus’ blood made on the cross we can have forgiveness of all our sins. Faith in Jesus Christ as our Savior is what saves us, not works.

Ephesians 2:8-10  NKJV     “For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God, not of works, lest anyone should boast. For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them.”

Romans 11:6   NKJV     “And if by grace, then it is no longer of works; otherwise grace is no longer grace. But if it is of works, it is no longer grace; otherwise work is no longer work‘.

Galatians 2:16   NKJV     “knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the law but by faith in Jesus Christ, even we have believed in Christ Jesus, that we might be justified by faith in Christ and not by the works of the law; for by the works of the law no flesh shall be justified.”

          A person can work for God and not have a relationship  with Him – people can even work for God with sin in their life.

1 Corinthians 3:13-15  NKJV    “each one’s work will become clear; for the Day will declare it, because it will be revealed by fire; and the fire will test each one’s work, of what sort it is. If anyone’s work which he has built on it endures, he will receive a reward. If anyone’s work is burned, he will suffer loss; but he himself will be saved, yet so as through fire.” 

      Works that won‘t be burnt up only come out of our intimacy / relationship with God. Each believer will have their works / actions evaluated.

 

2 Corinthians 5:10  NKJV     “For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, that each one may receive the things done in the body, according to what he has done, whether good or bad.”

Reconciliation

Reconciliation is important to God. He desires for us to be reconciled with Him, for us to be reconciled with others, and for us to be active in the ministry of reconciliation.

Reconcile : to make friends again; settle a disagreement or difference; make agree; bring into harmony, make satisfied; make no longer opposed.

Reconciliatio n: a reconciling; bringing together again in friendship; settlement or adjustment of disagreements or differences.

A.. Reconciled With God

Man was separated from God because of sin.

Isaiah 59:2  NKJV     “But your iniquities have separated you from your God; And your sins have hidden His face from you, So that He will not hear.”

 

Ephesians 2:12-13  NKJV    “that at that time you were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope and without God in the world.
But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far off have been brought near by the blood of Christ.”

          Sin caused man to be alienated, isolated , and separated from God’s presence.

Colossians 1:21-22  NKJV     “And you, who once were alienated and enemies in your mind by wicked works, yet now He has reconciled in the body of His flesh through death, to present you holy, and blameless, and above reproach in His sight”

     Jesus entire reason for taking on the form of man and coming to this earth was reconciliation  – His purpose was to reconcile us to God. It was as if He provided a bridge between us and God.

Colossians 1:19-20  NKJV     “For it pleased the Father that in Him all the fullness should dwell,
and by Him to reconcile all things to Himself, by Him, whether things on earth or things in heaven, having made peace through the blood of His cross.”

Ephesians 2:14-16  NKJV     “For He Himself is our peace, who has made both one, and has broken down the middle wall of separation, having abolished in His flesh the enmity, that is, the law of commandments contained in ordinances, so as to create in Himself one new man from the two, thus making peace, and that He might reconcile them both to God in one body through the cross, thereby putting to death the enmity.”

Romans 5:8-11 NKJV     “But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. Much more then, having now been justified by His blood, we shall be saved from wrath through Him.
For if when we were enemies we were reconciled to God through the death of His Son, much more, having been reconciled, we shall be saved by His life. And not only that, but we also rejoice in God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have now received the reconciliation.”

         The story of the prodigal son is a wonderful example of reconciliation. In the parable, the father looked at the youngest son’s future – what it could be, not at the son’s present or his past. God, our heavenly Father does not look at our past or present, He looks at our future, what it can be. He is ever waiting with outstretch arms to welcome us back home.

Luke 15:11-32  NKJV     “Then He said: “A certain man had two sons.
And the younger of them said to his father, ‘Father, give me the portion of goods that falls to me.’ So he divided to them his livelihood. And not many days after, the younger son gathered all together, journeyed to a far country, and there wasted his possessions with prodigal living. But when he had spent all, there arose a severe famine in that land, and he began to be in want. Then he went and joined himself to a citizen of that country, and he sent him into his fields to feed swine. And he would gladly have filled his stomach with the pods that the swine ate, and no one gave him anything. “But when he came to himself, he said, ‘How many of my father’s hired servants have bread enough and to spare, and I perish with hunger! I will arise and go to my father, and will say to him, “Father, I have sinned against heaven and before you, and I am no longer worthy to be called your son. Make me like one of your hired servants.”’ “And he arose and came to his father. But when he was still a great way off, his father saw him and had compassion, and ran and fell on his neck and kissed him.
And the son said to him, ‘Father, I have sinned against heaven and in your sight, and am no longer worthy to be called your son.’ “But the father said to his servants, ‘Bring out the best robe and put it on him, and put a ring on his hand and sandals on his feet. And bring the fatted calf here and kill it, and let us eat and be merry; for this my son was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is found.’ And they began to be merry. “Now his older son was in the field. And as he came and drew near to the house, he heard music and dancing. So he called one of the servants and asked what these things meant. And he said to him, ‘Your brother has come, and because he has received him safe and sound, your father has killed the fatted calf.’ “But he was angry and would not go in. Therefore his father came out and pleaded with him. So he answered and said to his father, ‘Lo, these many years I have been serving you; I never transgressed your commandment at any time; and yet you never gave me a young goat, that I might make merry with my friends. But as soon as this son of yours came, who has devoured your livelihood with harlots, you killed the fatted calf for him.’
“And he said to him, ‘Son, you are always with me, and all that I have is yours. It was right that we should make merry and be glad, for your brother was dead and is alive again, and was lost and is found.’”

B. Reconciliation With Others

One of the Jewish customs of Yamim Noraim is to seek reconciliation with people you may have wronged during the course of the year. The Talmud maintains that Yom Kippur atones only for sins between man and God. To atone for sins against another person, you must first seek reconciliation with that person, righting the wrongs you committed against them if possible.

Matthew 5:23-24  NKJV     “Therefore if you bring your gift to the altar, and there remember that your brother has something against you, Leave your gift there before the altar, and go your way. First be reconciled to your brother, and then come and offer your gift.”

        God always desires for us to be reconciled with others.

Ephesians 4:32  NKJV    “And be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God in Christ forgave you.”

 

Hebrews 12:14  NKJV   “Pursue peace with all people, and holiness, without which no one will see the Lord”

          We must forgive others, just like God has forgiven us. Jesus is the perfect example of forgiveness and reconciliation.

Colossians 3:12-13  NKJV     “Therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, put on tender mercies, kindness, humility, meekness, longsuffering; bearing with one another, and forgiving one another, if anyone has a complaint against another; even as Christ forgave you, so you also must do.”

C. Ministry of Reconciliation

At salvation we become a new creature. Our relationship with God changes. We become reconciled to God and we have the privilege of telling others that they can receive the same reconciliation.

2 Corinthians 5:18-19  NKJV     “Now all things are of God, who has reconciled us to Himself through Jesus Christ, and has given us the ministry of reconciliation, that is, that God was in Christ reconciling the world to Himself, not imputing their trespasses to them, and has committed to us the word of reconciliation.”

     The ministry of reconciliation has been entrusted to believers. They are to tell all people that God wants to restore them to a right relationship with Himself.

2 Corinthians 5:20  NKJV     “Now then, we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God were pleading through us: we  implore you on Christ’s behalf, be reconciled to God.”

Self-examination

Believers should regularly have a time for serious introspection. Self-examination should be part of our life. We are instructed to judge ourselves, and there are benefits to examining our own feelings, thoughts, and motives. If we judge ourselves, God will not have to.

     1 Corinthians 11:31 NKJV     “For if we would judge ourselves, we would not be judged. But when we are judged, we are chastened by the Lord, that we may not be condemned with the world.”

     A believer should always be reviewing their actions to see if they are in right standing with God.

Galatians 6:4  NKJV     “But let each one examine his own work, and then he will have rejoicing in himself alone, and not in another” 

2 Corinthians 13:5  NKJV     “Examine yourselves as to whether you are in the faith. Test yourselves…”

       Many times we may not be able to see our own faults and weakness, so we must rely on the Holy Spirit  and God’s Word to show us. As we read God’s Word it gives us a clear reflection of ourselves.

James 1:22-25  NKJV     “But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man observing his natural face in a mirror; for he observes himself, goes away, and immediately forgets what kind of man he was. But he who looks into the perfect law of liberty and continues in it, and is not a forgetful hearer but a doer of the work, this one will be blessed in what he does.”

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July 23- Review and Reflections

July 23- Review and Reflections

Today’s Bible Reading

2 Chronicles 8:11-10:19

Romans 8:9-21

Proverbs 19:26

 

Review and Reflections

1. Read 2 Chronicles 8:11-18.Why did Solomon bring the daughter of Pharaoh up from the City of David to the house he had built for her?

 

2. Read 2 Chronicles 9:1-12. Why did the queen of Sheba go to see Solomon?

 

Was there anything to difficult for Solomon to explain to the queen of Sheba?

 

The queen of Sheba gave the king _____________________ talents of gold, spices in great abundance, and precious stones.

 

 

3. Read 2 Chronicles 9:13-28. King Solomon made two hundred large shields of hammered gold.  How much gold went into each one?

 

What was the throne made throne out of?

 

The king made silver as common in Jerusalem as __________________.

 

 

4 Read 2 Chronicles 9:29-31. Solomon reigned in Jerusalem over all Israel __________ years.

 

 

5. Read 2 Chronicles 10:1-19. The elders gave King Rehoboam good advice. What was it?

 

King Rehoboam rejected the advice of the elders and consulted the young men who had grown up with him. What was their advice?

 

Why must we be careful in whom we seek advice?

 

What did the children of Israel do to Hadoram?

 

 

6. Read Romans 8:9-21. If the Spirit of Him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, He who raised Christ from the dead will also give life to your _____________  ________________ through His Spirit who dwells in you.

If you live according to the flesh you will ____________, but if by the Spirit you put to death the deeds of the body, you will ___________.

The Spirit Himself bears witness with our ____________ that we are children of God.

 

 

7. Read Proverbs 19:26. What does this passage say concerning how to treat your parents?

 

What does mistreat mean?

 

What does reproach mean?

 

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July 22- Review and Reflections

July 22- Review and Reflections

Today’s Bible Reading

2 Chronicles 6:12-8:10

Romans 7:14-8:8

Proverbs 9:24-25

 

Review and Reflections

1. Read 2 Chronicles 6:12-8:10. Solomon stood before the altar of the Lord and spread out his hands and knelt down on his knees before all the assembly of Israel. He prayed and ask God to regard his _______________ and his supplication.

What does supplication mean?

 

Solomon asked God to …

* forgive the people when they ___________, and return to Him confessing His name.

*  let His eyes be open and let His ears be ______________________ to the prayer offered unto Him.

* arise to His ________________ place.

* remember the mercies of ________________.

 

What happened when Solomon had finished praying?

 

The priests could not enter the house of the Lord, because of the __________ of the Lord.

When the people saw what happened they worshiped and praised the Lord, saying: “For He is ____________, For His _________________  endures forever.”

Who offered sacrifices to the Lord?

 

The Lord appeared to Solomon by night, and said to him…

* I have heard your prayer, and have chosen this place for Myself as a house of ___________________.

* When I shut up heaven and there is no rain, or command the locusts to devour the land, or send pestilence among My ______________, if My ______________ who are called by My name will humble themselves, and pray and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and heal their land.
*  My eyes will be open and My ears attentive to ___________________ made in this place.
* If you walk before Me as your father David walked, and do according to all that I have commanded you, and if you keep My statutes and My judgments, then I will establish the __________________ of your kingdom.

What does humble mean?

 

When believers humble themselves, pray and seek God’s face, and turn from their wicked ways, what will God do?

 

Solomon raised forced labor, but he did not make the children of ____________ servants for his work.

 

 

2. Read Romans 7:14-25. These verses describe man’s struggle with _______________.

 

 

3. Read Romans 8:1-8. What does condemnation mean?

 

We are not walk according to the flesh, but according to the _________________.

Those who live according to the ___________ set their minds on the things of the ____________, but those who live according to the Spirit, the things of the Spirit.

To be carnally minded is death, but to be spiritually minded is life and ________________.

The carnal mind is enmity against God. What does enmity mean?

 

Those who are in the flesh cannot ______________ God.

 

 

4.Read Proverbs 9:24-25.What does understanding mean?

 

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July 21- Review and Reflections

July 21- Review and Reflections

Today’s Bible Reading

2 Chronicles 4:1-6:11

Romans 7:1-13

Proverbs 19:22-23

 

Review and Reflections

1. Read 2 Chronicles 4:1-5:1. What were the dimensions of the bronze altar?

 

What were the lavers and what were they used for?

 

How many lampstands were there?

 

The Sea on the right side, toward the southeast. What was it for?

 

 

2. Read  2 Chronicles 5:2-6:11. Solomon assembled the elders of Israel and all the heads of the tribes, the chief fathers of the children of Israel, in Jerusalem, that they might bring the ________  ____  _______ _______________________of the Lord up from the City of David.

Who brought up the ark, the tabernacle of meeting, and all the holy furnishings that were in the tabernacle?

 

What was in the ark?

 

What happened when the people praised the Lord?

 

What is the glory of the Lord?

 

Solomon ________________ the whole assembly of Israel.

 

 

3. Read Romans 7:1-6.      Believers…

* are not married to the law, they are married to _____________________.

*  should bear ______________ to God.

* have been delivered from the ______________.

 

What does the Spirit of the Law mean, as opposed to the letter of the Law?

 

 

4. Read Romans 7:7-13. The Law _______________ sin.

What does reveal mean?

 

 

5. Read Proverbs 19:22-23. God desires for us to walk in kindness. What is kindness?

 

List examples of how you have shown kindness?

 

How does reverence and respect for God lead to eternal life?

 

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July 20- Review and Reflections

July 20- Review and Reflections

Today’s Bible Reading

2 Chronicles 1:1-3:17

Romans 6:1-23

Proverbs 19:20-21

 

Review and Reflections

1. Read 2 Chronicles 1:1-17. God strengthened Solomon his kingdom, and _____________ him exceedingly.

Solomon, and all the assembly with him, went to the high place that was at Gibeon. What did they go there for?

 

Solomon offered a thousand burnt offerings on the ______________ altar before the Lord.

During the night God appeared to Solomon. What did He say to Solomon?

 

Solomon asked God for wisdom and knowledge. What is wisdom?

 

What is knowledge?

 

 

2. Read 2 Chronicles 2:1-18. Solomon was determined to build a _________________ for the Lord, and a royal house for himself.

God is greater than all gods. What are some gods people have today?

 

Solomon numbered all the aliens who were in the land of Israel. How many were there?

 

Solomon made …

* ________________ thousand of them bearers of burdens.

* ________________ thousand stonecutters in the mountain.

* ______________________ overseers to make the people work.

 

 

3. Read 2 Chronicles 3:1-17. Solomon began to build the house of the Lord at Jerusalem on ______________  _________________.

The foundation which Solomon laid for building the house of God was…

* The length was _____________ cubits.

* the width ______________ cubits.
* the vestibule that was in front of the sanctuary was_______________ cubits long across the width of the house

* the height was __________________  cubits.

 

 

The inside of the temple was overlaid with pure ___________________.

The larger room was paneled with ____________________ which was overlaid with fine gold.

 

 

4. Read Romans 6:1-14.Once we receive salvation we should …

* not continue in ______________.

* walk in __________________ of life.

* not let sin reign in our ____________ body.

* not obey the __________ of our flesh.

* not present our members as instruments of ____________________ to sin.

* present our members as instruments of righteousness to ____________.

 

 

Our old man was ____________________ with Christ.

 

 

5. Read Romans 6:15-23. When we are set free from sin, we became _______________ of righteousness.

The wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is __________________  _____________ in Christ Jesus our Lord.

 

 

6. Read Proverbs 19:20-21. What is counsel?

 

Why is it important to seek God’s counsel when making plans?

 

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