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Lesson Four—Luke 18-19: Prayer—Humility—Discipleship—Jerusalem at Last

Dear Lord: Help me to take every thought captive and to surrender my heart and life to You in true obedience and godly humility. Help me to look into the mirror of Your Word and let its truth search out…Continue Reading →

Lesson Three—Luke 16-17: Glimpses of the Future

Heavenly Father: I thank You for Your instruction this week. We see examples of dangers to avoid and glimpses of our future. I thank You for Your mercy and grace to equip us with Your Word. I am so thankful…Continue Reading →

Lesson Two—Luke 14-15: Jesus Explains the Heart of God

Father: We bow down in Your presence to humbly ask that we learn to put You first, others second, and ourselves last as we study and meditate on this week’s lessons in love, humility, hospitality, and forgiveness. Give us hearts…Continue Reading →

Lesson One—Luke 11-13: Discipleship and Correction

Heavenly Father: Thank You for my salvation. Thank You for sending Jesus Your Son, fully divine, fully man. Mold me and shape me to be more like Him. Use Your Word this week to instruct and guide me. Disciple and…Continue Reading →

Lesson Six—Luke 9-10: The Cost of Following Christ

Lord: Your power is overwhelming to me. As I continue to read and study Your Word, prepare my heart this week to understand the full impact of what I read. Let me read the text with fresh eyes, knowing You…Continue Reading →

Lesson Five—Luke 7-8: Narrowing the Focus

Heavenly Father: Every moment recorded in Scripture about Jesus has something impactful to teach me. I pray You focus my thoughts on the text, and give me new eyes to see this material. Write on my heart the lesson You…Continue Reading →

Lesson Four—Luke 6: Set Apart for Christ

Heavenly Father: Teach me what it really means to follow Jesus. Use the words of Jesus to shine a light into my heart this week as I study this lesson. Help me to love others with a Christ-like love that…Continue Reading →

Lesson Three—Luke 4-5: The Spirit of the Lord Is Upon Me

Dear Father in Heaven: Thank You for the example we have in Christ—of how to face temptation and not succumb, of continually speaking truth in the face of opposition, of dealing with challenging people and situations with grace. I pray…Continue Reading →

Lesson Two—Luke 2-3: The King Eternal Is Born

Dear Father in Heaven: Please open our hearts and minds to this familiar story of Jesus’ birth and early life, and help us rediscover all You would have us understand about Your Son. Help us to hear Your Word with…Continue Reading →

Lesson One—Luke 1: The Silence Is Broken

Heavenly Father: Use this year to help me know You through this study of Luke. Point out truth about Jesus. May I always strive to know Jesus as You define Him in the Bible. Develop in me discernment as this…Continue Reading →

Introduction to Luke

Melissa Renner introduces the Gospel of Luke and what Women's Bible Study will look like this semester. “Many have undertaken to draw up an account of the things that have been fulfilled among us, just as they were handed down…Continue Reading →

Week Four: New Covenant

This week, we will see how the new covenant mediated by Jesus Christ, the seed of Abraham and the Davidic King is the unconditional means by which all the Old Testament covenants are fulfilled. We will study the nature of…Continue Reading →

Week Three: Moses and David

This week, we look at the Mosaic and Davidic covenants. The call to Israel was to be a kingdom of priests to display the righteousness of the Lord to the world as they kept the law. The covenant with David…Continue Reading →

Week Two: Abraham

In week two of the Covenants series, we look at the Abrahamic covenant in response to what has gone wrong in God’s good creation. God narrows his promise of redemption to one particular man and his descendants who will bring…Continue Reading →

Week One: Adam and Noah

In week one of the Covenants series, we will look at God’s relationship with Adam and Eve, particularly after they disobeyed the command to not eat from the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil. We will see the…Continue Reading →

Lesson Six—Daniel 12: The End to Come

Background This week we will study the events about which Daniel was told that will culminate at the end of the age. Think about what it would have been like for him to hear and receive all of this information,…Continue Reading →

Lesson Five—Daniel 11: Kingdom Against Kingdom

Background In Matthew 24:6–7, Jesus says that we will hear of wars and threats of wars; that nation will go to war against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. He also says that we shouldn’t panic because these things must take…Continue Reading →

Lesson Four—Daniel 10: Daniel’s Final Vision

Background We are now entering the final chapters of Daniel. As chapter 10 opens, Daniel is approximately 84–85 years old, in the year 536 BC. The Jews are no longer being held in Babylon. Many Jews at this time were…Continue Reading →

Lesson Three—Daniel 9: Daniel’s Heart Prayer

Background In the first part of chapter 9, Daniel reveals his heart through prayer—his heart for God, his heart for his people, and his heart for Israel. Daniel’s prayer gives us not only a remarkable example of how to pray,…Continue Reading →

Lesson Two—Daniel 8: The Vision of the Ram and the Goat

Background Daniel’s vision in chapter 8 concerns the kingdoms of Medo-Persia and Greece leading up to End Times. The vision also introduces us to a type of world dictator who is yet to come: the Antichrist. God’s people are encouraged…Continue Reading →

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