Posts by Jeremy Johns (Page 7)

Posts by Jeremy Johns (Page 7)

James Reading Schedule, May: Week 1

Monday, May 1 – Sunday, May 7    Friendship with the World Scripture—Read the following passages this week Observe—What is God saying? What do I learn from the passages? What do I learn about God? What do I learn about man? Application—How can I know God more through what I have read? Is there anything I need to obey from what I read? How will I practice what I read? Prayer—Write out a prayer to God about what you have learned. James…

James Reading Schedule, April: Week 5

Monday, April 24 – Sunday, April 30             True Wisdom Scripture—Read the following passages this week Observe—What is God saying?  What do you learn from the passages? What do I learn about God?  What do I learn about man? Application—How can I know God more through what I have read? Is there anything I need to obey from what I read? How will I practice what I read? Prayer—Write out a prayer to God about what you have learned. James 3:13-18…

James Reading Schedule, April: Week 4

Monday, April 17 – Sunday, April 23   Taming the Tongue Scripture—Read the following passages this week Observe—What is God saying?  What do you learn from the passages? What do I learn about God?  What do I learn about man? Application—How can I know God more through what I have read? Is there anything I need to obey from what I read? How will I practice what I read? Prayer—Write out a prayer to God about what you have learned…

How to Read the Bible for Yourself

God has given us His Word so we will know Him better.  He has also given believers the Holy Spirit to teach them His Word.  While it is good to have people explain the Bible to us, God also wants us to read it and understand it ourselves.  In this article, John Piper gives some tips for reading the Bible. http://www.desiringgod.org/articles/how-to-read-the-bible-for-yourself

James Reading Schedule, April: Week 3

Monday, April 10 – Sunday, April 16             Faith that Passes the Test      Scripture—Read the following passages this week Observe—What is God saying?  What do you learn from the passages? What do I learn about God?  What do I learn about man? Application—How can I know God more through what I have read? Is there anything I need to obey from what I read? How will I practice what I read? Prayer—Write out a prayer to God about what you…

Bored with the Bible?

Hebrews 4:12 says, “the Word of God is living and active.” It’s full of adventure, drama and God’s love, grace, and mercy.  The Word also shapes us as believers. So, if the Word is so important, “Why are so many Christians bored with the Bible?” Check out this article by Marshall Segal.

James Reading Schedule, April: Week 2

Monday, April 3 – Sunday, April 9     Dead Faith Scripture—Read the following passages this week Observe—What is God saying?  What do you learn from the passages? What do I learn about God?  What do I learn about man? Application—How can I know God more through what I have read? Is there anything I need to obey from what I read How will I practice what I read? Prayer—Write out a prayer to God about what you have learned. James 2:14-20 Ephesians 2:1-10 Matthew…

James Reading Schedule, April: Week 1

Monday, March 27 – Sunday, April 2 Favoritism in the Church Scripture—Read the following passages this week Observe—What is God saying?  What do you learn from the passages?  What do I learn about God?  What do I learn about man? Application—How can I know God more through what I have read?  Is there anything I need to obey from what I read?  How will I practice what I read? Prayer—Write out a prayer to God about what you have learned.…

Belief that Behaves

Monday, March 20 – Sunday, March 26:   Belief that Behaves Scripture—Read the following passages this week Observe—What is God saying?  What do you learn from the passages?  What do I learn about God?  What do I learn about man? Application—How can I know God more through what I have read?  Is there anything I need to obey from what I read?  How will I practice what I read? Prayer—Write out a prayer to God about what you have learned. James…

Praying While Reading the Bible

In Romans we are told to “be transformed by the renewal of your mind.” This renewal comes from reading the Bible, but we need help to understand the truths of Scripture.  Therefore, we must pray as we read in order to comprehend these great truths. David Mathis shares how in “Four Prayers for Bible Reading.”

Understanding Temptation

Scripture—Read the following passages this week Observe—What is God saying?  What do you learn from the passages? What do I learn about God?  What do I learn about man? Application—How can I know God more through what I have read? Is there anything I need to obey from what I read? How will I practice what I read? Prayer—Write out a prayer to God about what you have learned. Scripture Readings James 1:13-18 Genesis 3:1-7 Mark 7:20-23 Matthew 4:1-11 1…

From Trials to Triumph

Bible Reading for Monday, March 6 – Sunday, March 12: From Trials to Triumph Read the following Scriptures and ask God to teach you truth.  How do these verses apply to your life and how can you know God more through reading them and obeying them? Practice the art of journaling and use SOAP      S – read Scripture and ask God to teach you one thing             Something about God?  Something about yourself?  Something about people?             Something to share…

25 Benefits for Engaging the Bible

The Bible is the main way that God communicates with us.  He reveals who He is through His Word and desires us to know Him through His Word. Steve Demme reported, “A key discovery from the CBE (Center for Biblical Engagement) research is that the life of someone who engages Scripture 4 or more times a week looks radically different from the life of someone who does not.” How often are you engaging the Scriptures? Here are 25 Benefits for…

Introduction to James

Bible Reading for Monday, February 27 – Sunday, March 5:  Introduction to James Pray and ask God to teach you as we study through the Book of James. Read James 1-5 this week (You may want to read it multiple times.) Answer the following questions after reading James 1-5 (It’s helpful to write down your answers.)      What is one Scripture that sticks out to you?  Why?      What truth do you need to apply to your life and how will…

Read Scripture: James

During the months of March, April, and May we will be studying the Book of James in our Bible study groups.  Check out this video for an overview of the Book of James.  Then read the book and discover truth to apply.