Home Connection Week of Jan 12

MODELING FAITH Know: Timothy was to protect the Ephesian believers from false teachers and keep growing in His relationship with God and in ministry, setting an example for others. Think: Growing in godly living strengthens my relationship with God and sets an example for others. Do: Reject false teaching and practice the disciplines that will…

Home Connection Week of Nov 24

MODELING THE FAITH Know: All believers should keep learning and living out the faith and should pass it on to others. Think: I will let God’s Word guide my daily living and will teach it to others. Do: Keep learning and living out my faith and teach it to others. READ: LISTEN TO GOD Read…

Home Connection Week of Nov 17

NURTURING FAMILY FAITH Know: Children are to obey and honor their parents, and parents are to bring their children up to know and follow the Lord. Think: Consider it my privilege to honor my parents and to disciple my children and grandchildren. Do: Honor my parents and train my children and grandchildren to know and…

Home Connection Week of Oct 13

GOD ANSWERS PRAYER Know: Jonah thanked God for hearing and answering his cry for help. Think: I will pray with confidence knowing God hears and answers the humble prayers of His people. Do: Humbly cry out to God for help when in need, and worship and thank Him when He answers. READ: LISTEN TO GOD…

Home Connection Week of Oct 6

GOD PURSUES THE DISOBEDIENT Know: Jonah refused to do what God asked of him and tried to run from God. God sent a storm and a very large fish to stop him from running. Think: Obeying God is always my best choice. Do: Always do what God says to do. READ: LISTEN TO GOD Read Jonah 1:1-17. As…

Home Connection Week of Sept 29

RECONCILED THROUGH CHRIST Know: Paul appealed to Philemon to welcome back Philemon’s former slave (Onesimus) who had run away. Paul had led Onesimus to Christ and was sending him back to Philemon as a brother in Christ. Think: I will forgive and reconcile with others as Christ has forgiven and reconciled with me. Do: Forgive…

Home Connection Week of Sept 15

NEW IN CHRIST Know: We are to focus on the ways of God, casting aside sinful attitudes and actions and taking on godly ones. Think: The things of God should be the focus of my life. Do: Focus on the things of God, putting off sinful attitudes and actions and putting on godly ones. READ: LISTEN TO GOD…

Home Connection Week of Sept 8

ALIVE IN CHRIST Know: We were spiritually dead in our sins until God gave us forgiveness and spiritual life through our faith in Christ. Think: God has given me life, forgiveness, and fullness through faith in Christ. Do: Keep living in accordance to the truth about Christ, not relying on human philosophy and tradition. READ: LISTEN TO GOD…

Home Connection Week of Sept 1

LORDSHIP OF CHRIST Know: Christ is preeminent and supreme over all. Think: I was created to give glory to Jesus through faithful, obedient living. Do: Keep walking closely with Christ, steadfast in the hope the gospel provides. READ: LISTEN TO GOD Read Colossians 1:9-23. Some skills require study, but many important skills require learning through doing—poorly at first,…

Home Connection Week Aug 25

THE GOSPEL CHANGES THE CULTURE Know: The power of Jesus is greater than the power of wickedness in this world. Think: Focus on the power of Jesus to redeem and transform rather than despair at the state of the world Do: Live out and share the gospel as an act of love, grace, and mercy,…

Home Connection Aug 18

THE GOSPEL CHANGES LIVES Know: Lives change when people hear and respond to the gospel in faith. Think: I can be confident and bold in sharing the gospel, knowing it changes lives. Do: Share the gospel in faith, believing in the power of Jesus to change anyone. READ: LISTEN TO GOD Read Acts 9:1-31. When…

Home Connection Week of Aug 11

THE GOSPEL DEMANDS TO BE SHARED Know: Sharing the gospel is an integral part of a faithful Christian life. Think: Sharing the gospel is my primary earthly mission. Do: Be involved in sharing the gospel with those you come in contact with and help send those who take the gospel to other places. READ: LISTEN…

Home Connection Week of Aug 4

THE GOSPEL IS POWERFUL Know: The gospel is infused with the supernatural power of God. Think: God’s supernatural power is what makes the gospel effective. Do: Proclaim the gospel with confidence and boldness as you trust in God’s power. READ: LISTEN TO GOD Read Romans 1:16-17; Galatians 3:1-14, 23-29; 1 Corinthians 1:18—2:5. On August 7, 2007…

Home Connection Week of July 28

THE CONSEQUENCES OF DISOBEDIENCE Know: There are consequences to our sinful choices and actions. Think: Guard against sin, remembering it brings consequences. Do: Repent of all sin and walk closely with God, obeying His Word. READ: LISTEN TO GOD Read 2 Kings 25:1-21. From Genesis 3 onward, humanity has been known for disobedience. This disobedience…

Home Connection Week of July 14

THE IMPACT OF CHOICES Know: Our choices set the course for our lives and influence the lives of others around us. Think: Choosing what is good and right is always best in the long run. Do: Choose daily to walk with God and obey His word. READ: LISTEN TO GOD Read 2 Chronicles 17:3-13; 18:1;…

Home Connection Week of July 7

FAITHFULLY SERVING IN GOD’S POWER Know: God rewards the faithfulness of those who seek and follow His will. Think: I rely on God’s power to live for God and do what He calls me to do. Do: Remain Faithful to God’s calling, depending on His power to do the work He assigns you. READ: LISTEN…