Weekly Devotions

  • Third Week of Epiphany

    Scripture: 1 Corinthians 12:12-31a; Luke 4:14-21

    Key verse: “We were all made to drink of one Spirit.” (1 Corinthians 12:13)

    Questions to ponder:

    • Why is it important to see the bigger picture while considering each component?
    • Any stories or examples in your life?
    • What are some practical steps or strategies to develop the big picture thinking?

  • Second Week of Epiphany

    Scripture: Isaiah 62:1-5; John 2:1-11

    Key verse: “For the Lord Delights in You.” (Isaiah 62:4)

    Questions to ponder:

    • What is it like to be in the state of feeling desolate or forsaken?
    • How do you comfort those in that state when they are convinced it’s God’s doing?
    • What might be the first step to take towards healing and restoration?

  • First Week of Epiphany

    Scripture: Isaiah 43:1-7 Luke 3:15-17, 21-22

    Key verse: “You are my Son, the Beloved; with you I am well pleased.” (Luke 3:22)

    Questions to ponder:

    • What are major differences between active belonging and passive belonging?
    • What inspires you to belong actively?
    • How do you nurture and honor belonging in both good and dreadful times?

  • Second Week of Christmas

    Scripture: Ephesians 1:3-14; John 1:10-18

    Key verse: “In Christ we have obtained an inheritance” (Ephesians 1:11)

    Questions to ponder:

    • What traits did you inherit from your parents?
    • What inheritances do you wish to obtain or not to obtain?
    • What do you do with the inheritance that we have received from God?

  • First Week of Christmas

    Scripture: Colossians 3:12-17; Luke 2:41-52

    Key verse: “Let the peace of Christ rule your hearts.” (Col 3:15)

    Questions to ponder:

    • What comes to mind when you hear the word, ‘harmony’?
    • How do you keep harmony in the midst of social changes?
    • How do you bring the best out in you and in others in the midst of uncertainty or uncertain time?

  • Fourth Week of Advent

    Scripture: Hebrews 10:5-10; Luke 1:39-45

    Key verse: “I have come to do your will” (Hebrews 10:9)

    Questions to ponder:

    • What do you think of this phrase, ‘God willing’?
    • Why does God’s will matter if we are giving free will?
    • How could you tell if it is simply wishful thinking or God’s willing in your decision making?

  • Third Week of Advent

    Scripture: Zephaniah 3:14-20; Luke 3:7-18

    Key verse: “God is in your midst, rejoices over you with gladness, and renews you in His Love.” (Zeph 3:17) (Col 3:15)

    Questions to ponder:

    • What is it like to see or experience God’ salvation?
    • What do you have to give up to align your expectation with God’s salvation?
    • What are some values that can guide your path to see God’s salvation?

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