Posted by: heisourstrongtower | November 16, 2013

Many Strands Challenge ~ Seeking God’s Wisdom for 2014 ~ Day 47

Seeking God's Wisdom - Day 47

Today’s Assignment ~ Make sure that you have your prayer journal with you as you complete each day’s reading.  You are going to want to keep track of the verses that are resonating with you, as you read.

1. If you have not already done so, answer the questions in this blog-post;

https://heisourstrongtower.wordpress.com/2013/09/22/many-strands-challenge-seeking-gods-wisdom-for-2014/

If you have answered them…review your answers prior to reading today’s assignment.

2. Say a prayer asking God to reveal Himself to you through His word.

3. Read Galatians 1 – 2 and as you read, highlight verses that are speaking to your heart and reflect on these questions…  

  • What is the main point of this portion? 
  • What does God – Father, Son or Holy Spirit – reveal of himself? 
  • What insight am I given about myself and into my life situation? Is there an example of a warning to heed? A promise to claim? 
  • What does Christ require of me now, in thought, word or action? 

4. Research some historical background on the time that Paul wrote the book of Galatians.

http://www.christianinconnect.com/gal.htm

A reflection on today’s assignment…

17 “But suppose we seek to be made right with God through faith in Christ and then we are found guilty because we have abandoned the law. Would that mean Christ has led us into sin? Absolutely not! 18 Rather, I am a sinner if I rebuild the old system of law I already tore down. 19 For when I tried to keep the law, it condemned me. So I died to the law—I stopped trying to meet all its requirements—so that I might live for God. 20 My old self has been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me. So I live in this earthly body by trusting in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me. 21 I do not treat the grace of God as meaningless. For if keeping the law could make us right with God, then there was no need for Christ to die.” Galatians 2:17-21

I am really feeling the need to meditate on these verses from today’s assignment.  I am also tired from spending the last 24 hours with my daughter and her family.  I will be spending time reflecting on this and concentrating on tomorrow’s reading…tomorrow.

The rest of this evening is going to be dedicated to some peaceful rest.  Good night friends!!!  Sleep well!

 

 

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