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Week 30 – Humility

What does it mean to value others before myself? Key Idea: I choose to esteem others above myself. This Week’s Questions: Servant leadership is what Jesus modeled while on earth. What other ways can we demonstrate this principle besides washing someone’s feet? What do you think are the biggest adversaries of humility? How can we combat them?  Memorize the Key Verse: Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, not looking to…

Week 29 – Gentleness

How do I demonstrate thoughtfulness and consideration? Key Idea: I am thoughtful, considerate and calm in my dealings with others. This Week’s Questions: Consider the Key Verse (below). Why do you think Paul put these two sentences together? Why do you think the most challenging Christlike virtue for believers to grasp is gentleness? Memorize the Key Verse: Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. – Philippians 4:5 Prayer: Heavenly Father, Thank you for the example of…

Week 28 – Faithfulness

Why is it important to be loyal and committed to God and others? Key Idea: I have established a good name with God and others based on my loyalty to those relationships. This Week’s Questions: Why will a faithful person be richly blessed, and one eager to get rich be punished? In a world filled with unfaithfulness, how can we find inspirational examples of faithfulness? Memorize the Key Verse: Let love and faithfulness never leave you; bind them around your neck,…

Week 27 – Kindness & Goodness

What does it mean to do the right thing? How do I know? Key Idea: I choose to be kind and good in my relationships with others. This Week’s Questions: What are some specific ways you have experienced God’s kindness in your life? What impact has it made on you? What is something you can do this week to increase your expressions of kindness and goodness to others? Memorize the Key Verse: Make sure that nobody pays back wrong for…

Week 26 – Patience

How does God provide the help I need to deal with stress? Key Idea: I am slow to anger and endure patiently under the unavoidable pressures of life. This Week’s Questions: What external forces negatively impact your ability to remain patient? What action step can you take this week to grow in the area of patience? Memorize the Key Verse: Whoever is patient has great understanding, but one who is quick-tempered displays folly. – Proverbs 14:29 Prayer: Heavenly Father, You…

Week 25 – Hope

How do I deal with the hardships and struggles of life? Key Idea: I can cope with the hardships of life because of the hope I have in Jesus Christ. This Week’s Questions: Have you ever felt despair like Job did? What questions did you ask of God? What experiences with God have increased your ability to trust him and his promises? Memorize the Key Verse: We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure. It…

Week 24 – Self-Control

How does God free me from addictions and sinful habits? Key Idea: I have the power through Christ to control myself. This Week’s Questions: What does the company we keep have to do with our ability to be self-controlled? What visible attributes can be found in someone who is self-controlled? Memorize the Key Verse: For the grace of God has appeared that offers salvation to all people. It teaches us to say “No” to ungodliness and worldly passions, and to…

Week 23 – Peace

Where do I find strength to battle anxiety and fear? Key Idea: I am free from anxiety because I have found peace with God, peace with others and peace with myself. This Week’s Questions: Who in your life maintains a state of peace even in the most troubling situations? What part does faith play in his or her ability to remain at peace? What action step can you take this week to experience greater peace with God, others, and yourself?…

Week 22 – Joy

What gives us true happiness and contentment in life? Key Idea: Despite my circumstances, I feel inner contentment and understand my purpose in life. This Week’s Questions: Why is it sometimes difficult for people who have plenty to be content? What action step can you take this week to increase the presence of joy in your daily life? Memorize the Key Verse: I have told you this so that my joy may be in you and that your joy may…

Week 21 – Love

What does it mean to sacrificially and unconditionally love others? Key Idea: I am committed to loving God and loving others. This Week’s Questions: What visible attributes can be found in someone who embodies the virtue of love? It’s easy to love someone who meets our needs. Is it possible to genuinely love someone who does nothing for you or even hurts you? If so, how? Memorize the Key Verse: This is love: not that we loved God, but that…