Family Devotional Guide - 1/16/22
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 4:1
Discussion: In this passage, the apostle Paul tells us that believers (and particularly ministers) should primarily view themselves (as he did) as “servants of Christ and stewards of the mysteries of God.” Define the terms “servant” and “steward.” What are the implications of these terms? What is the significance of being a steward of “the mysteries of God” and what does Paul mean by that?
Song: “Living for Jesus” by C. Harold Lowden & Thomas O. Chisholm
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 4:2
Discussion: Define faithfulness. How can we judge whether or not we are faithful stewards? What are some questions we can ask ourselves to examine our lives and see whether we are faithful to the Lord Jesus Christ?
Song: “Your Grace Is Enough” by Matt Maher
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 4:3-5
Discussion: Discuss God’s role as Judge. How will the Lord judge us, and what will this judgment look like for the believer? What other passages shed light on the judgment of God?
Song: “The Lion and the Lamb” by Brenton Brown, Brian Johnson & Leeland Mooring