Discussion Questions for the week

When have you heard Scripture quoted and felt like it was being twisted or used as a weapon?

What tempts you the most?

When have you felt as if your faith were being tempted?

Acting on the Word

Pay attention to the voices you hear quoting Scripture or saying, “God says” or “the Bible says.” Do some Scripture study of your own to check these claims. Pray for guidance to discern if Scripture was being used appropriately or not.

Daily Readings

Sunday Jan 15

Matthew 4:1-17

Tempted in the Wilderness

Monday Jan 16

Psalm 91


Tuesday Jan 17

Genesis 1:2431

Creation of Humanity

Wednesday Jan 18

Genesis 3:1-7

Temptation in the Garden of Eden

Thursday Jan 19

Deuteronomy 8:1-10

A Warning from God

Friday Jan 20

Matthew 4:18-22

Jesus Calls the First Disciples

Saturday Jan 21

Matthew 4:23-25

Jesus Ministers to Crowds of People

Reflection Questions on the Daily Readings

What words or phrases stand out to you?

What questions or insights does this reading raise?

What does the reading say about our relationship with God?

With Scripture?


Next Week: The Beatitudes (Matthew 5:1-20)