Month: May 2019

Beyond These Walls: Here We Go! Week 2 Devotional Day 5

DAY 5 – Friday Daily devotional Read Mark 4:24-25 with the parable of the talents in Matthew 25:14-30. Ask “To the one who has, more will be given.” How do you relate to this parable? How have you personally experienced the truth of verses 24 and 25 in your life? Spend time journaling or sharing […]

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Beyond These Walls: Here We Go! Week 2 Devotional Day 4

DAY 4 – Thursday Daily devotional Read Mark 4:21-23 along with Jeremiah 23:29, Luke 8:16-18 and John 8:12. Ask How does the lamp represent the kingdom of God in these passages? What impact does it make for a believer to “put their light on a stand” instead of hiding it under a basket or under […]

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Beyond These Walls: Here We Go! Week 2 Devotional Day 3

DAY 3 – Wednesday Daily devotional Read Mark 4:23 with 1 Samuel 3:1-11; Mark 4:9-20; and Matthew 5:14-16. Ask In your own words explain what you think “If anyone has ears to hear, let him hear” means. Reflect We jokingly tell our teenaged daughter that she has bionic ears. If we smack our gum or […]

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Beyond These Walls: Here We Go! Week 2 Devotional Day 2

DAY 2 – Tuesday Daily devotional Read Mark 4:22 with Mark 4:10-12 and Mark 4:33-34 Ask How does 4:22 continue to develop our understanding of the purpose of parables explained in 4:11? Reflect As we learned last week, parables are usually “stories out of ordinary life used to illustrate spiritual or moral truth, sometimes in […]

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Beyond These Walls: Here We Go! Week 2 Intro/LifeGroup Questions

WEEK 2 This guide pairs with Mark 4:21-25 and the sermon preached at Chapel Hill on May 11-12. Written by Kim Maxwell Teacher and LifeGroup leader at Tuesday morning Women’s Life. I married my college sweetheart, Steve, almost 28 years ago, and I am proud to be Nate and Brynna’s mom. I love spending time […]

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Beyond These Walls: Here We Go! Week 2 Devotional Day 1

DAY 1 – Monday Daily devotional Read Mark 4:1-25 Ask How do verses 24 and 25 remind you of what we learned in the parable of the sower about the nature of the kingdom of God? Reflect This week’s parable is a continuation of Jesus’ parable of the soils. Let’s refresh our memories. Who? (Who […]

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Beyond These Walls: Here We Go! Week 1 Devotional Day 7

DAY 7 – Sunday Daily devotional Read Mark 4:8, 20; Psalm 1:1-6; James 1:22-27 Ask What characterizes a person who is the “good” type of soil? What does this look like in everyday life? Would you describe your life right now as “fruitful”? Why or why not? Reflect – The Soils (Part 4): Good Soil […]

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Beyond These Walls: Here We Go! Week 1 Devotional Day 6

DAY 6 – Saturday Daily devotional Read Mark 4:7, 18-19; Matthew 6:25-34; 1 Timothy 6:6-19 Ask What characterizes a person who is the soil with “thorns”? What does this look like in everyday life? How does one practically renew his/her mind against the worldly ways of thinking (Romans 12:1-2)? Reflect – The Soils (Part 3): […]

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