Listening to Jesus
Opening Prayer: Join in prayer today asking God to open up our hearts and minds
to the lessons taught in His Word
Memory Verse: Luke 9 :35 And there came a voice out
of the cloud, saying, This is my beloved Son: hear him.
Suggest Bible Reading :
38 Now it came to pass, as they went, that he entered
into a certain village: and a certain woman named Martha
received him into her house.
39 And she had a sister called Mary,
which also sat at Jesus' feet, and heard his word.
40 But Martha was cumbered about much serving,
and came to him, and said, Lord, dost thou not care
that my sister hath left me to serve alone?
bid her therefore that she help me.
41 And Jesus answered and said unto her, Martha,
Martha, thou art careful and troubled about many things:
42 But one thing is needful: and Mary hath chosen
that good part, which shall not be taken away from her.
Follow Up Questions
1. Who greeted Jesus and received Him into her house ? Vs.38
2. What was the name of Martha's sister ? Vs .39
3. What did Mary choose to do ? Vs. 39.
4. What was Martha doing ? Vs. 40
5. Was Martha troubled about things ? Vs 41.
6. Is it important for us to take time
to listen and learn from the words of Jesus ? Vs. 42
7. Where can we find the words of Jesus this day and
who will give us understanding of His word ?
Read the following verses :
44 And he said unto them, These are the words
which I spake unto you, while I was yet with you,
that all things must be fulfilled, which were written
in the law of Moses, and in the prophets,
and in the psalms, concerning me.
45 Then opened he their understanding,
that they might understand the scriptures,
Luke 24 :45
Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come,
he will guide you into all truth: for he shall not
speak of himself; but whatsoever he shall hear, that shall he speak:
and he will shew you things to come.- John 16:13
THANKS FOR THE BIBLE
Thanks for Thy Word, O blessèd Redeemer!
Open our eyes its beauty to see;
Grant us Thy grace to study it wisely,
Close every heart to all but Thee.
Thanks for the Bible, off’ring so freely
Pardon and peace to all who believe;
Help us, O Lord, its counsel to follow,
Meekly by faith its truth receive.
Thanks for Thy Word of precept and promise,
Lamp to our feet and light to our way,
Points us afar where pleasures immortal
Bloom in Thine own bright realm of day.
Blessèd are they who keep its commandments,
They shall abide for ever with Thee;
Close by the clear and beautiful river,
Sharing the fruits of life’s fair tree.
Read Aloud Poetry
Turn A Page
Turn a page to hear a voice
Of One who helps us make a choice.
Call upon His name this hour
Be saved by His grace and power.
Turn a page to read some more
Of golden gates beyond a door
A door still open for those in need
Of sins forgiven and being freed.
Pages flow perfectly into each other
Encouraging us to love one another.
Turn another, ponder and read
And on His Word, begin to feed.
Living words will take hold
Granting us faith to then be bold…
Bold enough to honor His book
That draws us deeper for another look.
God writes upon each seeking heart
And changes us to become a part
Of His family joined with holy love
Who are entered into His book above.
Seeds of faith are found on each page
Planted in souls throughout each age.
Golden pages help us to see
The glory of eternity.
Julie Pisacane ©
Thy word is very pure:
therefore thy servant loveth it.
Close in prayer.