Devotional plan for the week following Sunday, April 3

Daily Scripture Reading:


 

Monday, April 4: Colossians 1

Get the "lay of the land."  What can you learn about this letter - who is it written by?  Who is it written to?  What can we see about their relationship?  Why is the letter being written?


Tuesday, April 5: Colossians 1:1-14

List the different elements of Paul's prayer for the church in Colossae.  Pray for 2 followers of Jesus within our church using Paul's prayer.
 

Wednesday, April 6: Colossians 1:15-23

List all the different ways that Paul describes Jesus.  What is significant about each element?  What is significant about all the elements together?  What difference can this make in our lives?

 

Thursday, April 7: Colossians 1:24-29

Describe Paul's attitude and actions.  What can we learn from him about what it means to follow Jesus?
 

Friday, April 8: Colossians 1

Reread the chapter.  What is God showing you through this chapter today, now that you have reflected on it this week?