Daniel Fast 2017 - Day 16

Discovery Bible Study

The Gospel of John

John 16:23-33

23 In that day you will no longer ask me anything. Very truly I tell you, my Father will give you whatever you ask in my name. 24 Until now you have not asked for anything in my name. Ask and you will receive, and your joy will be complete.

25 “Though I have been speaking figuratively, a time is coming when I will no longer use this kind of language but will tell you plainly about my Father. 26 In that day you will ask in my name. I am not saying that I will ask the Father on your behalf. 27 No, the Father himself loves you because you have loved me and have believed that I came from God. 28 I came from the Father and entered the world; now I am leaving the world and going back to the Father.”

29 Then Jesus’ disciples said, “Now you are speaking clearly and without figures of speech. 30 Now we can see that you know all things and that you do not even need to have anyone ask you questions. This makes us believe that you came from God.”

31 “Do you now believe?” Jesus replied. 32 “A time is coming and in fact has come when you will be scattered, each to your own home. You will leave me all alone. Yet I am not alone, for my Father is with me.

33 “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.”

SHARE

Care:

What is one thing you are thankful for today and one thing that is stressing you out?

Accountability:

  1. How did you do yesterday/this week with your “I Will” statement?

  2. Who did you share with?

  3. Did you meet any needs of a neighbor or the community?

DISCOVER

Passage: Read the passage 2 times (aloud if you are able).

Retell: Write or tell the story using your own words as is you were having a cup of coffee with a friend. Do not say what you think it means, only what it says.

QUESTIONS:

  1. What does the passage tell you about God? Christ?

  2. What does the passage tell you about humanity?

  3. What does the passage tell you about the Kingdom of God?

  4. How does the passage change the way you think, act, or speak?

RESPOND:

Write an “I will” statement that fits with something you discovered in the passage (This week I will…).

Community:

  1. Is there someone you can share with this week?

  2. Is there anyone we know how a need you can serve?

  3. Is there anyone we can bless as a group?

Daniel Fast 2017 - Day 15

Discovery Bible Study

The Gospel of John

John 15:16-25

16 You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you so that you might go and bear fruit—fruit that will last—and so that whatever you ask in my name the Father will give you. 17 This is my command: Love each other.

18 “If the world hates you, keep in mind that it hated me first. 19 If you belonged to the world, it would love you as its own. As it is, you do not belong to the world, but I have chosen you out of the world. That is why the world hates you. 20 Remember what I told you: ‘A servant is not greater than his master.’ t If they persecuted me, they will persecute you also. If they obeyed my teaching, they will obey yours also. 21 They will treat you this way because of my name, for they do not know the one who sent me. 22 If I had not come and spoken to them, they would not be guilty of sin; but now they have no excuse for their sin. 23 Whoever hates me hates my Father as well. 24 If I had not done among them the works no one else did, they would not be guilty of sin. As it is, they have seen, and yet they have hated both me and my Father. 25 But this is to fulfill what is written in their Law: ‘They hated me without reason.’

 

SHARE

Care:

What is one thing you are thankful for today and one thing that is stressing you out?

Accountability:

  1. How did you do yesterday/this week with your “I Will” statement?

  2. Who did you share with?

  3. Did you meet any needs of a neighbor or the community?

DISCOVER

Passage: Read the passage 2 times (aloud if you are able).

Retell: Write or tell the story using your own words as is you were having a cup of coffee with a friend. Do not say what you think it means, only what it says.

QUESTIONS:

  1. What does the passage tell you about God? Christ?

  2. What does the passage tell you about humanity?

  3. What does the passage tell you about the Kingdom of God?

  4. How does the passage change the way you think, act, or speak?

RESPOND:

Write an “I will” statement that fits with something you discovered in the passage (This week I will…).

Community:

  1. Is there someone you can share with this week?

  2. Is there anyone we know how a need you can serve?

  3. Is there anyone we can bless as a group?

Daniel Fast 2017 - Day 14

Discovery Bible Study

The Gospel of John

 

John 14:20-27

20 On that day you will realize that I am in my Father, and you are in me, and I am in you. 21 Whoever has my commands and keeps them is the one who loves me. The one who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I too will love them and show myself to them.”

22 Then Judas (not Judas Iscariot) said, “But, Lord, why do you intend to show yourself to us and not to the world?”

23 Jesus replied, “Anyone who loves me will obey my teaching. My Father will love them, and we will come to them and make our home with them. 24 Anyone who does not love me will not obey my teaching. These words you hear are not my own; they belong to the Father who sent me.

25 “All this I have spoken while still with you. 26 But the Advocate, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you all things and will remind you of everything I have said to you. 27 Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.

SHARE

Care:

What is one thing you are thankful for today and one thing that is stressing you out?

Accountability:

  1. How did you do yesterday/this week with your “I Will” statement?

  2. Who did you share with?

  3. Did you meet any needs of a neighbor or the community?

DISCOVER

Passage: Read the passage 2 times (aloud if you are able).

Retell: Write or tell the story using your own words as is you were having a cup of coffee with a friend. Do not say what you think it means, only what it says.

QUESTIONS:

  1. What does the passage tell you about God? Christ?

  2. What does the passage tell you about humanity?

  3. What does the passage tell you about the Kingdom of God?

  4. How does the passage change the way you think, act, or speak?

RESPOND:

Write an “I will” statement that fits with something you discovered in the passage (This week I will…).

Community:

  1. Is there someone you can share with this week?

  2. Is there anyone we know how a need you can serve?

  3. Is there anyone we can bless as a group?

Daniel Fast 2017 - Day 13

Discovery Bible Study

The Gospel of John

John 13:18-25

18 “I am not referring to all of you; I know those I have chosen. But this is to fulfill this passage of Scripture: ‘He who shared my bread has turned r against me.’ s

19 “I am telling you now before it happens, so that when it does happen you will believe that I am who I am. 20 Very truly I tell you, whoever accepts anyone I send accepts me; and whoever accepts me accepts the one who sent me.”

21 After he had said this, Jesus was troubled in spirit and testified, “Very truly I tell you, one of you is going to betray me.”

22 His disciples stared at one another, at a loss to know which of them he meant. 23 One of them, the disciple whom Jesus loved, was reclining next to him. 24 Simon Peter motioned to this disciple and said, “Ask him which one he means.”

25 Leaning back against Jesus, he asked him, “Lord, who is it?”


SHARE

Care:

What is one thing you are thankful for today and one thing that is stressing you out?

Accountability:

  1. How did you do yesterday/this week with your “I Will” statement?

  2. Who did you share with?

  3. Did you meet any needs of a neighbor or the community?

DISCOVER

Passage: Read the passage 2 times (aloud if you are able).

Retell: Write or tell the story using your own words as is you were having a cup of coffee with a friend. Do not say what you think it means, only what it says.

QUESTIONS:

  1. What does the passage tell you about God? Christ?

  2. What does the passage tell you about humanity?

  3. What does the passage tell you about the Kingdom of God?

  4. How does the passage change the way you think, act, or speak?

RESPOND:

Write an “I will” statement that fits with something you discovered in the passage (This week I will…).

Community:

  1. Is there someone you can share with this week?

  2. Is there anyone we know how a need you can serve?

  3. Is there anyone we can bless as a group?

Daniel Fast 2017 - Day 12

Discovery Bible Study

The Gospel of John

John 12:12-19

12 The next day the great crowd that had come for the festival heard that Jesus was on his way to Jerusalem. 13 They took palm branches and went out to meet him, shouting,

“Hosanna!”

“Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!” u

“Blessed is the king of Israel!”

14 Jesus found a young donkey and sat on it, as it is written:

15 “Do not be afraid, Daughter Zion;

see, your king is coming,

seated on a donkey’s colt.” 

16 At first his disciples did not understand all this. Only after Jesus was glorified did they realize that these things had been written about him and that these things had been done to him.

17 Now the crowd that was with him when he called Lazarus from the tomb and raised him from the dead continued to spread the word. 18 Many people, because they had heard that he had performed this sign, went out to meet him. 19 So the Pharisees said to one another, “See, this is getting us nowhere. Look how the whole world has gone after him!”


SHARE

Care:

What is one thing you are thankful for today and one thing that is stressing you out?

Accountability:

  1. How did you do yesterday/this week with your “I Will” statement?

  2. Who did you share with?

  3. Did you meet any needs of a neighbor or the community?

DISCOVER

Passage: Read the passage 2 times (aloud if you are able).

Retell: Write or tell the story using your own words as is you were having a cup of coffee with a friend. Do not say what you think it means, only what it says.

QUESTIONS:

  1. What does the passage tell you about God? Christ?

  2. What does the passage tell you about humanity?

  3. What does the passage tell you about the Kingdom of God?

  4. How does the passage change the way you think, act, or speak?

RESPOND:

Write an “I will” statement that fits with something you discovered in the passage (This week I will…).

Community:

  1. Is there someone you can share with this week?

  2. Is there anyone we know how a need you can serve?

  3. Is there anyone we can bless as a group?