Family Bible Study – Week 2 Recap
June 24, 2021
If you haven’t yet read the introduction and vision for this family Bible study, please read the Week 1 Recap.
Watch 3-minute video on this week’s part of the Shema we’re looking at.
LORD – all caps “YHWH” – “He Will Be” – “I am,” “I am that I am”
God has many names revealed in the Bible, and each one describes a particular attribute of God. Here’s just a few:
- Elohim – Creator God – Genesis 17:7
- El Shaddai – God Almighty – Genesis 49:24
- Yahweh Jireh – Provider God – Genesis 22:14
- Yahweh Rapha – God our Healer – Exodus 15:26
- Yahweh Shalom – God our Peace – Judges 6:24
- Yahweh Tsidkenu – God our Righteousness – Jer. 33:16
- El Roi – God who Sees – Genesis 16:13
- El Olam – Everlasting God – Psalm 90:1-3
- Yeshua – Salvation! – Jesus!
Let’s look a little more at who God is with this quick 2 minute video.
That’s a lot of theology in 2 minutes!
- Observations, comments, questions
- Reflect on His various attributes listed
In light of this, what does God say about us?
Our Identity in Christ
Look up Scriptures & Discuss:
- 1 John 3:1 – His beloved children, Gal. 3:26 sons
- Romans 8:17 – His Heirs also Gal 4:7
- Ephesians 1:4-6 – Adopted into His family
- Ephesians 2:10 – His Masterpiece – made in His Image – Gen. 1:26-27; 5:1, James 3:9
- 1 Peter 1:18-19 – We’re redeemed, bought with a price
- Ephesians 1:7 – Purchased Freedom and forgiven, also: Galatians 5:1; 1 Corinthians 6:20; 1 John 1:9
- 2 Cor. 5:17 – New person, new creation, also Eph 4:24
- 2 Cor. 5:21 – The righteousness of God in Christ
- 1 Cor. 3:16 – Temple of the Holy Spirit
- Ephesians 2:19 – A Saint, also Phil 4:21
- John 15:15 – His Friend
- 2 Cor. 5:20 – His Ambassador
- Matthew 5:14-16 – His Light in a dark world, His witness to the world, Acts 1:8
- Matthew 28:19 – Trusted to make disciples
- Ephesians 3:6 – Members of His Body, also Eph 5:30
- Philippians 3:20 – Citizens of Heaven
- Romans 5:8 – Exceedingly loved, also read: Rom. 8:31-39
What do we do with this now? (Live it!)
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- Besides your personal daily devotions and prayer
- Encourage to pray regularly as a family
- Encourage to have family devos at least once a week (song, scripture, prayer).
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See you on Thursday!