Memory Verse: Isaiah 60:1-3
Reading #1: Genesis 15:7-16
Questions: Why do you think it was so much easier for a childless old man to believe that he would have offspring as numerous as the stars than to believe he would actually possess the land he occupied? What role does Abraham play in the covenant making process beginning in verse12? What does the Lord warn will happen to Abraham’s descendants as “a dreadful and great darkness” falls upon him?
Reading #2: Exodus 10:21-29
Questions: What plague falls on the land of Egypt where Abraham’s descendants are enslaved? What conditions are the Israelites experiencing in their corner of the land?
Reading #3:Psalm 18
Questions: In verse 6, how is David’s situation similar to that of the enslaved Israelites? In verse 9, what accompanied God as He came down to rescue David?
Reading #4: Luke 23:44-49
Questions: What condition fell over the land at the time of Jesus’ death on the cross?
Psalms and Hymns
Begin, My Tongue, Some Heavenly Theme “His very word of grace is strong as that which built the skies; The voice that rolls the stars a long speaks all the promises.”
Rejoice, Ye Pure in Heart “Still lift your standard high, still march in firm array; As warriors through the darkness toil till dawns the golden day.”
Praying Under the Same Sky Greece, Guadeloupe, Guatemala