Week 30

Memory Verse: Romans 13:12

“The night is far gone; the day is at hand.  So then let us cast off the works of darkness and put on the armor of light.”

Questions:  What are works of darkness and how can light be an armor against them?

Reading #1: Acts 9:1-19

Questions: What stops Saul in his tracks?  What physical affect does the light have on Saul?  In verses 17 and 18 how is his condition resolved?

Reading #2: Acts 22:1-21

Questions:  Describe the works of darkness Saul was engaged in.  Why do you think he includes them in his defense?

Reading #3: Acts 26:12-32

Questions:  According to verses 16-18, what does Jesus say is the purpose of His appearing to Paul?  According to verses 22 and 23 what message were Paul and Moses and the prophets testifying to?  What did they say Jesus would come and indeed came proclaiming?

Reading #4: Ephesians 4:17-5:21

Questions:  According to verses 17-19 what is the condition of the unbeliever’s mind, heart and body?  How does this compare to the description in verses 20-32 of the one who has been taught and learned the truth in Jesus?  Describe what it looks like in Ephesians 5:1-21 to walk as children of the light?

Psalms and Hymns:

Abide With Me:  “Hold Thou Thy cross before my closing eyes;  shine through the gloom, and point me to the skies:  Heaven’s morning breaks, and earth’s vain shadows flee: In life, in death, O Lord, abide with me.”