Family Resources for Bishop's Year of the Bible: Week 24

Sunday, May 9th
Acts of the Apostles 11:16

“and I remembered the word of the Lord, how he had said, ‘John baptized with water but you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit.”  (Acts of the Apostles 11:16)

  • I wonder if we can recognize people who have the Holy Spirit with them?

Monday, May 10th
Acts of the Apostles 12:24

“But the word of God continued to spread and grow.”  (Acts of the Apostles 12:24)

  • I wonder how the word of God spreads?
  • I wonder how the word of God grows?
  • I wonder does it grow in our hearts?

Tuesday, May 11th
Acts of the Apostles 13:48

“The Gentiles were delighted when they heard this and glorified the word of the Lord. All who were destined for eternal life came to believe,”  (Acts of the Apostles 13:48)

  • I wonder if people are happy and delighted when we tell them about God?
  • I wonder how we help others believe in God?

Wednesday, May 12th
Acts of the Apostles 14:1

“In Iconium they entered the Jewish synagogue together and spoke in such a way that a great number of both Jews and Greeks came to believe,”  (Acts of the Apostles 14:1)

  • I wonder in what way they were speaking.  I wonder what helped them believe?

Thursday, May 13th
Acts of the Apostles 15:12

“The whole assembly fell silent, and they listened while Paul and Barnabas described the signs and wonders God had worked among the Gentiles through them.”  (Acts of the Apostles 15:12)

  • I wonder is it helpful to be silent when listening to words of God?
  • I wonder is God still working signs and wonders?
  • I wonder if we recognize a sign or wonder?

Friday, May 14th
Acts of the Apostles 16:14

“One of them, a woman named Lydia, a dealer in purple cloth, from the city of Thyatira, a worshiper of God, listened, and the Lord opened her heart to pay attention to what Paul was saying.”  (Acts of the Apostles 16:14)
•    I wonder if we need our hearts opened to be able to hear God?
•    I wonder do we always listen or pay attention to God?
•    I wonder how we could become good listeners of God?

Saturday, May 15th
Acts of the Apostles 17:27
“so that people might seek God, even perhaps grope for Him and find Him, though indeed he is not far from any one of us.”  (Acts of the Apostles 17:27)

  • I wonder how we find God. Are we searching for Him?
  • I wonder this verse say’s “He is not far from any one of us.”?