Week 14/Day 2: Relying on God’s Strength

Memory Verse

Write the memory verse three times to help you hide it in your heart. (Psalm 119:11)

My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever. Psalm 73:26

Spiritual Discipline

Have you made a date with God this week to talk to Him about your finitude?

Click here for a PDF of the homework, the prayer guide is on the third page: going-deeper-week-14-relying-on-gods-strength-homework

Day 2

Read Isaiah 30:1-3, 31:1-3

Over and over in Scripture, the image of running to Egypt is used as a picture of running to the ways of the world for strength, protection, and help.

How does God describe those who continually run to the world for protection?

What does God call it when His people depend on the world’s ways for strength without consulting Him first?

What happens to those who depend on the world’s strengths, rather than His?

The world encourages us to find strength in financial portfolios, physical fitness and healthy habits, education, security systems, etc.

Where are you relying on the world’s strength more than God?

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