Here are the notes and words for the fill-in-the-blanks in our “The Names of God” women’s Bible study with Melissa Spoelstra (via DVDs). You are welcome to join us any time for this study @ 7:00-9:00pm on Thursday evenings!
“You will grow as you learn to know God better and better.” (Colossians 1:10)
Each day in our study we will focus on 3 Bs:
The first mention gives us the essential picture.
Weeks 1 and 2: El names
Weeks 3 and 4: Yahweh names
Weeks 5 and 6: The Trinity
Adonai, Abba, Holy Spirit, Jesus
Jesus: Yahweh is salvation
“Those who know your name trust in you, for you, O Lord, do not abandon those who search for you.” (Psalm 9:10)
“Not to us, O Lord, not to us, but to your name goes all the glory for your unfailing love and faithfulness.” (Psalm 115:1)
Homework: p. 12-27
God cares about what you care about because God cares about you.
Genesis 1:26-27; Genesis 1:31
We have to zoom out to see that God has a big picture.
He delights in the details of your life.
Homework: p. 27-40
Homework: p. 42-59
When we recognize God’s sufficiency, then we can pursue greater dependency.
El Shaddai is our source for relationship.
El Shaddai is our source for provision.
Homework: p. 59-73
El Shaddai is the source of our mercy.
El Shaddai is the source of blessing.
Homework: p. 76-93
When we are weary, we can focus on the amazing things God has done in the past to give us strength in the present.
Victory is vertical.
Victory requires vision.
Homework: p. 93-106
Victory recognizes vulnerabilities.
1 Corinthians 10:3-4
Homework: p. 108-127
We don’t create peace. We receive it from God.
God’s presence plus His promises lead us to peace.
Homework: p. 127-138
Peace comes when we choose to worship instead of worry.
Homework: p. 140-156
Romans 5:5b; Romans 8:2; Romans 8:6; Romans 8:11
The Spirit of God has been enabling God’s people with God’s power from the very beginning.
We don’t need something. We need Someone.
Homework: p. 156-170
The Holy Spirit doesn’t require our perfection, but He does require our participation.
Homework: p. 172-189
Pursuing wholeness requires a willingness to let go.
Pursuing wholeness means clinging to the right One.
Homework: p. 189-202
Christ fulfills the prophecies of the anointed offices of prophet, priest, and king.
Pursuing wholeness requires getting things in the right order.
Homework: put into practice what we’ve learned!