Post-Famine Journal: 30 Days with the Word of God Work through one entry each day for 30 days. If you miss a day for some reason, just come back to it when you do your devotions again. Don’t try to catch up and do more than one per day though! A little bit each day is better than a lot on one day! Psalm 145:15-16 How has God provided for you today? Write down some of the physical blessings He has given you: Genesis 28:20-21 Jacob trusted God completely to provide for him. Write where you find it difficult to trust Him. Corinthians that God provided for their spiritual Paul reminds the 1 Corinthians have in common with their ancestors? 10:3-4 ancestors long ago. What did the Corinthians (and us!) What was the Exodus real test for the people in this verse? 16:4 Compare this to Matthew 6:11. Isaiah 55:11 When have you gone somewhere other than Jesus looking for spiritual food or drink? How does Jesus say we receive this spiritual food here? Matthew 4:4 Who was Jesus responding to here? How did Jesus fight this temptation? Check out Deuteronomy 8:3 Job 23:12 Choose a Bible verse to memorize. Try treasuring it more than your daily bread” by reading it before every meal for the next week. Write the verse below: John What was the Jewish Passover feast a remembrance of? 6:1-4 Check out Exodus 12:12-13 John 6:8-13 What does this story suggest about what Jesus can do with our small gifts? John 6:26-29 What is the food that endures to eternal life? What “work” does Jesus call us to do to receive it? that Jesus is the bread of life? What does it mean John 6:32-35 Circle the characteristics of bread below that apply to Jesus being the “bread of life”: Made of flour and water Edible Nourishes Soft Easy to obtain Fluffy John 6:48-51 What is Jesus foreshadowing here? Check out Matthew 26:26-28. What does this meal bring to us? John 6:66-69 Where else can we receive eternal life? 1 Peter 2:2-3 Why should we crave spiritual food from God? growing in our faith? What “solid” spiritual food Is it ok to stop 1 Corinthians 3:2 should we start using? Make a list of your Psalm favorite sweet foods. Try memorizing this verse and 119:103 saying it before you eat them. Luke 12:15-21 What mistake did the rich man make? Write down a time when you made the same mistake, then ask God for forgiveness. Luke 12:22-28 Make a list of all the blessings God has given you. Say a prayer of thanks to God for providing for you! John 15:5 What is the most important thing for serving God? What does it mean to bear God’s Jeremiah name? There are hundreds of names for God in the Bible. 15:16 How many can you list? John 1:1-4 How is Jesus described here? What does this say about the Bible as the Word of God? Romans 10:17 Why is it important to hear God’s Word on a regular basis? Try reading the remaining scripture passages out loud as a part of your devotions. of God enough? Is hearing the Word James 1:22 2 Timothy Why did God 3:15-17 give us His Word? Psalm 119:111 Memorize Ephesians 2:8-9, hiding God’s Word in your heart. Joshua 1:8 What can you do to spend more time in God’s Word? Write down a plan below. If you need help, ask your youth leader or pastor for ideas. Righteous man described here? Compare it to the How is the Psalm 1:1-3 reading of John 15 you did. Revelation Is it ok to accept part of the Bible and not all of it? 22:18-19 Why or why not? John 17:17 What does this statement mean for us today? How does this relate to John 14:6? 1 Timothy 4:12 How can you set an example for others? Write down one specific thing you can do in two of the five areas listed in this verse.