Read God's Word in My Heart Online

Authors: Paul J. Loth

God's Word in My Heart (2 page)

Matthew 28:16
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20; Mark 16:14
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20

Think

I
f
your friends asked you to help them, what would you do? Why?

Learn

Jesus is our best friend. We
li
ke
to help our friends.

Jesus asked His friends to help Him. He told them to tell
others about Him. They went all over the world. Jesus was pleased.

Jesus wants our help, too. We can tell people about Jesus.

Pray

Show me whom I can tell about Jesus this week.

Go and preach the good news to everyone in the world.
Mark 16:15
Helping
Our
Friends Love Jesus
1 Corinthians 8

Think

How do yo
u
help your
friends?

Are your
f
riends better
or worse because of your friendsh
i
p?

Learn

In Paul

s time there was
a problem. People had different ideas about right and wrong.

What should they do? Paul taught them a lesson. They were
not to do anything that would hurt anothe
r
person. If they kept this in
m
ind they would
know right from wrong.

This is still right.

Pray

Show me how to help a friend walk closer to Jesus.

I am willing to put up with anything. Then God

s
special people will be saved.
2 Timothy 2:10
Letting
:
the Bible Speak for Us
Acts 2:14
-
39; 13:13
-4
1

Think

How do you decide whom to believe when you and your friends
disagree?

Is one of your friends always right?

Learn

Sometimes we do not know how to te
ll
about Jesus. The
disciples did. They to
l
d what the Bible said. It tells about Jesus.

Paul told people about Jesus. Paul knew verses from the
Bible. The verses told about Jesus.

We can tell friends about Jesus. We can tel
l
them what the Bible says. It tells about Jesus.

Pray

Help me learn Bible verses to share with a friend.

My word
.
.
.
shall accomplish what I please.
Isaiah 55:11,
NKJV
Praying for Unsaved Friends
John 14—16

Think

When was the last time you had trouble doing something?

Did you ask for help?

Learn

We may need he
l
p tel
l
ing our friends about Jesus. We can tell them
what Jesus means to us. But they still do not trust in Jesus. God can help our
friends to trust Jesus.

God can help our friends understand about Jesus. We can also
help our friends. We can pray for them. It w
i
ll
help.

Pray

Help my friends understand about Jesus.

God is patient, because he wants everyone to turn from sin.
2 Peter 3:9
Sharing Our Experiences
John 9:1-34

Think

When something good happens to you, do you want to tell
someone?

Whom do you tell?

Learn

A man could not see. He had always been blind.

One day Jesus helped the man see. He was very happy.

He told the people what Jesus did for him.

We can tell our friends how Jesus helps us, too. This is how
we share about Jesus.

Pray

Show me how to share ways You have helped me.

All I know is that I used to be blind, but now I can see!
John 9:25
Standing Up for God
Exodus 32; Acts 4—5

Think

When has a friend stood up for you?

How did you feel?

Learn

Moses stood up for God. He spoke to the people. He said to
worship on
l
y God.

Peter told about Jesus. Some leaders told him to be quiet.
But he was not. He stood up for Jesus.

We can stand up for Jesus, too. We can be like Moses and
Peter.

Pray

Help me to be strong and brave for You.

If you tell others that you belong to me, I will tell my father in heaven
that you are my followers.
Matthew 10:32
Telling Our Friends We Love Them
John 13:3435; Philippians 1:3–8; 1 Thessalonians 2:19–20

Think

When was the last time told you they love you?

How did you feel?

Learn

People can tell we love Jesus. We should be kind to one
another. Then people will know that we love Jesus. Paul did more than that. He
told his friends he loved them. He showed them he loved them.

We should show our friends that we love the. God likes it
when we love each other.

Pray

Help me tell my friends I love them.

If you love each other, everyone will know you are my disciples.
John 13:35
Using Our Opportunities
Acts 8:26-39

Think

Have you ever had a chance to do something you really wanted
to do?

How did you feel?

Learn

Philip saw a man reading the Bible. The man did not
understand what he was reading. Philip told him. Philip told him about Jesus.

God gave Philip a chance. Philip used his chance. He told
about Jesus.

God gives us chances, too. We should be ready. We can tell
what Jesus means to us.

Pray

Give me a chance to tell a friend about Jesus.

We are telling you what we have seen and heard, so that you may share in
this life with us.
1 John 1:3
Getting the Point Across
Luke 11:5-8

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