UALC
Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Daily Readings

Dig in to God's Word all year.
 
   
The Kingdom-Focused Church- A Study of Matthew 5 series instruct us how to maneuver the deep waters we are preparing to enter. The purpose is to discover how to invite others to join us, as we learn about sacrificial love, right-living, the pursuit of justice and enduring suffering.
 
 
August 20-26, 2017
20 Matthew 4:12-17 What is the Kingdom of God and Why Should We Care?
21 Daniel 2:31-44  (A literal Kingdom)
22 Ephesians 5:8-14  (Walk in Love) 
23 Hebrews 10:11-18 (Christ, the Sacrifice of Love)
24 Hebrews 8:8-12 (New Covenant)
25 Acts 13:17-26 (Message of salvation is at hand)
26 John 7:14-18 (Truth, not lies)

August 27-September 2, 2017

27 Matthew 5:2-5 The Kingdom-Focused Church Sacrificially Loves Hurting People
28 Luke 6:20-23 (Rejoice in your blessing)
29 Isaiah 61:1-3 (Bind up the brokenhearted)
20 James 5:7-11 (The Lord is compassionate)
31 Psalm 84 (Trust and be blessed)
1 Galatians 6:1-5 (Do good to all)
2 Acts 4:32-35 (Believers share everything)

September 3-9, 2017

3 Matthew 5:6, 8 The Kingdom-Focused Church Humbly Preaches Right-Living
4   Romans 3:31-29 (We all need repentance)
5 Colossians 3:1-5 (Let Jesus’ message into your heart)
6 Ephesians 1:15-18 (Living for Him)
7 2 Corinthians 2:14-17 (Get to know God personally)
8 Romans 12:1-3 (Love in action)
9 Matthew 23:1-12 (Practice our faith daily)

September 10-16, 2017

10 Matthew 5:7, 9 The Kingdom-Focused Church Graciously Pursues Justice
11  Matthew 20:29-34 (Jesus was filled with mercy) 
12 Luke 18:1-8 (The work of justice)
13 James 3:13-18 (Peace-making) 
14 Acts 20:22-24,32 (Good news of God’s grace) 
15 1 Timothy 6:11-16 (Fight the good fight)
16 1 Corinthians 15:50-58 (The battle is already won)

September 17-23, 2017

17 Matthew 5:10-11 The Kingdom-Focused Church Gladly Endures Suffering
18 Acts 8:1-6 (Persecution and the spread of the Good News) 
19 1 Peter 2:4-10 (Rejected by men)
20 Hebrews 11:23-28 (Faith overcomes)
21 Hebrews 10:32-39 (Stand firm in the face of suffering)
22 Matthew 6:1-7 (Humility is rewarded)
23 2 Timothy 3:1-2,10-17 (A final instruction to us)

September 24-30, 2017

24 Matthew 13:44-46 Conclusion: How UALC is Embracing a Kingdom-Focus
25 Colossians 2:1-6 (Hidden treasures)
26 1 Thessalonians 1:4-10 (Models of conviction)
27 James 1:16-18 (New world view)
28 1 John 4:16-21 (Perfect Love)
29 Isaiah 40:28-31 (Renew your life)
30 Titus 3:3-8 (Jesus renews and saves)