SESSION 1

Q: Who is Jesus?

A: Jesus is the Word, the True Light, God in the flesh, full of grace and truth.

 

Day 1

Read Colossians 1:15–22.

This is Paul’s prayer for the people of the church at Colossae. Make a list of what you learn about Jesus and about the believers in the church there.

Jesus:

The believers:

 

Day 2

Read 1 John 1:1–4.

What is significant about what John writes about Jesus?

How does this help your faith in Jesus grow stronger?

The writer of 1 John is the same John who wrote the Gospel of John, one of Jesus’ 12 disciples.

 

Day 3

Read 1 John 5:9–13.

Whose testimony is being given?

What gift does this testimony focus on?

How does verse 12 assure a believer of his or her salvation?

Why is John writing these things?

Are you trusting Jesus as your Savior and Lord?

Write down verses 11–13 on an index card and tape it to your bathroom mirror. Read the verses each day and, before long, you will have memorized them.

 

Day 4

Read Psalm 33.

What do you learn about the word of the Lord?

Read through Psalm 33 again as your own prayer to the Lord, praising him for his steadfast love and his faithfulness to you.