Monday: Read Deuteronomy 6:1-9. This passage is a call to obedience to God. Why is this call so important? Obedience to God is important because it demonstrates our love for him and our submission to his authority. As you read this passage, what are the promises that God attached to Israel’s obedience? Where in your household do you see obedience and disobedience to God? What can you do to change this?
Tuesday: Read Matthew 6:19-24. What “treasures” may be keeping you from being single-minded? What does this passage say about our eyes? How do your eyes serve as a spiritual blessing to you and in what way are they leading you to a second “master?” What other masters are there in your household that are keeping God’s grace hidden?
Wednesday: Read Philippians 3:7-11. The Apostle Paul wrote this passage. How does Paul demonstrate his single-mindedness? At the end of Verse 8, what does Paul call the distractions of his previous life? What rubbish has piled up in your household? How can worshipping, connecting, learning, and serving at Christ Lutheran Church help you to clean house? Which of these do you need to strengthen?
Thursday: Read Acts 17:10-12. How did the people of Berea keep their eyes focused on God? What can you and your household learn from this? If you have children what can you do to help them love the Bible and Jesus? To make your answer a reality, what has to stop and what has to start?
Friday: Read Psalm 95:1-6. This psalm paints a beautiful picture of worship. Make a list of the activities of worship that are in this psalm. What are some of the stated reasons why we worship God? What distractions and activities may be keeping you and your household away from worship? How can “worship” take place in your household?
Saturday: Read Colossians 3:15-17. How does this passage describe single-mindedness and how does this description help you to understand single-mindedness? What great gift does God give our hearts when they are set on things above? Say a prayer asking God to give you a heart and mind that are set on things above.