Encourager’s Devotional Series – June Bible Study

This Bible study corresponds to the June devotion for the Encourager’s Devotional Series.

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Read Isaiah 62. What are some of the characteristics of the city before the Lord “saves” it or “establishes” it? Hint: In addition to other statements, look at what the city is called.

What will the characteristics be after the Lord establishes it?

What promises does the Lord make to the city?

Read Revelation 21. What will it be like for the Bride, the inhabitants of the Holy City?

When Paul speaks on the marriage relationship in Ephesians 5:22-33, he says in verse 32, “This is a profound _____________ – but I am talking about _____________ and the ____________”1

From verse 26, what does Christ use to cleanse us?

Read John 17:6-21. Use verses 14, 16, and 18 to fill in the blanks. The world ______________ us. We are not _______ the world, but we have been ___________ ________ the world.

Verses 20-21 explains one reason we are sent into the world. What is it?

According to James 1:27, we are also sent into the world to take care of other people. But while we are ministering to the world, we are warned to keep “from being ______________________ by the ________________.”

In 2 Corinthians 11:2-4, what does Paul say we must guard against if we want to be a “pure virgin” when we are presented to our “one husband, to Christ”?

Read 2 Peter 2:12-3:18. What kind of people are described as “blots and blemishes”?  Continue reading