Today’s Key Verse:

“Make every effort to live in peace with all men and to be holy; without holiness no one will see the Lord” (Hebrews 12:14 NIV)

Other Verses to Note:

  • Romans 8:34
  • Hebrews 5:1-5
  • Hebrews 7:11,18,25
  • Hebrews 9:6-15,22,26-28
  • Hebrews 12:14-16

Act:

  • Ask you pray each day this week, consider how Jesus’ priestly role affects your interaction with God, and address Christ as your High Priest.
  • Using a study Bible, explore what the Old Testament says about the requirements and duties of Israelite priests. What lessons can you learn about Jesus from this information?
  • Just as Jesus prays to the Father on your behalf, take time each day this week to intercede for a friend who doesn’t have a personal relationship with God.

Respond: (New this week – pick one and leave an answer in the comments)

  • When do you feel most connected to God? Why?
  • What part does Jesus play in your connection to God?
  • What does it mean for you to live a holy life?