Daily Scripture & Questions

Matthew 21; Mark 11; John 12 Jesus openly declared Himself to be the son of David through His triumphal entry. How does He then assert His authority? How do the parables of the two sons and the tenants reinforce the same message to the religious leaders? Jesus serves us by dying for us. How is that a model for our lives of servanthood (see John 12:23-26)?

Family Devotions—Scripture & Questions

Read Matthew 21:28-46. Which of the two sons did the father’s will? Do you sometimes talk better than you follow through and do? Why was the vineyard taken from the original tenants? What are the new tenants to do (verse 41)? Which kind of tenant are you more like?

Biblical Prayer Focus

Colossians 1:11-12 “May you be strengthened with all power, according to his glorious might, for all endurance and patience with joy, giving thanks to the Father, who has qualified you to share in the inheritance of the saints in light.”

Pray for the Spirit’s empowerment, especially as He helps you to endure and be patient in the midst of the trials of life.