Day 17 – Distracted or Devoted

Day 17: “Distracted or Devoted”

Forty Days in the Wilderness – A 40 Day Quiet Time Series
I. Luke 10:38-42

  1. Why was Martha distracted?
  2. How was she feeling?
  3. What things have you allowed to distract you this week?
  4. Which of these two are you like the most?
  5. What did Mary choose and why was it better?


II. Luke 8:14  

  1. What does it mean to be “choked”?
  2. What will being “choked” produce?
  3. Are there any worries that are hindering your growth at the moment? If so, what are they?


III. Luke 12:35-40  

  1. Why do we need to stay alert and ready for Jesus?
  2. How does Jesus feel when we get distracted from our purpose?


IV. Acts 2:42-47  

  1. Why were these disciples effective?
  2. List the things they were devoted to.
  3. The Scriptures encourage us to imitate that which is good (3John 1:11). Have you been imitating that which is good?



For Your Encouragement:


  1. If you have been distracted or wasting time, try writing a personal schedule every day. Use a planner or other media, such as a palm pilot, as an aid. If you need assistance, ask your mentor or another mature disciple to help you.

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