A Free 30-Day Bible Study
with Sarah Koontz
Released on October 9, 2023
Sarah Koontz invites you to join us for Journey to Humility, a free 30-day Bible study detailing the people, places, and predicaments that shaped the Apostle Paul’s ministry. Each day, we will meet new characters in Paul’s story and explore the impact they had on his life.
1 Corinthians 12:12 HCSB says, “For as the body is one and has many parts, and all the parts of that body, though many, are one body—so also is Christ.” Each of us has a critical role to play in God’s story here on earth.
As you study Paul’s life and meet the diverse cast of characters in his story, pay attention to the critical contributions each person makes. God created you on purpose for a purpose. Are you willing to become a usable tool for His glory?
This e-mail based Bible Study consists of twenty-two lessons delivered over the course of thirty days (with two rest days each week) including Scripture readings, devotionals, shareable graphics, and digital gifts.
You will receive a welcome letter within fifteen minutes and the first devotional will arrive in your inbox tomorrow morning. Don’t forget to invite friends! Bible study is always more fun with friends.
Topics Covered in our 30-Day Study of Paul's Life
Paul viewed himself as a bondservant of Christ, a co-laborer for the gospel, and the chief of sinners. He freely admitted his faults and failures and humbly accepted his earthly assignment. He overcame hardships and ran his race with endurance. And he did this all in the context of community! The apostle’s work was a collaborative ministry with somewhere between 81 and 94 co-workers mentioned in the Scriptures. This study focuses on how God used people, places, and predicaments to humble Paul and make him fit for service.
Day 1: Rooted in Religion (Parents) | Col 3:16-21
Day 2: Mentored in the Law (Gamaliel) | Acts 5:30-39
Day 3: Witnessed True Faith (Stephen) | Acts 7:51-60
Day 4: Interrupted & Rerouted (Jesus Christ) | Acts 9:1-9
Day 5: Faithfully Directed (Ananias) | Acts 9:10-19
Day 6: Free Digital Gifts
Day 7: Rest Day – No E-Mail
Day 8: Fearlessly Supported (Barnabas) | Acts 9:26-31
Day 9: Commissioned & Released (Church at Antioch) | Acts 11:19-26
Day 10: Supernaturally Opposed (Bar-Jesus) | Acts 13:6-12
Day 11: Rejected & Reassigned (The Jews) | Phil 3:3-9
Day 12: Worshiped as Gods (Pagans) | Acts 14:8-15
Day 13: Free Digital Gifts
Day 14: Rest Day – No E-mail
Day 15: Compromised & Contradicted (Peter) | Gal 2:11-16
Day 16: Unapologetically Abandoned (John Mark) | Acts 15:35-41
Day 17: Strengthened through Adversity (Silas) | Acts 16:16-24
Day 18: Followed & Observed (Timothy) | 2 Tim 1:1-7
Day 19: Persecuted by Hypocrites (Sanhedrin) | Acts 21:27-33
Day 20: Free Digital Gifts
Day 21: Rest Day – No E-Mail
Day 22: Rescued by Force (Commander) | Acts 23:17-24
Day 23: Patiently Listened (King Agrippa) | Acts 26:24-32
Day 24: Welcomed with Kindness (Islanders) | Acts 28:1-10
Day 25: Arrived in Rome (Visitors) | Acts 28:23-31
Day 26: Served as a Son (Onesimus) | Philemon 1:9-17
Day 27: Free Digital Gifts
Day 28: Rest Day – No E-Mail
Day 29: Continued the Work (Titus) | Titus 1:4-9
Day 30: Finished the Race (Caesar) | 2 Timothy 4:1-8
Free Digital Gifts Included in the Journey Study
Our creative team loves developing digital gifts to complement the study material. As you can see above, we’ll dig deep for five days each week, and then we’ll take a bit of a break to rest and enjoy the free digital gifts.
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Get to Know Your Bible Study Partner
Sarah Koontz invites Christians of all ages to explore the beauty of God’s design through her writing at LivingbyDesign.org. She is a passionate storyteller who enjoys using illustrations to communicate deep spiritual truths. Journey to Humility is Sarah’s sixteenth free online Bible study, and she hopes to write many more in the future.
Sarah and her husband, Ryan, have established a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization to support this ministry and invite you to partner with them in their mission to “Feed God’s Sheep.” Every $1 donated to our ministry helps five people receive free Bible study material in their inbox.
By continuing to provide our Bible-centered resources free of charge, we can overcome many barriers and reach women around the globe with the spiritual nourishment they crave.
Sarah and Ryan live on thirteen acres in the heart of the Black Hills, SD. They have two beautiful daughters, Anya and Nadia, a rowdy flock of chickens, and a house full of foster kittens. Sarah is an avid gardener, a faithful coffee drinker, lover of one-pot-dinners, a Dallas Seminary student, and an unexpected homeschooler. When she’s not covered in dirt or caring for her family, Sarah loves to spend her weekends reading Historical Fiction and listening to Norah Jones on Pandora radio.