A follow up to Idolatry and Vows

VOWS. Last Sunday (November 26) we looked at idolatry, reflected on the last half of Romans 1, and took vows of Simplicity, Fidelity, and Service – as we face the idols of money, sex, and power in our lives and culture. I thought it might be helpful to expand a bit on what those vows […]

November 3, 2017 – This Week: How do we love our neighbors? and more!

Daylight Savings ends! Fall back on Sunday and show up an hour later! Sunday, November 5   Scripture: Leviticus 19:3; Romans 13:9; James 2:8    Question: What does God require in the ninth and tenth commandments?  Answer: Ninth, that we do not lie or deceive, but speak the truth in love. Tenth, that we are content, not envying anyone […]

October 20, 2017: This Week – What does the law of God require? and more!

Sunday, October 22   Scripture: Matthew 22:37-40    Question: What does the law of God require?  Answer: Personal, perfect, and perpetual obedience; that we love God with all our heart, soul, mind, and strength; and love our neighbor as ourselves. What God forbids should never be done and what God commands should always be done. Listen to last week’s […]

October 13, 2017 – This Week: How can we glorify God? and more!

Sunday, October 15   Scripture: Deuteronomy 11:1    Question: How can we glorify God?  Answer: We glorify God by enjoying him, loving him, trusting him, and by obeying his will, commands, and law. Listen to last week’s sermon HERE   Children’s Ministry     Hymn of the Month –  Love Divine, All Loves Excelling Catechism question for the Month- 1. What is our […]

October 6, 2017 – This Week: What else did God create? And more!

Sunday, October 8   Scripture: Genesis 1:31 & Colossians 1:19-20    Question: What else did God create?  Answer: God created all things by his powerful Word, and all his creation was very good; everything flourished under his loving rule. Listen to last week’s sermon HERE   Children’s Ministry     Hymn of the Month –  Love Divine, All Loves Excelling Catechism […]

September 29, 2017 – This Week: How and why did God create us? and more!

Sunday, October 1   Scripture: Genesis 1:27   Question: How and why did God create us?  Answer: God created us male and female in his own image to know him, love him, live with him, and glorify him. And it is right that we who were created by God should live to his glory.Listen to last week’s sermon HERE   Children’s […]

Sept. 22, 2017 – This Week: How many persons are there in God? and more!

Sunday, September 24   Scripture: 2 Corinthians 13:14    Question: How many persons are there in God?  Answer: There are three persons in the one true and living God: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. They are the same in substance, equal in power and glory. Listen to last week’s sermon HERE   Children’s Ministry     Hymn of the […]

September 15, 2017 – This Week: Art at the Green Bean & more!

Sunday, September 17   Scripture: Psalm 86:8-10 and 15    Question: What is God?  Answer: God is the creator and sustainer of everyone and everything. He is eternal, infinite, and unchangeable in his power and perfection, goodness and glory, wisdom, justice, and truth. Nothing happens except through him and by his will. Listen to last week’s sermon HERE   Children’s […]

September 8, 2017: This Week – Safe Church Review & more!

Sunday, September 10   Scripture: Romans 14:7–8 & Philippians 1:20-26 Question: What is our only hope in life and death? Answer:That we are not our own but belong, body and soul, both in life and death, to God and to our Savior Jesus Christ. Listen to last week’s sermon HERE   Children’s Ministry     Hymn of the Month –  Come […]