Posts from March 2019

Posts from March 2019

Rejection

Since the people got stuck in a cycle of sin during the time of the judges, it showed the need for a stable leader.  Instead of relying on God or a godly leader, the people rejected the model of a king they needed. The Rejection of Yahweh Judges 21:25 sets the stage: “In those days there was no king in Israel.  Everyone did what was right in his own eyes.” Samuel has a miraculous birth and is given into service…

Bible Reading Plan for Week of March 31

We will keep discovering what happened during the history of Israel as we continue reading through 2 Samuel, 1 Chronicles, and Psalms.  Learn from what the Israelites experienced and apply these truths to your life.  On Saturday and Sunday, we’ll focus on the Scriptures for our Gospel Groups and the Sunday sermon.  Please consider the questions below regarding the Scriptures for our Gospel Groups Sunday, March 31 – Mark 14:43-72 Monday, April 1  – 2 Samuel 5; 1 Chronicles 11-12…

Reminders for the Marriage Conference

We are so excited about this weekend’s Marriage Conference. You have been prayed for, and we are anticipating a fun and meaningful time to help strengthen our marriage unions. We have couples who are engaged and married, church members and guests, Greenville citizens and people from out of town. It’s going to be a great time together! We will gather in the Fellowship Hall which is on the far right side of the campus. We begin at 6:00 on Friday…

As We Gather

Sunday March 31 Scripture: Psalm 9:1-2 I will give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart; I will recount all of your wonderful deeds. 2 I will be glad and exult in you; I will sing praise to your name, O Most High. As we prepare for our worship gathering this week, Click here to listen to the songs we will be singing during our services. Service Order: Call to Worship – Psalm 9:1-2 – Open Up The Heavens…

Storehouse Student Resources- Gideon

Storehouse Student Resources is a post about what students learned on  Wednesday nights during our gathering in the Storehouse. The main goal is to better equip our students to be bold witnesses for Christ.  The main goal is to better equip our students to be bold witnesses for Christ. In this series of posts, the students learned about an array of different Bible characters. This post is about Gideon. Gideon- A Man Who Was Weak But Made Strong Overview Gideon’s…

Why You Should (Or Shouldn’t) Do Short-Term Missions

You see pictures on social media of people serving in different parts of the world. You pray over your friends, family, and church members as they are sent out. You even receive newsletters and updates from missionaries who live and work in the most remote places on earth. Short-terms missions seems like a unique, exciting, and hands-on way to get involved in Kingdom work, but should you really do it? Here are a few reasons why you should (or shouldn’t)…

Cycle

After Joshua settled the people into the Promised Land, the people failed to finish the task of removing idolatry from the area.  The people got stuck in a cycle of sin which God would alleviate through the hands of judges. OVERVIEW OF JUDGES In between Joshua’s leadership and the establishment of King Saul, Israel was led by a line of judges. These judges addressed the consequences of the people brought on by their own sin. Each flawed judge revealed the…

Bible Reading Plan for Week of March 24

God is teaching us much as we reading through 2 Samuel, 1 Chronicles, and Psalms.  Ask God to grow you in your understanding of the Scriptures this week.  Hide God’s Word in your heart and walk worthy of Him.  On Saturday and Sunday, we’ll focus on the Scriptures for our Gospel Groups and the Sunday sermon.  Please consider the questions below regarding the Scriptures for our Gospel Groups Sunday, March 24 – Mark 14:26-42 Monday, March 25  – Psalms 81,…

Pray for North American Missionaries – Day 6

This will be the last prayer day focus for the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering. We have had 6 different missionaries highlighted for prayer during these past 3 weeks.  Luis and Beatriz Soto from West Valley, Utah, are the last missionary focus.  Click on the link below to learn about and pray for this couple and their ministry. They are among the more than 5,000 North American Mission Board missionaries involved in Church Planting and Compassion Ministries.  These missionaries share the life-transforming…

As We Gather

Sunday March 24 Scripture: Revelation 15:3-4 And they sing the song of Moses, the servant of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying, “Great and amazing are your deeds, O Lord God the Almighty! Just and true are your ways, O King of the nations! 4 Who will not fear, O Lord, and glorify your name? For you alone are holy. All nations will come and worship you, for your righteous acts have been revealed.” As we prepare for…

Pray for North American Missionaries – Day 5

Muche and Diamone Ukegbu are serving as church planters in Miami. They are among the more than 5,000 North American Mission Board missionaries involved in Church Planting and Compassion Ministries.  These missionaries share the life-transforming Gospel of Jesus Christ across the United States, Canada, and their territories. Click here to go to the NAMB website to learn about the Ukegbu’s Ministry During these past weeks, there have been a number of posts on our website to help you better understand…

Canaan

After wandering through the wilderness for 40 years, Joshua leads the Israelites into the Promised Land.  As they move into the land, they are to remove any trace of idolatry from within Canaan or within their hearts. JOSHUA OUTLINE Entering the Land (1:1-5:15) Taking the Land (6:1-12:24) Dividing the Land (13:1-21:45) Occupying the Land (22:1-24:33) ENTERING THE LAND Joshua is charged with the huge task of succeeding Moses’ leadership (Josh. 1:1-2). Repeatedly, God tells Joshua to be strong and courageous…