Posts from July 2019

Posts from July 2019

Equip: How to Defend Your Faith

As worldviews continually clash in our society, we must find a way to defend our faith with gentleness and respect. WHAT is APOLOGETICS Christian apologetics is a reasoned defense of Christian belief that starts with a foundation of faith in Jesus Christ our Lord. APOLOGETICS IN SCRIPTURE 1 Peter 3:15                    2 Corinthians 10:3-5 Philippians 1:7              Colossians 2:8 2 Timothy 2:22-26 WHAT IS A WORLDVIEW? “A…

Gospel Group Questions for Week of July 21

On Sunday, July 21 (and throughout that week if your group meets on a different day), our Gospel Groups will be studying 2 Samuel 11 and Psalm 51.  Below are some questions for you to think about as you read the passage in preparation for your group.  Be in prayer and allow the Holy Spirit to teach you from this passage.  Then be ready to share what God is teaching you with your group. What does it look like when are…

Bible Reading Plan for Week of July 14

Psalm 119:11 says, “I have stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you.”  The Psalmist has memorized the Word and brings it to remembrance in order to keep his way pure and righteous.  Pick a verse this week from our reading plan and commit it to memory.  Put Psalm 119:11 into practice as you read Proverbs and Ecclesiastes.  Make sure we are focusing on what is truly important and using our time wisely.  On…

As We Gather

July 14th Service Order: Call to Worship – Colossians 1:15-20 – Open Up The Heavens – Confession: Psalm 32:10-11 – O, Praise the Name Message: Denying God Leads to Redefining Good [Psalm 14] – What a Beautiful Name Offering – This I Believe Commission: Philippians 2:14-15 You Are Sent

July Missions Prayer Newsletter

This month in the July Missions Prayer Newsletter you can read about and pray for: Some of our Summer Service Opportunities, Several of our Partners who are back or coming back to the US for a season, Students using what they have learned to serve Christ, Summer activities leading to discipleship opportunities. Click Here To Open The July Missions Prayer Newsletter  

Wednesdays at the Creek: July 17 (Tropical Grille)

Wednesdays at the Creek provide an opportunity for your family to meet other families at Rocky Creek and to engage in Bible study and fun activities. Your family can join us at 5:15PM for food and fellowship. At 6:15PM we’ll start an activity-based Bible Study. On July 17, a Tropical Grille Buffet will be available for pre-purchase for $7.00 per person. The deadline to order a meal for your family is Sunday, July 14 Stay tuned for registration links for…

Gospel Group Questions for Week of July 14

On Sunday, July 14 (and throughout that week if your group meets on a different day), our Gospel Groups will be studying 2 Samuel 9:1-13.  Below are some questions for you to think about as you read the passage in preparation for your group.  Be in prayer and allow the Holy Spirit to teach you from this passage.  Then be ready to share what God is teaching you with your group. What is the nicest thing that someone has ever done…

How to Help Orphans

Believers are called to find some way to assist orphans. Learn how your family could help through adoption, foster care, respite care, or financial assistance. Why is adoption important? God eagerly adopted us into His family. In love, He predestined us for adoption to Himself as sons through Jesus Christ, according to the purpose of His will (Eph. 1:5). To redeem those who were under the Law, so that we might receive adoption as sons (Gal. 4:5). See what kind…

Bible Reading Plan for Week of July 7

“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.” (John 1:1). This week as we read in Psalms, Proverbs, 1 Kings, and 2 Chronicles, let’s look for Jesus.  See the Word in the Word this week and draw closer to Him.  On Saturday and Sunday, we’ll focus on the Scriptures for our Gospel Groups and the Sunday sermon. Sunday, July 7 – Psalm 37 Monday, July 8  – 2 Chronicles 6-7; Psalm…

As We Gather

July 7th Service Order: Call to Worship – Psalm 100 – I Stand Amazed – Confession: – His Mercy Is More Message:No Shortcuts for the Righteous [Psalm 37] – Christ Our Sure and Steady Anchor Offering – This Is Amazing Grace Commission: Philippians 2:12-13 You Are Sent

Understanding the books of 1, 2 Kings and 1, 2 Chronicles

During the months of July and August, for the Rocky Creek Bible Reading Plan (June – August 2019) we will spend a lot of time in the books of Kings and Chronicles.  These two books give us insights into the history of the nation of Israel.  We will learn about the lives of David and Solomon.  After the kingdom splits into Israel (north) and Judah (south) many new leaders arise, and we will learn about whether they follow God, rid…

Gospel Group Questions Week of July 7

On Sunday, July 7 (and throughout that week if your group meets on a different day), our Gospel Groups will be studying 2 Samuel 7:1-16.  Below are some questions for you to think about as you read the passage in preparation for your group.  Be in prayer and allow the Holy Spirit to teach you from this passage.  Then be ready to share what God is teaching you with your group. How have God’s promises given you hope? What has…