Posts from September 2019

Posts from September 2019

As We Gather

As We Gather – September 22nd Service Order: Call to Worship – Psalm 96:7-9 – Praise Him – Confession: Acts 17:11/Joshua 1:8 – Before The Throne of God Above Message: Discipline: Training Your Soul’s Habits – Be Thou My Vision Offering – Come Praise and Glorify The Lord You Are Sent: Psalm 96:10

Gospel Group Questions for Week of September 22

On Sunday, September 22 (and throughout that week if your group meets on a different day), our Gospel Groups will be studying 2 Kings 6:8-23.  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. Why is the king of Syria upset? How does the servant…

Clarifying Development

In what ways do you need development? It all depends upon what you have been given and where you have been placed. As particularly gifted and positioned disciples, we each should pursue the needed maturity to do what God has called us to accomplish. CONSIDER There’s a difference in working on something because you are supposed to learn it versus you are desperate to know it. Each of us knows the stark contrast between being eager and being resistant. In…

Bible Reading Plan for Week of September 15

Colossians 3:16 encourages us to “let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God.”  Soak up the Scriptures this week and then let them flow out of you in praise to God and comfort to others.  On Saturday and Sunday, we’ll focus on the Scriptures for our Gospel Groups and the Sunday sermon. Sept 15           Ephesians 4:11-16 Sept 16           Isaiah 19-20…

Janie Chapman Missions Offering – How Your Gift Helps #6

One way that our Rocky Creek Family can help participate in Missions is through the Janie Chapman Missions Offering. This special offering in September of every year helps to support mission work in and through South Carolina. There will be a number of web-posts about this offering and each one will try to share a different aspect of how the Janie Chapman Missions Offering is used.  As you read over these, consider how you could participate and give to this important offering.…

As We Gather

As We Gather – September 15th Service Order: Call to Worship – Psalm 96:4-6 – Come Praise and Glorify The Lord – Confession: 1 Corinthians 13:11 – He Will Hold Me Fast Message: Development: Cultivating Your Needed Maturity – All I Have Is Christ Offering – Victory In Jesus Commission: Colossians 3:1-3 You Are Sent

Janie Chapman Missions Offering – How Your Gift Helps #5

The Janie Chapman Missions Offering is a vital tool to help fund Missions in and through South Carolina. Every year in September, SC Baptist Churches are asked to pray for SC Missions and consider giving to this special offering.  Each of the posts about the Janie Chapman Missions Offering will share some aspect of how the Janie Chapman funds are used.  As you read over these posts consider how God is working in and through SC Baptists, and how you can…

Understanding the Book of Isaiah

Today, for the Rocky Creek Bible Reading Plan (Sept – Nov 2019) we will be continuing in the book of Isaiah.  Isaiah is one on the longer books in the Bible and thus is a part of the “major prophets.”  Throughout the book we see God’s judgment and salvation.  God must punish rebellious people, but He has also promised salvation through “His servant.”   As you read this book, ask God to allow you to learn biblical lessons.  May you…

Janie Chapman Missions Offering – How Your Gift Helps – #2

One way that our Rocky Creek Family can help participate in Missions is through the Janie Chapman Missions Offering. This special offering in September of every year helps to support mission work in and through South Carolina. There will be a number of web-posts about this offering and each one will try to share a different aspect of how the Janie Chapman Missions Offering is used.  As you read over these, consider how you could participate and give to this important offering.…

Hurricane Dorian Disaster Relief

When a disaster strikes, there is often a push to help send supplies and such for relief.  Sometimes if you are not careful, your well meaning contribution may end up in some place where you don’t intend.  It is always a good idea to check out anyone you plan to donate funds or resources through. The places listed below are all organizations that are solid and trusted in Disaster Relief.  If you feel led to donate funds to help victims…

Janie Chapman Missions Offering – How Your Gift Helps #4

One way that our Rocky Creek Family can help participate in Missions is through the Janie Chapman Missions Offering. This special offering in September of every year helps to support mission work in and through South Carolina. There will be a number of web-posts about this offering and each one will try to share a different aspect of how the Janie Chapman Missions Offering is used.  As you read over these, consider how you could participate and give to this important offering.…

Gospel Group Questions for Week of September 15

On Sunday, September 15 (and throughout that week if your group meets on a different day), our Gospel Groups will be studying 1 Kings 19 and 2 Kings 2.  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 one of the most bizarre/…