Posts from December 2019

Posts from December 2019

Financial Proverbs [Series Overview]

Join us this coming Sunday at Rocky Creek as we start 2020 by addressing our finances biblically. We will start a 5-week sermon series called Financial Proverbs. Whenever we refuse to handle our finances God’s way, we invite unnecessary chaos into our lives. In the Book of Proverbs, God provides practical wisdom that is as relevant today as when it was first written. Discover God’s will for your money, and you will experience God’s best for your life. January 5,…

Gospel Group Questions for Week of January 5

On Sunday, January 5 (and throughout that week if your group meets on a different day), our Gospel Groups will be studying Obadiah.  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 kind of attitude do the Edomites have? What is God’s response…

Bible Reading Plan for Week of December 29

“Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.”  (Psalm 119:105)  The Bible is very important as it tells us who God is, what He’s like, and how we should respond to Him.  The Scriptures also give us guidance in order to live a life that is pleasing to Him and worthy of Him.  Allow the passages this week in the Bible Reading Plan to help you draw close to God and give you direction…

As We Gather

As We Gather – December 29th Service Order: Call to Worship – Psalm 96:1–3 ⁃ Come Behold The Wondrous Mystery ⁃ Confession – John 16:33 ⁃ O Come All Ye Faithful Message: Prince of Peace [Luke 1:67-79] ⁃ Christ Our Sure and Steady Anchor Offering: ⁃ Come Thou Fount You Are Sent – Numbers 6:24–26

Gospel Group Questions for Week of December 29

On Sunday, December 29 (and throughout that week if your group meets on a different day), our Gospel Groups will be studying Daniel 7.  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 promises of God do you take hope in? Whether it…

Bible Reading Plan for Week December 22

James 1:22 states, “But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.”  So God does want us to hear the Word, and in order to hear the Word we must be in the Word.  This week read the Word and hear from God.  However, don’t just hear the Word as you read, but also put it into practice.  On Saturday and Sunday, we’ll focus on the Scriptures for our Gospel Groups and the Sunday sermon. Dec 22          …

Important Year End Giving Information

If you would like to make a year end contribution to Rocky Creek, you have several options.  Give during our Sunday morning worship services on Sunday, December 22 and 29.  Mail a gift postmarked by December 31, 2019.  Give online by midnight of December 31, 2019. Credit card, debit card, and ACH bank transfer donations all get a “received date” the moment the donor hits “Give $X” button. If that happens before the clock strikes midnight in your local timezone…

As We Gather

As We Gather – December 22nd Service Order: Call to Worship – Isaiah 9:2 ⁃ Joy To The World ⁃ Confession – Colossians 1:16-17 ⁃ O Holy Night Message: Everlasting Father [John 14:1-11] ⁃ Come Adore The Humble King Offering: ⁃ Sing We the Song Of Emmanuel You Are Sent – Romans 15:13

Upcoming Sunday and Wednesday Schedule

We are a week away from Christmas.  In the midst of shopping for gifts, take time to enjoy the greatest gift you could ever receive, Jesus!  Be still and know that He is God!    Over the next couple of weeks, we are taking a break from our normal weekly schedule to help you slow down and be still. Wednesday, December 18, will be our last mid-week gathering of the year. Preschool, children, and students will have activities on this night,…

The Mystery Of Christmas Recap

On Sunday, December 15, the Rocky Creek Worship Ministry led us in our Christmas Worship Night “The Mystery of Christmas.” Here are a few resources from that service. The Mystery of Christmas Recap Video. The Mystery of Christmas Spotify Playlist. The Mystery of Christmas Worship Service.

Understanding the Book of Ezekiel

Today, for the Rocky Creek Bible Reading Plan (Dec 2019 – Feb 2020) we will begin reading the book of Ezekiel.  “Ezekiel, a priest and a prophet, ministers during the darkest days of Judah’s history: the seventy-year period of Babylonian captivity…Ezekiel uses prophecies, parables, signs, and symbols to dramatize God’s message to His exiled people.”  Although times are hard, with God there is still a future.  Look to Him and keep your eyes upon Him in both the good and…

Gospel Group Questions for Week of December 22

On Sunday, December 22 (and throughout that week if your group meets on a different day), our Gospel Groups will be studying Matthew 1.  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 grou What are some ways the Old Testament foreshadows the miraculous birth…