Posts by Jeremy Johns

Posts by Jeremy Johns

Gospel Group Questions for Week of August 25

On Sunday, August 25 (and throughout that week if your group meets on a different day), our Gospel Groups will be studying 1 Kings 11-12.  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. When can you remember a warning not to do something, but…

Bible Reading Plan for Week of August 18

“Oh how I love your law!  It is my meditation all the day.  Your commandment makes me wiser than my enemies, for it is ever with me.  I have more understanding than all my teachers, for your testimonies are my meditation.” (Psalm 119:97-99)  May the readings this week focus our attention on God, and may the Bible give us wisdom and understanding as we meditate on it.  On Saturday and Sunday, we’ll focus on the Scriptures for our Gospel Groups…

Understanding the Book of Obadiah

Today, for the Rocky Creek Bible Reading Plan (June – August 2019) we will read the book of Obadiah.  It’s the shortest book in the Old Testament, but it contains some powerful truths.  We’ll learn about God’s judgment for Edom and also for all nations.  However, there is hope for Israel and restoration with God is possible.  As you read this book, ask God to allow you to learn biblical lessons.  May you know our great God better and have…

Gospel Group Questions for Week of August 18

On Sunday, August 18 (and throughout that week if your group meets on a different day), our Gospel Groups will be studying 1 Kings 6-8.  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 was God’s presence with his people so significant? Can you…

Bible Reading Plan for Week of August 11

When you read through Psalms, 2 Chronicles, Obadiah, and 2 Kings this week delight in God’s Word and treasure what you are reading.  Think about the truths that are before you.  Allow them to shape and change you.  After reading may we have a deeper relationship with God.  “In the way of your testimonies I delight as much as in all riches.  I will meditate on your precepts and fix my eyes on your ways.  I will delight in your…

Gospel Group Questions for Week of August 11

On Sunday, August 11 (and throughout that week if your group meets on a different day), our Gospel Groups will be studying Ecclesiastes 1-2.  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 are some ways people try to find fulfillment apart from God?…

Deacons for 2019-2022

According to the Bible, deacons are to serve the people by helping to meet the physical needs of the body, and they are to support the pastors.  Deacons at Rocky Creek desire to be focused on service and ministry opportunities. Don Gregg, Rod Hochmuth, and Chuck Hunt desire to serve the body at Rocky Creek as deacons in 2019-2022 (3 year term).  They have been examined, and they have affirmed their understanding of the role of deacon and how they…

Bible Reading Plan for Week of August 4

“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…

Adult Bible Study – 2 Samuel

On Wednesday, August 21 we will start back our Chapel Bible Study.  We will meet each Wednesday, from 6:30-7:30PM and continue looking at 2 Samuel.  Come dig into the Word and allow the Holy Spirit to share truth with you that will draw you into a deeper relationship with God.  The study will run August 21 to December 18 (except November 27).

Bible Study – Jesus, Continued…

“Why does God often feel more like doctrine we know about than a Person we know? Why do so many of us think of Christianity as a lifestyle to which we conform, rather than a God with whom we commune? Jesus promised His disciples that His return to heaven was to their advantage because the Holy Spirit could then come to live inside of them. How many of us consider our connection to the Holy Spirit so strong and so…

Ladies Bible Study – Redeemed

Redeemed – Grace to Live Every Day Better than Before by Angela Thomas-Pharr This Bible study for ladies “explores the practical side of redemption and what it means to experience the grace to live every day better than before.  In this study you will discover the beautiful theology of being redeemed and what it means for your everyday life, set your focus on Jesus for His help and hope as you continue being redeemed, and engage in 40 days of…

Gospel Group Questions for Week of August 4

On Sunday, August 4 (and throughout that week if your group meets on a different day), our Gospel Groups will be studying 1 Kings 2-3.  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 difference between wisdom and knowledge? Who are some…