Posts by Jeremy Johns

Posts by Jeremy Johns

Gospel Group Questions for Week of April 5

On Sunday, April 5 (and throughout that week if your group meets on a different day), our Gospel Groups will be studying Matthew 3:1-17.  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 does knowing that a guest is coming to your house change…

Bible Reading Plan for Week of March 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…

Understanding the Book of Matthew (part 2)

The Bible Reading Plan (March – May 2020) has us half way through the book of Matthew.  The video below will give you an overview of the second half of the book, Matthew 14-28.  It will help you better understand the book as we continue with the reading plan.  You can check out other videos about books of the Bible and various biblical topics from The Bible Project at their website.

Understanding the Book of Mark

Mark is the second book in the Bible.  It is fast paced with lots of actions.  Several times we see the word “immediately.”  As we read through Mark as a part of the Bible Reading Plan (March – May 2020) these videos from the Bible Project may help you understand the book better. Overview of Mark The Gospel According to Mark May God’s Word come alive in us and spur us to action by serving Jesus.

Gospel Group Questions for Week of March 29

On Sunday, March 29 (and throughout that week if your group meets on a different day), our Gospel Groups will be studying Luke 2:40-52.  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 it important to keep in mind that Jesus is fully human…

Bible Reading Plan for Week of March 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. March 22      …

The Time Between the OT and the NT (part 2)

In our Gospel Groups we have been studying through the Old Testament, but at the beginning of March we started looking at the New Testament.  What happens between the two testaments?  Nick Jefson has compiled some important information to give us a context for the activities that transpired between Malachi and Matthew.  In Part 1 we will look at the Political Developments, and in Part 2 we will look at the Religious Developements. RELIGIOUS DEVELOPMENTS In our reading of Ezra,…

The Time Between the OT and the NT (part 1)

In our Gospel Groups we have been studying through the Old Testament, but at the beginning of March we started looking at the New Testament.  What happens between the two testaments?  Nick Jefson has compiled some important information to give us a context for the activities that transpired between Malachi and Matthew.  In Part 1 we will look at the Political Developments, and in Part 2 we will look at the Religious Developements. The end of the Old Testament (chronologically)…

Gospel Group Questions for Week of March 22

On Sunday, March 22 (and throughout that week if your group meets on a different day), our Gospel Groups will be studying Luke 2:21-39.  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. Joseph and Mary were obedient to God in their “handling” of an infant…

Bible Reading Plan for Week of March 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. March 15        Philippians 2:5-11 March 16        Mark 3…

Gospel Group Questions for Week of March 15

On Sunday, March 15 (and throughout that week if your group meets on a different day), our Gospel Groups will be studying Luke 1:26-33, 51-55; 2:4-7.  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. How have you seen in hindsight that God has worked “10,000…

Bible Reading Plan for Week of March 8

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 this week.  Make sure you are focusing on what is truly important and using your time wisely.  On Saturday…