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After Joshua settled the people into the Promised Land, the people failed to finish the task of removing idolatry from the area.  The people got stuck in a cycle of sin which God would alleviate through the hands of judges. OVERVIEW OF JUDGES In between Joshua’s leadership and the establishment of King Saul, Israel was led by a line of judges. These judges addressed the consequences of the people brought on by their own sin. Each flawed judge revealed the…

Bible Reading Plan for Week of March 24

God is teaching us much as we reading through 2 Samuel, 1 Chronicles, and Psalms.  Ask God to grow you in your understanding of the Scriptures this week.  Hide God’s Word in your heart and walk worthy of Him.  On Saturday and Sunday, we’ll focus on the Scriptures for our Gospel Groups and the Sunday sermon.  Please consider the questions below regarding the Scriptures for our Gospel Groups Sunday, March 24 – Mark 14:26-42 Monday, March 25  – Psalms 81,…

Pray for North American Missionaries – Day 6

This will be the last prayer day focus for the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering. We have had 6 different missionaries highlighted for prayer during these past 3 weeks.  Luis and Beatriz Soto from West Valley, Utah, are the last missionary focus.  Click on the link below to learn about and pray for this couple and their ministry. They are among the more than 5,000 North American Mission Board missionaries involved in Church Planting and Compassion Ministries.  These missionaries share the life-transforming…

As We Gather

Sunday March 24 Scripture: Revelation 15:3-4 And they sing the song of Moses, the servant of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying, “Great and amazing are your deeds, O Lord God the Almighty! Just and true are your ways, O King of the nations! 4 Who will not fear, O Lord, and glorify your name? For you alone are holy. All nations will come and worship you, for your righteous acts have been revealed.” As we prepare for…

Pray for North American Missionaries – Day 5

Muche and Diamone Ukegbu are serving as church planters in Miami. They are among the more than 5,000 North American Mission Board missionaries involved in Church Planting and Compassion Ministries.  These missionaries share the life-transforming Gospel of Jesus Christ across the United States, Canada, and their territories. Click here to go to the NAMB website to learn about the Ukegbu’s Ministry During these past weeks, there have been a number of posts on our website to help you better understand…

Canaan

After wandering through the wilderness for 40 years, Joshua leads the Israelites into the Promised Land.  As they move into the land, they are to remove any trace of idolatry from within Canaan or within their hearts. JOSHUA OUTLINE Entering the Land (1:1-5:15) Taking the Land (6:1-12:24) Dividing the Land (13:1-21:45) Occupying the Land (22:1-24:33) ENTERING THE LAND Joshua is charged with the huge task of succeeding Moses’ leadership (Josh. 1:1-2). Repeatedly, God tells Joshua to be strong and courageous…

Bible Reading Plan for Week of March 17

We are continuing to journey through the history of the Old Testament.  We are seeing how God is working to accomplish His purposes, and we are seeing how people pour out their hearts to God in song.  May we worship God for who He is, what He has done, and what He is doing.  On Saturday and Sunday, we’ll focus on the Scriptures for our Gospel Groups and the Sunday sermon.  Please consider the questions below regarding the Scriptures for…

Understanding the book of 1 Chronicles

Over the next few months we will be reading through 2 Samuel, parts of Psalms and 1 Chronicles.  These different books give insight into some of the same events and the Scriptures comment on themselves.  Although you might think you “just read this”, see the events from a different perspective.  Think about what is said and put the various pieces and details together to get a better understanding of what happened. Here’s a video from the Bible Project that will…

Pray for North American Missionaries – Day 4

John (not his real name) came to Christ in China and now is working to plant a Mandarin-speaking church in the US. He is one of more than 5,000 North American Mission Board missionaries who are involved in Church Planting and Compassion Ministries.  Your prayers and financial support help these missionaries share the life-transforming Gospel of Jesus Christ across the United States, Canada and their territories.  Follow the link below to learn about and pray for John and his work…

As We Gather

Sunday March 17 Scripture: Psalm 113:1-3 Praise the Lord! Praise, O servants of the Lord, praise the name of the Lord! 2 Blessed be the name of the Lord from this time forth and forevermore! 3 From the rising of the sun to its setting, the name of the Lord is to be praised! As we prepare for our worship gathering this week, Click here to listen to the songs we will be singing during our services. Service Order: Call…

Storehouse Student Resources – Mormonism

Storehouse Student Resources is a post about what students learned on  Wednesday nights during our gathering in the Storehouse. The main goal is to better equip our students to be bold witnesses for Christ. Shawn Piedrahita conducted some research about Mormons and their teachings. He taught us some very interesting things regarding Mormon beliefs. This post will introduce some Mormon beliefs and will also give the reader resources for further study. Introduction Have you ever had those guys on bicycles…

Pray for North American Missionaries – Day 3

Rob and Lisa Warren work to reach college students in Wisconsin. They are one of more than 5,000 North American Mission Board missionaries who are involved in Church Planting and Compassion Ministries.  Your prayers and financial support help these missionaries share the life-transforming Gospel of Jesus Christ across the United States, Canada and their territories.  Follow the link below to learn about and pray for these missionaries. Click here to go to the NAMB website to learn about the Warren’s…