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Crucifixion

While Jesus’ death seemed like a shocking defeat to his followers, the crucifixion of Christ was God’s plan all along. By studying the context of the event, we can understand what Jesus truly accomplished. Download Handout – 11 – Crucifixion Video Audio Fulfilled Prophecies “They have pierced my hands and feet” (Ps. 22:16) “Mourning for whom they have pierced” (Zech. 12:10) “Pierced hands and feet, no broken bones, cast lots for clothing” (Ps. 22:16-18) “Pierced for our transgressions” (Isa. 53:5)…

Bible Reading Plan for Week of June 14

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…

As We Gather

As We Gather – Call to Worship – Psalm 47:1-2 ⁃ How Great Thou Art Scripture Reading: Hebrews 4:14-16 ⁃ Before The Throne Of God Above Message: I AM the Center of the Universe Psalm 104:1-35 ⁃ 10,000 Reasons Offering/Closing Comments ⁃ I Stand Amazed You Are Sent – Psalm 67:1-3.

RC Students – Wiki God: The Undergraduate God

Many of our high school graduates will begin their college or professional careers upon graduation. They will learn new concepts and skills as they attain knowledge and skills to advance them in their work. In fact, students and professionals will learn quickly that “many lines of work expect ongoing education and occasional recertification.” (Agnew)  To their surprise, ongoing learning will be essential for any worker to keep up with technology and any educational revisions within our society. Travis Agnew says,…

June Missions Prayer Newsletter – Part 1

June Missions Prayer Newsletter – Part 1 June 8, 2020 Please pray for these RC Mission Partners this week and encourage them. Download the Newsletter here Brenda Bagwell – Piedmont Women’s Center , Greenville SC – brenda@piedmontwomenscenter.org Prayers: For our clients who feel abortion is their only option. For our clients to feel the peace of God in our centers. For staff & volunteer’s safety & endurance as we continue to serve. For God’s love to be shown to our…

Gospel Group Questions for Week of June 14

On Sunday, June 14 (and throughout that week if your group meets on a different day), our Gospel Groups will be studying Mark 5:21-43.  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 often difficult to have faith? In what or whom…

Understanding the Book of 1 Corinthians

Over the next several days we will read through 1 Corinthians.  This video from the Bible Project will help you better understand the book.  Grow in the grace and knowledge of Jesus as you read the Word.

Associations

Jesus’ ministry was framed around his association with two critical groups of people: sinners and self-righteous. To understand these complex dynamics reveals the nature of Jesus’ approach. Download Handout – 10 – Associations Video Audio The Sinners Jesus was the easiest on the sinners and the toughest on the self-righteous. Jesus was often criticized for his association with sinners. While he was gracious and polite towards sinners, he also called for repentance. He was gracious but not soft (John 8:2-11).…

Bible Reading Plan for Week of June 7

“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.” (John 1:1). This week as we read through various parts of the Scriptures, let’s look for Jesus.  See the Word in the Word this week and draw closer to Him.  On Saturday and Sunday, we’ll focus on the Scriptures for our Gospel Groups and the Sunday sermon. June 7            Psalm 67:1-7 June 8            1 Corinthians 1-2 June 9            1 Corinthians 3-4 June 10         …

Psalms [Vol. 2] – Series Overview

I cannot wait to begin our summer series on June 7th – Psalms [Vol. 2]. Here is the rundown of the series. Reasoning The psalms teach us how to speak to God. We all need help learning how to do that better. Psalms cover every range of human emotions. During these days, we have a lot of emotions we need to process. This huge section of Scripture is often overlooked in preaching and teaching. Since each psalm is essentially independent of the others, it is…

As We Gather

June 7, 2020 Service Order: Call to Worship – Malachi 1:11 ⁃ Sing To The King Scriptures on the goodness of God ⁃ Good Good Father Message: The Blessings of God for the Mission of God [Psalm 67:1-7] ⁃ Come Thou Fount Baptism/Missions/Offering ⁃ This is Amazing Grace You Are Sent – 2 Corinthians 13:11