Posts from June 2024

Posts from June 2024

Reflective Questions on Sermon on 1 Corinthians 1:4-17

Reflective questions can help deepen the understanding and personal application of the sermon on 1 Corinthians 1:4-17. Here are several questions that can prompt personal reflection or guide group discussion: Reflecting on Grace: How have you personally experienced the enriching grace of God in your life, particularly in the areas of speech and knowledge? How can you use these gifts to contribute more effectively to the unity and edification of the church? Assessing Unity: In what ways have you noticed…

Sabbath Eve Meditation, 29 June 2024

As the shadows lengthen and the stillness of the Sabbath eve gently descends, let us prepare our hearts and minds for the sacred rest and renewal that the Lord’s Day brings. This evening marks a divine invitation to set aside our worldly cares and draw near to God. Meditate on the words of Psalm 46:10, “Be still, and know that I am God.” In the quiet of this evening, let these words sink deeply into your soul. Recognize the call…

Devotional on Larger Catechism Q&A 38

Devotional on Westminster Larger Catechism Q&A 38 Q&A 38: What benefits do believers receive from Christ at the resurrection? A: “At the resurrection, believers being raised up in glory, shall be openly acknowledged and acquitted in the day of judgment, and made perfectly blessed in the full enjoying of God to all eternity.” Reflection The resurrection is a cornerstone of Christian hope, a glorious future event where the faith of believers in Christ culminates in a dramatic and eternal transformation.…

Evening Devotional, 28 June 2024

Friday: Following Christ’s Example of Perfect Leadership Scripture Reading: Philippians 2:5-8 “Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus, who, though he was in the form of God, did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped, but emptied himself, by taking the form of a servant, being born in the likeness of men. And being found in human form, he humbled himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a…

Bulletin for 30 June 2024

The Order for Worship for the Lord’s Day, 30 June 2024. We will worship with New Hope Presbyterian Church that evening at 6 PM.

Morning Devotional, 12 July 2024

Friday – Empowered by Christ “Christ is the power of God and the wisdom of God.” (1 Corinthians 1:24) As we conclude this week’s journey through the profound truths of 1 Corinthians 1, we are reminded that our ability to live out the paradoxical wisdom of the cross finds its source in Christ alone. He is the embodiment of God’s power and wisdom, and it is through our union with Him that we are empowered to reject the folly of…

Morning Devotional, 10 July 2024

Wednesday – Transformed by the Gospel “And because of him you are in Christ Jesus, who became to us wisdom from God, righteousness and sanctification and redemption.” (1 Corinthians 1:30) The gospel is not merely a set of facts to be believed; it is the very power of God that transforms lives from the inside out. It is a message that defies human logic and wisdom, yet it carries within it the ability to radically reshape our hearts, minds, and…

Morning Devotional, 28 June 2024

Devotional 5: “Living in Grace and Peace” Scripture Reading: 1 Corinthians 1:3 Reflection: In 1 Corinthians 1:3, Paul greets the Corinthians with a blessing: “Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.” This greeting is not just a formality but a profound reminder of the foundational blessings we receive in Christ—grace and peace. Grace Defined and Experienced Grace is God’s unmerited favor towards us. It is the gift of salvation, freely given, not because…

Evening Devotional, 27 June 2024

Thursday: Promoting Unity Within the Community Scripture Reading: Ephesians 4:1-6 “I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, urge you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling to which you have been called, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. There is one body and one Spirit—just as you were called to the one hope that belongs to your call—…

Morning Devotional, Thursday, 27 June 2024

Devotional 4: “Embracing Unity” Scripture Reading: 1 Corinthians 1:2 Reflection: In 1 Corinthians 1:2, Paul writes to “the church of God that is in Corinth, to those sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints together with all those who in every place call upon the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, both their Lord and ours.” This statement beautifully captures the essence of Christian unity. It reminds us that we are not isolated believers but part of a global…

Evening Devotional, 26 June 2024

Wednesday: Practicing Servant Leadership Scripture Reading: John 13:12-17 “When he had washed their feet and put on his outer garments and resumed his place, he said to them, ‘Do you understand what I have done to you? You call me Teacher and Lord, and you are right, for so I am. If I then, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also ought to wash one another’s feet. For I have given you an example, that you also…