Give One Thing More – A Grateful Heart

“You who have given so much to me, give one thing more — a grateful heart. Not thankful when it pleases me, as if your blessings had spare days; but such a heart, whose pulse may be your praise.” Almost four hundred years ago, the Anglican poet and preacher George Herbert captured with these prayerful … Continue reading Give One Thing More – A Grateful Heart

Prayers of Consecration – Psalm 95

When we pray prayers of consecration, we are asking the Lord in specific ways to set us apart so that He might enable us to obey His revealed will. Therefore, we ask: What should I commit to do based on this passage? How would I live differently if the truths of this passage were more … Continue reading Prayers of Consecration – Psalm 95

Word-Saturated Worship

Scripture suffuses every part of our worship services. We call one another to our awesome task of worshipping God with Scripture. We sing God’s praise with psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs in order to make God’s Word memorable and vivid. The Spirit uses God’s Word to convict us of sin and to show us our … Continue reading Word-Saturated Worship

Personal Worship Guide: The Transforming Power of God’s Book

Teach: The Transforming Power of God’s Book (click on the link here for guide) I.  God’s Book grants us discernment into how He works (Isaiah 29:1-8) The Holy Spirit uses His Word to show us how God has worked in the past. The first eight verses of this passage show us two things: God humbles … Continue reading Personal Worship Guide: The Transforming Power of God’s Book

Personal/Family Worship Guides

We want to urge you to take some time during the week to worship God personally and with your family. These guides serve to develop further the themes of our corporate worship services. Simple Church (Isaiah 40:1-11). This devotional guide delves into the mission of our church. Isaiah's prophecy highlights four non-negotiables: There is a … Continue reading Personal/Family Worship Guides

Grace to Fulfill Our Parental Calling #2

Parents worthy of honor are energized for their task by the power of the Holy Spirit and the gospel of grace.  Thus, they daily preach the gospel to themselves and are diligent to shepherd their children in the same manner. The Swiss Cheese Effect of the Ten Commandments. The Apostle Paul in Romans 7:7-8 spells … Continue reading Grace to Fulfill Our Parental Calling #2