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Week 46 | New City Catechism and Scripture

Every week, our worship bulletin includes a Q&A from the New City Catechism, along with a supporting Bible verse that we invite you to memorize. This week's Q&A, memory verse, and explanatory video are below: New City Catechism #46 Q. What is the Lord's Supper? A. Christ commanded all Christians to eat bread and to drink from the cup in thankful remembrance of him and h...

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Devotional Guide - Week 46

I've created a weekly devotional guide emphasizing three parts: prayer, a QA from the New City Catechism, and daily Bible reading. It's available as a printable PDF, but also contains clickable links for readings and additional resources when viewed in a browser. View the Devotional Guide for Week 46 here....

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New Devotional Guide

We have a new weekly devotional guide available at Willow Creek Church. It's available every Monday on this blog. Here is a brief video explaining the guide and how you and your family can use it from your computer or mobile device. ...

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Devotional Guide - Week 45

I've created a weekly devotional guide emphasizing three parts: prayer, a QA from the New City Catechism, and daily Bible reading. It's available as a printable PDF, but also contains clickable links for readings and additional resources when viewed in a browser. ...

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Week 45 | New City Catechism and Scripture

Every week, our worship bulletin includes a QA from the New City Catechism, along with a supporting Bible verse that we invite you to memorize. This week's QA, memory verse, and explanatory video are below: New City Catechism #45 Q. Is baptism with water the washing away of sin itself? A. No, only the blood of Christ and the renewal of the Holy Spirit can cleanse us fro...

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The History of the English Standard Version

At Willow Creek, we typically use the English Standard Version (ESV) of the Bible. It is not the only sound translation, but it is a very reliable one. Here is a video explaining the history, logic, and value of this trustworthy translation. The History of the English Standard Version from Crossway on Vimeo....

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Should we observe "All Saints Day"?

For many Christians around the world, today is "All Saints Day." As Protestants, how should we feel about this day? Should we observe it? Some do. Should we not? Some don't. I found this answer from John Witvliet helpful. John D. Witvliet is director of the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship and professor of music and worship at Calvin College and Calvin Theological Se...

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Week 44 | New City Catechism and Scripture

Every week, our worship bulletin includes a QA from the New City Catechism, along with a supporting Bible verse that we invite you to memorize. This week's QA, memory verse, and explanatory video are below: New City Catechism #44 Q. What is baptism? A. Baptism is the washing with water in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit; it signifies and seals our a...

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Week 43 | New City Catechism and Scripture

Every week, our worship bulletin includes a QA from the New City Catechism, along with a supporting Bible verse that we invite you to memorize. This week's QA, memory verse, and explanatory video are below: New City Catechism #43 Q. What are the sacraments or ordinances? A. The sacraments or ordinances given by God and instituted by Christ, namely baptism and the Lord's...

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Romans | Sermon Discussion Guide (October 14, 2018)

This Sunday's message covered Romans 3:1-8. This sermon discussion guide, prepared by Pastor Kevin, can be used in Willow Creek small groups for brief review of the message....

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Week 42 | New City Catechism and Scripture

Every week, our worship bulletin includes a QA from the New City Catechism, along with a supporting Bible verse that we invite you to memorize. This week's QA, memory verse, and explanatory video are below: New City Catechism #42 Q. How is the Word of God to be read and heard? A. With diligence, preparation, and prayer; so that we may accept it with faith, store it in o...

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Romans | Sermon Discussion Guide (October 7, 2018)

Yesterday's message covered Romans 2:12-29. This sermon discussion guide, prepared by Pastor Kevin, can be used in Willow Creek small groups for brief review of the message....

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Week 41 | New City Catechism and Scripture

Every week, our worship bulletin includes a QA from the New City Catechism, along with a supporting Bible verse that we invite you to memorize. This week's QA, memory verse, and explanatory video are below:New City Catechism #41Q. What is the Lord's Prayer?A. Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, 
your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. ...

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The Bible Project: "Justice"

Paul begins Romans by establishing humanity's guilt before God.As we continue our sermon series, it might be helpful to take some time and discover what the Bible teaches about justice. Here is a helpful video from our friends at the Bible Project. ...

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Week 40 | New City Catechism and Scripture

Every week, our worship bulletin includes a QA from the New City Catechism, along with a supporting Bible verse that we invite you to memorize. This week's QA, memory verse, and explanatory video are below:New City Catechism #40Q. Why should we pray?The whole Word of God directs and inspires us in what we should pray, including the prayer Jesus himself taught us.Scripture ...

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PK's Sermon Notes: "What is an apostle? Are there apostles today?"

Paul, the author of the New Testament book of Romans, introduces himself as an "apostle" in Romans 1:1. Since the word "apostle" (Greek, apostolos) is no longer used much in general conversation, it might be helpful to explain what he meant by the term and what it means for Christians today. The word "apostle" is a Greek word. It simply means, "one who is sent." It carrie...

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R.C. Sproul: "Justification by Faith Alone: Martin Luther and Romans 1:17"

In this brief video, "R.C. Sproul describes the moment of awakening Martin Luther had as he read Romans 1:17, 'For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith for faith, as it is written, 'The righteous shall live by faith.'" As we continue our sermon series in Romans, you might find it encouraging! bl ...

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Week 39 | New City Catechism and Scripture

Every week, our worship bulletin includes a QA from the New City Catechism, along with a supporting Bible verse that we invite you to memorize. This week's QA, memory verse, and explanatory video are below: New City Catechism #39 Q. With what attitude should we pray?A. With love, perseverance, and gratefulness; in humble submission to God's will, knowing that, for the sa...

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Romans: "Why are you preaching through Romans?"

A recent Ligonier Ministries study found that American evangelicals not only hold increasingly confused and conflicting religious beliefs, but often do so quite vigorously. There is an epidemic of misunderstanding in much of the church today.With that in mind, we'll start a sermon series in Romans this Sunday. Romans is one of the most concise while yet comprehensive expl...

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Week 38 | New City Catechism and Scripture

Every week, our worship bulletin includes a QA from the New City Catechism, along with a supporting Bible verse that we invite you to memorize. This week's QA, memory verse, and explanatory video are below: New City Catechism #38 Q. What is prayer?A.Prayer is pouring out our hearts to God in praise, petition, confession of sin, and thanksgiving. Scripture Verses -Psalm ...

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The Bible Project - Romans

Yesterday, we began a brand new sermon series in Romans. The following are two brief videos from our friends at The Bible Project. They provide an informative and engaging overview of this great letter, and why every Christian should devote considerable time to its study. Romans 1-4 Romans 5-16 ...

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Nancy Guthrie: "You Are More Than Your Twitter Bio"

These days, if we want to tell someone who we are, we have to be adept at defining it in 160 characters or less. That's all you get to say about who you are in your Twitter bio. For your Instagram bio you get only 150 characters. So how does a person express what is at the heart of who she is in 150 or even 160 characters? [Article continues here]...

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Week 37 | New City Catechism and Scripture

Every week, our worship bulletin includes a QA from the New City Catechism, along with a supporting Bible verse that we invite you to memorize. This week's QA, memory verse, and explanatory video are below: New City Catechism #37 Q. How does the Holy Spirit help us?A. The Holy Spirit convicts us of our sin, comforts us, guides us, gives us spiritual gifts and the desire ...

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Timothy George: "The Priesthood of All Believers"

Over Labor Day weekend, we talked about why work matters. During the message, I talked briefly about something theologians call "the priesthood of all believers." In this excellent article, Dr. Timothy George describes its history and significance....

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Week 36 | New City Catechism and Scripture

Every week, our worship bulletin includes a QA from the New City Catechism, along with a supporting Bible verse that we invite you to memorize. This week's QA, memory verse, and explanatory video are below: New City Catechism #36 Q.What do we believe about the Holy Spirit?A.That he is God, coeternal with the Father and the Son, and that God grants him irrevocably to all ...

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Big, Small, & Serve

Q. I'm new to Willow Creek Church, and want to become an active member. Where should I begin? A. First, thank you for making Willow Creek Church home! We want to be a warm, welcoming family of faith. It's great to have you as an important part of it. Whenever someone joins Willow Creek, whether as an official member or as a committed friend, I encourage them to first pur...

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Week 35 | New City Catechism and Scripture

Every week, our worship bulletin includes a QA from the New City Catechism, along with a supporting Bible verse that we invite you to memorize. This week's QA, memory verse, and explanatory video are below: New City Catechism #35 Q. Since we are redeemed by grace alone, through faith alone, where does this faith come from?A. All the gifts we receive from Christ we receiv...

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Week 34 | New City Catechism and Scripture

Every week, our worship bulletin includes a QA from the New City Catechism, along with a supporting Bible verse that we invite you to memorize. This week's QA, memory verse, and explanatory video are below: New City Catechism #34 Q. Since we are redeemed by grace alone, through Christ alone, must we still do good works and obey God's Word?A. Yes, because Christ, having r...

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Week 33 | New City Catechism and Scripture

Every week, our worship bulletin includes a QA from the New City Catechism, along with a supporting Bible verse that we invite you to memorize. This week's QA, memory verse, and explanatory video are below: New City Catechism #33 Q. Should those who have faith in Christ seek their salvation through their own works, or anywhere else? A. No, they should not, as everything...

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Wednesday Devotional - "Loving God, Hating Sin"

Jacob's initial attraction to his wife, Rachel, was powerful. The Bible describes her stunning beauty with the same Hebrew word used to describe the handsomeness of her son, Joseph. Good looks ran in the family. The author of the following verses refers to this, beginning in Genesis 39:6. 6 Now Joseph was well-built and handsome, 7 and after a while his master's wife to...

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Week 32 | New City Catechism and Scripture

Every week, our worship bulletin includes a QA from the New City Catechism, along with a supporting Bible verse that we invite you to memorize. This week's QA, memory verse, and explanatory video are below: New City Catechism #32 Q. What do justification and sanctification mean? A. Justification means our declared righteousness before God, made possible by Christ's deat...

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Daniel Hyde: "The Lord's Day Is a Gift from God"

Yesterday, Pastor Drew and I both mentioned how encouraged we are to see our members and friends on Sunday mornings, gathering for worship at God's gracious invitation. In this short article, Daniel Hyde outlines the gift of the Lord's Day, and how we - as God's people - can enjoy it to his glory....

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Week 31 | New City Catechism and Scripture

Every week, our worship bulletin includes a Q&A from the New City Catechism, along with a supporting Bible verse that we invite you to memorize. This week's Q&A, memory verse, and explanatory video are below: New City Catechism #31 Q. What do we believe by true faith?  A. Everything taught to us in the gospel. The Apostles’ Creed expresses what we believe in these wo...

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Hebrews en Español

En el transcurso de los prximos aos, Willow Creek Church anhela convertirse en una iglesia an ms hospitalaria para nuestros vecinos de habla-Hispana. Sentimos el llamado de Dios de convertirnos en un ministerio multilinge por el cual estamos orando. Con eso en mente, nos complace en anunciarle que a partir del mircoles , 22 de agosto se llevar acabo nuestro primer estudio...

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Recommended: The Bible Project (Genesis 12-50)

As we begin our sermon series,The Life of Joseph, it's important to understand his life in context. Here is a short video from our friends at The Bible Project providing an overview of Joseph's dysfunctional, yet still highly favored, family. ...

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Week 30 | New City Catechism and Scripture

Every week, our worship bulletin includes a QA from the New City Catechism, along with a supporting Bible verse that we invite you to memorize. This week's QA, memory verse, and explanatory video are below: New City Catechism #30 Q. What is faith in Jesus Christ? A. Faith in Jesus Christ is acknowledging the truth of everything that God has revealed in his Word, trustin...

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Robert Smith Jr. on What To Do with ‘That’s Just Your Interpretation’

Robert Smith, Jr. shares briefly how to interpret Bible verses and passages properly, in their context. ...

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Nancy Guthrie on "What to Do When God's People Disappoint You"

Nancy Guthrie, one of my favorite Bible teachers, helps answer this difficult, even painful, question. What to Do When God's People Disappoint You from The Gospel Coalition on Vimeo....

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Week 29 | New City Catechism and Scripture

Every week, our worship bulletin includes a QA from the New City Catechism, along with a supporting Bible verse that we invite you to memorize. This week's QA, memory verse, and explanatory video are below: New City Catechism #29 Q.How can we be saved? A. Only by faith in Jesus Christ and in his substitutionary atoning death on the cross; so even though we are guilty of...

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John Rinehart: "What God Thinks about You"

We all want to know who we are. We seek and search and try to "find ourselves." Many of us have taken personality tests and other assessments. We learn that we are a lion, a beaver, an ENFP, an activator, a competitor, a high I, high D. But as helpful as those tests can be, have you ever stopped to ask, "What does God think about me? Who does he say that I am?" In all my...

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Bryan Chapell: "Quiet Time Doesn't Earn God's Grace"

How does your time in prayer and God's Word affect your relationship with God? In this short video (less than 5 minutes), Rev. Dr. Bryan Chapell helps us rightly understand this important relationship. ...

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Joseph - Our New Sermon Series

Few lives have experienced more stunning rejections and reversals than Joseph. His life provides a beautiful portrait of God's power to redeem even the darkest and most discouraging circumstances for his glory and the ultimate good of his people. Facing discouraging circumstances? Feeling rejected, even forgotten? Fearing that your world is about to come undone? Joseph...

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Week 28 | New City Catechism and Scripture

Every week, our worship bulletin includes a QA from the New City Catechism, along with a supporting Bible verse that we invite you to memorize. This week's QA, memory verse, and explanatory video are below: New City Catechism #28 Q.What happens after death to those not united to Christ by faith? A. At the day of judgment they will receive the fearful but just sentence o...

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Week 27 | New City Catechism and Scripture

Every week, our worship bulletin includes a QA from the New City Catechism, along with a supporting Bible verse that we invite you to memorize. This week's QA, memory verse, and explanatory video are below: New City Catechism #27 Q.Are all people, just as they were lost through Adam, saved through Christ? A. No, only those who are elected by God and united to Christ by ...

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Week 26 | New City Catechism and Scripture

Every week, our worship bulletin includes a QA from the New City Catechism, along with a supporting Bible verse that we invite you to memorize. This week's QA, memory verse, and explanatory video are below: New City Catechism #26 Q. What else does Christ's death redeem? A.Christ's death is the beginning of the redemption and renewal of every part of fallen creation, as ...

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Week 25 | New City Catechism and Scripture

Every week, our worship bulletin includes a QA from the New City Catechism, along with a supporting Bible verse that we invite you to memorize. This week's QA, memory verse, and explanatory video are below: New City Catechism #25 Q. Does Christ's death mean all our sins can be forgiven? A. Yes, because Christ's death on the cross fully paid the penalty for our sin, God ...

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Q&A | "Why do you baptize babies?"

Willow Creek Church is a congregation of the Presbyterian Church in America, a denomination that practices something calledpaedo-baptism (from the Latin,paedo, meaning children). Recognizing that many of our members and neighbors come from Baptist (more specifically,credo-baptist) backgrounds and convictions, I wanted to share a few resources to outline and explain our und...

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Week 24 | New City Catechism and Scripture

Every week, our worship bulletin includes a QA from the New City Catechism, along with a supporting Bible verse that we invite you to memorize. This week's QA, memory verse, and explanatory video are below: New City Catechism #24 Q. Why was it necessary for Christ, the Redeemer, to die? A. Since death is the punishment for sin, Christ died willingly in our place to deli...

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Week 23 | New City Catechism and Scripture

Every week, our worship bulletin includes a QA from the New City Catechism, along with a supporting Bible verse that we invite you to memorize. This week's QA, memory verse, and explanatory video are below: New City Catechism #23 Q.What must the Redeemer be truly God? A. That because of his divine nature his obedience and suffering would be perfect and effective; and al...

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Week 22 | New City Catechism and Scripture

Every week, our worship bulletin includes a QA from the New City Catechism, along with a supporting Bible verse that we invite you to memorize. This week's QA, memory verse, and explanatory video are below: New City Catechism #22 Q.What must the Redeemer be truly human? A. That in human nature he might on our behalf perfectly obey the whole law and suffer the punishment...

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Week 21 | New City Catechism and Scripture

Every week, our worship bulletin includes a QA from the New City Catechism, along with a supporting Bible verse that we invite you to memorize. This week's QA, memory verse, and explanatory video are below: New City Catechism #21 Q.What sort of Redeemer is needed to bring us back to God? A. One who is truly human and also truly God. Scripture Memory Verse -Isaiah 9:6 ...

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Week 20 | New City Catechism and Scripture

Every week, our worship bulletin includes a QA from the New City Catechism, along with a supporting Bible verse that we invite you to memorize. This week's QA, memory verse, and explanatory video are below: New City Catechism #20 Q. Who is the Redeemer? A.The only Redeemer is the Lord Jesus Christ, the eternal Son of God, in whom God became man and bore the penalty for ...

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Week 19 | New City Catechism and Scripture

Every week, our worship bulletin includes a QA from the New City Catechism, along with a supporting Bible verse that we invite you to memorize. This week's QA, memory verse, and explanatory video are below: New City Catechism #19 Q.Is there any way to escape punishment and be brought back into God's favor?A.Yes, to satisfy his justice, God himself, out of mere mercy, rec...

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Week 18 | New City Catechism and Scripture

Every week, our worship bulletin includes a QA from the New City Catechism, along with a supporting Bible verse that we invite you to memorize. This week's QA, memory verse, and explanatory video are below: New City Catechism #18 Q.Will God allow our disobedience and idolatry to go unpunished? A.No, every sin is against the sovereignty, holiness, and goodness of God, ...

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Week 17 | New City Catechism and Scripture

Every week, our worship bulletin includes a QA from the New City Catechism, along with a supporting Bible verse that we invite you to memorize. This week's QA, memory verse, and explanatory video are below: New City Catechism #17 Q. What is idolatry?A.Idolatry is trusting in created things rather than the Creator for our hope and happiness, significance and security. ...

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Week 16 | New City Catechism and Scripture

Every week, our worship bulletin includes a QA from the New City Catechism, along with a supporting Bible verse that we invite you to memorize. This week's QA, memory verse, and explanatory video are below: New City Catechism #16 Q. What is sin?A.Sin is rejecting or ignoring God in the world he created, rebelling against him by living without reference to him, not bein...

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Week 15 | New City Catechism and Scripture

Every week, our worship bulletin includes a QA from the New City Catechism, along with a supporting Bible verse that we invite you to memorize. This week's QA, memory verse, and explanatory video are below: New City Catechism #15 Q. Since no one can keep the law, what is its purpose?A.That we may know the holy nature and will of God, and the sinful nature and disobedie...

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Week 14 | New City Catechism and Scripture

Every week, our worship bulletin includes a QA from the New City Catechism, along with a supporting Bible verse that we invite you to memorize. This week's QA, memory verse, and explanatory video are below: New City Catechism #14 Q. Did God create us unable to keep his law?A.No, but because of the disobedience of our first parents, Adam and Eve, all of creation is fall...

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What happened on Maundy Thursday?

The Final Days of Jesus: Thursday from Crossway on Vimeo....

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Week 13 | New City Catechism and Scripture

Every week, our worship bulletin includes a QA from the New City Catechism, along with a supporting Bible verse that we invite you to memorize. This week's QA, memory verse, and explanatory video are below: New City Catechism #13 Q.Can anyone keep the law of God perfectly? A.Since the fall, no mere human has been able to keep the law of God perfectly, but consistently...

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Week 12 | New City Catechism and Scripture

Every week, our worship bulletin includes a QA from the New City Catechism, along with a supporting Bible verse that we invite you to memorize. This week's QA, memory verse, and explanatory video are below: New City Catechism #12 Q.What does God require in the ninth and tenth commandments? A.Ninth, that we do not lie or deceive, but speak the truth in love. Tenth, tha...

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Sermon Discussion Guide - March 18, 2018

Some of our small groups meet to discuss Willow Creek's weekly message. Here is a discussion guide for What Happens to You When You Die, Part 3. This message was originally preached on Sunday, March 18, 2018....

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Week 11 | New City Catechism and Scripture

Every week, our worship bulletin includes a QA from the New City Catechism, along with a supporting Bible verse that we invite you to memorize. This week's QA, memory verse, and explanatory video are below:New City Catechism #11Q.What does God require in the sixth, seventh, and eighth commandments?A.Sixth, that we do not hurt, or hate, or be hostile to our neighbor, but ...

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Week 9 | New City Catechism and Scripture Memory

Every week, our worship bulletin includes a QA from the New City Catechism, along with a supporting Bible verse that we invite you to memorize. This week's QA, memory verse, and explanatory video are below: New City Catechism #9 Q.What does God require in the first, second, and third commandments? A.First, that we know and trust God as the only true and living God. Se...

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Week 8 | New City Catechism and Scripture

Every week, our worship bulletin includes a QA from the New City Catechism, along with a supporting Bible verse that we invite you to memorize. This week's QA, memory verse, and explanatory video are below:New City Catechism #8Q.What is the law of God stated in the Ten Commandments?A.You shall have no other gods before me. You shall not make for yourself an idol in the f...

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Week 7 | New City Catechism and Scripture

Every week, our worship bulletin includes a QA from the New City Catechism, along with a supporting Bible verse that we invite you to memorize. This week's QA, memory verse, and explanatory video are below: New City Catechism #7 Q. What does the law of God require?A.Personal, perfect, and perpetual obedience; that we love God with all our heart, soul, mind, and strengt...

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Week 5 | New City Catechism and Scripture Memory

Every week, our worship bulletin includes a QA from the New City Catechism, along with a supporting Bible verse that we invite you to memorize. This week's QA, memory verse, and explanatory video are below: New City Catechism #5 Q. What else did God create?A.God created all things by his powerful Word, and all his creation was very good; everything flourished under his...

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"Hope for You" Sermon Series This February

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This February, I've asked Drew Taylor, our Assistant Pastor of Families and Connections, to preach a three-part sermon series (February 4, 11, and 18). I love Drew and I love his passion for preaching. Free to choose any topic, he chose to preach on the believer's hope in the face of suffering. I'm glad he did. As we've seen during our current survey of the Old Testament ...

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Week 3 | New City Catechism and Scripture

Every week, our worship bulletin includes a QA from the New City Catechism, along with a supporting Bible verse that we invite you to memorize. This week's QA, memory verse, and explanatory video are below:New City Catechism #3Q. How many persons are there in God?A.There are three persons in the one true and living God: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. They are th...

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Week 1 | New City Catechism and Scripture

Every week, our worship bulletin includes a QA from the New City Catechism, along with a supporting Bible verse that we invite you to memorize. This week's QA, memory verse, and explanatory video are below: New City Catechism #1 Q.What is our only hope in life and death?A.That we are not our own but belong, body and soul, both in life and death, to God and to our Savior ...

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Week 52 - New City Catechism and Scripture

Every week, our worship bulletin includes a QA from the New City Catechism, along with a supporting Bible verse that we invite you to memorize. This week's QA, memory verse, and explanatory video are below: New City Catechism #52 Q. What hope does everlasting life hold for us? A. It reminds us that this present fallen world is not all there is; soon we will live with an...

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Week 50 | Scripture and Catechism

Every week, our worship bulletin includes a QA from the New City Catechism, along with a supporting Bible verse that we invite you to memorize. This week's QA, memory verse, and explanatory video are below: New City Catechism #50Q. What does Christ's resurrection mean for us?A.Christ triumphed over sin and death by being physically resurrected, so that all who trust in hi...

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Week 51 - New City Catechism and Scripture

Every week, our worship bulletin includes a QA from the New City Catechism, along with a supporting Bible verse that we invite you to memorize. This week's QA, memory verse, and explanatory video are below: New City Catechism #51 Q. Of what advantage to us is Christ's ascension? A. Christ physically ascended on our behalf, just as he came down to earth physically on our...

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Kings of Israel - Session 2 (Slides and Notes)

I enjoyed the second session of our new Kings of Israel men's ministry Bible study tonight. For those that could not attend, or for those who might like to review, I've included the slides and notes here. If you'd like to join our study, all are welcome and you can join anytime. Visit our men's ministry page for the upcoming schedule....

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Week 48 | New City Catechism and Scripture

Every week, our worship bulletin includes a QA from the New City Catechism, along with a supporting Bible verse that we invite you to memorize. This week's QA, memory verse, and explanatory video are below: New City Catechism #48 Q. What is the church? A. God chooses and preserves for himself a community elected for eternal life and united by faith, who love, follow, le...

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Steve Brown to Preach Sunday, July 23!

This Sunday, Dr. Steve Brown will be our guest as he preaches a message entitled, "The Silence of God" from Deuteronomy 29:29. Make plans now to join us for worship at 10AM this Sunday (July 23rd)! Who is Steve Brown? Born and raised in Asheville, North Carolina. Received a B.A. in Philosophy and Religion from High Point College, High Point, North Carolina. Received an...

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Week 10 | New City Catechism and Scripture Memory

Every week, our worship bulletin includes a QA from the New City Catechism, along with a supporting Bible verse that we invite you to memorize. This week's QA, memory verse, and explanatory video are below: New City Catechism #10 Q.What does God require in the fourth and fifth commandments? A.Fourth, that on the Sabbath day we spend time in public and private worship ...

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Week of November 13, 2016 | Catechism and Scripture Memory

Every week, our worship bulletin includes a QA from the New City Catechism, along with a supporting Bible verse that we invite you to memorize. This week's QA, memory verse, and explanatory video are below: New City Catechism #46Q. What is the Lord's Supper?A.Christ commanded all Christians to eat bread and to drink from the cup in thankful remembrance of him and his deat...

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Week of September 25, 2016 | Catechism and Bible Memory

Every week, our worship bulletin includes a QA from the New City Catechism, along with a supporting Bible verse that we invite you to memorize. This week's QA, memory verse, and explanatory video are below:New City Catechism #39Q. With what attitude should we pray?A. With love, perseverance, and gratefulness; in humble submission to God's will, knowing that, for the sake o...

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Week of September 11, 2016 | Catechism and Bible Memory

Every week, our worship bulletin includes a QA from the New City Catechism, along with a supporting Bible verse that we invite you to memorize. This week's QA addresses a little bit of what we believe about the Holy Spirit. New City Catechism #37 Q. How does the Holy Spirit help us? A. The Holy Spirit convicts us of our sin, comforts us, guides us, gives us spiritual gifts...

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Week of September 4, 2016 | Catechism and Bible Memory

Every week, our worship bulletin includes a QA from the New City Catechism, along with a supporting Bible verse that we invite you to memorize. This week's QA addresses a little bit of what we believe about the Holy Spirit.New City Catechism #36Q. What do we believe about the Holy Spirit?That he is God, coeternal with the Father and the Son, and that God grants him irrevoc...

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