April 9th – 15th, 2017

Prayer of the Week:  

Almighty and everliving God, in Your tender love for the human race You sent Your Son our Savior Jesus Christ to take upon Him our nature, and to suffer death upon the cross, giving us the example of His great humility: Mercifully grant that we may walk in the way of His suffering, and also share in His resurrection; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Daily Scripture Focus:

Sunday—Psalm 118

Monday— DAY 35 (click for readings and resources)

395–408  read until the end of John

Tuesday— DAY 36 (click for readings and resources)

409–423  read until the end of 3 John

Wednesday— DAY 37 (click for readings and resources)

425–431  read until “…what the Spirit says to the churches.”

Thursday— DAY 38 (click for readings and resources)

431–444  read until “…because the plague was so terrible.”

Friday— DAY 39 (click for readings and resources)

 444–453  read until the end of Revelation

Saturday— “Catch Up” Day

 For Sunday, April 16th study John 20:19-31

Prayer List:  Dexter Jackson * Delferd Sloan, Vera Kennedy, Katra Brown, Mary Bazan, Collins family, Braxton family, Hill family, Raglin family, Dewan Dawson * family of Butch Petty, Shirley Fridley, Esther Jackson, Rider Calhoun, Synn Family, Collins Family, Braxton Family, Childs Family, Melissa Sims

 

April 2nd – 8th, 2017

Prayer of the Week:  

Almighty God, You alone can bring into order the unruly wills and affections of sinners: Grant Your people grace to
love what You command and desire what You promise; that, among the swift and varied changes of the world, our hearts may surely there be fixed where true joys are to be found; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen. Daily Scripture Focus:

Sunday—Psalm 130

Monday— DAY 29 (click for reading and resources)

p 319–334  read until “…not to tell anyone about him.”

Tuesday— DAY 30 (click for reading and resources)

p 334–350  read until the end of Mark

Wednesday— DAY 31 (click for reading and resources)

p 351–358  read until the end of 1 Peter

Thursday— DAY 32 (click for reading and resources)

p 359–368  read until the end of Jude

Friday— DAY 33 (click for reading and resources)

p 369–382  read until “…was later to betray him.)”

Saturday— DAY 34 (click for reading and resources)

p 382–395  read until “…what the Father has told me to say.”

 For Sunday, April 9th study Mark 11:12-25

Prayer List:  Zachary Alveraz * Dexter Jackson * Delferd Sloan, Vera Kennedy, Katra Brown, Mary Bazan, Collins family, Braxton family, Hill family, Raglin family, Dewan Dawson * family of Butch Petty, Shirley Fridley

 

March 26th – April 1st, 2017

Prayer of the Week:  

Gracious Father, whose blessed Son Jesus Christ came down from heaven to be the true bread which gives life to the world:  Evermore give us this bread, that he may live in us, and we in Him; who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

Daily Scripture Focus:

Sunday—Psalm 84

Monday— DAY 23 (click for reading and resources)

pages 262–270  read until “…your brother or sister from your heart.”

Tuesday— DAY 24 (click for reading and resources)

pages 270–283  read until “…but the righteous to eternal life.”

Wednesday— DAY 25 (click for reading and resources)

pages 283–290  read until the end of Matthew

Thursday— DAY 26 (click for reading and resources)

pages 291–297  read until “…to whom we must give account.”

Friday— DAY 27 (click for reading and resources)

pages 297–309  read until the end of Hebrews

Saturday— DAY 28 (click for reading and resources)

pages 311–318  read until the end of James

 For Sunday, April 2nd study Hebrews 4:14-5:9

Prayer List:  Roberts family Scott family, Patton family, Benson family, Butch Petty, family of Duane Coulter, Zachary Alveraz * Dexter Jackson * Delferd Sloan, Vera Kennedy, Katra Brown, Mary Bazan, Collins family, Braxton family, Hill family, Raglin family, Dewan Dawson

 

March 19th – 25th, 2017

Prayer of the Week:  

Almighty God, you know that we have no power in ourselves to help ourselves: Keep us both outwardly in our bodies and inwardly in our souls, that we may be defended from all adversities which may happen to the body, and from all evil thoughts which may assault and hurt the soul; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Daily Scripture Focus:

Sunday—CATCH UP DAY

Monday— DAY 17 (click for reading and resources)

pages 189–195  read until the end of Colossians

Tuesday— DAY 18 (click for reading and resources)

pages 197–210  read until the end of Philemon

Wednesday— DAY 19 (click for reading and resources)

pages 211–226  read until the end of 1 Timothy

Thursday— DAY 20 (click for reading and resources)

pages 239–251  read until “…and not as their teachers of the law.”

Friday— DAY 21 (click for reading and resources)

pages 251–262  read until “…new treasures as well as old.”

Saturday— DAY 22 (click for reading and resources)

pages 262–270  read until “…your brother or sister from your heart.”

 For Sunday, March 26th please study Matthew 5:1-12 (p. 246)

Prayer List:  Delferd Sloan, Liz Stephens * Roberts family Scott family, Patton family, Benson family, Butch Petty, family of Duane Coulter, Zachary Alveraz * Dexter Jackson

 

March 12th – 18th, 2017

Prayer of the Week:  

O God, whose glory it is always to have mercy: Be gracious to all who have gone astray from Your ways, and bring them again with penitent hearts and steadfast faith to embrace and hold fast the unchangeable truth of Your Word, Jesus Christ Your Son; who with You and the Holy Spirit lives and reigns, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Daily Scripture Focus:

Sunday—Psalm 40

Monday— DAY 11 (click for reading and resources)

  1. 117–126 read until “…I too have the spirit of God.”

Tuesday— DAY 12 (click for reading and resources)

  1. 127–138 read until the end of 1 Corinthians

Wednesday— DAY 13 (click for reading and resources)

  1. 139–153 read until the end of 2 Corinthians

Thursday— DAY 14 (click for reading and resources)

  1. 155–163 read until the end of Galatians

Friday— DAY 15 (click for reading and resources)

  1. 165–177 read until “…love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.”

Saturday— DAY 16 (click for reading and resources)

  1. 177–188 read until the end of Romans

 For Sunday, March 19th study Romans 5:1-11 (pp 172-173)

Prayer List:  Dexter Jackson, Will Johnson, Flemmings family, Synn family, Raglin family, Collins family, Hughes family * Delferd Sloan, Liz Stephens * Roberts family Scott family, Patton family, Benson family, Butch Petty, family of Duane Coulter, Zachary Alveraz

 

March 5th – 11th, 2017

Prayer of the Week:  

Almighty God, whose blessed Son was led by the Spirit to be tempted by Satan; Come quickly to help us who are assaulted by many temptations; and, as You know the weaknesses of each of us, let each one find You mighty to save; through Jesus Christ Your Son our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

Daily Scripture Focus:

Sunday—Psalm 1

 

Monday— DAY 5 (click for reading and resources)

  1. 42–54 read until the end of Luke

Tuesday— DAY 6 (click for reading and resources)

  1. 55–64 read until “…priests became obedient to the faith.”

Wednesday— DAY 7 (click for reading and resources)

  1. 64–75 read until “…continued to spread and flourish.”

Thursday— DAY 8 (click for reading and resources)

  1. 75–86 read until “…spread widely and grew in power.”

Friday— DAY 9 (click for reading and resources)

  1. read until the end of Acts

Saturday— DAY 10 (click for reading and resources)

  1. 103–115 read until the end of 2 Thessalonians

 For Sunday, March 12th study Acts 14:21-28 (page 79)

Prayer List:  Butch Petty, family of Jean Kennington * Dexter Jackson, Will Johnson, Flemmings family, Synn family, Raglin family, Collins family, Hughes family * Delferd Sloan, Liz Stephens * Duane Coulter

 

February 26th – March 4th, 2017

Prayer of the Week:  

O God, who before the passion of Your only-begotten Son revealed His glory upon the holy mountain: Grant to us that we, beholding by faith the light of His countenance, may be strengthened to bear our cross, and be changed into His likeness from glory to glory; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Daily Scripture Focus:

Sunday—Psalm 37

Monday—“Micah” – Micah 5-6

Tuesday—“Faith as a Way of Life” – Habakkuk 1-3

Beginning Wednesday, all readings will be from the “Books of the Bible” New Testament, available in the church foyer.

 

Wednesday— DAY 1 (click for reading and resources)

  1. 1–11 read until “…he left him until an opportune time.”

Thursday— DAY 2 (click for reading and resources)

  1. 11–24 read until “…whoever is not against you is for you.”

Friday— DAY 3 (click for reading and resources)

  1. 25–33 read until “…worked all through the dough.”

Saturday— DAY 4 (click for reading and resources)

  1. 33–42 read until “…and kill them in front of me.”

 For Sunday, March 5th study Luke 18:9-14 (page 40)

Prayer List:  Kima Ramsey, Ruth Donohoe * Butch Petty, family of Jean Kennington * Dexter Jackson, Will Johnson, Flemmings family, Synn family, Raglin family, Collins family, Hughes family * Delferd Sloan, Liz Stephens

 

February 19th – 25th, 2017

Prayer of the Week:  

O Lord, You have taught us that without love whatever we do is worth nothing; Send Your Holy Spirit and pour into our hearts Your greatest gift, which is love, the true bond of peace and of all virtue, without which whoever lives is accounted dead before You. Grant this for the sake of Your only Son Jesus Christ, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

Daily Scripture Focus:

Sunday—Day off/”Catch Up” Day

Monday—“Daniel’s Hope in God” – Daniel 6

Tuesday—“Valley of Dry Bones” – Ezekiel 37

Wednesday—“Hosea” – Hosea 11

Thursday—“God’s Promised Spirit” – Joel 2

Friday—“Justice Rolls Down” – Amos 1 and Amos 5

Saturday—“Jonah and God’s Mercy” – Jonah 1, Jonah 3 and Jonah 4

For next Sunday’s lesson, study Ezekiel 37:1-14

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Prayer List:  Bill Kimberling, Brenda Hodgkinson * Kima Ramsey, Ruth Donohoe * Butch Petty, family of Jean Kennington * Dexter Jackson, Will Johnson, Flemmings family, Synn family, Raglin family, Collins family, Hughes family * Delferd Sloan, Liz Stephens

 

February 12th – 18th, 2017

Prayer of the Week:
O God, the strength of all who put their trust in You:  Mercifully accept our prayers; and because in our weakness we can do nothing good without You, give us the help of Your grace, that in keeping Your commandments we may please
You both in will and deed; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Daily Scripture Focus:

Sunday—Psalm 117

Monday—“The Word Accomplishes God’s Purpose” – Isaiah 55

Tuesday—“Spirit of the Lord Upon Me” – Isaiah 61

Wednesday—“Jeremiah’s Temple Sermon” – Jeremiah 1 and Jeremiah 7

Thursday—“Letter to the Exiles” – Jeremiah 29

Friday—“God Promises a New Covenant” – Jeremiah 36, then Jeremiah 31

Saturday—“The Fiery Furnace” – Daniel 3

For next Sunday’s lesson, study Daniel 3:15-30

Prayer List:  Delferd Sloan, Joyce Johnson * Bill Kimberling, Brenda Hodgkinson * Kima Ramsey, Ruth Donohoe * Butch Petty, family of Jean Kennington * Dexter Jackson, Will Johnson, Flemmings family, Synn family, Raglin Family, Collins family, Hughes family

February 5th, 2017

Prayer of the Week:
Set us free, O God, from the bondage of our sins, and give us the liberty of that abundant life which You have made known to us in Your Son our Savior Jesus Christ; who lives and reigns with You, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

Daily Scripture Focus:
Sunday—Psalm 46

Monday—“Isaiah’s Vineyard Song” – Isaiah 5 and Isaiah 11

Tuesday—“God calls Isaiah” – Isaiah 6

Wednesday—“A Child is Born” – Isaiah 9

Thursday—“Swords into Plowshares”-Isaiah 36-37, then Isaiah 2:1-4

Friday—“Isaiah of the Exile” – Isaiah 40

Saturday— “Light to the Nations” – Isaiah 42

For next Sunday’s lesson, study Isaiah 11

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Prayer List: Dexter Jackson, Ryan Reynolds * Delferd Sloan, Joyce Johnson * Bill Kimberling, Brenda Hodgkinson * Kima Ramsey, Ruth Donohoe * Butch Petty, family of Jean Kennington