The Spirit for Everyone POHFW

The Spirit for Everyone POHFW

Preparing our Hearts to Worship

 

In an effort to help you prepare for the June 9, 2019, Sunday morning corporate worship gathering and to aid you in your own reflections on What God wants us to Believe, Do, and Become. I wanted to pose a few questions and provide a few resources to prayerfully consider over the coming days. Our sermon is entitled, “The Spirit for everyone…”.The main Scriptures for the day are the Numbers 4:11-29.

 

(Pick and choose from the many resources and options, which I have tried to make available for your devotional life.)

 

From the Scriptures

 

 

You may also like to read and reflect upon these other New Testament passages Numbers 4:11-29and Acts 2.

From the Creeds and Confessions

 

 

 Heidelberg Catechism Q26-28

 

What do you believe when you say: I believe in God the Father, Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth?

That the eternal Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who of nothing made heaven and earth with all that is in them, who likewise upholds and governs the same by his eternal counsel and providence, is for the sake of Christ his Son my God and my Father; in whom I so trust as to have no doubt that he will provide me with all things necessary for body and soul; and further, that whatever evil he sends upon me in this vale of tears, he will turn to my good; for he is able to do it, being almighty God, and willing also, being a faithful Father.

 

What do you mean by the providence of God?

The almighty and everywhere present power of God, whereby, as it were by his hand, he still upholds heaven, earth, and all creatures, and so governs them that herbs and grass, rain and drought, fruitful and barren years, food and drink, health and sickness, riches and poverty, yea, all things, come not by chance but by his fatherly hand.

 

What does it profit us to know that God has created, and by his providence still upholds, all things?

That we may be patient in adversity, thankful in prosperity, and with a view to the future may have good confidence in our faithful God and Father that no creature shall separate us from his love, since all creatures are so in his hand that without his will they cannot so much as move.

 

 

From the songs, hymns and spiritual songs of the Church

 

Thank You (Fred Hammond): LyricsVideo

You are Able (Nockels): LyricsVideo

Simple Living (Getty): LyricsVideo

 

For Thoughtful Reflection, Prayer, or further Study

 

Read and reflect uponRay Steadman’s A poor but good prayer.

Read and reflect on The secret of Contentment.

Read and reflect on We complain because we forget.

Read or listen.

 

 

 

The Sermon will be available online on June 9, 2019 at 12:30 pm.

 

 

Disclaimer: Reference to a particular article or website does not constitute endorsement or agreement with everything in that article or on that website.

 

  

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