The Nature of the Sacraments

Genesis, Romans, Sermon Preparation

October 26, 2008 – Morning Worship


MondayGenesis 17:9-27; Romans 2:17-29
What do these passages teach us about the nature of the sacraments?

TuesdayDeuteronomy 6:1-12; Joshua 24
What is happening in these two passages?

WednesdayLeviticus 19:1-8; Exodus 19:1-6; Deuteronomy 7:6-11
What do these scriptures teach us about our God and our relationship with Him?

ThursdayGenesis 12:1-9; 15; I Peter 2:1-12
See how God first “sets His people apart” by His word.

FridayExodus 12:1-28, 43-51; Matthew 28:16-20; I Corinthians 11:23-32; Ephesians 1:13-14
See how God also “sets His people apart” by a sign and seal.

SaturdayLuke 22:7-23; Acts 8:26-40; 16:11-15
The sacraments, Baptism and the Lord’s Supper, are to confirm our faith. What does that mean?

The Preaching of the Word of God

Romans, Sermon Preparation

 October 12, 2008 – Morning Worship
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MondayRomans 10:5-17; Ezekiel 3
How would you describe the preacher and preaching of God’s word?

TuesdayJeremiah 1; Matthew 10; Luke 4:18-19; Hebrews 5:1-6
What should the preacher and congregation never forget?

WednesdayPsalm 96; Matthew 11:28-30; 28:16-18; John 3:16
Preaching is inclusive and extensive in its scope – how so?

ThursdayGenesis 7:11-24; 12:1-3; John 14; Acts 4:12
Preaching is exclusive and specific in its scope – how so?

FridayI Corinthians 1:18-2:5; Isaiah 55
What makes preaching effectual?

SaturdayIsaiah 53; John 3; I Corinthians 2:1-2; Philippians 3:8
Of course, who is the focus of all Biblical preaching?