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March, 2017

March 27 – April 2, 2017, wk 13

During each week of 2017, a (1) devotional consisting of a reading (or listening) from Scripture, a (2) New City Catechism question and answer (newcitycatechism.com), a (3) primary scripture passage behind that Q&A and a scripture to consider in prayer, a (4) prayer project for the week, and then finally, a (5) song of the week, will be posted to queensreformation.org/devotional and to the “Devotional” portion of the Reformation Church App. On each Sunday following the devotional, the New City Catechism Q&A and the song of the week (or a song from a previous week) will be used during morning worship service.

  1. Read

    Or listen to Bible Reading for the day in the Reformation Church App (Jonah 3 – Micah 7, John 1-4:45, Psalm 43-44, Proverbs 14:26-15:4).

  2. Memorize 

    Can anyone keep the law of God perfectly? (Kidz Memory in Blue)

    Since the fall, no mere human has been able to keep the law of God perfectly, but consistently breaks it in thought, word, and deed.

  3. Meditate

    Romans 3:10-12 There is no one righteous, not even one; there is no one who understands; there is no one who seeks God. All have turned away, they have together become worthless; there is no one who does good, not even one.

    For more on New City Catechism 13, visit: http://www.newcitycatechism.com/q-parent/q13.php.

    Ephesians 4:15, “Speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in every way into him who is the head, into Christ…”

  4. Pray

    “Pray that your church would be growing more and more into ‘the mature body of him who is the head, that is, Christ’. Pray that your family would grow ‘in every respect’ – in each areas of believers’ lives.” – Rachel Jones, 5 Things to Pray for Your Church, p. 17.

    Pray for brothers and sisters in directory with last names starting with M, N, O.

  5. Sing

    Here is Love” is our song for the week:

March 20-26, 2017, wk 12

During each week of 2017, a (1) devotional consisting of a reading (or listening) from Scripture, a (2) New City Catechism question and answer (newcitycatechism.com), a (3) primary scripture passage behind that Q&A and a scripture to consider in prayer, a (4) prayer project for the week, and then finally, a (5) song of the week, will be posted to queensreformation.org/devotional and to the “Devotional” portion of the Reformation Church App. On each Sunday following the devotional, the New City Catechism Q&A and the song of the week (or a song from a previous week) will be used during morning worship service.

  1. Read

    Or listen to Bible Reading for the day in the Reformation Church App (Hosea 9 – Jonah 2, Mark 14 – 16, Psalm 38 – 42, Proverbs 14:11-25).

  2. Memorize 

    What does God require in the 9th & 10th commandments? (Kidz Memory in Blue)

    Ninth, that we do not lie or deceive, but speak the truth in love. Tenth, that we are content, not envying anyone or resenting what God has given them or us.

  3. Meditate

    James 2:8 If you really keep the royal law found in Scripture, “Love your neighbor as yourself,” you are doing right.

    For more on New City Catechism 12, visit: http://www.newcitycatechism.com/q-parent/q12.php.

    Ephesians 4:11-13, “And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ, until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God…”

  4. Pray

    “Pray that your church’s unity would not come from being similar types of people in the first place, but that it would be a deeper kind: ‘unity in the faith and in the knowledge of the Son of God.’ Thank God that through the gospel, such unity is possible!”  Rachel Jones, 5 Things to Pray for Your Church, p. 16.

    Pray for brothers and sisters in directory with last names starting with J, K, L.

  5. Sing

    All That I Am I Owe to Thee” is our song for the week:

March 13 – 19, 2017, wk 11

During each week of 2017, a (1) devotional consisting of a reading (or listening) from Scripture, a (2) New City Catechism question and answer (newcitycatechism.com), a (3) primary scripture passage behind that Q&A and a scripture to consider in prayer, a (4) prayer project for the week, and then finally, a (5) song of the week, will be posted to queensreformation.org/devotional and to the “Devotional” portion of the Reformation Church App. On each Sunday following the devotional, the New City Catechism Q&A and the song of the week (or a song from a previous week) will be used during morning worship service.

  1. Read

    Or listen to Bible Reading for the day in the Reformation Church App (Hosea 1-8, Mark 10:35 – 13:37, Psalm 35-37, Proverbs 13:21-14:10).

  2. Memorize 

    What does God require in the sixth, seventh, and eighth commandments? (Kidz Memory in Blue)

    Sixth, that we do not hurt, or hate, or be hostile to our neighbor, but be patient and peaceful, pursuing even our enemies with love. Seventh, that we abstain from sexual immorality and live purely and faithfully, whether in marriage or in single life, avoiding all impure actions, looks, words, thoughts, or desires, and whatever might lead to them. Eighth, that we do not take without permission that which belongs to someone else, nor withhold any good from someone we might benefit.

     

  3. Meditate

    Romans 13:9 The commandments, “You shall not commit adultery,” “You shall not murder,” “You shall not steal,” “You shall not covet,” and whatever other command there may be, are summed up in this one command: “Love your neighbor as yourself.”

    For more on New City Catechism 11, visit: http://www.newcitycatechism.com/q-parent/q11.php.

    Ephesians 4:11-12, “And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ…”

  4. Pray

    “Thank God for the leaders that ‘Christ himself’ has given your church, ‘to equip his people for works of service.’ Pray that your church…would see your leaders in the same way that Paul does – not there to do everything themselves, but to equip all of Christ’s people to do his work. Ask God to give your leaders wisdom in discerning the areas where members need equipping the most, and how best they can do that.”  Rachel Jones, 5 Things to Pray for Your Church, p. 16.

    Pray for brothers and sisters in directory with last names starting with G, H, I.

  5. Sing

    Jesus I am Resting Resting” is our song for the week:

March 6 – 12, 2017, wk 10

During each week of 2017, a (1) devotional consisting of a reading (or listening) from Scripture, a (2) New City Catechism question and answer (newcitycatechism.com), a (3) primary scripture passage behind that Q&A and a scripture to consider in prayer, a (4) prayer project for the week, and then finally, a (5) song of the week, will be posted to queensreformation.org/devotional and to the “Devotional” portion of the Reformation Church App. On each Sunday following the devotional, the New City Catechism Q&A and the song of the week (or a song from a previous week) will be used during morning worship service.

  1. Read

    Or listen to Bible Reading for the day in the Reformation Church App (Joel 3 – Amos 9, Mark 6:45-10:34, Psalm 32-34, Proverbs 13:7-20).

  2. Memorize 

    What does God require in the fourth and fifth commandments? (Kidz Memory in Blue)

    Fourth, that on the Sabbath day we spend time in public and private worship of God, rest from routine employment, serve the Lord and others, and so anticipate the eternal Sabbath. Fifth, that we love and honor our father and our mother, submitting to their godly discipline and direction.

     

  3. Meditate

    Leviticus 19:3 Each of you must respect your mother and father, and you must observe my Sabbaths. I am the LORD your God.

    For more on New City Catechism 10, visit: http://www.newcitycatechism.com/q-parent/q10.php.

    1 Peter 2:9-10, “You are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light. Once you were not a people, but now you are God’s people; once you had not received mercy, but now you have received mercy.

  4. Pray

    “Thank God that though ‘once you had not received mercy…now you have received mercy.’ Pray that your church would grow in appreciation of the depth of God’s mercy – and that this would crush any lingering feelings of self-righteousness. Pray that you’d show mercy to each other – forgiving the small things, the big things, and the things that seem to happen again and again.” Rachel Jones, 5 Things to Pray for Your Church, p. 13.

    Pray for brothers and sisters in directory with last names starting with D, E, F.

  5. Sing

    I Have A Shelter” is our song for the week: