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September 10-16, 2017, WK 37

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 month, 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 month (or a song from a previous month) will be used during morning worship service.

  1. Read

    Or listen to Bible Reading for the day in the Reformation Church App (Jeremiah 31:31-37:21, 1 Corinthians 14-16:11, Psalm 114-116:9, Proverbs 23-24:16)

    Take a few minutes and watch this overview of Jeremiah:

  • 2. Memorize 

    How does the Holy Spirit help us? (Kidz Memory in Blue)

    The Holy Spirit convicts us of our sin, comforts us, guides us, gives us spiritual gifts and the desire to obey God; and he enables us to pray and to understand God’s Word.

  • 3. Meditate

    Ephesians 6:17–18 Take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God, praying at all times in the Spirit, with all prayer and supplication. To that end keep alert with all perseverance, making supplication for all the saints.

    For more on New City Catechism 37, visit: http://newcitycatechism.com/new-city-catechism/#37.

  • 4. Pray

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

  • 5. Sing

    Creation Sings” is our song for the month:

September 3-9, 2017, WK 36

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 month, 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 month (or a song from a previous month) will be used during morning worship service.

  1. Read

    Or listen to Bible Reading for the day in the Reformation Church App (Jeremiah 25-31:30, 1 Corinthians 8-13, Psalm 112-113, Proverbs 22:12-29)

    Take a few minutes and watch this overview of Jeremiah:

  • 2. Memorize 

    What do we believe about the Holy Spirit? (Kidz Memory in Blue)

    That he is God, coeternal with the Father and the Son, and that God grants him irrevocably to all who believe.

  • 3. Meditate

    John 14:16–17 And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Helper, to be with you forever, even the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it neither sees him nor knows him. You know him, for he dwells with you and will be in you.

    For more on New City Catechism 36, visit: http://newcitycatechism.com/new-city-catechism/#36.

  • 4. Pray

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

  • 5. Sing

    Jesus is Lord” is our song for the month:

August 27-September 2, 2017, WK 35

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 month, 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 month (or a song from a previous month) will be used during morning worship service.

  1. Read

    Or listen to Bible Reading for the day in the Reformation Church App (Jeremiah 18-23, 1 Corinthians 1-7, Psalm 108-111, Proverbs 22:5-11)

    Take a few minutes and watch this overview of Jeremiah:

  • 2. Memorize 

    Since we are redeemed by grace alone, through faith alone, where does this faith come from?(Kidz Memory in Blue)

    All the gifts we receive from Christ we receive through the Holy Spirit, including faith itself. 

  • 3. Meditate

    Titus 3:4–6 But when the goodness and loving kindness of God our Savior appeared, he saved us, not because of works done by us in righteousness, but according to his own mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewal of the Holy Spirit, whom he poured out on us richly through Jesus Christ our Savior.

    For more on New City Catechism 35, visit: http://newcitycatechism.com/new-city-catechism/#35.

  • 4. Pray

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

  • 5. Sing

    Jesus is Lord” is our song for the month:

AUGUST 20-26, 2017, WK 34

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 month, 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 month (or a song from a previous month) will be used during morning worship service.

  1. Read

    Or listen to Bible Reading for the day in the Reformation Church App (Jeremiah 11-17, Romans 11-16, Psalm 106:24-107, Proverbs 21:9-22:4)

    Take a few minutes and watch this second part of an overview of Romans:

  • 2. Memorize 

    Since we are redeemed by grace alone, through Christ alone, must we still do good works and obey God’s Word?(Kidz Memory in Blue)

    Yes, because Christ, having redeemed us by his blood, also renews us by his Spirit; so that our lives may show love and gratitude to God; so that we may be assured of our faith by the fruits; and so that by our godly behavior others may be won to Christ.

     

  • 3. Meditate

    1 Peter 2:9-12 But 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. Beloved, I urge you as sojourners and exiles to abstain from the passions of the flesh, which wage war against your soul. Keep your conduct among the Gentiles honorable, so that when they speak against you as evildoers, they may see your good deeds and glorify God on the day of visitation.

    For more on New City Catechism 34, visit: http://newcitycatechism.com/new-city-catechism/#34.

  • 4. Pray

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

  • 5. Sing

    Jesus is Lord” is our song for the month:

AUGUST 13 – 19, 2017, WK 33

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 month, 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 month (or a song from a previous month) will be used during morning worship service.

  1. Read

    Or listen to Bible Reading for the day in the Reformation Church App (Jeremiah 4-10, Romans 5-10, Psalm 105-106:23, Proverbs 21:22-28)

    Take a few minutes and watch this great overview of the first part of Romans:

  • 2. Memorize 

    Should those who have faith in Christ seek their salvation through their own works, or anywhere else?(Kidz Memory in Blue)

    No, they should not, as everything necessary to salvation is found in Christ. To seek salvation through good works is a denial that Christ is the only Redeemer and Savior.

     

  • 3. Meditate

    Galatians 2:16 Yet we know that a person is not justified by works of the law but through faith in Jesus Christ, so we also have believed in Christ Jesus, in order to be justified by faith in Christ and not by works of the law, because by works of the law no one will be justified.

    For more on New City Catechism 33, visit: http://newcitycatechism.com/new-city-catechism/#33.

  • 4. Pray

    Pray for brothers and sisters in directory with last names starting with A, B, C.

  • 5. Sing

    Jesus is Lord” is our song for the month:

AUGUST 6 – 12, 2017, WK 32

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 month, 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 month (or a song from a previous month) will be used during morning worship service.

  1. Read

    Or listen to Bible Reading for the day in the Reformation Church App (Habakkuk 2-3, Jeremiah 1-3, Romans 1-4, Psalm 104, Proverbs 21:16-21)

    Take a few minutes and watch this great overview of Habakkuk:

  • 2. Memorize 

    What do justification and sanctification mean?(Kidz Memory in Blue)

    Justification means our declared righteousness before God, made possible by Christ’s death and resurrection for us. Sanctification means our gradual, growing righteousness, made possible by the Spirit’s work in us.

     

  • 3. Meditate

    1 Peter 1:1-2 To those who are elect exiles . . . according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in the sanctification of the Spirit, for obedience to Jesus Christ and for sprinkling with his blood: May grace and peace be multiplied to you.

    For more on New City Catechism 32, visit: http://newcitycatechism.com/new-city-catechism/#32.

  • 4. Pray

    Pray for brothers and sisters in directory with last names starting with V – Z.

  • 5. Sing

    Jesus is Lord” is our song for the month:

JULY 30 – AUGUST 5, 2017, WK 31

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 month, 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 month (or a song from a previous month) will be used during morning worship service.

  1. Read

    Or listen to Bible Reading for the day in the Reformation Church App (Nahum 2-3, Zephaniah 1- 3, Acts 23:12-28, Psalm 101-103, Proverbs 21:8-14)

  2. Memorize 

    What do we believe by true faith?(Kidz Memory in Blue)

    Everything taught to us in the gospel. The Apostles’ Creed expresses what we believe in these words: We believe in God the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth; and in Jesus Christ his only Son our Lord, who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died, and was buried. He descended into hell. The third day he rose again from the dead. He ascended into heaven, and is seated at the right hand of God the Father Almighty; from there he will come to judge the living and the dead. We believe in the Holy Spirit, the holy catholic church, the communion of saints, the forgiveness of sins, the resurrection of the body, and the life everlasting.

     

  3. Meditate

    Jude 1:3 I found it necessary to write appealing to you to contend for the faith that was once for all delivered to the saints.

    For more on New City Catechism 31, visit: http://newcitycatechism.com/new-city-catechism/#31.

    Acts 2:45 The first believers “sold property and possessions to give to anyone who had need.”

  4. Pray

    “Pray that your church would also be sacrificial in your generosity–always ready to meet each other’s material, emotional and spiritual needs. Pray that you would be willing to give up your time, money or convenience to ensure that others have what they need.” – Rachel Jones, 5 Things to Pray for Your Church, p. 21.

    Pray for brothers and sisters in directory with last names starting with S, T, U.

  5. Sing

    O Church Arise” is our song for the month:

JULY 23 – 29, 2017, WK 30

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 month, 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 month (or a song from a previous month) will be used during morning worship service.

  1. Read

    Or listen to Bible Reading for the day in the Reformation Church App (Isaiah 62-66, Nahum 1, Acts 18:18-23:11, Psalm 97-100, Proverbs 21:1-7) Here’s an excellent overview of the remaining 26 chapters of Isaiah which we’re currently reading through:

  2. Memorize 

    What is faith in Jesus Christ? (Kidz Memory in Blue)

    Faith in Jesus Christ is acknowledging the truth of everything that God has revealed in his Word, trusting in him, and also receiving and resting on him alone for salvation as he is offered to us in the gospel.

     

  3. Meditate

    Galatians 2:20 I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.

    For more on New City Catechism 30, visit: http://newcitycatechism.com/new-city-catechism/#30.

    Acts 2:45 The first believers “sold property and possessions to give to anyone who had need.”

  4. Pray

    “Pray that your church would also be sacrificial in your generosity–always ready to meet each other’s material, emotional and spiritual needs. Pray that you would be willing to give up your time, money or convenience to ensure that others have what they need.” – Rachel Jones, 5 Things to Pray for Your Church, p. 21.

    Pray for brothers and sisters in directory with last names starting with P, Q, R.

  5. Sing

    O Church Arise” is our song for the month:

JULY 16 – 22, 2017, WK 29

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 month, 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 month (or a song from a previous month) will be used during morning worship service.

  1. Read

    Or listen to Bible Reading for the day in the Reformation Church App (Isaiah 54-61, Acts 15-18:17, Psalm 94-96, Proverbs 20:24-30) Here’s an excellent overview of the remaining 26 chapters of Isaiah which we’re currently reading through:

  2. Memorize 

    How can we be saved? (Kidz Memory in Blue)

    Only by faith in Jesus Christ and in his substitutionary atoning death on the cross; so even though we are guilty of having disobeyed God and are still inclined to all evil, nevertheless, God, without any merit of our own but only by pure grace, imputes to us the perfect righteousness of Christ when we repent and believe in him.

     

  3. Meditate

    Ephesians 2:8–9 For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast.

    For more on New City Catechism 29, visit: http://newcitycatechism.com/new-city-catechism/#29.

    Acts 2:45 The first believers “sold property and possessions to give to anyone who had need.”

  4. Pray

    “Pray that your church would also be sacrificial in your generosity–always ready to meet each other’s material, emotional and spiritual needs. Pray that you would be willing to give up your time, money or convenience to ensure that others have what they need.” – Rachel Jones, 5 Things to Pray for Your Church, p. 21.

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

  5. Sing

    O Church Arise” is our song for the month:

JULY 9 – 15, 2017, WK 28

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 month, 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 month (or a song from a previous month) will be used during morning worship service.

  1. Read

    Or listen to Bible Reading for the day in the Reformation Church App (Isaiah 45-53, Acts 11:19-14:28, Psalm 89:38-93:5, Proverbs 20:17-23) Here’s an excellent overview of the remaining 26 chapters of Isaiah which we’re currently reading through:

  2. Memorize 

    What happens after death to those not united to Christ by faith? (Kidz Memory in Blue)

    At the day of judgment they will receive the fearful but just sentence of condemnation pronounced against them. They will be cast out from the favorable presence of God, into hell, to be justly and grievously punished, forever.

     

  3. Meditate

    John 3:16–18, 36 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him. Whoever believes in him is not condemned, but whoever does not believe is condemned already, because he has not believed in the name of the only Son of God. . . . Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life; whoever does not obey the Son shall not see life, but the wrath of God remains on him.

    For more on New City Catechism 28, visit: http://newcitycatechism.com/new-city-catechism/#28.

    Acts 2:45 The first believers “sold property and possessions to give to anyone who had need.”

  4. Pray

    “Pray that your church would also be sacrificial in your generosity–always ready to meet each other’s material, emotional and spiritual needs. Pray that you would be willing to give up your time, money or convenience to ensure that others have what they need.” – Rachel Jones, 5 Things to Pray for Your Church, p. 21.

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

  5. Sing

    O Church Arise” is our song for the month: