Private: Devotional

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 12 – SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2018 (WK 7)

During each week of 2018, 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.

  • Read

    Or listen to Bible Reading for the day in the Reformation Church App (Genesis 37:2-42:38, Matthew 24-26, Psalm 22-24, Proverbs 11:24-12:6).

    Take a few minutes and watch this overview of Psalms:

  • Memorize 

    What does the law of God require? (Kidz Memory in Blue)

    Personal, perfect, and perpetual obedience; that we love God with all our heart, soul, mind, and strength; and love our neighbor as ourselves. What God forbids should never be done and what God commands should always be done.

    Meditate

    Matthew 22:37-40 Jesus replied: “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: Love your neighbor as yourself. All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments.”

    For more on New City Catechism 7, visit: http://newcitycatechism.com/new-city-catechism/#7.

  • Pray

    For brothers and sisters in directory with last names starting with S, T, or U.

  • Sing

    “Jesus, Draw Me Ever Nearer” is our song for the month:

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5 – SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2018 (WK 6)

During each week of 2018, 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.

  • Read

    Or listen to Bible Reading for the day in the Reformation Church App (Genesis 31-37:1, Matthew 19-23, Psalm 19-21, Proverbs 11:9-23).

    Take a few minutes and watch this overview of Psalms:

  • Memorize 

    How can we glorify God? (Kidz Memory in Blue)

    We glorify God by enjoying him, loving him, trusting him, and by obeying his will, commands, and law.

    Meditate

    Deuteronomy 11:1 Love the LORD your God and keep his requirements, his decrees, his laws and his commands always.

    For more on New City Catechism 6, visit: http://newcitycatechism.com/new-city-catechism/#6.

  • Pray

    For brothers and sisters in directory with last names starting with P, Q, or R.

  • Sing

    “Jesus, Draw Me Ever Nearer” is our song for the month:

MONDAY, JANUARY 29 – SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 4 2018 (WK 5)

During each week of 2018, 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.

  • Read

    Or listen to Bible Reading for the day in the Reformation Church App (Genesis 24:62-30:43, Matthew 15:10-18:35, Psalm 15-18, Proverbs 10:28-11:8).

    Take a few minutes and watch this overview of Genesis 12-50:

  • Memorize 

    What Else did God Create? (Kidz Memory in Blue)

    God created all things by his powerful Word, and all his creation was very good; everything flourished under his loving rule.

    Meditate

    Genesis 1:31 God saw all that he had made, and it was very good.

    For more on New City Catechism 5, visit: http://newcitycatechism.com/new-city-catechism/#5.

  • Pray

    For brothers and sisters in directory with last names starting with M, N, or O.

  • Sing

    “Upon a Life I did not Lead” is our song for the month:

MONDAY, JANUARY 22 – SUNDAY JANUARY 28, 2018 (WK 4)

During each week of 2018, 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.

  • Read

    Or listen to Bible Reading for the day in the Reformation Church App (Genesis 19:1-24:61, Matthew 12:15-15:9, Psalm 12-14, Proverbs 10:16-27).

    Take a few minutes and watch this overview of Matthew 14-28:

  • Memorize 

    How and why did God create us? (Kidz Memory in Blue)

    God created us male and female in his own image to know him, love him, live with him, and glorify him. And it is right that we who were created by God should live to his glory.

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    Meditate

    Genesis 1:27 So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.

    For more on New City Catechism 4, visit: http://newcitycatechism.com/new-city-catechism/#4.

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    Pray

    For brothers and sisters in directory with last names starting with J, K, or L.

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    Sing

    “Upon a Life I did not Lead” is our song for the month:

MONDAY, JANUARY 15 – SUNDAY JANUARY 21, 2018 (WK 3)

During each week of 2018, 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.

  • Read

    Or listen to Bible Reading for the day in the Reformation Church App (Genesis 10-18, Matthew 8:18-12:14, Psalm 8-11, Proverbs 10:1-15).

    Take a few minutes and watch this overview of Proverbs:

    • Memorize 

      How many persons are there in God? (Kidz Memory in Blue)

      There are three persons in the one true and living God: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. They are the same in substance, equal in power and glory.

 

 

    • Pray

      For brothers and sisters in directory with last names starting with G, H, or I.

 

  • Sing

    “Upon a Life I Did Not Live”

MONDAY, JANUARY 8 – SUNDAY JANUARY 14, 2018 (WK 2)

During each week of 2018, 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.

  • Read

    Or listen to Bible Reading for the day in the Reformation Church App (Genesis 4:13-9:29, Matthew 5:21-8:17, Psalm 5-7, Proverbs 6-9).

    Take a few minutes and watch this overview of Matthew 1-13:

  • Memorize 

    What is God? (Kidz Memory in Blue)

    God is the creator and sustainer of everyone and everything. He is eternal, infinite, and unchangeable in his power and perfection, goodness and glory, wisdom, justice, and truth. Nothing happens except through him and by his will.

  • Meditate

    Psalm 86:8-10, 15 Among the gods there is none like you, Lord; no deeds can compare with yours. All the nations you have made will come and worship before you, Lord; they will bring glory to your name. For you are great and do marvelous deeds; you alone are God…. You, Lord, are a compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger, abounding in love and faithfulness.

    For more on New City Catechism 2, visit: http://newcitycatechism.com/new-city-catechism/#2.

  • Pray

    For brothers and sisters in directory with last names starting with D, E, or F.

  • Sing

    “All Things New” is our song for the month:

Monday, January 1 – Sunday January 7, 2018 (Wk 1)

During each week of 2018, 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.

  • Read

    Or listen to Bible Reading for the day in the Reformation Church App (Genesis 1-4:12, Matthew 1-5:20, Psalm 1-4, Proverbs 1-5).

    Take a few minutes and watch this overview of Genesis 1-11:

  • Memorize 

    What is our only hope in life and death? (Kidz Memory in Blue)

    That we are not our own but belong, body and soul, both in life and death, to God and to our Savior Jesus Christ.

  • Meditate

    Romans 14:7–8 For none of us lives for ourselves alone, and none of us dies for ourselves alone. If we live, we live for the Lord; and if we die, we die for the Lord. So, whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord.

    For more on New City Catechism 1, visit: http://newcitycatechism.com/new-city-catechism/#1Listen to the children’s song!

  • Pray

    For brothers and sisters in directory with last names starting with A, B, or C.

  • Sing

    “All Things New” is our song for the month:

DECEMBER 24 – 30, 2017, WK 52

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 (Zechariah 8-13, Malachi, Revelation 11-22, Psalm 150).

    Take a few minutes and watch this overview of Malachi:

  • 2. Memorize 

    What hope does everlasting life hold for us? (Kidz Memory in Blue)

    It reminds us that this present fallen world is not all there is; soon we will live with and enjoy God forever in the new city, in the new heaven and the new earth, where we will be fully and forever freed from all sin and will inhabit renewed, resurrection bodies in a renewed, restored creation.

  • 3. Meditate

    Revelation 21:1-4: Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and the sea was no more. And I saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, “Behold, the dwelling place of God is with man. He will dwell with them, and they will be his people, and God himself will be with them as their God. He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away.”

    For more on New City Catechism 52, visit: http://newcitycatechism.com/new-city-catechism/#52.

  • 4. Pray

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

  • 5. Sing

    O Love That Will Not Let Me Go” is our song for the month of December. We’ll start singing it regularly in January 2018:

DECEMBER 17 – 23, 2017, WK 51

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 (Haggai 1-2, Zechariah 1-7, 3 John, Jude, Revelation 1-10, Psalm 149).

    Take a few minutes and watch this overview of Jude:

  • 2. Memorize 

    Of what advantage to us is Christ’s ascension? (Kidz Memory in Blue)

    Christ physically ascended on our behalf, just as he came down to earth physically on our account, and he is now advocating for us in the presence of his Father, preparing a place for us, and also sends us his Spirit.

  • 3. Meditate

    Romans 8:34: Who is to condemn? Christ Jesus is the one who died—more than that, who was raised—who is at the right hand of God, who indeed is interceding for us.

    For more on New City Catechism 51, visit: http://newcitycatechism.com/new-city-catechism/#51.

  • 4. Pray

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

  • 5. Sing

    O Love That Will Not Let Me Go” is our song for the month of December. We’ll start singing it regularly in January 2018:

DECEMBER 10 – 16, 2017, WK 50

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 (Ezekiel 43-48, 2 Peter 3, 1 John, 2 John, Psalm 144-148).

    Take a few minutes and watch this overview of 2 Peter:

  • 2. Memorize 

    What does Christ’s resurrection mean for us? (Kidz Memory in Blue)

    Christ triumphed over sin and death by being physically resurrected, so that all who trust in him are raised to new life in this world and to everlasting life in the world to come. Just as we will one day be resurrected, so this world will one day be restored. But those who do not trust in Christ will be raised to everlasting death.

  • 3. Meditate

    1 Thessalonians 4:13–14: But we do not want you to be uninformed, brothers, about those who are asleep, that you may not grieve as others do who have no hope. For since we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so, through Jesus, God will bring with him those who have fallen asleep.

    For more on New City Catechism 50, visit: http://newcitycatechism.com/new-city-catechism/#50.

  • 4. Pray

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

  • 5. Sing

    O Love That Will Not Let Me Go” is our song for the month of December. We’ll start singing it regularly in January 2018: