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Let Us Worship in a Fitting and Orderly Way

February 14, 2019
By Pastor Jathan

Let Us Worship in a Fitting and Orderly Way

1 Corinthians 14:26-33,39-40

Preparing your heart for the sermon:

  • What reasons does Paul give for our worship to be fitting and orderly?
  • In vv27-35, Paul gives commands regarding three groups of people – who are these different groups?
  • For these three groups, the commands have to do with what kind of activity in the church?  What kinds of attitudes/actions are needed from everyone involved?

Other passages to consider: Ps 29:1-2; 96:1-9; 1 Cor 11; 14:1-5; 1 Thess 5:12-22; Heb 12:18-29; 1 Pet 5:5-7; 1 Jn 4:1-6

Digging Deeper:

  • How does disorder in the gatherings hinder the church being built up?
  • Are there ways the gatherings of AGC could better demonstrate order and humility?
  • How does disorder in church gatherings reflect poorly on God?  What other traits would fail to glorify God?
  • What qualities should our services be marked by to reflect the character/glory of God?

Communion Calamity

September 01, 2018
By Pastor Jathan

Communion Calamity - 1 Corinthians 11:17-34

Preparing your heart for the sermon:

  • How was the Corinthian church sinning in their celebration of the Lord’s Table?
  • What does Paul mean in v20 that the Corinthians are not eating the Lord’s Table?
  • Why did Christ institute the Lord’s Table?

Other passages to consider – Ex 12:1-28; 24:7-8; Ps 133; Isa 53; Jer 31:31-34; Mark 10:32-45; Luke 22:7-30; 1 Cor 10:14-22; Phil 2:1-11; Rev 19:6-10

Digging Deeper:

  • Why is the Lord’s Table meant to be a corporate celebration?
  • How did the Corinthians’ behavior strike at the very heart of the intended purpose for the Lord’s Supper?
  • We are told to examine ourselves before we take the Lord’s Supper.  What should we be looking for?
  • What steps can we take to ensure that God is glorified and the Body strengthened through our celebration of the Lord’s Table?

Gathering to Worship God

August 16, 2018
By Pastor Jathan

Sermon – Gathering to Worship God – 1 Peter 2:4-12

Preparing your heart for the sermon:

  • What does it mean to worship God?  How are we able to approach God?
  • Why does Peter say that we are being built into a spiritual building?
  • What activities does the Bible say we should be doing when we gather to worship?

Other passages to consider: Ex 19:3-6; 2 Ch 6:12-21; Ps 96; Isa 43:1-7; Acts 2:42-47; Rom 12:1-2; 1 Cor 14:24-26; Eph 5:19-20; Phil 4:18; Col 3:16; 1 Tim 2:8; 4:13; Heb 10:19-25; 12:18-29; 13:15-16; Rev 8:3.

Digging Deeper:

  • How can our society’s consumer mindsight distort gathering to worship?
  • Is worship optional?  Why or why not?
  • How can we prepare our hearts to gather to worship?
  • In what ways does gathering corporately help us to worship God?

Reforming to the glory of God in our Worship

November 03, 2017
By Pastor Jathan

Sermon – Reforming to the glory of God in our Worship – 2 Timothy 3:16-4:4; Eph 5:18-20

Preparing your heart for the sermon:

  • What does the word “worship” mean?
  • Why is corporate worship important?
  • What should our corporate worship look like? How do we know?

Other passages to consider: Ps 95; John 3:1-8; 4:24; Rom 11:36; 1 Cor 11:23-29; Eph 5:18; Col 3:16-17; 1 Tim 4:13.

Digging Deeper:

  • Why do we need to be “always reforming”?
  • How can I prepare (and help my family prepare) for corporate worship?
  • Why should worship remain simple? What kinds of things could make it too complex?
  • What role does the Holy Spirit play in our worship?

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