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Household Worship Guide – Week of April 10th

While it is true that the people of God are to gather corporately to worship on the Lord’s Day (Hebrews 10:24-25), the scriptures also imply that we are to worship God in our homes between each Lord’s day (Deuteronomy 6:7). Emmaus’ weekly Household Worship Guide provides structure to lead singles, married couples, and families with children of all ages in the daily worship of God within the home. The guide simply encourages Christians to read, pray, and sing. In addition, the elder’s of Emmaus encourage the use of the Baptist Catechism for systematic instruction in the Christian faith.

This is a guide and should be used as such. The intent is not for an individual or family to follow the guide point by point, but rather to utilize the resource to craft a daily worship experience appropriate for their home. Keep it simple, keep it short, and keep it consistent (and don’t forget to be patient and flexible too).

May God be glorified each and every day!

Worship Through The Reading of God’s Word

Yearly Bible Reading Plan

  • SUNDAY > Lev 13, Ps 15–16, Prov 27, 2 Thess 1
  • MONDAY > Lev 14, Ps 17, Prov 28, 2 Thess 2
  • TUESDAY > Lev 15, Ps 18, Prov 29, 2 Thess 3
  • WEDNESDAY > Lev 16, Ps 19, Prov 30, 1 Tim 1
  • THURSDAY > Lev 17, Ps 20–21, Prov 31, 1 Tim 2
  • FRIDAY > Lev 18, Ps 22, Eccles 1, 1 Tim 3
  • SATURDAY > Lev 19, Ps 23–24, Eccles 2, 1 Tim 4

Bible Stories

  • Isaac Marries Rebekah – Genesis 24:1-67
  • Esau’s Birthright – Genesis 25:19-34

Scripture Reading For The Upcoming Lord’s Day – April 17th

  • Sermon Text: TBD
  • Old Testament Reading: TBD

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Worship Through Prayer

“Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name.”

Address God and Praise Him for Who He Is (Matthew 6:11)

  • The Names of God: Jehovah
  • Meaning: “I AM,” The One Who Is, The Self-Existent One
  • Exodus 3:14; Exodus 6:2-4; Exodus 34:5-7; Psalm 102

Thank God for All That He Has Provided (Ephesians 5:20)

“Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.”

Pray For the Ministry of Other Churches (Matt. 28:18-20)

  • Southern California Association of Reformed Baptist Churches – Website
  • Mountain Reformed Baptist Church, Crestline – Website
  • Redeemer Reformed Baptist Church, Redlands – Website

Pray For the Gospel to Spread Among All Peoples (Matt. 9:37-38)

Emmaus’ Supported Missionaries

  • Owen Paun – Website

Heart Cry Missionary Society

  • Country: Ukraine
  • Population: 44,573,000
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  • Click here for information on how to pray for Ukraine and the missionaries working there.
  • Heart Cry Missionary Society

“Give us this day our daily bread.”

Pray For Yours and Your Family’s Needs (Matthew 6:11)

Pray For One Another (James 5:16)

  • Log into the CITY for a list of families to pray for.

Pray For Those Who Feed, Lead, And Care For The Flock (Col. 4:3; 2 Thess. 3:1)

  • Elders: Joe Anady, Steve Bovee, Kris Vanderschuit, Russel Schmidt, Phil Anady
  • Deacons: Dave Anady, Mike Thezier

Pray For Kings And Those In Authority (1 Timothy 2:2)

  • Local: Hemet & San Jacinto Mayor – Linda Krupa, Andrew Kotyuk
  • State: Governor – Jerry Brown
  • Nation: Senator – Dianne Feinstein, Barbra Boxer

“Forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.”

Ask Forgiveness From God And Others. Forgive Those Who Sinned Against You. (1 John 1:9)

“Lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.”

Pray That God Would Strengthen Us From Giving Into Temptation (James 1:12-17).

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Worship Through Song

Sunday Worship Set – April 17th

You can purchase or listen to these songs on various websites such as iTunes. The lyrics for each song are provide below.

  • TBD

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Catechism – Systematic Instruction of God’s Word

Doctrinal Standards BC #22

  • Q .What is the misery of that estate whereunto man fell?
  • A. All mankind, by their fall lost communion with God, are under His wrath and curse, and made liable to all the miseries of this life, to death itself, and to the pains of hell forever.

Memory Verse(s)

  • “The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked; who can know it? I, the LORD, search the heart, I test the mind, even to give every man according to his ways, according to the fruit of his doings” (Jeremiah 17:9-10 ESV).

Scripture

  • Study Passage: Matthew 25:31-46
  • Support Passages: Deuteronomy 28; Lamentations
  • Bible Story: Luke 16:19-31

Thoughts

  • We always need to be reminded that sin has resulted in a separation from or broken relationship with God. Because of our sins, we all deserve the full wrath of God. God would be just and righteous in condemning every single human being to hell for the punishment of their transgression. This truth is extremely important to understand. God does not have to save a single individual from the punishment they rightly deserve. But He does choose to save some. The fact that He saves some when He is not obligated to do so clearly expresses the true meaning of God’s grace and mercy.
  • After Adam and Eve sinned against God, they were told that as a consequence they would experience misery and pain for the remainder of life (Genesis3:14-19). This misery, like sin, is passed down from generation to generation. Suffering, heartache, frustration, and a longing for things to be perfect is a result of sin entering into the world.

London Baptist Confession of Faith 1689 Chapter 6: Of the Fall of Man, Of Sin, And of the Punishment Thereof

  • 3. They being the root, and by God’s appointment, standing in the room and stead of all mankind, the guilt of the sin was imputed, and corrupted nature conveyed, to all their posterity descending from them by ordinary generation, being now conceived in sin, and by nature children of wrath, the servants of sin, the subjects of death, and all other miseries, spiritual, temporal, and eternal, unless the Lord Jesus set them free. ( Romans 5:12-19; 1 Corinthians 15:21, 22,45, 49; Psalms 51:5; Job 14:4; Ephesians 2:3; Romans 6:20 Romans 5:12; Hebrews 2:14, 15; 1 Thessalonians 1:10 )

Discussion Questions

  • What is sin?
  • What is the punishment for sin? Explain.
  • Is it both a physical and spiritual death? Explain.
  • Besides death, what other effects does sin have on life?
  • Would God be just to punish and send every single human being to Hell? Why?
  • If God can justly send every human being to Hell for their sins, why doesn’t He?
  • After answering the previous two questions, explain God’s grace and mercy.

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