Household Worship Guide – Week of February 25th

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).

For a detailed prayer guide, and for commentary on the catechism, please follow the links provided in the corresponding sections below.

May God be glorified each and every day!

Worship Through the Reading of God’s Word

·      SUNDAY > Exod 2, Luke 5, Job 19, 1 Cor 6

·      MONDAY > Exod 3, Luke 6, Job 20, 1 Cor 7

·      TUESDAY > Exod 4, Luke 7, Job 21, 1 Cor 8

·      WEDNESDAY > Exod 5, Luke 8, Job 22, 1 Cor 9

·      THURSDAY > Exod 6, Luke 9, Job 23, 1 Cor 10

·      FRIDAY > Exod 7, Luke 10, Job 24, 1 Cor 11

·      SATURDAY > Exod 8, Luke 11, Job 25–26, 1 Cor 12

Scripture Reading For The Upcoming Lord’s Day – March 4th

Sermon Text: Revelation TBD


Worship Through Prayer – The Lord’s Prayer

Baptist Catechism 106

·       Q. What rule [has] God given for our direction in prayer?

·       A. The whole Word of God is of use to direct us in prayer, but the special rule of direction is that prayer; which Christ taught His disciples, commonly called the Lord’s Prayer.

Recitation of the Lord’s Prayer

·       “Pray then like this: ‘Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.’ ”For yours is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, forever, Amen.(Matthew 6:5–14, ESV)

See Emmaus Connect for the Emmaus Prayer Guide


Worship Through Song

Songs that are sung regularly on Sunday can be found here.


Catechism – Systematic Instruction of God’s Word

Doctrinal Standard BC #13

·       Q. How did God create man?

·       A. God created man male and female, after His own image, in knowledge, righteousness, and holiness, with dominion over the creatures.

Memory Verse(s)

·       “So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them” (Genesis 1:27,ESV).


·       Study Passage: Genesis 1:26-2:25

·       Support Passages: Ecclesiastes 12:7; Luke 23:43; Matthew 10:28; Daniel 7:15; I Corinthians 15:45-54; 2 Corinthians 5:1-10; Philippians 1:23-24; Colossians 3:10; Ephesians 4:24

·       Bible Story: Genesis 1:26-30, 2:15-25

1689 London Baptist Confession of Faith Chapter 4: Of Creation

·       2. After God had made all other creatures, he created man, male and female, with reasonable and immortal souls, rendering them fit unto that life to God for which they were created; being made after the image of God, in knowledge, righteousness, and true holiness; having the law of God written in their hearts, and power to fulfil it, and yet under a possibility of transgressing, being left to the liberty of their own will, which was subject to change.

Genesis 1:27Genesis 2:7Ecclesiastes 7:29Genesis 1:26Romans 2:1415Genesis 3:6 )

The Boys and Girls Catechism is a great catechism to use with our younger children.

Click the link for the PDF version of the Doctrinal Standard

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