Week Two: January 8 – January 14

Week Two Worship Resource  (Days 8-14)

Gathering with songs linked with their Scripture references:

Psalm 8:1 “How Majestic Is Your Name”                                                      Psalm 8:3-4 “He Is Everything To Me”                                                          Psalm 8:9 “The Majesty and Glory of Your Name”                                            Genesis 17:1 “El Shaddai”

Messianic Prophecy

Genesis 12:3  -The Abrahamic Covenant: “and I will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curse thee and in thee (Abraham) shall all the families of the earth be blessed; The Seed of Abraham.

NT Fulfillment: Matthew 1:1  -Jesus Christ, the Son of David, the son of Abraham;    Galatians 3:8, Galatians 3:16   -Jesus was the fulfillment of the promised seed through all the nations of the world would receive the blessings of God.  Through Christ and his love all the nations truly are blessed.

God’s Word

Psalm 8:5-8 (the dominion that God has given man)

Proverbs 3:5-8 (Do not lean on your own understanding);

Genesis 15:1-6, 7-21 (God promises an heir and a land to Abram)

Matthew 5:1-12  (The Beatitudes)

Acts 4:23-37  (The disciples unit in prayer and sharing)

Suggested memory verse: Genesis 5:16

Doctrine:

Reformation Study Bible (RSB):  “Covenant” Genesis 15:11;         “Infant Baptism” Genesis 17:23-27

Heidelberg Catechism questions for Lord’s Day 2:                                      #3 Where do you learn of your sin and its wretched consequences?     #4 What does the law of God require of                                                              #5 Can you keep all this perfectly?

Westminster Catechism questions:  #16 ‘What is sin?” #42 “What is the sum of the ten commandments?”  #18  “Wherein consists the sinfulness of the estate where into man fell?”  19 “What is the misery of that estate where into man fell?

Prayerful Response/Breaking of Bread

Sending/Charge

 Integrated Bible Reading Plan for Week Two:

Day 8   Prv 3:1-4    Ps 6:1-10    Genesis 15-16    Mt 4:12-17  Ac 4:1-22 Jan 8
Day 9   Prv 3:5-8   Ps 7:1-9    Genesis 17-18    Mt 4:18-25   Ac 4:23-37 Jan 9
Day 10  Prv 3:9-12  Ps 7:10-17 Genesis 19-20 Mt 5:1-12 Ac 5:1-16 Jan 10,
Day 11 Prv 3:13-20  Ps 8:1-4 Genesis 21-22 Mt 5:13-20 Ac 5:17-42 Jan 11,
Day 12 Prv 3:21-27  Ps 8:5-9   Genesis 23-24   Mt 5:21-26  Ac 6:1-15 Jan 12,
Day 13 Prv 3   Ps 9:1-8   Genesis 25-26  Mt 5:27-32 Ac 7:1-16 Jan 13,
Day 14  Prv 4:1-9   Ps 9:9-20   Genesis 27-28  Mt 5:33-37 Ac 7:17-34 Jan 14,

Week One: January 1 – January 7

Week One Worship Resource (Days 1-7) for the Lord’s Day

Gathering with songs linked with their Scripture references:

Gen 1:31 “All Things Bright and Beautiful;”

Psalm 3:8 “Lord, Dismiss Us with Thy Blessing;” Psalm 5:7 “The Lord Is in His Holy Temple;” Psalm 5:8 “Lead Me, Lord;”                          Matthew 2:1 “We Three Kings;” Matthew 2:2 “O Come, Let Us adore Him;” Matthew 2:6 “Angels, from the Realms of Glory;” Matthew 2:10-11 “As with Gladness Men or Old;” Matthew 3:15 “We Bless the Name of Christ, the Lord;”                                                      Acts 1:3 “Alleluia! Alleluia!;” Acts 2:24 “Christ Arose;”                            Acts 2:36 “Jesus Is Lord of All;” Acts 2:42 “Let Us Break Bread Together;”     Acts 3:1 “Sweet Hour of Prayer”

Messianic Prophecy

Genesis 3:14-15 has the proto-evangelium or the first gospel prophecy that God would send a redeemer, the seed of the woman, who would bruise the head of the serpent.  NT Fulfillment: 1 John 3:8, Hebrews 2:14:   The shedding of Christ’s blood provided the redemption for those who place their faith in Christ.

God’s Word (text highlights from week one)

Psalm 1:1-6 (righteous and wicked people are contrasted;           Proverbs 1:1-6 (proverbs of Solomon);    Genesis 1:26-31;          Genesis 3:1-19 (the serpent’s deceit on the sixth day); Genesis 6:9-22 (Noah);   Matthew 2:1-12 (Magi seek Jesus)(Epiphany);       Acts 1:1-14 (Ascension of Jesus into heaven)

Suggested Memory Verse: Genesis 1:27

Doctrine:

Reformation Study Bible (RSB):   “Human Beings Created In the Image of God”  Genesis 1:26-27; “Covenant of Works” Genesis 2:24; “Original Sin” Genesis 3:2; “The Apostles” Acts 1:26

Heidelberg Catechism Doctrinal questions for Lord’s Day 1:               #1 What is your only comfort, in life and in death?                                    #2  How many things must you know that you may live and die in the blessedness of this comfort?                                                                 Westminster Shorter Catechism corresponding questions:                   #1 What is the chief end of man?                                                                            #4 What is God?

Prayerful Response/Breaking of Bread

Sending/Charge

 Integrated Bible Reading Plan for Week One:

Day 1 Prv 1:1-6; Ps 1:1-6; Genesis 1-2; Matthew 1:1-17; Acts 1:1-14 1/1
Day 2 Prv 1:7; Ps 2:1-6; Genesis 3-4; Mt 1:18-25; Ac 1:15-26 1/2
Day 3 Prv 1:8-19; Ps 2:7-12; Genesis 5-6; Mt 2:1-12; Ac 2:1-21 1/3
Day 4 Prv 1:20-33; Ps 3:1-8; Genesis 7-8; Mt 2:13-23; Ac 2:22-41 1/4
Day 5 Prv 2:1-15; Ps 4:1-8; Genesis 9-10; Mt 3:1-12; Ac 2:42-47 1/5
Day 6 Prv 2:16-19; Ps 5:1-8; Genesis 11-12; Mt 3:13-17; Ac 3:1-10 1/6
Day 7 Prv 2:20-22; Ps 5:9-12; Genesis 13-14; Mt 4:1-11; Ac 3:11-26 1/7