Preparing for the Gathering - Hebrews 11:13-16
Prepare your heart for our Sunday Morning Gathering by looking through these suggestions that will assist you in making the most of our time together.
You will find tangible suggestions for putting scripture to action in your personal life and in our corporate body, links to the songs we will sing, and lyrics for you to prepare for our corporate singing.
Please see the Preparing for the Sermon post for suggestions in thinking more critically through the passage, meditating more intently on the text, and prayerfully seeking wisdom to deepen your understanding of the passage to be preached this Sunday.
- Read Hebrews 11:13-16 again.
- What ways are you tempted to complain about the things of life instead of having faith about the things of the next?
- What eternal promises are you placing your hope and faith in? Find biblical support for these.
- How do these promises grow your anticipation for Christ and his return?
- In light of this passage, how can you live with an eternal perspective?
- Summarize this passage in one sentence.
- In preparation for Sunday, pray
- Praising God for always keeping his promises.
- Confessing areas in your life where you doubt/distrust his promises.
- Asking God for help as you seek to live as a faith-filled exile in a land that is not your home.
- Click the links below to find the lyrics and recordings of the songs planned for our gathering this Sunday; practice the songs, study the lyrics and sing together.
- Pray for those leading our corporate gathering this week and for the Holy Spirit’s work as the Word of God is further explained and applied: Dawson Bryant: music; Rob Stouffer: Elders' prayer & scripture reading; Bret Capranica: teaching.
Songs for Sunday
- Come Thou Almighty King (sheetmusic)
- How Firm a Foundation (sheetmusic)
- Jesus, Lover of My Soul (sheetmusic)
- Show Us Christ (sheetmusic)
- Prepared a Place for Me (sheetmusic)