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Preparing for the Gathering - Hebrews 11:8-12

The Book of Hebrews square

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.

Intentionally Act

  • Read Hebrews 11:8-12 again.
  • Consider the example of Abraham here. How does his example encourage you to persevere by living by faith? How does his example instruct you?
  • Consider the example of Sarah here. How does her example encourage you to persevere by living by faith? How does her example instruct you?
  • How could you use this passage to encourage a believer who is tempted to walk away from the faith?
  • How might this passage instruct your evangelism?
  • Strive by God’s grace to live the truths of this passage out personally, in discipling, and in evangelism.
  • 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: Joel Conrad: music; Rob Stouffer: Elders' prayer & scripture reading; Bret Capranica: teaching.

Songs for Sunday

Morning Gathering

Evening Gathering


Lyrics Morning Gathering - March 14, 2021 by Summit Woods Baptist Church on Scribd