Engage questions for April 3

  1. Other than having dinners with family and friends, what components and/or traditions have you built into your celebration of Easter Week and why?
  2. How does Biblical hope differ from secular hope?  How does embracing Biblical hope change your priorities and conduct? (I Thessalonians 4:13; Hebrews 10:23; I Peter 1:13-15)
  3. What are the three reasons why the resurrection of the body is necessary? (See Fire Bible article from I Corinthians 15:35)
  4. Where is the spirit of those who died in Christ yet await the redemption of the body?

(Fire Bible article on Death – Job 19:25-26 & Luke 23:42-43; Philippians 1:21-24; I Corinthians 5:6-8; II Samuel 12:18-23)

Scripture readings for March 31 – April 6 (Blessings and Curses)

Ignite scripture readings for March 31 – April 6

Genesis 9:24-27; 12; 50:15-21 (and Fire Bible notes on Genesis 9:25 and 12:3)

Leviticus 26 (and Fire Bible notes on Leviticus 26:17)

Deuteronomy 30 (and Fire Bible notes on Deuteronomy 30:3)

Joshua 8:30-35

2 Kings 2 (and Fire Bible notes on 2 Kings 2:23,24)

Psalms 52:2-4; 62:4

Proverbs 25:21-22; 26:2 (and Fire Bible notes on Proverbs 25:21-22)

Malachi 3:9

Romans 12; 14:19-22 (and Fire Bible notes on Romans 12:7,8,10,18,19)

1 Corinthians 10:23-24,31; 11:1 (and Fire Bible notes on 1 Cor. 10:23-24,31; 11:1)

Galatians 3 (and Fire Bible notes on Galatians 3:10,11,13,14)

Philippians 2:1-5 (and Fire Bible notes on Philippians 2:5)

Colossians 3:12-17

1 Thessalonians 5:11

James 1:19-25; 3 – 4 (and Fire Bible notes on James 1:25; 3:6,9,14; 4:1,11,16)

Jude 16-23

 

Fire Bible articles:

The Call of Abraham (Genesis 12:1-3)

 

 

Sermon recording for The Cross

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Scripture readings for March 24-30 (Beyond Death)

Ignite scripture readings for March 24-30

Genesis 22:1-19 (and Fire Bible notes on Genesis 22:5)

Psalm 16; 49

Isaiah 26 (and Fire Bible notes on Isaiah 26:19)

Daniel 12 (and Fire Bible notes on Daniel 12:2)

Matthew 27:62-28:20 (and Fire Bible notes on Matthew 27:52; 28:6)

Mark 16

Luke 14:11-14; 20:27-38; 24 (and Fire Bible notes on Luke 23:43; 24:46)

John 5: 5:16-30; 11:25; 20; 21 (and Fire Bible notes on John 5:29 [both] and14:3)

Acts 2; 13 (and Fire Bible notes on Acts 7:55)

Romans 8

I Corinthians 15:12-26 (and Fire Bible notes on 1 Cor. 6:19; 15:3-4, 17, 29, 35-54, 51 [both])

Philippians 3:7-14

Hebrews 11:17-19 (and Fire Bible notes on Hebrews 11:10)

I Peter 1:3-5

Revelation 2:11; 20:1-6; 21:6-8

And Fire Bible notes on Job 19:25,26 and 1 Thessalonians 4:13

 

Fire Bible articles:

Death (Job 19:25-26)

Resurrection of the Body (1 Corinthians 15:35)

 

Online resources for Beyond Death

The Meaning of Easter

Resurrection!

The Historical Validity of the Resurrection

There had to be a Resurrection

He is Risen (video)

Worship audio recording

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Online resources on The Cross

Life in the Spirit and the Way of the Cross

The Cross: Where Death and Sin are Conquered

What about the Cross? (video)

In Sight of the Cross

 

Engage questions for March 20

1. After reading Psalm 22:3, how would you explain the statement, “God inhabits the praises of His people”?
2. How can New Testament believers, as opposed to Old Testament Jews, “enter His gates with thanksgiving in our hearts and into His courts with praise”?
3. Upon review of Romans 12:1,2 (including FB notes), what greater understanding of worship do you gain?
4. List examples from Scripture when praise and worship caused enemies of God to flee.
5. List 10 examples of worship as described in the FB article “Worship” (Nehemiah 8:5,6).

Scripture readings for March 17-23

Genesis 22

Exodus 12

Psalm 22 (and Fire Bible notes on Psalm 22:1-31; 22:1, 2, 7, 8, 11-17, 16, 18, 22, 30-31)

Isaiah 1:18; 53

Matthew 10:38; 26:17-27:60 (and Fire Bible notes on Matthew 26:37, 57, 67; 27:2, 26, 28-29, 31, 35, 39, 46

Mark 15: 21-23

Luke 9:23

John 18-19

Philippians 2:5-11

Colossians 1:13-23 (and Fire Bible notes on Colossians 2:15)

Hebrews 9; 12:1-3 (and Fire Bible notes on Hebrews 2:9, 10, 11, 14)

1 Peter 2:13-25 (and Fire Bible notes on 1 Peter 2:21, 24; 3:18)

 

Fire Bible articles:

The Day of Atonement (Leviticus 16:32-33)

The Suffering of the Righteous (Job 2:7-8)

 

Quotes on Worship

“Human beings by their very nature are worshipers.  Worship is not something we do; it defines who we are. You cannot divide human beings into those who worship and those who don’t.  Everybody worships; it’s just a matter of what, or whom, we serve.” – Paul David Tripp

“The worship to which we are called in our renewed state is far too important to be left to personal preferences, to whims, or to marketing strategies.  It is the pleasing of God that is at the heart of worship.  Therefore, our worship must be informed at every point by the Word of God as we seek God’s own instructions for worship that is pleasing to Him.” – R.C. Sproul