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Sunday, September 1, at Westminster Presbyterian Church

By Charlie Wingard · August 31, 2013 · 0 Comments
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Click here for tomorrow’s bulletin. MORNING WORSHIP (9:30):  Charlie Wingard, preaching: 1 Kings 5-7 ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL (11:00): 1. READING THE BIBLE BIBLICALLY A study of how to use the structure, genres, and themes of the Bible to read it with more wonder, depth and understanding. Having considered how these aspects are seen throughout Scripture as a whole, we will apply them to reading select books of the Old and New Testaments. 2. INTRODUCTION TO CHRISTIAN ETHICS Using the Westminster Larger Catechism, the class surveys important moral decisions that contemporary Christians face. Issues include the role of God’s law in a believer’s life, the sanctification of the Lord’s day, abortion, capital punishment, end of life issues, sexual purity, fidelity in…

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From the Heidelberg Catechism for August 25

By Charlie Wingard · August 25, 2013 · 0 Comments
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92. What is the Law of God? God spoke all these words, saying: First Commandment “I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage. You shall have no other gods before Me. Second Commandment “You shall not make for yourself a carved image – any likeness of anything that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth; you shall not bow down to them nor serve them. For I, the LORD your God, am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children to the third and fourth generations of those who hate…

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A Prayer for the Lord’s Day, August 25

By Charlie Wingard · August 25, 2013 · 0 Comments
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“ALMIGHTY and merciful God, of whose only gift it cometh that thy faithful people do unto thee true and laudable service; Grant, we beseech thee, that we may so faithfully serve thee in this life, that we fail not finally to attain thy heavenly promises; through the merits of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.” – 1662 Book of Common Prayer

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Sunday, August 25, at Westminster Presbyterian Church

By Charlie Wingard · August 24, 2013 · 0 Comments
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MORNING WORSHIP (9:30):  Charlie Wingard, preaching: 1 Kings 4 ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL (11:00): 1. READING THE BIBLE BIBLICALLY A study of how to use the structure, genres, and themes of the Bible to read it with more wonder, depth and understanding. Having considered how these aspects are seen throughout Scripture as a whole, we will apply them to reading select books of the Old and New Testaments. 2. INTRODUCTION TO CHRISTIAN ETHICS Using the Westminster Larger Catechism, the class surveys important moral decisions that contemporary Christians face. Issues include the role of God’s law in a believer’s life, the sanctification of the Lord’s day, abortion, capital punishment, end of life issues, sexual purity, fidelity in marriage, homosexuality and same-sex “marriage,”…

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Matthew Henry and Thomas Watson on Idolatry

By Charlie Wingard · August 23, 2013 · 0 Comments
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“To love any thing more than God, is to make it a god.” – Thomas Watson, The Ten Commandments (Banner of Truth, 2009, first pub. 1692), 55. “Pride makes a god of self, covetousness makes a god of money, sensuality makes a god of the belly; whatever is esteemed or loved, feared or served, delighted in or depended on, more than God, that (whatever it is) we do in effect make a god of.” – Matthew Henry, Commentary on the Whole Bible, vol. 1 (Macdonald, orig. published 1706), 358-359.

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