Posts from October 2012

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Bible Reading for October 29 – November 3

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Last week we looked at what the Bible said about itself. The reading this week will help you to practice reading and mediating on the Word God. Over the course of this week, you will read the longest chapter in the bible – Psalm 119. Its focus is on the goodness and power of God’s […]

The ESV Study Bible

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One of my standard resources any time I study, preach, teach or research is the ESV Study Bible. The goal of any standard study Bible is to be as detailed at it can be, while at the same time keeping a commitment to covering all of the Scriptures. This means that any one study Bible […]

Emma’s Home Update

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Midtown partners with a number of ministries in the Triangle area. We are overjoyed to celebrate a new ministry  – Transforming Hope Ministries. Here is a bit about them from their website: Transforming Hope Ministries is a faith-based, non-profit organization currently located in central North Carolina. It was birthed in November, 2010 by a group […]

Bible Reading for October 22-27

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What does the Bible say about the Bible? This week’s focus is on what the Word of God says about itself. Take time this week to read not just the verses below, but the entire chapters surrounding them. I would also recommend using a good study bible to help as you become more consistent in your […]

Want to Go Deeper?

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Each Friday we post a “Resource for Growth.” Sometimes these are simply articles or devotionals that we have found helpful. Other times we want to share with you tools that you can use as you study God’s word. A wonderful source for articles, sermons, videos, books and other media that can help as you seek […]

The “Maybes” of a New Church

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The following is a short blog post from Chris Hatch, a pastor and church planter in London, England. These are encouraging words as God grows Midtown Community Church. You can read more from Chris over at his blog. There is risk involved with seeking to church plant.  Maybe no one will come?  Maybe we won’t […]

Bible Reading for October 15-20

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This week we want to consider what it means to glorify God. With all that we are, we should seek to glorify God and enjoy him forever. Meditate on these scriptures this week as you consider what it means in your life to glorify God – in family, work, play etc. Monday – Psalm 86:9 […]

New City Catechism

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The church has a rich history of theological education. Each week at Midtown we recite creeds and confessions from Christian history and around the world. We do this as an act of unity with those that have come before us and to worship God by proclaiming his goodness and glory as a body. These creeds […]

Prayer (Part 2)

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In Prayer (Part 1), we focused on being able to quiet our hearts and understand that God is both BIG and also approachable. We see this in the first words of the Lord’s Prayer, “Our Father, in heaven.” We come to him as sons and daughters, knowing that he will hear us and do what […]

Bible Reading for October 8-13

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This week we want to focus on God as creator. Take time this week to reflect on these scriptures: Monday – Genesis 1:1 Tuesday – Genesis 2:3 Wednesday – Colossians 1:15-20 Thursday – Acts 17:22-31 Friday – Psalm 33:6-9 Saturday – 2 Corinthians 5:17