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Knox Orthodox Presbyterian Church

  
 
Sunday Worship Services
Service Time Content
9:45AM Sunday School (all ages) Adult class studying
The Basics of the Christian Life
11:00AM Morning Worship Service AM Order of Worship
6:30PM Evening Worship Service PM Order of Worship

Shorter Catechism

Join us at 9:30 AM Sunday mornings for a short (15 minutes) study of the Shorter Catechism. Each week we will look at a different question from the Shorter Catechism.

 

Study question for September 22, 2019
Q. 92
What is a sacrament?
A. 92
A sacrament is an holy ordinance instituted by Christ; wherein, by sensible signs, Christ, and the benefits of the new covenant, are represented, sealed, and applied to believers.
Q. 93
Which are the sacraments of the New Testament?
A. 93
The sacraments of the New Testament are baptism and the Lord's supper.

 

Study question for September 29, 2019
Q. 94
What is baptism?
A. 94
Baptism is a sacrament, wherein the washing with water in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost, doth signify and seal our ingrafting into Christ, and partaking of the benefits of the covenant of grace, and our engagement to be the Lord's

 


The Westminster Shorter Catechism can be found on the OPC website.

 

READING THROUGH THE BIBLE

Week 39 September 22 - September 28
Sunday The Epistles Hebrews 1 - 4
Monday The Law Numbers 25 - 28
Tuesday History 2 Chronicles 6 - 10
Wednesday Psalms Psalms 114 - 116
Thursday Poetry Proverbs 26, 27
Friday The Prophets Obadiah
Saturday Gospels & Acts Acts 1, 2
 

Adult Sunday School

The Basics of the Christian Life

 

"What is a Christian? What does it mean to belong to a church? How can we grow in grace? Dr. Sinclair Ferguson answers these questions and more in his new video teaching series, The Basics of the Christian Life. Over twelve messages, he traces every stage of the Christian life and teaches us how to live to the glory of God."

Sunday morning September 15, 2019 a new course of study and discussion in our adult Sunday School class will begin: a 12-part video presentation by Sinclair Ferguson called The Basics of the Christian Life. Each class will follow a tested format in which we’ll watch the video together and then discuss what we’ve heard. Each message is about 25 minutes in length, so there’ll be plenty of time for class interaction with the material.

The elders anticipate that this will be excellent material for those wishing to understand the Christian life better. That includes all of us, but this will be particularly beneficial for those who would like a good biblical grounding for their faith. A description and outline of the course can be viewed online at Ligonier Ministries (from which the opening paragraph above was taken).

Morning Sermon Series

The "One Another Texts"

 

Beginning Lord's Day morning September 08, 2019 and continuing through the end of September, Pastor Martin and Licentiate Chris Byrd plan to preach a series of sermons on New Testament texts instructing us on our duties toward ‘one another’. Yes, fellowship with your brothers and sisters is vital for your spiritual health! This is not a new discovery: our Westminster Confession summarizes this biblical truth like so-

Saints by profession are bound to maintain an holy fellowship and communion in the worship of God, and in performing such other spiritual services as tend to their mutual edification ... (26:2)

As we examine what the Bible says about this, pray that the Lord will use His Word to deepen our sense of membership in the body of Christ and make us increasingly effective in fulfilling our duties to one another at Knox.

  • September 15: Love One Another (John 15:12-17)
  • September 22: Wait for One Another (1 Corinthians 11:33)
  • September 29: Encourage one Another (Hebrews 10:24-25)
 

Evening Sermon Series

Proverbs 24

 

Beginning Lord's Day afternoon September 01, 2019, Pastor Martin and Licentiate Chris Byrd will preach a series of five sermons from Proverbs 24. The sermon series is titled FIVE MORE WISE WORDS.

Readers of the book of Proverbs know that its seemingly random pieces of wisdom are gathered into collections. This preaching passage constitutes one such collection, being introduced with the words, "These also are sayings (or words) of the wise" (Verse 23). The sermons will take their cue from this introduction--

  • Proverbs 24:23-25: a word about impartiality
  • Proverbs 24:26: a word about truth-telling
  • Proverbs 24:27: a word about priorities
  • Proverbs 24:28-29: a word about witness-bearing
  • Proverbs 24:30-34: a word about laziness

The Lord Jesus is the One in whom are hidden the treasures of wisdom: we look forward to meeting Him in this portion of Scripture!