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5 Day Bible Stories Reading Plan and Catechism

5 Day Bible Stories Reading Plan and Catechism

Last year I created a 5 Day Bible Narratives Reading Plan that each member of our family used (except the one year old!) through 2017. You can read more about the structure of the plan here. We really enjoyed using it, and we plan to use it again in 2018. For those who would like… Continue Reading

Is corporate worship better than private worship? (Part 5)

Is corporate worship better than private worship? (Part 5)

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Public Worship and Private Worship You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

 |  |  | We have looking at different reasons why the regular meeting for worship with one’s church is better than private meetings of worship, including times of personal devotion and family worship. Both, we have consistently stressed, are essential for vital piety in the life of a believer. But one is more important than another. And… Continue Reading

Is corporate worship better than private worship? (Part 4)

Is corporate worship better than private worship? (Part 4)

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Public Worship and Private Worship You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

| | Private and public worship are not the same. There is a difference between the regular, ordinary times of worship for a gathered group of Christians organized as a church and the irregular times of worship personally, in our homes as families, and with other groups of Christians. The former is what we call… Continue Reading

Is corporate worship better than private worship? (Part 3)

Is corporate worship better than private worship? (Part 3)

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series Public Worship and Private Worship You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

| We have been offering reasons why public worship is better than private. Public worship is the gathered, corporate worship of a local church. Private worship includes times of informal worship apart from the church: small groups, private Bible study and prayer, and family worship. Sometimes Christians today offer a lopsided, over-individualized view of the… Continue Reading