Since Matt Wolf will be visiting LifeSpring on May 5 with an interest in joining us in our work, it seems appropriate to read some passages about the life of a church as presented in the Letters of the New Testament. All portions of this week’s devotional are instructive about the kind of vigilence needed in church. Daily Bible Readings: Monday, April 29. Read 1 Timothy 3:1-5. 1) This sermon is Paul’s instruction to Timothy about the sort of people that should be called “elder” in the church. 2) Why do you think Paul gives this list of qualities to Timothy? 3) How
Matt Wolf is from Joliet, Illinois (about 35 miles southeast of Chicago, and he is the pastor of the Cherry Hill Church. Matt is a native of Merion, PA, a quick drive from Philadelphia. He attended Arizona State University and earned a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism. After receiving a Master’s in Education in 2000, he
Easter Sunday was a wonderful day. Sixty-one people were present at what must have been a near record for LifeSpring. Thanks for bringing your friends and family. Here are a few pictures of the day.
Daily Bible Reading: Monday, April 22. Read Matthew 14:13-17. 1) What happens to Jesus and the disciples at evening time? 2) What does Jesus propose that they do? 3) What do the disciples say? Tuesday, April 23. Read Ephesians 4:14. 1) Read the sermon text. What does Luke say Jesus spent part of his time
Daily Bible Readings: Monday, April 15. Read 1 Corinthians 2:6-10. 1) To whom does Paul speak “wisdom”? 2) What is the difference between a wise and an unwise person? 3) Why do you think unwise people can’t grasp some things? Tuesday, April 16. Read Hebrews 6:9-12. 1) What did the Hebrews writer want his church
Famous philosopher/preacher Soren Kierkegaard said, “For like a poisonous breath over the fields, like a mass of locusts over Egypt, so the swarm of excuses is a general plague, a ruinous infection among men, that eats off the sprouts of the Eternal.” SOREN KIERKEGAARD, Purity of Heart
Daily Bible Readings: Monday, March 4. Read 1 Peter 4:4-9. 1) How does Peter say that some people live? What do they say about those attempting to live in a godly way? 2) What did Peter say is “coming soon?” How should one live in preparation for that time? Tuesday, March 5. Read Romans 13:11-14.
Blessed are the poor….. Daily Bible Reading: Monday, February 18. Read John 1:10-14. 1) What did John saw about Jesus in verse 14? 2) What was his relationship with the world was like? 3) What does a relationship with Jesus create? Tuesday, February 19. Read Matthe 10:32-33. 1) What does Jesus say about denying we