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Discipleship Resources for January 5, 2023

Happy New Year! New things do not happen in your life because a new year begins. New things happen in your life when you are fully connected to the life changing power of the gospel. It is our desire to help you daily engage in what God desires for you. That begins with reading your Bible, having regular times of prayer, and being faithful to the church with your presence, service, and giving. We think these resources will assist you in daily waking in the faith God has called you to through Jesus Christ. Use these for His glory, your good, and the process of discipling others.

 

  • Resources from Desiring God Ministries, Pray this First, article by David Mathis

  • Resources from CHBC, OKC, The Analysis, podcast by Mark DeMoss and Deanna Huff

 

Mark D. DeMoss, Senior Pastor

     Capitol Hill Baptist Church

     Equipping…Exalting…Extending

            For the Glory of God

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CHBC Connect for December 23, 2022


 

The Mission of CHBC – 3 Piers, 3 Pillars, and 3 Purposes
CHBC exists for the glory of God to accomplish three purposes: To equip believers to know God’s Word, to exalt Christ privately and publicly, and to extend the gospel to their neighbors and the nations. The three piers we discuss are: The Centrality of the Scriptures, the Lordship of Christ, and the Glory of God. Our third foundation, or pier, is the Glory of God. All that God has done in establishing the church and all that we do in functioning as a church is to make known the full nature and character of God to the world. That is what it means to bring Him glory. 

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service – 5 PM
Come to worship on Christmas Eve with your church family. Invite your friends and relatives to come and join with us as we honor the birth of Jesus through the singing of carols, reading of Scripture, and lighting of candles to remind us that Jesus truly is the light of the world.

 

Christmas Day Worship – 10:15 AM
CHBC will have worship on Christmas Day at the regular time. There will be no Sunday school groups prior to worship on Christmas Day. The worship service will be designed to keep our attention on the reason the church gathers to celebrate Christmas – the incarnation of the Lord Jesus Christ.

 

CHBC Resource Center – ESV Study Bible
The most essential tool for a person who wants to know God is his or her Bible. We want to encourage you to have a reliable and readable translation, and we want to encourage you to have a Study Bible that will explain historical backgrounds, deal with issues of authorship, discuss the purpose of the writing, and give you verse by verse explanation. Through a generous donation of an adult SS class the ESV Study Bible has been made available to you at no cost. These usually retail for over $100. If you can purchase one of these Bibles for any amount, then place your payment in the box located next to the Bibles. If you cannot purchase this at this time, but will use this, or need to give this to someone else, please do not hesitate. This is the beginning of what CHBC hopes will become a first-class Biblical Resource Center, providing the best in Biblical resources to you. Support that vision and your Biblical knowledge by taking one of these ESV study Bibles and paying what you are able.

 

 

Pray for the Search Committee - Associate Pastor for Worship Ministries
The search committee updated the church  this past Sunday. In this update it was shared that the committee had completed interviewing a candidate. They are making plans for this candidate to come to CHBC in View of a Call on Sunday, January 15. As the details are confirmed, the church will receive more information about that weekend, as well as more information about the candidate.

 

Lottie Moon Christmas Offering/World Missions Offering
Jesus Christ’s birth is the reason the church celebrates Christmas. He is the greatest gift because it is through Him alone that sinners are saved. This news needs to reach the end of the earth. Men and women of God have felt the call to full-time missionary service since the sending of the first disciples. When you give to the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering, or to World Missions Offering, you are putting dollar directly in the hands of missionaries who serve through the International Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention. Some of the most dedicated followers of Christ serve our mission agency. Support their work by giving beyond your tithe to Lottie Moon or the World Missions Offering this month.

 

Scripture of the Month - December
John 1:1-3, “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things came into being through Him, and apart from Him nothing came into being that has come into being.” Each week CHBC says aloud a passage of Scripture during our morning worship gathering. This is done for two reasons. First, we are commanded in Scripture to encourage one another with the Word of God. Second, we want to emphasize the spiritual discipline of Scripture memory. Receive a text to your phone with this verse set to music by texting the word “CHBCVERSE” to the number (302) 207-SONG (7664).

 

By clicking the image above you will find the calendar of events for the church.  

 

 

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