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Flocks (Small Groups) – God’s Riches

We have a number of different small groups (fellowship flocks) which meet on Sunday evenings in various homes and at the church to study God’s Word, pray and enjoy fellowship and food together. Flocks are an important way to deepen and strengthen our relationships with one another as we spend time together in discussion, prayer, and fellowship. Visitors are also encouraged to join this informal time of fellowship to get to know the members of the church and what we believe. We typically study one book together each semester (Fall and Spring) with a shorter study in the summer. This fall and winter we will be studying God’s Riches by Dr John H. Peet and John Benton.

The Study

Many Christians who recognize that disciplined, systematic study is essential to Christian growth find it difficult to know how to put their goals into practice and feel the need for guidance. God’s Riches helps to supply this need.

Written in the form of an instruction manual, it serves as an introductory work-book to Christian doctrine. Containing a series of study units it is carefully balanced between providing information and directing study. Its authors lead the student through the biblical teaching on God and his character, works and sovereignty, man and his sin, redemption in Christ and the way of grace. New Christians will find God’s Riches and valuable introduction to the central themes of Scripture; all who use it will benefit from the encouragement it gives to a deeper knowledge of God’s truth.

Table of Contents:

Part One: Foundational Principles
1. The Bible
2. Glory to God alone
3. God’s Sovereignty and Man’s Responsibility

Part Two: The Doctrine of God’s Grace
4. What is man?
5. What has happened to man?
6. Election and predestination
7. Why did Jesus Christ die?
8. For whom did Christ die?
9. How God’s grace comes to us
10. The marks of grace
11. Preservation and perseverance

Schedule

Start Time Activity Duration
5:30 pm Singing, Prayer and Exhortation from the Word 30 min
6:00 pm Group Discussion 60 min
7:00 pm Snacks & Fellowship