VBS . Vacation Bible School . Psalm/Tehillim . King David . King Saul . II Samuel 22 . Gospel of John . II Chronicles 20 . Praises . Praise . God . Acts 16 . apostle Paul . Silas . Gospel of Mark . I Corinthians 13 . LOVE
Theme: 'Rock It Out!: Praising God without Limits ... yes even through sunshine & rain (good times & bad times) economic trials, sickness, bereavement, & natural storms around the world & at home.
June 14, 2013 ... Thoughts to Myself at Home During the Day ... No Cross, No Crown (song) ... II Corinthians 4:8; John 16:33
Pledges: Christian Pledge, Bible Pledge & American Flag Pledge
VBS Overview for week June 10, - June 14, 2013 (Monday-Friday)
6/10/2013 - Praise! God Is My Rock - Psalm/Tehillim 18; Psalm/Tehillim 18:1-6, 30-3, 46
6/11/2013 - Praise! God Is Present - Psalm/Tehillim 46; John 1:14 (Personal Assignment: Imagine writing an email to a friend, family member, or colleague sharing the importance of this lesson & truth found in Psalm/Tehillim 46)
6/12/2013 - Praise! God Hears - Psalm/Tehillim 18; Acts 16:25-32
6/13/2013 - Praise! God Receives My Love as Praise - Mark 12:28-31; I Corinthians 13 (Personal Assignment: Discover the problems that the Church in Corinth was experiencing (1) I Corinthians 1:10-4:21 (2) I Corinthians 5:1-13 (3) I Corinthians 7:1-40 (4) I Corinthians 11:2-34 (5) I Corinthians 12:1-14:40
6/14/2013 - Praise! God Delights in Celebration - Psalm/Tehillim 145; 150
6/10/2013 - Psalm/Tehillim 18; 18:1-6,30-33,46
Psalm 18 ... Royal Psalm of Thanksgiving. Slightly different version of this psalm is found in II Samuel 22. Source of protection & strength that God has proved Himself. David sought deliverance from extreme peril. Yahweh always deals righteously & faithfully with those who trust & obey Him. David success is only attributable to the activity of his God. David praises God.
6/11/2013 ... Psalm/Tehillim 46; John 1:14
John 1:14 ... Jesus Christ; Christ's Divinity; He Is Called God. The Word became flesh. The Eternal Word entered into human life. Jesus Christ; Christ's Humanity; Christ's Incarnation.
Psalm/Tehillim 46 ... Great Deliverance such as Judah under Jehoshaphat (II Chronicles 20) or that of Jerusalem under Hezekiah ( II Kings 18:13-19:36). Works of God; God's providence in Moral Discipline; Defence & Protection of the Righteous in This Life. Eschatology/Last Things; Universal Peace. Works of God; Preservation; Perserves & Protects Man. External Nature; Waters; Rivers & Brooks; Metaphorical (symbolism/figurative)
6/12/2013 ... Psalm/Tehillim 18; Acts 16:25-32
Psalm/Tehillim 18 ... Song of The Victorious King. Royal Psalm of Thanksgiving. David's Psalm of Thanksgiving for God's Manifold & Marvellous Blessings. Safety from All Harm & Danger Promised. Victory Over Enemies & Trouble. The Lord's Love & Care for His Children. Joy & Peace & Rest Promised. Whosoever Will May Be Saved. Psalm of Gratitude: For Mercies shown to the psalmist. Psalms of Adoration: Of God's goodness & mercy; of God's power, majesty, & glory.
Acts 16:25-32 ... apostle Paul converted Lydia. Paul & Silas imprisoned, etc. God speaks by the earthquake & by His Word. The Gospel reaches Macedonia. Paul's 2nd Missionary Journey. God's intervention. Believe in the Lord Jesus, & you will be saved. Progress through persecution. (Matthew 18:20 - Reference Scripture in VBS Book)
6/13/2013 ... Mark 12:28-31; I Corinthians 13
I Corinthians 13 ... While Greeks praise wisdom & Romans power, the apostle Paul pens a Psalm in praise of love which stands alone, bypassed or ignored in a world of hate. The supremacy of love/Spiritual gifts (I Corinthians 12:1-14:40). Make love your aim.
Mark 12:28-31 ... The Jerusalem Ministry (Mark 11:1-13:37)
I Corinthians 1:10-4:21 ... Divisions In The Church; False Wisdom & the gospel; True Wisdom & the gospel; Misunderstanding concerning God's servants
I Corinthians 5:1-13 ... Case of immorality (Moral Disorders In The Church I Corinthians 5:1-6:20)
I Corinthians 7:1-40 ... Marriage; (Difficulties In Social Life I Corinthians 7:1-11:1)
I Corinthians 11:2-34 ... Veiling of Women; The Lord's Supper; Disorders In Public Worship
I Corinthians 12:!-14:40 ... Spiritual Gifts; Varities of; Unity in diversity; LOVE; Prophesying & tongues
6/14/2013 ... Psalm/Tehillim 145;150
Psalm/Tehillim 145-150 ... Psalms of Supplication; Relative to Public Worship
Psalm/Tehillim 145 ... David praises God for his goodness & for his special favour for the righteousness. Whosoever Will May Be Saved. The Lord's Love & Care For His Children. Pardon for Sins & Iniquities Promised. Food Provided for the Lord's Children. The Upright Are Blessed & Prospered. Safety from All Harm & Danger Promised. Psalms of Supplication; Relative to Public Worship. Psalms of Adoration; of God's goodness & mercy. Of God's power, majesty, & glory. Solo hymn intended to stimulate the congregation to appreciate & praise God's Kingship & the implicit reference to the harvest in verse 15 suggest that it was sung at The autumn festival, the Feast of Tabernacles.
Psalm/Tehillim 150 ... An exhortation to praise God. Probably stands also as a doxology to the 5th book and indeed to the entire Psalter. Doxology ... Public Worship of Praise to God. The 'Where' of praise; The 'Why' of praise; The 'How' of Praise & The 'Who' of Praise.
Scripture reference used/taken from: KJV Topical Reference Edition Bible, The International Teacher's Handy Bible Encyclopedia/Concordance KJV Precious Promise Bible, Zondervan Bible Commentary, & Reader's Digest Oxford Complete WordFinder