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11. Living in Light of Eternity

2 Peter 3:8-18

March 21, 2020 • Pastor Tim Greeno • Online

Walnut Creek Online with worship, a sermon, time for reflection/communion, and a benediction. Pastor Tim Greeno concludes our series on 2 Peter. Tim shares how we can extend love and find hope amid the global Coronavirus crisis. Key scripture: 2 Peter 3:8-18 Topics: Coronavirus, 2 Peter 3, Crisis, Hope, Eternity

2. Sorrow to Joy

John 12:12-19 • April 5, 2020 • Pastor Jon Crane

Pastor Jon Crane continues our Easter miniseries based on stories from the Gospel of John. Jon looks at Jesus' triumphal entry, the crowd's incorrect expectations, and the significance of Christ's arrival in Jerusalem. Key scripture: John 12:12-19 Related passages: Zechariah 9, Revelation 7 Topics: Palm Sunday, Easter, triumphal entry, Jesus, Jerusalem, prophecy

Luke 7

April 3

1. Notice words or phrases in the Bible passage. Take note of new discoveries from the text. Periodically review your markings to see what God is teaching you. 2. Put it into your own words. Read the passage or verse slowly, then rewrite each phrase or sentence using your own words. 3. Ask and answer some questions. Questions unlock new discoveries and meanings. Ask questions about the passage using these words: who, what, why, when, where, or how. Jot down some thoughts on how you would answer these questions. 4. Capture the big idea. God’s Word communicates big ideas. Periodically ask, What’s the big idea in this sentence, paragraph, or chapter? 5. Personalize the meaning. When God speaks to us through the Scriptures, we must respond. A helpful habit is personalizing the Bible through application. Ask: How could my life be different today as I respond to what I’m reading?

Luke 6

April 2

1. Notice words or phrases in the Bible passage. Take note of new discoveries from the text. Periodically review your markings to see what God is teaching you. 2. Put it into your own words. Read the passage or verse slowly, then rewrite each phrase or sentence using your own words. 3. Ask and answer some questions. Questions unlock new discoveries and meanings. Ask questions about the passage using these words: who, what, why, when, where, or how. Jot down some thoughts on how you would answer these questions. 4. Capture the big idea. God’s Word communicates big ideas. Periodically ask, What’s the big idea in this sentence, paragraph, or chapter? 5. Personalize the meaning. When God speaks to us through the Scriptures, we must respond. A helpful habit is personalizing the Bible through application. Ask: How could my life be different today as I respond to what I’m reading?