Posts by Sarah Ong

Posts by Sarah Ong

Missions Discipleship Course

Missions Class for Redeemer:  Fall 2020  “Oh sing to the Lord a new song; sing to the Lord, all the earth! Sing to the Lord, bless his name; tell of his salvation from day to day. Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous works among all the peoples!” Psalm 96:1-3 “The purpose of this study is to help create an awareness of one of the most ignored themes of the…

Gentle and Lowly: Sep 20-26

In our small groups, we will be studying Dane Ortlund’s book Gentle and Lowly. Below, you will find the recommended chapters for each week, and some discussion questions to ponder while you read. Chapters to Read: 21-22 Discussion Questions: How does Romans 5:6-11 correct the perception that God’s love toward us is flustered? How does our love differ from Christ’s love as…

Gentle and Lowly: Sep 13-19

In our small groups, we will be studying Dane Ortlund’s book Gentle and Lowly. Below, you will find the recommended chapters for each week, and some discussion questions to ponder while you read. Chapters to Read: 19-20 Discussion Questions: What are the implications of Eph. 2:1-3 for how we should interact with God, unbelievers, Christians, and ourselves? What has…

Gentle and Lowly: Sep 6-12

In our small groups, we will be studying Dane Ortlund’s book Gentle and Lowly. Below, you will find the recommended chapters for each week, and some discussion questions to ponder while you read. Chapters to Read: 17-18 Discussion Questions: How are God’s compassionate ways not like our compassionate ways? How does it affect your heart to see how His compassion is not…

Getting Ready for New City Catechism!

As we prepare to jump into the New City Catechism, here are a few quick tips to help you get started: Download the mobile app or use the web app (newcitycatechism.com) to find additional content such as helpful commentary for each question and prayers written to help you respond to what you’ve read. Switch to children’s mode for condensed answers to each…

Gentle and Lowly: Aug 30-Sep 5

In our small groups, we will be studying Dane Ortlund’s book Gentle and Lowly. Below, you will find the recommended chapters for each week, and some discussion questions to ponder while you read. Chapters to Read: 15-16 Discussion Questions: Goodwin says of God that “all his attributes seem but to set out his love.”  Consider this.  How does this statement affect your…

Gentle and Lowly: Aug 23-29

In our small groups, we will be studying Dane Ortlund’s book Gentle and Lowly. Below, you will find the recommended chapters for each week, and some discussion questions to ponder while you read. Chapters to Read: 13-14 Discussion Questions: When looking at the work and presence of the Holy Spirit in your life, in what ways are you encouraged?  Where are you discouraged? …

New City Catechism

If Sundays feel weird to you these days, you’re not alone!  Now that many of us are gathering for worship in the afternoons, what are we supposed to do with Sunday mornings?  Here’s a worthy goal:  Let’s give more of the Lord’s Day to the Lord!     One way we are seeking to do this as a church is by using an excellent resource called the New City Catechism.  It’s a…

Gentle and Lowly: Aug 16-22

In our small groups, we will be studying Dane Ortlund’s book Gentle and Lowly. Below, you will find the recommended chapters for each week, and some discussion questions to ponder while you read. Chapters to Read: 11-12 Discussion Questions: How is the perfection of Jesus’ emotional life an encouragement to you?   What aspects of Jesus’ friendship do you want to take more…

Gentle and Lowly: Aug 9-15

In our small groups, we will be studying Dane Ortlund’s book Gentle and Lowly. Below, you will find the recommended chapters for each week, and some discussion questions to ponder while you read. Chapters to Read: 9-10 Discussion Questions: How does Jesus advocate for you?  What difference does it make for you? Is the heart of Jesus beautiful to you?  Does it draw you…

Gentle and Lowly: Aug 2-8

In our small groups, we will be studying Dane Ortlund’s book Gentle and Lowly. Below, you will find the recommended chapters for each week, and some discussion questions to ponder while you read. Chapters to Read: 7-8 Discussion Questions: What do your sins evoke from the heart of Jesus?  How does that jive with His holiness? What is meant by Christ’s intercession for His…

Gentle and Lowly: July 26 – Aug 1

In our small groups, we will be studying Dane Ortlund’s book Gentle and Lowly. Below, you will find the recommended chapters for each week, and some discussion questions to ponder while you read. Chapters to Read: 5-6 Discussion Questions: What difference does Jesus’ gentle dealing make in the face of your own struggles with sin? What reasons does your heart come up with…