Call to Worship
The Solid Rock
How Firm a Foundation
Scripture Reading: Isaiah 55
Word of God
Facing a Task Unfinished
Church of God, Elect and Glorious
Sermon: Matthew 13:1–23
He Will Hold Me Fast
Announcements & Benediction
Bible Class. Phil Smith & Josh Huber will co-teach Personal Growth and Discipleship.
Stay & Study. follows the morning service. All are welcome to stay, even if you are unprepared for the meal. There will be plenty of food for all.
Midweek Gathering. Wednesday, 6:45 p.m. We will listen to a reading from Mere Christianity, study Psalm 1, and break up into groups for discussion and prayer.
No Stay & Study. July 21, there will be no Stay & Study.
Quarterly Members’ Meeting. July 28, following the morning service and a meal. All are welcome to attend, but members are especially encouraged to participate as we consider matters vital to the life of our church.
Church Picnic. August 4, following the morning service. Location TBA. Each family/single adult is asked to bring 1) your own meat to grill, 2) a side dish, and 3) either a salad (last names A–K) or a dessert (last names L–Z). Singles are exempt from salad/dessert. Please bring enough sides/salad/dessert for your family + four more. If you are unable to provide food, you are welcome – there will be plenty of food for all.we consider matters vital to the life of our church.
Sermon Podcast. Sermon recordings and other audio teachings are now available in podcasts. You can find them by searching for Crystal Lake Baptist Church.
New Bible Class. Beginning July 21, Phil Smith & Josh Huber will co-teach Evangelism.
Evening Service. Beginning August 11, we will replace Stay & Study with an Evening Service, from 6–7 p.m. Evening services will only occur on the second and third Sunday evening of every month. More details will be given in today’s Stay & Study.
Scripture Memory. Our Scripture memory for this week is 1 Corinthians 1:25.
Resource of the Week. Desiring God provides resources to help Christians enjoy God. This website features devotionals, sermons, and articles on a variety of topics relating to the Christian life. You can access this resource at www.desiringgod.org.
IMB Missionary. Jeremy Taliaferro, Uganda
NAMB Planter. Bryan & Tricia Blazosky, Richfield Bible Church (Richfield)
Next Week. Phil Smith will preach from Matthew 13:24–43. We encourage you to meditate on this text this week.