Chestnut Ridge Church
Hard Questions—Part 2
What is the purpose of life? Why does God allow suffering? Should Christians be involved in politics? How can we find truth in this world? When we face important questions in life, where can we turn? Regardless of our perspective on tough subjects, the Bible can provide us with the insight and guidance we all need. Tune in for the series, Hard Questions, as we explore some of the difficult and uncomfortable topics that arise in today’s world. We’ll discover how a book that was written almost 2,000 years ago can still provide relevant and topical answers.
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  • Chestnut Ridge Church [CRC]
    2223 Cheat Rd, Morgantown, WV 26508, USA
    Sunday 9:00 AM, Sunday 11:00 AM, Sunday 5:00 PM

Hello from The Ridge!

Thank you for gathering with us today! You can find out more about The Ridge on our website, and be sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram!

http://www.chestnutridgechurch.com/
Online Services Only
We will continue to gather online, and will not gather in person at the church building located at 2223 Cheat Road. We are grateful that technology allows us to experience worship and services online with you. Sunday's service will be available to watch on our app, at theridge.church/live, on Facebook and YouTube at 9am, 11am, and 5pm. To stay up to date on the latest information regarding services, reopening, and events, please visit us online at theridge.church/coronavirus.

Download the app that makes it easier for you to connect with The Ridge wherever you are! You can download it in the iOS and Android app stores, and on AppleTV, AndroidTV, Amazon Fire, and Roku. It's simple, easy, and best of all, it's FREE! Create a profile, share content straight from your phone, tune in to livestreams, watch past content, set a reminder for upcoming services, and build your own watch list—it's all at your fingertips!

http://www.theridge.church/onlinegroups Join us this fall in an online group! In this season, we need connection with God and each other more than ever. We invite you to try an Online Group with leaders and others from The Ridge. We will learn from the Bible, share our prayer requests, and be encouraged. Online groups will meet weekly for one hour via Zoom video call. Zoom links will be emailed to you. Sign up online!

During this season, your gifts to support what God is doing at The Ridge are more important than ever. You can continue to give online at theridge.church/give, by texting a dollar amount to 304-470-4078, or mailing your check or cash to 2223 Cheat Road, Morgantown, WV 26508.  We appreciate your support and generosity!

Give online

Even though this is a season of great financial uncertainty, your gifts to support what God is doing at The Ridge are more important than ever. Thank you for being a part of ministry at The Ridge in this rapidly-changing season.
For your convenience, you may submit your giving electronically online or by texting a $ amount to 304-470-4078. Click below to give securely online with your credit card or bank account through our mobile giving site.

http://www.chestnutridgechurch.com/give/
Today's Music
My Defense, Endlessly, Revelation Song, Living Hope
Hard Questions—Part 2
[Ben Biles]
Quotes from parents lying to their kids:
“Me: I try really hard not to lie to my kids. Also me: We can’t go to Disney World, it’s locked”

"I’ve convinced my kids that they won’t like Oreos because they’re too spicy…"

"My 5 year old hasn’t said a word in the car after I convinced him that the volume control on our stereo ejects his car seat."
Can we really know the truth about...
• Family
• Friends
• Marriage
• Culture
• Love
• Politics
• Work
Today's Takeaway | God is our source of Truth
How God has revealed His truth:
• Through His written word





He would be sold for 30 pieces of silver
• Zechariah 11:12
• Matthew 26:15
His hands and feet would be pierced
• Psalm 22:15
• Luke 23:33
He would be crucified with thieves
• Isaiah 53:12
• Matthew 27:38
His garments were parted and lots cast for them
• Psalm 22:18
• John 19:23-24
Not one of his bones would be broken
• Exodus 12:46
• John 19:33
He would be buried in a wealthy man’s tomb
• Isaiah 53:9
• Matthew 27:57-60
How God has revealed His truth:
• Through His written Word
• Through His living Word
“The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.”
―Ernest Hemingway

Discussion Questions

Ready to take a next step in your personal or group study time? Follow the link below for printable discussion questions about today's message. You'll also find links to this Sunday's audio, video and weekend program.

http://www.chestnutridgechurch.com/HardQuestionsPart2

Weekly Devotional

Get More From the Message | Each week, a new devotional will be available on Tuesday and Thursday. These devotionals are based on the previous Sunday's message, and aim to take the message further and help you dive deeper into the topic. You can find the devotionals at the link, or sign up to receive weekly emails.

https://www.chestnutridgechurch.com/devotional/

Miss a weekend?

You can watch or listen to past messages online!

http://www.chestnutridgechurch.com/messages/