Catechism 7pm Sunday Evenings

A catechism is a method of learning doctrine by asking & answering questions. IBC plans to have 1, 2, or 3 catechism questions each week for the church to study together. We recommend that each family goes over the questions & answers weekly. On Sunday nights the entire church family will recite the answers. Please see below for the latest weekly installments that will change each Sunday for the week. WEEK 1 OF JANUARY 5, 2020- Question 1. Who is the first & best of all things? Answer: God is the first & best of all things (Isaiah 44:6; Psalm 8:1; 97:9) Question 2. What is the chief end of man? Answer: The chief end of man is to glorify God & to enjoy Him forever (1 Corinthians 10:31; Psalm 73:25-26) WEEK 2 OF JANUARY 12, 2020- Question 3. How do we know there is a God? Answer: The light of nature in man, & the works of God plainly declare that there is a God; but His Word & Spirit only, do effectually reveal Him to us for our salvation. (Romans 1:18-20; Psalm 19:1-2; 2 Timothy 3:15; 1 Corinthians 1:21-24; 2:9-10) WEEK 3 OF JANUARY 19, 2020- Question 4. What is meant by the providence of God? Answer: God's providence means that God cares for all His creatures & provides for their welfare. Question 5. Does God's providence extend to the righteous & to the wicked? Answer: God makes all things work together for good to them that love Him (Romans 8:28; Psalm 23:1); God also gives to the wicked all the common blessings of life, thereby calling them to repentance (Matthew 5:45; Psalm 145:9; Romans 2:4). WEEK 4 OF JANUARY 26, 2020- Question 6. Does God act according to His purposes formed beforehand? Answer: God has always intended to do whatever He doesd (Ephesians 1:11; 1 Peter 1:20) Question 7. Do God's purposes destro our freedom of action? Answer: We choose & act freely, & are accountable for all we do (Deuteronomy 30:19; Romans 14:12). WEEK 5 OF FEBRUARY 2, 2020- Question 8. What is the Word of God? Answer: The Scriptures of the Old & New Testaments, being given by divine inspiration, are the Word of God, the only infallible rule of faith & practice (2 Peter 1:21; 2 Timothy 3:16-17; Isaiah 8:20). WEEK 6 OF FEBRUARY 9, 2020- Question 9. How many separate books are there in the Bible? Answer: There are 66 books in the Bible; 39 books in the Old Testament & 27 in the New Testament. WEEK 7 OF FEBRUARY 16,2020- Question 10. How do we know the Bible is the Word of God? Answer: We know that the Bible is the Word of God because the Spirit of God bears witness with the Scriptures & confirms this in our hearts. WEEK 8 OF FEBRUARY 23, 2020- Question 11. What do the Scriptures principally teach? Answer: The Scriptures principally teach what man is to believe concerning God & what duty God requires of man. (2 Timothy 3:16-17; John 20:31; Acts 24:14; 1 Corinthians 10:11; Ecclesiastes 12:13) WEEK 9 OF MARCH 1, 2020- Question 12. Are there more gods than one? Answer: There is but one only, the living & true God. (Deuteronomy 6:4; Jeremiah 10:10) WEEK 10 OF MARCH 8, 2020- Question 13. How many Persons are there in the Godhead? Answer: There are three persons in the Godhead, the Father, the Son, & the Holy Spirit; & these three are one God, the same in essence, equal in power & glory. (1 Corinthians 8:6; John 10:30; 14:9; Acts 5:3-4; Matthew 28:19) WEEK 11 OF MARCH 15, 2020- Question 14. What is the work of creation? Answer: The work of creation is God's making all things out of nothing, by the Word of His power, in the space of six days, & all very good. (Genesis 1:1; Hebrews 11:3; Exodus 20:11; Genesis 1:31) … view


Swordmasters Wednesdays, 7pm -8pm

IBC's children's ministry! … view


Weds Night Devotional 4/1

Wednesday Bible study for use at home (during absence). … view


Spring Clean Up 9am-1pm

Please sign up in a time slot to help spruce up the church before Ressurection Sunday. … view


Boy's Preaching Expo 6pm

Plan on joining us for this special annual event where our young men have learned the basic foundations of preaching the Word of God. Please keep our gentlemen in prayer as they prepare through studying the Bible & workshops with pointers on how to properly preasent the Holy Word. … view


Ladies Brunch

Reserve the day & invite a lady friend! More details to come. … view


Youth Bible Quiz

Teens will be studying the book of Ruth. Check bulletin board for details. … view