Monday night Bible study
Our weekly Bible study continues on Monday June 5th via Zoom with Chapter 12 of the Gospel of Mark. All are welcome. Our schedule is as follows:
Monday 6/5: Mark 12
Monday 6/12: Mark 13
Monday 6/19: Mark 14
Monday 6/29: Mark 15 & 16
Monday 9/11: Bible study resumes after summer hiatus
A Journey of Blessings: Lenten Bible Study
Our weekly Bible study during Lent will focus on the verses in the 5th chapter of Matthew commonly known as the Beatitudes, which are the lectionary Gospel readings for each Sunday in Lent. Each Monday we will study the prior Sunday’s Gospel reading, as laid out below. Underneath each of those, I’ve included the daily…
A Journey of Blessings: Daily Lenten Devotional
As the Lenten season begins, we are reminded that these next six weeks we are called to reflect on our faith, celebrate our blessings and spend time renewing and rededicating our lives to God. I have included daily readings from the Revised Common Lectionary put together by Vanderbilt Divinity Library. Hopefully this will make for…
Continue reading A Journey of Blessings: Daily Lenten Devotional
How to study the Bible
Anyone has the ability to study the Bible, either independently or in a group. Here’s a guide.
- Start with a verse
Read it several times through, ideally in more than one translation. Bible websites are a great resource for this.
- What is the intended audience?
Who was the verse originally written for, or to? If you’re not sure, Wikipedia does a great job of explaining that.
- What is the message and context?
What is the verse saying to its intended audience, and what was likely going on in their lives at the time?
- How does it help understand God better?
What aspect of God’s nature or relationship to us is the author trying to convey to the intended audience?
- How does it inform my relationship to God?
Based on everything above, what is the verse revealing to you personally about God?
The hard sayings of Jesus
Inspired by the writings of Lloyd John Ogilvie, this sermon series examines some of the best-known sayings of Jesus, discusses what often confuses people about them, and offers insights into how they can be related to modern living.
The road to freedom
A six-part Bible study based on the following Lenten readings:
- John 14:1-4, Ephesians 3:12-13, Acts 15
- Luke 15:1-3, 11-32
- Mark 7
- Matthew 25:1-40, Micah 6:8
- Mark 14:12-26, 1 Corinthians 11:17-26