Winter 2018 Bible Study: Romans Chapters 8-16

The Thursday night Bible Study will resume on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 7:30 pm in the church library. We are still exploring the book of Romans and will be studying Romans 8 for the next two sessions. (1/18 and 1/25) Here is a link to Romans 8 if you would like to read it before class. We will be discussing under the law vs. in the … [Read more...]

Fall Bible Study: Romans Chapter 8:1-17

Walk the Walk Read Romans Chapter 8:1-17 Words to Ponder: Rules of engagement: A directive issued by a military authority specifying the circumstances and limitations under which forces will engage in combat with the enemy.  Warrior: A brave or experienced soldier or fighter. Wilderness: An uncultivated, uninhabited, and inhospitable … [Read more...]

Fall Bible Study: Romans Chapter 7

The Law and Sin Read Romans Chapter 7: Inner Conflict Words to Ponder: Deceive: To mislead by a false appearance or statement; delude: Concealment or distortion of the truth for the purpose of misleading; duplicity; fraud; cheating.  Idolatry: Excessive or blind adoration, reverence. Obsession, madness, mania. Worship of idols. … [Read more...]

Fall Bible Study: Romans Chapter 6

READ ROMANS CHAPTER 6: DYING AND RISING WITH CHRIST Words to Ponder: Death: The end of life; the total and permanent cessation of all the vital functions of an organism. Spiritual Death: The separation of the man from God. Enslaved: To make a slave of; reduce to slavery; subjugate Enchain, shackle; control, dominate. Mortal: … [Read more...]

Fall 2017 Bible Study: Romans Chapter 5

Freedom From Wrath - Results of Justification Words to Ponder: Creation: The fact of being created. Something that is or has been created. An original product of the mind, especially an imaginative artistic work. The Creation, the original bringing into existence of the universe by God. Wrath: Great anger that expresses itself in a desire … [Read more...]

Fall 2017 Bible Study: Romans Lesson 4

READ ROMANS CHAPTER 4: LEAD BY EXAMPLE Words to Ponder: Trust: Firm belief in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of someone or something; Hope. Assurance. To have trust in; Rely or depend on. A person on whom or thing on which one relies. In God We Trust. Blessed: Spiritually prosperous, joyful, happy, to be admired. Refreshed by … [Read more...]

Fall 2017 Bible Study: Romans Lesson 3

Read Romans Chapter 3: Works vs. Faith and the Way to Salvation Click here for a downloadable lesson plan Words to Ponder: Righteousness: A theological concept, primarily in Christianity, Judaism, and Islam. It is an attribute that implies that a person's actions are justified, and can have the connotation that the person has been … [Read more...]

Fall 2017 Bible Study: Romans Lesson 2

Read Romans Chapter 2: Not by Heritage, Not by Rite Click here for a downloadable lesson plan Words to Ponder: Judgement: An opinion or conclusion. A decision of a court or judge; an obligation created by the decree of a court. A divine sentence or decision [by God]  Law: A binding custom or practice; a rule of conduct or action … [Read more...]

Fall 2017 Bible Study: Romans Lesson 1

Read Romans chapter 1: Our Consistent & Confident Faith Click here to download the lesson plan Words to Ponder: Gospel - literally, "good news;" in the New Testament it denotes the good tidings of the kingdom of God and of salvation through Christ Grace - "favor, goodwill, lovingkindness;" as used in reference to God's favor … [Read more...]

“Winter 2017 Bible Study: Ezekiel 14: The New Worshiping Community

The final lesson on the book of Ezekiel! We will study the final four chapters (44-48), discussing the Old Testament festivals, sacrifices and the order of worship. THE NEW WORSHIPPING COMMUNITY The Closed Gate (44): Admissions, Foreigners and Leviticans The Holy District (45): Weights & measures, Offerings and Festivals Regulations … [Read more...]