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Starting a New Bible Study: When God’s People Pray

My church started a new Bible study last night: When God’s People Pray.  It is hosted by Jim Cymbala, pastor of the Brooklyn Tabernacle. Here are some thoughts.  Warning: This will be a long post. 1.  I was struggling over … Continue reading

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Service and Happiness

My church started a new Bible study last night.  We’re going through The Easter Experience: What If What Happened Then Changes Everything Now?  Last night’s lesson focused on how one can become happy and arrive at a sense of purpose … Continue reading

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Latest on The Unbreakable Promise

My church did not meet for Bible study last night on account of the snow.  We may not finish the series that we have been going through: The Unbreakable Promise: God’s Covenants with Abraham, Moses, and David, with Michael Rydelnik.  … Continue reading

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Unworthiness, and the Prodigal Who Played by the Rules

There were interesting discussions at my church’s Bible study last night.  We talked about such topics as the challenges and difficulties in interpreting the Bible, people who have been released from mental institutions who cannot get on their feet, and … Continue reading

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Small in Number, the Temple Tax and Offense, a Good Way

There were three issues that stood out to me in last night’s Bible study at church: 1.  The pastor and his wife were talking about a religious retreat that they attended last week.  They met other pastors , and they … Continue reading

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Open-Ended on Judging

I enjoyed my church’s Bible study last night.  We’re going through Margaret Feinberg’s Scouting the Divine: Searching for God in Wine, Wool, and Wild Honey. Something that I appreciate about Feinberg’s curriculum is that its questions are truly open-ended.  For … Continue reading

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