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Weekly Bible Study

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November 1, 2017 November 1, 2017 This week, we return to the Gospel of Matthew, 23:1-12. Jesus has entered Jerusalem for the final conflict that leads to the cross. The powers arrayed against him are heightening their confrontations, seeking to destroy him and preserve their own 0
October 25, 2017 October 25, 2017 This week, we continue to focus on I Thessalonians, reading Chapter 2, verses 1-8. 1. Paul is careful to clarify what his motives, and those of the other apostles are NOT toward the Thessalonians. But what then ARE their motives? 0
October 18, 2017 October 18, 2017 This week we return to two readings: I Thessalonians 1:1-10 and Matthew 22:15-22. Both of these readings involve living faithfully in the world, in the midst of challenges and conflicts. 1. First read I Thessalonians (ideally the whole letter, which 0
October 4, 2017 October 4, 2017 This week, we depart from the Gospels, and from the series on the sacraments, and return to the Revised Common Lectionary. Our reading is Philippians 3:4b-14. This is a relatively short, and very inspiring, letter. It is worth reading in 0
September 27, 2017 September 27, 2017 This week, we return to a single Bible passage, John 6:25-40. It is part of a longer section in which Jesus uses images of bread — literal loaves of bread that were multiplied to feed a crowd, manna from heaven, 0
September 20, 2017 September 20.2017 Our two readings this Sunday involve the sacrament of Holy Communion. In addition to this newsletter Bible study, I would encourage you to come to our weekly Bible study on Saturday at 9:30 to learn in more depth. For now, 0
September 13, 2017 September 13, 2017 This Sunday’s Gospel reading, Matthew 28:16-20, is usually read on Trinity Sunday, in late May or early June. And the reading from the Book of Acts — 2:38-39 — is usually read during the season of Easter. I am departing 0
September 6, 2017 September 6, 2017 We will spend two more weeks focused on the Gospel of Matthew, as we have been all summer. Then we will turn to other books and letters of the Bible. This week, our passage, Matthew 18:15-20, comes in the midst 0
August 9, 2017 August 9, 2017 This week’s reading — Matthew 14:22-33 — follows immediately after last week’s story about the feeding of the 5000 people with five loaves of bread and two fish. This week, the disciples’ faith is tested once again, in a very 0
August 2, 2017 August 2, 2017 From the axial Chapter 13 of Matthew’s Gospel, comprising parables of the kingdom of heaven, we move to the ongoing ministry of Jesus and his disciples as they begin not only to attract many new followers, but also many enemies. 0