Category Archives: Questions

questions, and possibly a brief contextualization or thought related to the question

Questions for Reflection and Discussion (Acts 9 10-19)

Here are some questions related to Acts 9:10-19, the Uniform Series text for Sunday, August 20, that we might try to discuss in class: The reading opens with the Lord appearing to Ananias in a vision, and announces that Saul … Continue reading

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Questions for Reflection and Discussion (Acts 8 26-40)

Here are some questions over the Uniform Series text, Acts 8:26-40, that we could consider in class this Sunday: How, or what, does the setting of the story – a desert road going from Jerusalem to Gaza – contribute to … Continue reading

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Questions for Reflection and Discussion (Acts 6 1-8)

Here are some questions over the Uniform Series text, Acts 6:1-8, that we could consider in class on Sunday: The text mentions that “a dispute arose …,” and goes on to describe steps that were taken to respond to it, … Continue reading

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Questions for Reflection and Discussion (Amos 7 10-17)

Questions we might use for reflecting on and discussing Amos 7:10-17 (the Uniform Series text) on Sunday, July 30: Amaziah charges Amos with conspiracy, and tells him to leave Bethel and stop his prophesying against Israel. Are there circumstances in … Continue reading

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Questions for Reflection and Discussion (Ezekiel 3 1-11)

Still thinking about Ezekiel 3:1-11, the Uniform Series text for this Sunday; here are some questions we might take up in class: Ezekiel is warned “not to be rebellious” in connection with eating the spread-out scroll (Ez. 2:8). The scroll … Continue reading

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Questions for Reflection and Discussion (Jeremiah 1 4-10)

A few questions for reflection and discussion related to Jeremiah 1:4-10, the Uniform Series text for Sunday, July 16 (my exegetical notes here) : God tells Jeremiah God has had intimate knowledge and plans for him since before his pre-birth … Continue reading

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Questions for Reflection and Discussion (Isaiah 6:1-8)

Still thinking about Isaiah 6:1-8 for this Sunday; these are questions we may take up in class: Would you want to experience this vision – or a similar one – yourself? Why or why not? How helpful would it be … Continue reading

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