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Questions for Reflection and Discussion (Acts 14 8-11, 19-23)

On Sunday, December 17, we’ll be studying and discussing the Uniform Series text Acts 14:8-11, 19-23. The text includes the first part of a story about a healing miracle performed while Barnabas and Paul are preaching in Lystra, a city … Continue reading

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Exegetical Exercise (Acts 14 8-11, 19-23)

The Uniform Series text for Sunday, December 17 is Acts 14:8-11, 19-23 (so, skipping most of the story where the people of Lystra mistake Barnabas and Paul for Zeus and Hermes, and are “scarcely restrained” from offering sacrifices to them, … Continue reading

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Questions for Acts 13 1-12

Here are some questions we might consider in class when we look at Acts 13:1-12, the Uniform Series text for this coming Sunday, and reflect on what it might mean for us: Acts 13:1 names five individual “prophets and teachers” … Continue reading

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Exegetical Notes (Acts 13 1-12)

The Uniform Series (“International Bible Lessons for Christian Teaching”) text for Sunday, December 10 is Acts 13:1-12. In brief, the Holy Spirit sends Barnabas and Saul on a mission trip to Cyprus and points beyond; the first event reported in … Continue reading

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Exegetical Exercise (Genesis 14 1-14)

The Uniform Series text for Sunday, September 10 is Genesis 17:1-14, with the whole chapter as background. Here are my [very few] exegetical notes: Background: Abram enters the Genesis narrative in chapter 12, with YHWH saying to Abram to leave … Continue reading

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Questions for Reflection and Discussion (Genesis 8 & 9)

The Uniform Series text we’re studying on Sunday, September 3 is Genesis 8:20-22 & 9:8-17. Here are a few questions that we might want to consider in class: Noah’s first act after the flood subsides and he and his family … Continue reading

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Questions for Reflection and Discussion

Questions on the Uniform Series text for Sunday, August 27, that we might be able to consider in class: Although Cornelius is a Gentile, the text goes out of its way to make sure we know he is a very … Continue reading

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