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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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Christian Doctrine (18)

These are my summary notes [and comments] on Chapter 18 of Shirley W. Guthrie, Jr.’s Christian Doctrine, “Living or Dead? The Doctrine of the Church”: Guthrie begins by observing how much people complain about the church. He agrees the church … 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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Christian Doctrine (17)

Here are my summary notes on Chapter 17 of Christian Doctrine, “Are You a Christian? The Doctrine of Sanctification.” Guthrie starts by quoting Albert Camus, calling on Christians to back up their convictions with action, finishing up with “… if … Continue reading

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