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Exegetical Exercise (Daniel 3)

The Uniform Series text for Sunday, January 14 is Daniel 3:19-23, 26-28 – but the story being told occupies all of Daniel 3. It’s the familiar story of Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-nego in the fiery furnace, and it’s the third … Continue reading

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Exegetical Exercise (Daniel 1 8-21)

The Uniform Series text for Sunday, January 7 is Daniel 1:8-21. This is the first in a series of four texts from the book of Daniel that are coming up in future Sundays. Here are my notes on the text: … Continue reading

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Questions for Reflection and Discussion (Ephesians 4 1-16)

The Uniform Series text for Sunday, December 31, is Ephesians 4:1-16. Here are some questions we might get to in our class on this text: In v1, the author says he is “the prisoner in the Lord.” Later, he talks … 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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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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Questions for Reflection and Discussion (Genesis 17 1-14)

Here are a few questions about the Uniform Series text for this coming Sunday (Genesis 17:1-14) that we might want to consider in class: In v 5, God changes Abram’s name to Abraham. (God also changes Sarai’s name to Sarah … 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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