Reading through the New Testament

Oct 2018
Gets Back to the Basics

I am a little over halfway through Paul’s first letter to the people of Corinth.  Paul indicates that the believers in Corinth wrote to him with several questions about how to handle several issues in their community. Paul is very thorough.  In the first 9 chapters of 1 Corinthians, Paul covers many topics ranging from authority to marriage to lawsuits to what to do with food meant for idols.  Paul paints a picture of some of the issues that the young believers had to face daily in their community.  Paul is careful......

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Sep 2018
Romans, part 2

Our goal is to begin reading 1 Corinthians this week.  As you finish reading Romans, I have a few things for you to think about. When you think about Paul’s letter to the Romans, what stands out to you?  What verses are you the most familiar with? How about one of these? Chapter 2 Paul’s lengthy dispute about what the law says about circumcision v. uncircumcision 6:4 “Therefore we have been buried with him by baptism into death, so that just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the......

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