Monday, January 22, 2007

BEDROCK BELIEFS LESSON FOUR

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by Laura Springer, M.Div.

SOTERIOLOGY, ECCLESIOLOGY, AND ESCHATOLOGY: SALVATION, CHURCH, AND END TIMES

Read chapters 5-6 in the Reader.

Read the passages for days 16-20:

Day 16: Isaiah 53:1-6
Day 17: Isaiah 53:7-12
Day 18: Colossians 1:18-23
Day 19: Romans 8:1-11
Day 20: 1 Corinthians 15:51-58

Bring three questions for discussion.

Monday, January 15, 2007

BEDROCK BELIEFS LESSON THREE

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by Laura Springer, M.Div.

ANTHROPOLOGY AND HAMARTIOLOGY: HUMANITY AND SIN

Read chapter 4 in the Reader.

Read the passages for days 11-15:
Suggestion: try doing a lectio divina for at least one reading this week.
[Instructions are in the Reader, pg 3.]

Bring three questions for discussion.

Monday, January 08, 2007

BEDROCK BELIEFS LESSON TWO

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by Laura Springer, M.Div.

THEOLOGY PROPER, CHRISTOLOGY AND PNEUMATOLOGY
GOD—FATHER, SON, SPIRIT

Prepare for the second lesson.

Read chapter 3 in the Reader.

Read the passages for days 6-10:

Suggestion: try doing a lectio divina for at least one reading this week.
[Instructions are in the Reader, pg 3.]
Bring three questions for discussion.

You might like to get a head start on your devotional notebook:
  1. Write a short description of the doctrine.
  2. Define/Explain important terms.
  3. Choose meaningful passages to include.
  4. Write some questions to help readers think about the doctrine (hint: you might also use these for your three questions).
  5. Write a prayer/praise responding to the doctrine.