Item description for Troublesome Bible Passages Volume 1 Leaders Guide (v. 1) by Douglas E. Wingeier & David Lowes Watson...
Overview The Bible has many passages that are not fully understood, so we often ignore or overlook them. This book addresses 23 of these Scriptures in a way that brings out the transforming message in each passage. These troublesome passages deal with theological issues, ethical issues, and practical issues. This book relates the ethical issues of biblical times to contemporary ethics.
Publishers Description Bible students sometimes run across troublesome passages that are difficult to understand and put into practice, but are significant to Christian growth and discipleship. This study tackles Scriptures not normally studied from a discipleship viewpoint. An ideal guide for classes that seek short-term, flexible resources, since units can be studied in any order and class members can rotate teaching. 23 sessions. (separate study book #783771) Session titles: 1. Is All This Sinning Really Necessary? (Genesis 3:1-24) 2. Absolute Commitment (Genesis 22:1-19) 3. The Ten Commandments (Exodus 20: 1-17) 4. Why Do Innocents Suffer? (Job 1:13-22) 5. The Potter and the Clay (Jeremiah 18:1-11) 6. True and False Religious Leaders (Ezekiel 34:1-16) 7. Will We Always Have the Poor With Us? (Amos 8:4-8) 8. Walking With God (Micah 6:6-8) 9. The Beatitudes (Matthew 5:1-12) 10. Is the Old Testament Relevant? (Matthew 5:17-48) 11. The Radical Demands of Jesus (Matthew 10:34-39) 12. Forgiveness (Matthew 18:21-35) 13. Walking in Our Neighbor's Shoes (Matthew 20:1-16) 14. The End of Time (Mark 13:1-37) 15. A Woman's Extravagance (Mark 14:3-9) 16. Understanding God's Law of Love (Luke 6:37-42) 17. How Long Is God Willing to Wait? (Luke 13:1-17) 18. The Word Made Flesh (John 1:1-18) 19. Receiving the Holy Spirit (Acts 2:1-12) 20. Discipleship and Marriage (1 Corinthians 7:10-16) 21. Speaking in Tongues (1 Corinthians 12:4-11; 14:1-19) 22. The Christian Family (Ephesians 5:21-6:4) 23. Testing the Spirits (1 John 4:1-6)
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Studio: Abingdon Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 11.13" Width: 8.26" Height: 0.17" Weight: 0.4 lbs.
Release Date Feb 1, 1994
Publisher Abingdon Church Supplies
Edition Teacher's Guide
ISBN 068778378X ISBN13 9780687783786
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More About Douglas E. Wingeier & David Lowes Watson
Wingeier is a retired member of the faculty of Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, in the fields of Christian education and practical theology. Retired clergy member of the Wisconsin Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church.
Douglas E. Wingeier currently resides in Lake Junaluska, in the state of North Carolina.