Reading the Bible

Oct 14, 2016 – 2 Timothy 1

Read 2 Timothy 1 Paul wrote this second letter to Timothy while he (Paul) was imprisoned in Rome. Pay attention to the tone of the relationship between Paul and Timothy. Paul talks  about serving God. What can we learn about motives for serving God? Faith is also a topic in this first chapter. Look at […]

Oct 13, 2016 – Mark 8

Read Mark 8 The narrative in Mark 8 moves right along and the events change quickly. But, some important things happen here.  Bread and food are used a couple of times in this chapter. Why is that? What did Jesus want to teach the disciples and other people with food/bread? What is He trying to […]

Oct 12, 2016 – Genesis 16

Read Genesis 16 We’ve been building to this point for a few chapters. Remember that God had promised Abram a descendent, yet he and Sarai could not have children. How does Sarai and Abram try to solve God’s problem (vv1-4)? How did this ruin relationships in the household (vv 4-6)? Describes how God intervenes (vv […]

Oct 11, 2016 – Prov 16

Read Proverbs 16 Now, Proverbs moves to talking about righteous living. Rather than contrasting with wickedness, the focus is righteousness. Many topics are presented that we’ve already seen, yet these extoll the virtues of righteousness. I want you to look for what this chapter says about two topics – making plans, and pride. What is […]

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