“Keeping and Blessing”
Keeping the witness of Jesus Christ before our minds and hearts is a blessing in itself, that leads to further blessings.
Reflecting on Zephaniah 3 14-20
We are studying Zephaniah 3:14-20 for Sunday, May 3. This is the final, glowing promise of restoration that follows Zephaniah’s devastating opening prophecy. [Some notes on the text are here.] Here are some questions that we might want to reflect on: We know the prophet Zephaniah was originally writing for people in the late 600s…
Questions for Reflection and Discussion – 1 Kings 8 14-21
We are studying 1 Kings 8:14-21 for Sunday, January 12. This text contains Solomon’s speech in dedication of the newly-constructed Temple in Jerusalem. Here are a few questions to consider as we think about what this text means for us: What does the text say explicitly about God? Does this explicit description imply anything about…
Questions for Reflection and Discussion – Mark 14 17-24 and Hebrews 8 6-12
We are studying Mark 14:17-24 and Hebrews 8:6-7 & 10-12 for Sunday, June 2. [Notes on Mark 14:17-24 are here; notes on Hebrews 8:6-12 are here.] Here are a few questions we might want to consider as we think about what these texts mean for us: Jesus arrives at the “large room upstairs” on the…