Tag: narrative study
This week we’re talking about the fall of Jericho, including the appearance of the Captain of the Armies of the Lord, and the problem of the devotion to destruction.
In between leaving the Exodus, and staring on Israel’s entry into the Land, we are spending some time examining different aspects of Jewish life. This week, we’re looking at First Fruits and Pentecost. Do you know why Pentecost (Shavuot) is often associated with cheese dishes?
In between leaving the Exodus, and staring on Israel’s entry into the Land, we are spending some time examining different aspects of Jewish life. This week, we’re looking at Passover.
While it’s a bit of a cliche to examine Passover in light of Christian theology, I still learned a few things going through this study. For instance, Passover isn’t about covering sins, it’s about release from slavery —an important point to keep in mind.
For those following along in our narrative study of the Scriptures, the slides for the <34th hour are posted here. This hour we discuss the 31st chapter of Genesis, where Jacob decides to flee, and ends up confronting Laban in the mountains of Gilead. [embed]http://www.thinkinginchrist.com/media/narrative-study/034-Jacob Flees.pdf[/embed]
The 33rd set of slides for our small group’s Narrative Study of the Scriptures are now up. This time, we’re discussing Genesis 29 & 30, dealing with the birth of Jacob’s first 11 sons, Dinah (his daughter), and his increasing wealth in flocks and herds.
For those following along through our narrative study of the Scriptures, the 31st set of slides are up. This session covers Genesis 27, where Jacob “steals” his father’s blessing from Esau. You’ll have to read the slides if you want to hear the other side of the story; it’s a very interesting section of the Scriptures.