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NEW BIBLE STUDIES
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LifeGroups Bible Study
 
Our LifeGroups Bible Study group meets each Sunday morning following the Contemporary Worship Service at 10:15am.  
 
This quarter our study focuses on the New Testament book of Romans.
 
Paul’s Letter to the Romans is the very heart of the gospel and is worthy of our careful study.  Martin Luther, in the preface to his commentary on Romans, called this letter “the chief part of the New Testament.” He declared every Christian should “occupy himself with it every day, as the daily bread of the soul. It can never be read or pondered too much, and the more it is dealt with the more precious it becomes, and the better it tastes.”  
The Gospel — “The power of God for salvation” (Romans 1:16) — is the theme of Romans.  This gospel not only saves us from the penalty of sin but also breaks the power of sin over us. Feed on this letter and taste for yourself God’s life-changing power. The more you study Romans, the more precious the gospel will become to you.

 

OUTLINE OF LESSONS
 
1.    Compelled  (1:1-7, 13-17)
2.    Guilty  (1:18-28, 32)
3.    Insufficient  (2:17-29)
4.    Justified    (3:21-43)
5.    At Peace   (5:1-11)
6 .   Accepting  (6:1-14)
7.*  Raised!   (Luke 24:1-12) 
 
 
8.    Secured  (8:12-25)
9.    Saved  (10:5-15)
10.  Mercy  (11:17-32)
11.  Dsvtigivrd   (12:1-2, 9-18)
12.  Citizens  (13:1-14)
13.  Accepting  (14:1-12)
14.  Reach   (15:14-21, 30-33)  
 
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     BELIEF:  Readings on the Reason for Faith

The class will meet at 9 AM Sunday mornings, starting January 12. 

 
Rev. Bill Gaydos will be leading a study of the book Belief: Readings on the Reason for faith, by Francis Collins, head of the Human Genome Project. Trained as a Scientist and a Physician grew up as an atheist, but after trying to disprove Christianity, he eventually became a Christian. This book is a collection of readings from famous thinkers which convinced him to make a reasoned decision for faith.  There are excerpts from philosophers like Plato, scientists like John Polkinghorne, Biblical scholars like John Stott, science fiction writer, Madeleine L’Engle, and many more.
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         JESUS:  How did a nice Jewish man
                                   become a Christian?

    This is a 10 week course of who was the true Jesus, starting with his birth, ministry, death and resurrection.  What did he truly want to express when he stated that his apostles should go out and teach to all the nations?     Peter has taught numerous ecclesiastical courses at Trinity since 2009.  Some of the classes taught include:  “Our Judaic roots” the “church Fathers”  the “The first 400years”  the “Two thousand years of Christianity”  “The Crusades” the “Great Schism “ the “Orthodox Christianity”   The “Byzantine Empire” and the “Protestant Reformation.”     Join Peter for this Study which will be held on Thursday mornings from 10-11AM beginning January 16th.

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