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Wednesday Morning Bible Study

The Wednesday Morning Bible Study Group is OPEN to everyone!  They meet in the Conference Room of the Parish Hall from 10:15 am to 11:45 each week (unless otherwise posted).

 

June 28, 2017 - A Note from Rev. Fran - 

Wednesday Morning Bible Study Resumes on July 12th

After taking off the month of June so that I could recover from surgery, our Wednesday morning Bible Study will resume on Wednesday July 12th. We meet each Wednesday from 10-11:30 in the Conference Room in the Grace Church Parish Hall.

 On July 12th, we will start a new series. When I arrived at Clarke Parish, I asked the Bible Study group what they wanted to learn more about. They replied that they were interested in the biblical histories. We started with Joshua before taking a detour into the book of Revelation. We will pick up this study of the historical books of the Hebrew Scripture with a quick introduction to the book of Judges, before moving into the real substance of these histories with the books of 1 and 2 Samuel and 1 and 2 Kings.

 In 1 and 2 Samuel, we meet King Saul, the first king of Israel and David the iconic (and flawed) king who followed Saul. 1 and 2 Kings introduce us to David’s son Solomon, who built the great temple and whose actions lead to the division of Israel into two kingdoms (the northern Kingdom of Israel and the southern Kingdom of Judah).These books are rollicking tales, full of family drama and political intrigue.

 In addition to the stories of the leaders, we also meet the prophets Samuel (1 and 2 Samuel) Elijah (1 Kings) and Elisha (2 Kings). Each prophet speaks truth to power and calls these leaders to return to faithfully following God.

Please join us as we learn more of this foundational history of the Hebrew people.