Bible study - anyone?

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Anyone want to learn bible? Let's learn and together, let's be friends :)! Let me know~
 

Chris1975

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Welcome Kimberley. I hope you find what you are looking for. But be aware that there are a myriad of beliefs on the forum, and a good bible understanding is paramount before getting into debates. Otherwise confusion can follow. All the best on your journey.
 

Blik

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Bible study is a difficult topic. It needs a leader, and a leader must have vast biblical knowledge and that knowledge must not be tainted with following a man's interpretation like even Luther or the Pope.

bible study can also be separated by how much the students know about scripture.

I found a man to lead who is free on the net and assures us that he only uses his scripture knowledge, without being led by any church dogma. I feel accepting his leadership to bible study still needs to be done with care, and should have several students so scripture comes first, not the leader. I have searched for years for others to join me in this study under this leadership so several minds can check on him. He is very deep and involved, there are colleges who use his leadership for a class and I have been turned down by every single person in either my church or my town.
 

Lafftur

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Bible study is a difficult topic. It needs a leader, and a leader must have vast biblical knowledge and that knowledge must not be tainted with following a man's interpretation like even Luther or the Pope.

bible study can also be separated by how much the students know about scripture.

I found a man to lead who is free on the net and assures us that he only uses his scripture knowledge, without being led by any church dogma. I feel accepting his leadership to bible study still needs to be done with care, and should have several students so scripture comes first, not the leader. I have searched for years for others to join me in this study under this leadership so several minds can check on him. He is very deep and involved, there are colleges who use his leadership for a class and I have been turned down by every single person in either my church or my town.
Well, this is @kimberleygail 's thread......I'm thinking she probably wants to lead the Bible Study....:unsure: I'm good with whatever she wants to do! :love:(y)
 

Camess

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Bible study is a difficult topic. It needs a leader, and a leader must have vast biblical knowledge and that knowledge must not be tainted with following a man's interpretation like even Luther or the Pope.

bible study can also be separated by how much the students know about scripture.

I found a man to lead who is free on the net and assures us that he only uses his scripture knowledge, without being led by any church dogma. I feel accepting his leadership to bible study still needs to be done with care, and should have several students so scripture comes first, not the leader. I have searched for years for others to join me in this study under this leadership so several minds can check on him. He is very deep and involved, there are colleges who use his leadership for a class and I have been turned down by every single person in either my church or my town.
I disagree. Bible study should NOT have one "leader" who teaches his/her theology! It is simple reading passages of scripture AS THEY'RE WRITTEN IN CONTEXT then asking each others input and/or questions. The Bible is mostly self explanitory if you STUDY it. If u want a teaching, listen to a sermon.
 
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I would love to be a part of this! 😃
Christian Chat Staff said Alesa posted too much, and it was too hard to DELETE all of her posts. She was banned from using Christian Chat. Guess I will be banned next for telling you.
 

Camess

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Christian Chat Staff said Alesa posted too much, and it was too hard to DELETE all of her posts. She was banned from using Christian Chat. Guess I will be banned next for telling you.
Umm...who's alessa and why do we need to know?
 

Duskey

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Christian Chat Staff said Alesa posted too much, and it was too hard to DELETE all of her posts. She was banned from using Christian Chat. Guess I will be banned next for telling you.
Me thinks you’re Alesa.
 

throughfaith

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Anyone want to learn bible? Let's learn and together, let's be friends :)! Let me know~
Romans 5 verses at a time ?
1¶Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated unto the gospel of God,
2(Which he had promised afore by his prophets in the holy scriptures,)
3Concerning his Son Jesus Christ our Lord, which was made of the seed of David according to the flesh;
4And declared to be the Son of God with power, according to the spirit of holiness, by the resurrection from the dead:
5By whom we have received grace and apostleship, for obedience to the faith among all nations, for his name:
Go ...Verse one we see Pauls calling . To be an Apostle to the Gentiles ....
 

throughfaith

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Romans 5 verses at a time ?
1¶Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated unto the gospel of God,
2(Which he had promised afore by his prophets in the holy scriptures,)
3Concerning his Son Jesus Christ our Lord, which was made of the seed of David according to the flesh;
4And declared to be the Son of God with power, according to the spirit of holiness, by the resurrection from the dead:
5By whom we have received grace and apostleship, for obedience to the faith among all nations, for his name:
Go ...Verse one we see Pauls calling . To be an Apostle to the Gentiles ....
Also we see ' a servant ' . separated ( sanctified ) For a purpose . Often we hear that we are ' called to BE saved ' but here we see Called AFTER we are saved , for a purpose. We are called when we respond to the Gospel . ' Faith comes by hearing ' ...
 

Nehemiah6

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Romans 5 verses at a time ?
Those five verses could take long time to be studied in depth. So people can choose to either go in that direction, or just focus on some key points. Just the first three verses would require an in-depth study of the Old Testament to find that Gospel which was promised therein.
 

throughfaith

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Those five verses could take long time to be studied in depth. So people can choose to either go in that direction, or just focus on some key points. Just the first three verses would require an in-depth study of the Old Testament to find that Gospel which was promised therein.
Just a thought. We could just go with what it says . Looking to some verses in the Old T can help . I don't think we need an in depth study of the OT . After all the Gentiles hearing Romans would have to understand to a degree at face value.
 

Lafftur

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Romans - 5 verses at a time ?

Go ...Verse one we see Paul's calling. To be an Apostle to the Gentiles ....

Romans 1:1-5
1¶Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated unto the gospel of God,
Paul is writing to the Believers in Jesus Christ that live in Rome. He begins his letter with a greeting that tells the audience who it is from. He gives his name "Paul," says he is a servant of Jesus Christ so, Jesus Christ is his Lord and Master.

Next, Paul tells his purpose and calling which is to be an Apostle and he has separated himself from the world and his sole purpose is the gospel (good news) of God which is Salvation in Jesus Christ alone - the Messiah - the Promised One.

2(Which he had promised afore by his prophets in the holy scriptures,)
This verse is in ( ) parenthesis because it was added to help with understanding but, was not part of the original letter to the Romans that Paul wrote.

This verse is commenting on how God's prophets (Isaiah, Ezekiel, etc.) foretold of a Savior - the Messiah - the Promised One - The Christ - The Anointed One.

3Concerning his Son Jesus Christ our Lord, which was made of the seed of David according to the flesh;
In this verse Paul is explaining what he meant by "gospel of God" which is the preaching of Jesus Christ as the Son of God and He is the Christ and is Lord of the Kingdom of God that is coming.

Paul explains that Jesus Christ is Lord because He is from the lineage (seed) of King David according to His physical human body.

4And declared to be the Son of God with power, according to the spirit of holiness, by the resurrection from the dead:
In this verse, Paul switches to explain that Jesus is not only from the seed of David but, also from the Incorruptible Seed of God which is why Paul calls Jesus Christ the Son of God filled with the power of God and walks in the spirit (inner) holiness which is evident because Jesus Christ rose from the dead.

5By whom we have received grace and apostleship, for obedience to the faith among all nations, for his name:
Paul explains that it is Jesus Christ that has given grace and the mantle of apostleship to him for the purpose of Paul to walk in obedience to faith in Christ so that all nations may know and glorify Jesus Christ and receive the Gift of Salvation.

This is fun to examine verse by verse! :love:(y)
 

Blik

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I disagree. Bible study should NOT have one "leader" who teaches his/her theology! It is simple reading passages of scripture AS THEY'RE WRITTEN IN CONTEXT then asking each others input and/or questions. The Bible is mostly self explanitory if you STUDY it. If u want a teaching, listen to a sermon.
Reading the bible without any outside influence is EXACTLY what I am speaking of. But that requires knowing what the conditions and thoughts were of the men who God gave the job of putting down what is purely God so we know what the words he used to express those thoughts meant to him. We need to know who Paul was to understand Paul, that is why scripture gives us his background. We need to know what problems Paul was addressing in the churches he wrote to. And we need to get the thoughts of men OUT of interpretation and just listen to the Lord.

We can spot when the Pharisees added to scripture with their interpretations, we need that same ability in our churches today.