What Is The Bible?
May 1, 2022 • Jeff Manion • 2 Peter 1:16–21
Senior Pastor Jeff Manion shares about the makeup of the Bible. Through this conversation, we see that the Bible is a library of books written by God working through human authors. We are challenged to read the Bible as God revealing himself to us through this library of books through a variety of literary genres.
May 8, 2022 • Jeff Manion • 2 Timothy 3:14–17
Senior Pastor Jeff Manion teaches about the Bible’s power to equip us thoroughly. Through this conversation, we learn how the Bible provides endurance to continue in the good work God has for us. We see how the Bible is God-breathed, inspired, which enables us to partner with God in his work. We are challenged to remember that the Bible is useful in shaping us so God can use us to shape others.
Doubting the Bible
May 15, 2022 • John Dickson • Luke 1:1–4
Guest Speaker, Pastor John Dickson, discusses doubting the Bible. Through this conversation, we learn how the Bible is solid and can be trusted. We discover how Jesus fulfilled the Old Testament. We also see, that unlike other religious texts, the Bible is historical and features actual people, places and events. We are encouraged to understand the various kinds of doubt we may face and show mercy for ourselves and others.
Trusting the Bible
May 22, 2022 • John Dickson • Luke 1:1–4
Guest Speaker, Pastor John Dickson, shares reasons we have to trust the Bible. Through this conversation, we are reminded that trusting the Bible isn’t just a matter of intellect. Rather, we need to get to know the Bible like a friend. We also learn how the texts that comprise our Bible were selected and how they’ve been accurately preserved. We also discover how close in time they were written to actual events and that Scripture wasn’t written from a place of power or to manipulate. We find that Scripture is both solid and soft.
Violence in the Old Testament
May 29, 2022 • Aaron Buer • Deuteronomy 7:1–6
Pastor Aaron Buer discusses the violence in the Old Testament. Through this conversation, we see that the God of the Old Testament is the God of the New Testament, both gracious and just. We are challenged extend the grace of God to the people around us, while also trusting in God’s justice.