Sunday, June 20, 2021

Posted on Jun 18 2021
Jeremiah 29=Letter to the Exiles Bible Background: The warnings and calls for the people of Judah to turn back to God went mostly unheeded, and two deportations occurred: one in 597 BCE (mostly carrying off to Babylon the ‘higher ups’, like the skilled craftsmen and leaders), and
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Sunday, June 13, 2021

Posted on Jun 11 2021
Jeremiah 36=An Arrogant King Burns the Scroll Bible Background: The book of Jeremiah has been through quite a few edits and additions. Chapters 30-31 are nicknamed “the Book of Comfort”. We’ll get to them in Week 6 (and end on a ‘high’ note!) Chapter 36 is where
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Sunday, May 30, 2021

Posted on May 28 2021
Jeremiah: Call and Commissioning Bible Background: Jeremiah (one of the Major Prophets-because we have a ‘major’ amount of writing by or about him), began as a prophet in 626 BCE. He continued through about 587 BCE when Jerusalem was conquered by Babylon. This time of national
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Sunday, May 9, 2021

Posted on May 07 2021
Galatians=By Grace We Belong! Bible Background: We jumped from Acts 15 (new believers do not have to first become observant Jews) to a similar theme of Paul’s in this letter. “Galatia” is a region in Asia Minor (modern day Turkey). Paul is adamant that the freedom we have in
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