Sunday and Wednesday morning Bible Studies.
Sunday Bible Class, 1/22/23
Topics include: How & why does the apostle strongly emphasize the unearnable aspect of God's grace?, What is meant by "requirement of faith" & wouldn't that negate the very thing Paul was emphasizing?, How can we possibly "rejoice in sufferings", and be confident and assured through them?, ...
Rev. Dr. Patrick Lovejoy
Sunday Bible Class, 1/15/23
Romans 5:14-16 Topics include: How does Paul use Adam as a "type" for the Messiah?, What impact does this have on seeing Jesus as THE way, truth & life (John 14:6)?, How is grace like the gift of a puppy?, ...
presented by Pastor Patrick Lovejoy
Sunday Bible Class, 1/1/23,
Book of Romans, continued
Topics include:Sin shattered the "Very Good" of Genesis 1:31; Death spread to all, because all have sinned (Romans 5:12), ...
Presented by Pastor Lovejoy
Topics include: Death in Adam/Life in Christ, On our best day we're not even off the bottom of the pit (of our own accord), We have no experiential reference for God's perfection because all of creation is marred, "Sin" means "missing the mark" (of God's perfection), What replaced God's perfection within us?, How could Adam be a "type" of Christ?, What's the difference between "transgression" and "sin"?, ...
Pastor Patrick Lovejoy
January 25, 2023 Wednesday Morning Bible Study on the book Afraid: Demon Possession and Spiritual Warfare in America
February 1st, 2023 Wednesday Morning Bible Study on the book Afraid: Demon Possession and Spiritual Warfare in America
January 4th, 2023 Wednesday Morning Bible Study on the book Afraid: Demon Possession and Spiritual Warfare in America
January 18th Wednesday morning Bible Study on the book Afraid: Possession and Spiritual Warfare in America
Wednesday Morning Bible Study on the book: Afraid: Demon Possession and Spiritual Warfare in America. Books can be purchased or borrowed from the office. Week 1 December 7th, 2022
Week 2 December 21st Wednesday Morning Bible Study on the book Afraid: Demon Possession and Spiritual Warfare in America
August 14, 2022 Romans 3:23; How have we humans fought against the truth that "... all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God ..." ?; "If we say we are without sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us." 1 John 1:8.; What means have people used to try to justify themselves?; ... Presented by Rev. Dr. Patrick Lovejoy
September 18th, 2022 Book of Romans (continued) Presented by Pastor Lovejoy
August 7th, 2022 Romans 3:21-26, The Righteousness of God Revealed by Faith Apart from the Law.
July 31st, 2022 Romans 3, continuing: What is spiritually impossible for us this side of the Eschaton?, What is "our righteousness"?. Is private confession a thing in Bible-adhering Lutheran churches?, What is the biblical definition of "Born Again"?, and other topics
Romans 3, continuing: What were the divisions among the Christians in 1st century Rome and how did Paul use the gospel to dispel them?, How could Paul say he was glad he had not personally baptized too many in Corinth?, Who were the Samaritans , what did they have to do with ancient Assyria, why were they disliked by many first century Jews, and why did Jesus feature one in a parable?, ...
Romans 3:19-20:, What does it mean that "Every mouth may be silenced and the whole world be held accountable to God?"; How does God continue to speak to His creation?; God doesn't ask why I did a certain thing, only whether I'm guilty or not.; Can God both forgive and forget our sins?; Has your sin already been paid for?; How will people "give an account"?; ...