Posts tagged with ‘Formation’

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A Prayer of Penitence – discussion of Isaiah 64:1-9 on Dec. 3, 2017

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Dec 3 – 1 Advent Isaiah 64:1-9 A Prayer of Penitence Background: This passage is taken from a portion of the book of Isaiah often referred to as Third Isaiah. The author of this portion was likely a disciple of the prophet Isaiah and spoke to a mixed audience in Jerusalem of residents and returning […]

All Lands Summoned to Praise God – discussion of Psalm 100 on 11/26/2017

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Nov 26 – Last Pentecost Psalm 100 All Lands Summoned to Praise God Background: This Psalm carries the superscription: A Psalm of thanksgiving or alternatively a psalm of praise. This Psalm is found in the 4th Book of Psalms (Psalms 90 – 106) and has no attribution to an author. Scholars assign this Psalm as […]

The Coming of the Lord II – Discussion of 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11

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Nov 19 – 24 Pentecost 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11 The Coming of the Lord Background: This book is most likely one of the earliest Christian texts in existence. Paul probably composed the text from Corinth in 50-51 CE. It is uncertain whether Paul is replying to a letter, but it is likely he isn’t. Generally, it […]