New Testament Reading Guide – January 23-29, 2012

How do I use this reading guide? Hebrews 4:14-5:6 Christ is the Eternal High Priest. 4:14-16. Is Jesus able to identify with us and if so, how? 5:1-6. Who appoints priests? What is Jesus' relationship to the Old Testament system of priests and sacrifices? Hebrews 5:7-10 5:7-10. What is remarkable about Jesus' attitude? What was …

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New Testament Reading Guide – January 16-22, 2012

How do I use this reading guide? Introduction to the Book of Hebrews The Book of Hebrews was addressed to a group of Christians who had grown up Jewish. They were marginalized and persecuted for their new found faith in Jesus. Life was getting so difficult for these believers that they began to consider abandoning …

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New Testament Reading Guide – January 9-15, 2012

How do I use this reading guide? Colossians 1:15-23 At the center of Paul's gospel message to the church in Colosse is Christ. Who is Christ according to Paul? What was Christ’s role in the beginning of creation? Some have argued that Jesus' title as the "firstborn over creation" means that he was created and …

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New Testament Reading Guide – December 26, 2011 – January 1, 2012

How do I use this reading guide? Colossians 1:9-20 The “book” of Colossians, is a letter from the Apostle Paul to the church that he planted in the city of Colosse. Paul has moved on in his missionary travels, but he continues to guide this young church through letters such as the one we are …

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New Testament Reading Guide – December 19-25, 2011

How do I use this reading guide? Titus 1:1-16 To make sense out of this personal letter from the Apostle Paul to Titus, you must understand that Paul spent much of his life working as part of the missionary team. Paul's life was dedicated to preaching the good news of Jesus Christ and forming churches …

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New Testament Reading Guide – December 12-18, 2011

How do I use this reading guide? Revelation 3:7-13 It is important to remember that Philadelphia was a real church that existed at the time John wrote the book of Revelation. The book of Revelation was actually a letter written to seven churches in Western Turkey. Revelation 3:7-13 is a personal note from Jesus to …

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