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FALL SCRIPTURE STUDY

 

Tuesdays from September 17 - November 19

8:00-9:30 am, Pastoral Center
Cost: $20

The theme of this scripture study is Women in the Old Testament. This study is open to men and women. The study has 10 sessions (1 introductory session and 9 lessons). The Study Set includes the book Women in the Old Testament by Irene Nowell and a study guide by Catherine Upchurch. Find Out More.

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While the men of the Old Testament often garner the most attention, the women of the Old Testament become all the more worthy of our interest because we have to dig deeper to recover their special contribution to the annals of faith. Their stories are all the more remarkable in that they arise from historical eras that crimped their options in influencing or changing the flow of history. The women of this study can be bold and decisive, also meek and faithful, but they are always compelled to act in ways that bring about change. God's saving deeds often came through the mind and will of amazing women using limited resource.

 

CHAPTERS:

  1. Women of Israel's Beginnings: Sarah and Hagar
  2. More Women of Israel's Beginnings: Rebekah, Leah and Rachel, The Maids, Dinah, Tamar
  3. Women of Israel's Passover: The Midwives, Moses' Mother, Pharaoh's Daughter, Miriam, Zipporah
  4. Women of Israel's Early Tribes: Rahab, Deborah and Jael, Jephthah's Daughter, Samson's Mother, Samson's Wife, Delilah
  5. More Women of Israel's Early Tribes: Ruth, Naomi, and Orpha, Hannah and Peninnah
  6. Women of Israel's Monarchy: Michal, Bathsheba, Tamar, Queen of Sheba, Jezebel
  7. Woman, The Image of God: Eve, Wisdom/Sophia
  8. Women of Courage and Strength: Judith, Susanna
  9. Queen Esther

 

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