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Taste and See by Margaret Feinberg: Session 6

“For Christ did not enter a manmade sanctuary that was only a copy of the true one; he entered heaven itself, now to appear for us in God’s presence. Nor did he enter heaven to offer himself again and again, the way the high priest enters the Most Holy Place every year with blood that…

Taste and See by Margaret Feinberg: Session 4

In this week of our study, we learned about various herbs and flavorings used in cooking. Salt was the first flavoring agent that we studied. Margaret Feinberg chose salt as her video topic for this week. In ancient times, soldiers were sometimes paid for their services with salt. One of the facts we learned was…

Taste and See by Margaret Feinberg: Session 2

“What do you imagine when you picture a fruitful life with God?” Taste and See Session 2 focused on the study of fruit found in scripture. Margaret Feinberg refers to herself as a frugivore – a person that would thrive on mostly fruit. I’d definitely join her in this designation. I would happily eat fruit…

Paul’s Second Missionary Journey: Lesson 6

“When the owners of the slave girl realized that their hope of making money was gone, they seized Paul and Silas and dragged them into the marketplace to face the authorities. They brought them before the magistrates and said, “These men are Jews, and are throwing our city into an uproar by advocating customs unlawful for…

Paul’s Second Missionary Journey: Lesson 3

“Paul and his companions traveled throughout the region of Phrygia and Galatia, having been kept by the Holy Spirit from preaching the word in the province of Asia. When they came to the border of Mysia, they tried to enter Bithynia, but the Spirit of Jesus would not allow them to. So they passed by…

Paul’s Second Missionary Journey: Lesson 2

“He came to Derbe and then to Lystra, where a disciple named Timothy lived, whose mother was a Jewess and a believer, but whose father was a Greek.” Acts 16:1 Paul and Silas set out on their journey and arrived in Lystra, a town once located in present-day Turkey. They undertook this trip to encourage…

Paul’s Second Missionary Journey: Lesson 1

We studied the first missionary journey of Paul earlier this year. These posts highlighted the passages of Acts 13:1-15:35. This study on Paul’s second missionary journey will resume where we left off at Acts 15:36 and continue through Acts 18:23. As companions, Paul and Barnabas had journeyed together sharing the message of Christ with those…