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What will your Bible study group learn this year?

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HERE ARE THE LESSONS FOR 2017

Looking Forward (Season of Christmas [Jan. 1], Season of Epiphany)

Jan. 1 – Ecclesiastes 3:1-13 – “It’s Always Time”

Jan. 8 – Isaiah 42:1-9 – “A Time for Justice”

Jan. 15 – Isaiah 49:1-7 – “A Time for Light”

Jan 29 – Micah 6:1-8 – “Expectations”

Jan. 22 – Isaiah 9:1-4 – “A Time for Hope”

Feb. 5 – Matthew 5:13-20 – “Salt, Light, and Law”

Feb. 12 – Matthew 5:21-37 – “Then, and Now”

Feb. 19 – Matthew 5:38-48 – “Seriously?”

Feb. 26 – Matthew 17:1-19 – “Keeping Secrets”

 

Faith Forward (Season of Lent)

Mar. 5 – Romans 5:12-19 – “Righteous Failure”

Mar. 12 – Romans 4:1-17 – “Trustful Faith”

Mar. 19 – Romans 5:1-11 – “Hopeful Peace”

Mar. 26 – Ephesians 5:8-14 – “Illuminated Fruit”

Apr. 2 – Romans 8:6-11 – “Mindful Spirituality”

Apr. 9 – Matthew 21:1-11 – “Royal Humility”

 

Forward Living (Season of Easter)

Apr. 16 – Jeremiah 31:1-6 – “Everlasting Love”

Apr. 23 – Psalm 16 – “The Path of Life”

Apr. 30 – Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19 – “Paying Vows”

May 7 – Acts 2:42-47 – “Signs and Wonders”

May 14 – Acts 7:55-60 – “Faithful Unto Death”

May 21 – Acts 17:22-31 – “A God Unknown”

May 28 – John 17:1-11 – “The Lord at Prayer”

June 4 – John 7:37-39 – “A Pentecostal River”

 

Forward Progress (Season After Pentecost)

June 11 – Psalm 8 – “Not Quite Angels”

June 18 – Genesis 18:1-15 – “Not Dead Yet”

June 25 – Genesis 21:8-21 – “Not Long Alone”

July 2 – Genesis 22:1-14 – “The Closest Call”

July 9 – Song of Songs 2:8-13 – “A Time for Love”

July 16 – Psalm 119:105-112 – “A Lamp and a Light”

July 23 – Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24 – “A Life Exposed”

July 30 – Psalm 128 – “A Blessed Man”

August 6 – Psalm 17:1-7, 15 – “A Prayer for Justice”

August 13 – Genesis 37:1-4, 12-28 – “Selling Joseph”

August 20 – Genesis 45:1-15 – “Making Peace”

August 27 – Exodus 1:8-2:10 – “Saving Lives”

Sept. 3 – Exodus 3:1-15 – “Meeting Mr. Is”

Sept. 10 – Exodus 12:1-14 – “Blood in the Doorway”

Sept. 17 – Exodus 14:19-31 – “The Day That Never Died”

Sept. 24 – Exodus 16:2-15 – “What Is It?”

Oct. 1 – Exodus 17:1-7 – “Unbottled Water”

Oct. 8 – Matthew 21:33-46 – “Stony Hearts”

Oct. 15 – Matthew 22:1-14 – “Wait. What?”

Oct. 22 – Matthew 22:15-22 – “A Taxing Question”

Oct. 29 – Leviticus 19:1-2, 15-18 – “Being Holy”

Nov. 5 – Micah 3:1-5 – “Being True”

Nov. 12 – Amos 5:18-24 – “Being Just”

Nov. 19 – Zephaniah 1:7, 12-18 – “Being Ready”

Nov. 26 – Matthew 25:31-46 – “Being Surprised?”

 

Forward Promises (Season of Advent)

Dec. 3 – Mark 13:24-37 – “Wakeful Faithful”

Dec. 10 – Psalm 85:1-2, 8-13 – “Kissing Cousins”

Dec. 17 – Psalm 126 – “Tearful Farmers”

Dec. 24 – Psalm 89:1-4, 19-26 – “Keeping Promises”

 

Praise It Forward (Season of Christmas)

Dec. 31 – Psalm 148 – “Praise Squared”

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