What is “the Dispersion”?
II Kings 17:23
What about coincidences and gut feelings?
Esther 4:14 – Who knows?
Deuteronomy 29:29 – Only Divine revelation can absolutely prove God was at work.
Acts 23:1 – Gut feelings can be wrong.
Isaiah 8:19-20 – Whether something is true or not cannot be determined by mere feelings.
Matthew 10:16 We are to be wise as serpents.
I Corinthians 13:5-6 – Love is not easily provoked. Thinks no evil, hopes all things.
Why does God let satan do bad things to us?
-Suffering due to choices made.
-Suffering due to choices others made.
-Drunk driving, children starving due to parents decisions.
-Suffering due to natural law.
-Even Christ was subject to suffering.
-Suffering reminds us of human frailty.
-Suffering can turn us toward God.
-Suffering can help us see the real worth of things.
-Suffering can help us be more compassionate.
-Suffering makes us “homesick”.
Guidance in Big Life Decisions
-How do you know what God wants you to do?
-Which college should I attend?
-Should i ask her to marry me?
-Should i try for another job or keep the one I have?
-What should I have for dinner?
Pray – James 1:5, James 4:15
-Does God have a plan for me?
I Corinthians 7:17-24
How long was John on the Island of Patmos?
What were the differences between temple worship and synagogue worship?
Why did the High Priest make the idol when Moses came down from Mt. Sinai? Acts 7:39-41
What was the original language before the Tower of Babel? Genesis 11:1
Is James 5:14 literal when it talks about anointing the sick with oil in the name of the Lord? How does it apply today? Mark 6:13
1. Babylon – 1 Peter and Revelation
2. First born of Egypt
3. The Wheat and the Tares