The Bible has many passages that are not fully understood, so we often ignore or overlook them. Troublesome Bible Passages addresses 23 of these Scriptures in a way that brings out the transforming message in each passage. These troublesome passages deal with theological issues, ethnical issues, and practical issues. Troublesome Bible Passages relates the ethical issues of biblical times to contemporary ethnics.
Bible students sometimes run across troublesome passages that are difficult to understand and put into practice, but are significant to Christian growth and discipleship. This study tackles Scriptures not normally studied from a discipleship viewpoint. This study book looks at 8 Old Testament and 15 New Testament scripture passages. Some of the lesson titles are: The Ten Commandments, Why Do Innocents Suffer?, Forgiveness, The Word Made Flesh, Speaking in Tongues and more. Appropriate for individual and group study, 23 sessions. (separate leader's guide #78378X)
Dr. Douglas E. Wingeier has served the church as a missionary to Singapore and as a seminary professor in the field of Christian education. Now retired from Garrett-Evangelical Seminary, Doug lives near Lake Junaluska, North Carolina, devoting his time to writing, editing, and peace with justice advocacy. Doug is an the author of several books for Abingdon Press with contributions to the Bible Reader Series, Great Themes of the Bible, and Keeping Holy Time. His most recent book is Creation: The God of Continuing Creation for the Great Themes of the Bible series.
Professor of Theology and Congregational Life and Mission at Wesley Theological Seminary in AWashington, DC. Anative of England, he received his M.A. from Oxford University, M.Div. from Eden Theological Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri and Ph.D. from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina.
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