Making sense of the Bible

by Adam hamilton


Weekly Tuesday Study  

via Zoom 3:30-5:00

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In Making Sense of the Bible, Adam Hamilton invites us into an honest conversation about the Bible. The book begins with foundational questions such as-

  • How and when was the Bible written?
  • Who decided which books made it into the scriptures and why?
  • How literally must we read it?
  • And, Is the Bible ever wrong?
  • From there, Hamilton considers the real questions people frequently ask that continue to divide Christians and denominations alike, including:
  • Were Adam and Eve real people?
  • Why is God so violent in the Old Testament?
  • Why would Paul command women to "keep silent in the church"?
  • Is Jesus the only way to salvation?
  • How does God view homosexual people?
  • Is the Book of Revelation a guide to the End Times?
  • In approachable and inviting language, Hamilton addresses these often misunderstood biblical themes leading readers to a deeper appreciation of the Bible so that we might hear God speak through it and find its words to be life-changing and life-giving.


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Reading Schedule


September 15th- Read Chapters 22-26

  • God's Violence in the Old Testament
  • Suffering, Divine Providence, and the Bible
  • Can We Trust the Gospel accounts of Jesus
  • Can We Trust the Gospel Accounts of Jesus
  • "No One Comes to the Father Except Through Me"?

September 8th- Read Chapters 19-21 Making Sense of the Bible's Challenging Passages

  • Science, the bible, and the Creation Stories
  • Were Adam and Eve Real People?
  • Were There Dinosaurs on the Ark?

September 1st- Review Chapters 14-18 Is the Bible Inspired?

August 25th- read Chapters 14-18 Is the Bible Inspired? Review Chapters 8-13

August 18th- read Chapters 8-13 New Testment

August 9th class please read Chapter 1-7.  Introduction  & Old Testament overview (Don't panic, the chapters are short!)