Habakkuk is helpless and humble before a holy God, and at the same time, hopeful that the Lord will be merciful even in the midst of the horrible times coming.
Archives for January 2016
Habakkuk asks: isn’t the cure worse than the disease? We learn from God’s answer: 1) God is at liberty to do what He wants to do in the way He wants to do in the time He wants to do it; 2) God will bring justice.
Habakkuk speaks to one of the most fundamental questions of faith: How can God let suffering and evil continue so long?
This introduction reviews the historical setting for the book, what we know about the author and his purpose for writing. We’ll also introduce the main theme of the book.
Peter’s main concern in this section is how we treat others, both inside and outside the family of God. But his point is a fuller richer picture than ‘be nice.’ His advice is fix your hope completely on the grace that is coming to you. And then be humble. Be soft-spoken. Seek their welfare. Don’t […]
Study questions, maps, charts, key words, history, background, outlines, and links to help you study Paul’s epistle to the Colossians.
Peter continues the theme of submission he introduced in 2:11. He calling people who are being persecuted to consider what their response communicates to those persecuting them. His advice is the same in all three examples: When possible show the unbelievers that you are a person of virtue by behaving in a submissive and respectful way.
Books and Bagels is a book study for women of Charlottesville Community Church and their friends. Books & Bagels is a time of fellowship, and an opportunity to meet and make new friends. Coffee and bagels will be served by rotating volunteers from the group. Each month we read and discuss the assigned book in […]
In this section Peter explores the connection between what we believe and how we act 3 ways.
Have you decided to read through the Bible as one of your New Year’s Resolutions? Here’s a great selection of plans to help you keep that resolution.