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Getting Started with the Bible. Gather. Today’s Story. Bible Text: John 1:1-14; John 20:31, 21:24; Luke 1:4; Romans 15:4; 2 Timothy 3:16-17 Lesson Focus: The Bible tells the amazing story of God’s love for creation and, specifically, you. Big Question: What’s the Bible got to do with me?.

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Getting started with the bible

Getting Started with the Bible


Gather

Gather


Today s story

Today’s Story

  • Bible Text: John 1:1-14; John 20:31, 21:24; Luke 1:4; Romans 15:4; 2 Timothy 3:16-17

  • Lesson Focus: The Bible tells the amazing story of God’s love for creation and, specifically, you.

  • Big Question: What’s the Bible got to do with me?


Key words

Key Words

SCRIPTURE: writing that is sacred to a religious group. For Christians, the books of the Old Testament and the New Testament are scripture.

CANON: a list of books that authorities agree is scripture.

INTERPRETATION: the finding, making, and sharing of meaning. It is impossible to read and understand something without interpreting it.

TRANSLATION: the restatement of words from one language into another language. Unless you’re reading it in Hebrew or Greek, you’re reading a translation of the Bible.


Opening prayer

Opening Prayer

Leader: Lord God, you speak to us through the Holy Scriptures.

Group: Thank you for this gift.

Leader: You inspired everything in the Bible.

Group: Thank you for this gift.

Leader: Scripture gives us hope and encouragement in our journey of faith.

Group: Thank you for this gift.

Leader: Scripture shows us examples of how to follow you.

Group: Thank you for this gift.

Leader: Give us the desire to learn more about you through the scriptures.

Group: Thank you for this gift.

All: Amen.


Teach

Teach


My faith story

My Faith Story

  • Big Question: What’s the Bible got to do with me?


Open the bible

Open the Bible

  • Lutheran Study Bible page 1553

  • John 1:1-14

  • Gospels

    • See examples: Matthew and Mark

  • Letters of Paul

    • See example: Romans

  • Table of Contents


Open the catechism

Open the Catechism

  • Here We Stand Student Book page 305

  • Here We Stand Student Book page 307


Quiz show

Quiz Show


1 how many books are in the bible

1. How many books are in the Bible?

  • 1

  • 33

  • 66

  • 99


2 which has the greater number of books

2. Which has the greater number of books?

  • The Old Testament

  • The New Testament

  • They have the same number of books.


3 in a bible passage listing like jeremiah 27 13 the number 27 refers to the

3. In a Bible passage listing like Jeremiah 27:13, the number 27 refers to the…

  • chapter.

  • verse.

  • number of words.

  • year it was written.


4 when you see genesis 23 4 the number 4 refers to the

4. When you see Genesis 23:4, the number 4 refers to the…

  • chapter.

  • verse.

  • number of words.

  • year it was written.


5 the bible was first written in

5. The Bible was first written in…

  • English.

  • Latin.

  • Egyptian hieroglyphics.

  • Hebrew and Greek.


6 a good reason for reading the bible is to

6. A good reason for reading the Bible is to…

  • make God love you more.

  • enrich your faith.

  • seek information.

  • both b and c


7 lutherans believe the bible is

7. Lutherans believe the Bible is…

  • inerrant (without errors).

  • written by God.

  • the source and guide for our Christian living.

  • all of the above.


8 the main purpose of the bible is

8. The main purpose of the Bible is…

  • to give hope and encouragement.

  • to make us feel guilty.

  • to give us a history lesson.

  • none of the above.


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Take a Break


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