Teaching and Learning the Bible With Adults: (Lutheran) Theological Reading Diane Jacobson -- Tuesday, March 30, 2010. An Interactive Bible Study Of Luke 24:13-35. Literary Reading. Theme and Purpose Literary Context
Teaching and Learning the Bible With Adults:(Lutheran) Theological Reading
Diane Jacobson -- Tuesday, March 30, 2010
Village, Jerusalem, Journey, Meal
Guide me ever, great Redeemer,
pilgrim through this barren land.
I am weak, but you are mighty;
hold me with your pow’rful hand.
Bread of heaven, bread of heaven,
feed me now and evermore, feed me now
Underline verbs in verses 28-29
Underline verbs in verses 30-32
Underline verbs in verses 33-35
prayerfully, humbly, mindfully, expectantly
“The Holy Scriptures require a humble reader
who shows reverence and fear toward the Word of God,
and constantly says,
‘Teach me, teach me, teach me….
The Spirit resists the proud.”
(Luther’s Works, vol.54, 379; Table Talk, 5017)
A Three Fold Understanding of the WordFrom the ELCA Constitution
2.02. This church confesses Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and the Gospel as the power of God for the salvation of all who believe.
a. Jesus Christ is the Word of God incarnate, through whom everything was made and through whose life, death, and resurrection God fashions a new creation.
b. The proclamation of God’s message to us as both Law and Gospel is the Word of God, revealing judgment and mercy through word and deed, beginning with the Word in creation, continuing in the history of Israel, and centering in all its fullness in the person and work of Jesus Christ.
c. The canonical Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments are the written Word of God. Inspired by God’s Spirit speaking through their authors, they record and announce God’s revelation centering in Jesus Christ. Through them God’s Spirit speaks to us to create and sustain Christian faith and fellowship for service in the world.
Genesis 2:8-17 8 And the LORD God planted a garden in Eden, in the east; and there he put the man whom he had formed. 9 Out of the ground the LORD God made to grow every tree that is pleasant to the sight and good for food, the tree of life also in the midst of the garden, and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. ….
15 The LORD God took the man and put him in the garden of Eden to till it and keep it. 16 And the LORD God commanded the man, "You may freely eat of every tree of the garden; 17 but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for in the day that you eat of it you shall die."
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How firm a foundation, O saints of the Lord,
Is laid for your faith in his excellent Word!
What more can he say than to you he has said
Who unto the Savior for refuge have fled?
Fear not, I am with you, oh be not dismayed,
For I am your God and will still give you aid,
I’ll strengthen you, help you,
and cause you to stand,
Upheld by my righteous, omnipotent hand.