A giant problem

January 25, 2016

THE TRANSITION from the rule of Saul to the kingdom of David is the focus of this week’s study. We also discuss the famous confrontation between David and Goliath of Gath.

Tall and handsome…but that’s all

January 17, 2016

Israel’s first king turned out to be something less than ideal. Anointed by Samuel at God’s direction, Saul showed his true colors right from the start. Click here for the notes and the audio of the study.

Comes now the king

January 10, 2016

OUR STUDY of the Old Testament now moves to the time of the creation of the monarchy in Israel. We discuss the birth of Samuel, the loss of the Ark of the Covenant, and the resulting humiliation of Dagon and punishment on the Philistines. Click here for the notes and the audio.

The Messiah comes

January 10, 2016

TODAY WE begin our study of the New Testament, which we will follow in chronological order just as we’re doing with the Old Testament. Our readings today begin the story of Jesus, the Christ. Click here for the notes and the audio.

The kinsman-redeemer

January 3, 2016

We discuss the “kinsman-redeemer” and God’s willingness to accept Gentiles who seek Him on today’s Bible study, the themes of the Book of Ruth. Click here for the notes and the audio.

What was right in their own eyes

December 20, 2015

WE CONCLUDE our study of the Book of Judges with several incidents from the period before the monarchy, including the story of Samson, whose appetites and/or ego repeatedly got him into trouble. Click here for the notes and the audio.

The original 300

December 13, 2015

OUR BIBLE study today begins with the story of the original 300. Forget Leonidas–yes, he was outnumbered 30 or 40-to-1, but Gideon and his 300 men were outnumbered 400-to-1Click here for the notes (including a map of where the judges lived and fought) and today’s study.

The judges

December 6, 2015

WE BEGIN our study of the second of the Historical Books, Judges. It chronicles Israel’s slide into apostasy and chaos, showing the need for a godly king to lead them. Click here for the notes and the audio from the study.

Bible study archive

December 6, 2015

Some have asked for an easier way to access the archive of Bible studies Sharon and I have recorded over the past year. It’s here–finally! Click here for the Gilbert House Fellowship archive.

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