Study Scripture In Community (May 14, 2023)
Unit Theme: How to Study the Bible
May 14, 2023 (Lesson 11)
STUDY SCRIPTURE IN COMMUNITY
1. Community Commitment to Bible Study (Acts 2:41-47; 17:10-12)
2. Biblical Mentoring Enhances Understanding (Acts 18:24-28)
3. Devotion to Corporate Bible Reading (Colossians 4:15-16; 1 Timothy 4:11-14)
Central Truth: The New Testament was written to be read publicly.
Focus: Explore and be guided by the corporate study of Scripture that provides models for discipleship and mission.
Evangelism Emphasis: The study of the Word can lead sinners into relationship with Christ and fellowship with believers.
Golden Text: “When this epistle is read among you, cause that it be read also in the church of the Laodiceans; and that ye likewise read the epistle from Laodicea” (Colossians 4:16).