Making sense of Scripture

big questions about the book of faith by David J. Lose

Publisher: Augsburg Fortress in Minneapolis, MN

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Edition Notes

Book is accompanied by a Leader guide and DVD.

StatementDavid J. Lose.
SeriesBook of faith adult Bible studies
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBS612 .L67 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23197317M
ISBN 109780806699530
LC Control Number2009012088
OCLC/WorldCa317623227

Making Sense of the Bible – Notes from the book by Adam Hamilton The ible is “a disturbing, wonderful, perplexing, and inspiring book.” o The ible is not an owner’s manual, guidebook, science or history book, or a book of promises. The Bible is situated in pre-history (Genesis 1 File Size: KB.   Buy a cheap copy of Making Sense of the New Testament: Three book by Craig L. Blomberg. The New Testament is the foundation of the Christian church, but some question its historical accuracy. Others have claimed that Paul's teaching differs from that Free shipping over $Cited by: 1. Denominations from evangelical to mainline continue to experience deep divisions over universal social issues. The underlying debate isn't about a particular social issue, but instead it is about how we understand the nature of scripture and how we should interpret it. The world's bestselling, most-read, and most-loved book is also one of the most confusing. In Making Sense of the Bible, Adam.   In my review of Making Sense of Scripture: Big Questions about the Book of Faith, by David J. Lose, I mentioned a woman named Mary -- bright, faithful, inquisitive -- who was not always sure how to engage the Bible or if the Bible was going to engage her.. I looked forward to putting Lose's book in her hands. More to the point, I was looking forward to using Lose's course to teach people like.

Does it make me a bad person or weak of mind that I find the Isaiah chapters in the Book of Mormon comforting? I’m clearly not a gospel scholar, like so many of us that just have to get on with making a living and making our lives work, so I’m at a point where I use scripture mainly for comfort in a difficult and challenging life that often doesn’t make any logical sense to me anymore. This book is a great tool for anyone teaching Old Testament courses or giving lessons on Isaiah. I would also highly recommend it for any individual who hopes to receive a firmer grasp of this book of scripture. It truly gave me a lot of insights and has made me more excited to continue to study this wonderful book.5/5(1).   The Bible can seem like an intimidating book, but it may be easier to understand than you think. Bible Gateway interviewed pastor David Whitehead (@PstDave) about his book, Making Sense of the Bible: How to Connect with God Through His Word (Bethany House, ). What should be the reason a person reads the Bible? Pastor [ ]. Making Sense of Scripture: Big Questions about the Book of Faith, by Lose, David J.. Kristin J. Wendland. Article Type: Review. Publication Date: 10/1/ Issue: Paul (Vol. 30, No 4, Fall, ) Download Article PDF.

Making Sense of the Bible A Lenten Series Rediscovering the Power of Scripture Today Were Adam and Eve real people? Does the Bible really promote slavery? Why would Paul command women to “keep silent in the church?” What’s with the contradictions in the book? Who decided which books made it int. While the first group would certainly benefit from reading Making Sense of Scripture, Lose writes for the latter, larger group. Lose notes simply that the Bible is a powerful book. His task is to connect readers to this "good book" so that it is no longer daunting and dispiriting, but .   "Making Sense of the Bible" is the book I wish I had read 20 years ago. It would have saved me so much headache, heartache, and trouble as I have sought to make sense of how to understand what the Bible teaches about God, and how to reconcile the enemy-loving Jesus with the enemy-killing God in the Old Testament/5().   Making Sense of God Book Study – Post Index. Febru J / livinghomeward. Click the links below to navigate to the various posts in my book study of Tim Keller’s Making Sense of God. Introductory post: Let’s Do A Book Study! Preface: The Faith of the Secular;.

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David J. Lose is senior pastor at Mount Olivet Lutheran Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He is the author of Preaching at the Crossroads (), and the Making Sense book series, including Making Sense of Martin Luther (), Making Sense of the Cross (), and Making Sense of the Christian Faith (), and Making Sense of Scripture ().

He speaks widely in the United States and /5(40). I think this is a well-written book that serves as a good introduction to the Bible, especially for skeptics. But at the same time, it may be disturbing to many Christians. Here are a few quotes from Making Sense of the Bible. "Jesus is the decisive, definitive, unmitigated word of God." ()Cited by: 1.

In Making Sense of Scripture, David Lose invites the reader to engage in a conversation, one that he imagines discussing around his kitchen table, about seven major questions of the than a standard biblical reference book, Making Sense of Scripture is a dialogue that encourages readers to bring their questions or doubts to the table when reading Scripture.

Making Sense of the Bible is borne of a great love for the Bible, along with years of study and pastoral ministry. Moreover, Hamilton is always charitable toward those with whom he disagrees. That point should be underlined because some folks (sometimes rather angrily) insist h For tackling tough issues that require careful thought and /5.

But "Making Sense of Scripture" has a different dynamic. Lose's enthusiasm for Bible study comes through, and the reader finds himself pulled along, as if listening to an interesting conversation that articulates how the Bible is a book that works in relationship with the reader to point to God and God's gr I really enjoyed this book by David Lose/5.

Title: Making Sense of the Bible: Rediscovering the Power of Scripture Today [Paperback] By: Adam Hamilton Format: Paperback Number of Pages: Vendor: HarperOne Publication Date: Dimensions: X X (inches) Weight: 9 ounces ISBN: ISBN Stock No: WW/5(6).

Literal Sense: [T]he meaning conveyed by the words of Scripture (Catechism, no. ), the actual event, person, thing described in the biblical text. The literal sense gives rise to the following three spiritual senses. Allegorical Sense: How those things, events, or persons in the literal sense point to Christ and the Paschal Mystery.

In Making Sense of the Bible, Adam Hamilton, one of the country’s leading pastors and Christian authors, addresses the hot-button issues that plague the church and cultural debate, and answers many of the questions frequently asked by Christians and non-Christians alike/5(9). Making Sense of the Christian Faith is an exciting and inviting exploration of the major theological doctrines of the Christian faith.

Written as a conversation that invites you to "jump into" the conversation, the text stimulates the reader's thinking instead of attempting to persuade a particular point of view.

In Making Sense of the Bible, Adam Hamilton invites us into an honest conversation about the Bible. The book begins with foundational questions such as, How and when was the Bible written. Who decided which books made it into the scriptures and why.

How literally must we read it. And, Is. Making Sense directs you to key texts in the Bible, gives you information, and asks you questions about what you are reading, to keep your interest sparked. Do you have an interested friend.

If you do, read this book with your friend. That is the best way, as your friend can help you with deeper understanding. "Making Sense of the Bible" is the book I wish I had read 20 years ago. It would have saved me so much headache, heartache, and trouble as I have sought to make sense of how to understand what the Bible teaches about God, and how to reconcile the enemy-loving Jesus with /5().

In Making Sense of the Bible, Adam Hamilton invites us into an honest conversation about the Bible. The book begins with foundational questions such as, How and when was the Bible written. The Hardcover of the Making Sense of Scripture: Big Questions about the Book of Faith by David J.

Lose at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or Brand: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers. This Leader Guide in intended for use along with the book Making Sense of Scripture: Big Questions about the Book of Faith ( ). Session Introductions by author David Lose are also available on DVD ().

The world’s bestselling, most-read, and most-loved book is also one of the most confusing. In Making Sense of the Bible, Adam Hamilton, one of the country’s leading pastors and Christian authors, addresses the hot-button issues that plague the church and cultural debate, and answers many of the questions frequently asked by Christians and.

Sometimes reading the Bible is a delight. But if we're honest, many times reading the Bible feels like hard work, and we read out of a sense of obligation. And some of us have given up Chester reminds us that every time we read the Bible we hear the voice of God.

The One who spoke and brought the universe into existence, whose voice thundered from Mount Sinai, and whose words 5/5(1). Making Sense of the Bible - Making Sense of the Bible audiobook, by Adam Hamilton In Making Sense of the Bible, Adam Hamilton invites us into an honest conversation about the Bible.

The book begins with foundational questions such as, How and when was the Bible written. Who decided which books made it into the scriptures and why. How literally must we read it. And, Is the Bible. In Making Sense of Scripture, David Lose invites the reader to engage in a conversation, one that he imagines discussing around his kitchen table, about seven major questions of the Bible.

More than a standard biblical reference book, Making Sense of Scripture is a dialogue that encourages readers to bring their questions or doubts to the table 4/5(36). Making Sense of Scripture, I should be clear, is not a book on the Bible, in the sense that it attempts to give you the major plot line of the Bible or to cover all the individual books or parts within it.

(There are very good books of that nature, and I’ve listed several at. The Making Sense podcast is ad-free and relies entirely on listener support.

If you find it valuable, please consider subscribing through this website. Subscribers get access to. It is because of this that Reverend Adam Hamilton decided to write his latest book, Making Sense of the Bible: Rediscovering the Power of Scripture Today.

Hamilton is the founding pastor of the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection in Kansas City, Mo., and author of 19 books. In my last two posts I have reviewed Adam Hamilton’s book Making Sense of the Bible (New York: HarperOne, ) and examined one of the key exegetical claims he makes in support of his view that “we hear God’s voice as we listen to scripture’s words” (p.emphasis added).

That is, Hamilton believes that the Bible is not the word of God, but it becomes the word of God on those. Making Sense of the Bible by Adam Hamilton {Book Review} that only the proximity of the writer to the time of Jesus separates the Bible from another modern Christian book [additional quote on pg.

Scripture, as approved by the body of the church, tested for usefulness and the presence of the Spirit, was (in my opinion) special. Overall, Making Senses Out of Scripture is one of the best popular works on scriptural exegesis. Shea succeeds in his purpose of making sense by utiliaing the common sense of the earliest Christian writers.

As a study tool for private use and as preparation for leading a group in the study of the Holy Scriptures, it is essential reading.5/5(5).

Instead, The Bible Unwrapped invites readers to faithful reading, communal discernment, and deep and transformative wonder about Scripture. Join an honest conversation about the Bible that is spiritually alive and intellectually credible.

Read the ancient story of God in the world. You may even learn to love it. (9 Sessions) Also see: 9-week. The world’s bestselling, most-read, and most-loved book is also one of the most confusing. In Making Sense of the Bible, Adam Hamilton, one of the country’s leading pastors and Christian authors, addresses the hot-button issues that plague the church and cultural debate, and answers many of the questions frequently asked by Christians and.

Get this from a library. Making sense of Scripture: big questions about the book of faith. [David J Lose]. One Church is a nondenominational church in Chandler and Gilbert, AZ. Questions and Doubts Welcome. For more information, visit   The world’s bestselling, most-read, and most-loved book is also one of the most confusing.

In Making Sense of the Bible, Adam Hamilton, one of the country’s leading pastors and Christian authors, addresses the hot-button issues that plague the church and cultural debate, and answers many of the questions frequently asked by Christians and /5(71).

Filled with poignant examples of belief and endurance, Making Sense of Suffering helps us exercise faith and overcome fear. For anyone touched by disappointment, disease, disaster, and death, this important book offers comfort and provides valuable insights into the blessings promised to those who endure their trials on the road to eternal life.5/5(4).Making Sense of Circumcision.

This post is also available in: In Scripture, a covenant is a very special kind of contract which lasts while the parties to it still live. We want to talk about Shaul’s letters, but to put them in correct context, first we need to talk about the book of Acts.

In A the Apostle Kepha (Peter) went to. With a strong emphasis on the scriptural basis for each doctrine—what the whole Bible teaches us today about a particular topic; clear writing, with technical terms kept to a minimum; and a contemporary approach, emphasizing how each doctrine should be understood and applied by present-day Christians, Making Sense of the Bible is required reading for understanding the relevant passages 5/5(1).