January 14-20, 2019 Bible Notes: Woman at the Well in Samaria

Bible Lesson: Life Focus: woman at the well in Samaria, found in Section 4 of this week’s Bible Lesson  Article from the Christian Science Sentinel:  “Living Water” by Martha R. White (to access, click the article’s title or the green Article button above) Quick excerpt: “The Hudson river needs no aid to its resistless motion. Conditions being right, it simply flows …

January 7-13, 2019 Bible Notes: The Feast of the Passover and the Last Supper

Bible Lesson: Sacrament Focus: The Feast of the Passover and the Last Supper, found in Section 5 of this week’s Bible Lesson Article from the Christian Science Sentinel: “Communion Services” by Ella W. Hoag (to access, click the article’s title or the green Article button above) Quick excerpt: “Mrs. Eddy has approached this subject with utmost reverence, and in her …

December 31 – January 6, 2019 Bible Notes: Jesus heals a blind man

Bible Lesson: God Focus: Jesus heals a blind man, found in Section 2 of this week’s Bible Lesson Article from the Christian Science Sentinel: “Glorifying God” by Frances M. Gorrell Quick excerpt: “‘And they glorified God.’ Not all received the healing; for many were unable even to see or hear Jesus; but Luke, in his account of the healing of …

Paul’s Unjust Imprisonment at Caesarea Maritima

This video vignette discusses the circumstances surrounding Paul’s imprisonment at Caesarea Maritima. We will learn about Paul’s character under severe challenges. In one’s scholar’s words, “Attacked at every point of his, [Paul] does not shrink from the contest, he redoubles his energies – everywhere confronts his adversaries and never for one moment doubting victory.”

Wedding at Cana

This video discusses the first recorded “miracle” in John’s Gospel – the wedding feast in Cana of Galilee where Christ Jesus turns water into wine.  The question is asked: are we ready to give up substitutes for God’s revelation and put on the new way of doing things through pure inspiration from God? 

Jesus’ Baptism

This video discusses the baptism of Jesus by John the Baptist and how this event will confirm the divine presence and power in his Messianic mission. We will also consider the question: what does it mean when we’re told that Jesus will baptize with the Holy Ghost and with fire?

New York Times

Earliest Known Draft of King James Bible Is Found, Scholar Says

Sunday Express

Historic discovery: Archaeologists find Biblical city Sodom which was ‘destroyed by God’

Biblical Archaeology Review

Historic discovery from Pompeii: Is it possible that the earliest existing picture of a scene from the Bible portraying King Solomon also includes the philosophers Socrates and Aristotle as onlookers?