2023 | Reading Scripture with New Eyes
Pastor Josh Scott looks at familiar Bible stories and reveals new details and interpretations for an adult audience. This six-week Bible study will consider stories many read as children including Noah's Ark, the binding of Isaac, Jonah and the big fish, Jesus and Zacchaeus, Jesus healing a blind man, and the parable of the talents. Scott reimagines these stories and opens new visions for readers to understand well known pieces of Scripture in our current cultural environment.
Author Josh Scott discusses the story of Noah and the Ark, connecting the gift of the Ark to humanity’s need for empathy.
Author Josh Scott explores the story of the binding and sacrifice of Isaac, and God’s invitation to step toward wholeness and flourishing.
Author Josh Scott looks at the story of Jonah and the big fish, and the imaginative task of putting ourselves in Jonah’s place.
Author Josh Scott unpacks the Parable of the Talents, suggesting we see Jesus in an unexpected role.
Author Josh Scott delves into the story of Zaccheus, which he interprets as a story of repentance and ushering in the Kingdom of God.
Author Josh Scott discusses the story of Jesus’s healing of the blind man, showing how the story is actually about opening the eyes of the disciples.
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