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BELIEVE Chapter 13:  Bible Study

I study the Bible to know God and his truth and to find direction for my daily life.

"For the word of God is alive and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart."  Hebrews 4:12

Read this chapter the week of December 31, 2017.

Note we will be taking a break for Christmas and New Years.

BELIEVE Chapter 12:  Prayer

I pray to God to know him, to find direction for my life and to lay my requests before him.

"If I had cherished sin in my heart, the Lord would not have listened; but God has surely listened and has heard my prayer. Praise be to God, who has not rejected my prayer or withheld his love from me!"  Psalm 66:18-20

Read this chapter the week of December 10, 2017.

What is BELIEVE?

Using Scripture, Believe is a spiritual growth experience for all ages, taking each person on a journey toward becoming more like Jesus in their beliefs, actions, and character.  Editor and Pastor Randy Frazee walks you through the ten key Beliefs of the Christian faith, the ten key Practices of a Jesus-follower, and the ten key Virtues that characterize someone who is becoming more like Jesus. Each chapter uses short topical passages from the New International Version to help you live the story of the Bible. As you journey through Scripture in this book, whether in a group or on your own, one simple truth will become undeniably clear: what you believe drives everything.

What are the key elements to BELIEVE at Rose of Sharon?

As a church our number one purpose is to know God. But it is not enough to know God alone. What we believe drives everything. Believe is a church wide journey for all ages, helping each person to know what they believe and act on our beliefs.

3 Keys to maximizing adult learning:

- Weekly reading one chapter of Believe.  Believe reading schedule.

- Attend church and hear a sermon based on what you read

- Attend a DVD based Bible Study explaining the same section of Believe

In an effort to enable all members to participate in the DVD based Bible study please consider the following options:

- Attend Sunday morning Bible Study lead by Pastor at 10:30 AM. 

- If you're interested in Hosting a small group Bible Study, please contact Pastor. The qualifications for being a Host are easy. A DVD will be provided to you.  If you're already in a small group, consider using Believe materials. Again a DVD will be provided to you.

What about the kids?

There will be Sunday School classes for children with age appropriate materials. Versions of Believe are available for readers of all ages. Children's resources include Believe books that parents read to their children or chapter books for young readers. Teenagers will find their own version as well as adults of all ages.

How do I get copy of the book?

Rose of Sharon will provide a copy of the adult book to each family. Spouses are encouraged to share a copy, but you may purchase additional copies if you like.  All children will receive an age appropriate version of Believe.  The books with be distributed on September 17th and available there after. 

Believe is a groundbreaking Bible-reading experience that will anchor every member of your family in the core teachings of Scripture: the 10 key beliefs, 10 key practices, and 10 key virtues of a Christian. Learn with your whole family and your whole church.

New Bible study and companion sermon series starting on September 24, 2017.

Bible Study and Education at Rose of Sharon

Adult Bible Study:  Sundays at 10:30 AM. Join us as we explore the sacred scriptures.

Sunday School for ages 3 and up.  Sundays at 10:30 AM (September - May). 

Youth Study:  Sunday Bible Study at 10:30 AM (September - May). For other events and activities, please see Youth Ministry page

Confirmation Class:  Wednesdays. Please see Events calendar for dates and times.

Women’s Bible Study:  This Bible study meets on Tuesday night at 7:00  pm twice a month. For more information call Janice Schoenfeld at 651-459-2830.  Please see Events calendar for dates and locations.

I Have Good News For You:  This is a Bible study that covers the basic teachings of the Christian faith from a Lutheran perspective. It is an excellent class if you want to learn more about the Lutheran faith or if you are interested in joining the congregation. Please contact the Pastor if you’d like to attend. 

Marriage Preparation Classes:  These classes are offered on an as needed basis.  If you are interested in attending this class contact the Pastor at 651-459-3551.

If you have any questions about these studies or anything else we can help you with please call the church office at 651-459-3551.  We look forward to serving you!