Monthly Archives: June 2011

Bible Fellowship Study Guide (BFSG) “The Purpose of Miracles” – Luke 4:31-44

IN A NUTSHELL – For the past four weeks we have looked at the Methods Jesus used to make disciples out of acquaintances.  He taught us to pray for the salvation of even the people we struggle to get along … Continue reading

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Bible Fellowship Study Guide “Host a Dinner…for Friends!” – Luke 5:27-39 (Mt. 9:10-13; Mk. 2:15-17); Luke 19:1-10

IN A NUTSHELL:  When known sinners like Matthew and Zaccheus became committed to Jesus they couldn’t help but introduce their friends to Jesus.  Jesus couldn’t help but celebrate and share the good news with those friends. The disciples couldn’t help … Continue reading

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Bible Fellowship Study Guide 6/19 “Listen, Learn, Love – The Good Samaritan” Luke 10:25-37

IN A NUTSHELL:   The problem we busy Christians often suffer from is that we fail to really listen to those suffering from being lost.  Therefore we don’t learn their language, see their needs, nor understand how we can and should … Continue reading

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Bible Fellowship Study Guide 6/12 “Sowing the Seeds…Everywhere!” – Luke 8:4-15

In a nutshell: We should be generous in passing out snippets of hope, kindness, and truth a.k.a. “ Gospel seeds.”  We are not challenged in this text to constantly hammer the lost with convictions they don’t understand or care about.  … Continue reading

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Bible Fellowship Study Guide 6/5 “Pray and Go!”

IN A NUTSHELL: This story demonstrates that people who pray and are close to the heart of God anticipate “the lost” to be saved, not look down on them and wish them to be destroyed.  Most Jews didn’t seem to notice … Continue reading

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Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

This summer Timber Lake Church is setting our sights on turning strangers we have seen nearly every day into neighbors and friends.  For thirty years Fred Rogers taught children some of the core values of friendship and common courtesies using … Continue reading

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