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Book of Faith Bible Study

Book of Faith Logo“Book of Faith” is an initiative of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America to engage Christians in thoughtful, deep, and consistent conversation with Holy Scripture.

As a “Book of Faith” congregation, Lutheran Church of Honolulu is committed to energizing our ministry and our mission by engaging scripture through study, prayer, conversation, music, and art. Examples of this commitment include devotions and study by the Congregational Council before each meeting, a weekly Book of Faith Bible Study, selection of worship music and anthems that help “tell the story” of the appointed Biblical readings, and lectionary-based preaching.

We are encouraging every ministry, committee, and task-force of the congregation to include the reading and study of scripture as part of their time together. Join us as we committ ourselves to fluency in the “first language of our faith”—Holy Scripture.

The Book of Faith Bible Study meets each Thursday at 10:00 AM in the Boardroom.

The group will be taking “A Tour of the Reformation” this fall.

Fall 2011 Bible Study Schedule
DateTopic
October 6 Introduction to Reformation History: Jan Hus, Wycliff, and other radicals preceding Martin Luther
October 13 European Unrest—A Catalyst for Change: Calvin, Henry VIII, and others
October 20 The Luther Movie Part I followed by discussion
October 27 The Luther Movie Part II followed by discussion
November 2 Luther's Basic Theology: Simul justus et peccator
Reading: “Whether One may flee from a deadly plague”
November 9 Luther's Basic Theology: Grace, Power and Scripture
Reading: A Brief order on what to expect and look for in the Gospels
November 16 Luther's Basic Theology: Praxis and Polemic
Readings: “A Sermon on the Three Kinds of Good Life” and “On the Jews and Their Lies”
November 23 No Class—Thanksgiving

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