BIBLE STUDY: MARCH 20, 2019

 “LET THE WORD MAKE YOU WISER IN 2019, COME TO BIBLE STUDY!”

Jesus and his Dora Milaje!

Please read Matthew 12:46-50; Matthew 27:55-56; and Luke 8:1-3.

QUESTIONS:

1. Who were the Dora Milaje in the movie Black Panther and what if anything do they have in common with the women who support Jesus in the Gospels?

2. Did Jesus have more than 12 disciples and how do you know?

3. Were there any women among Jesus’s disciples?  

4. After reading Matthew 26:46-50, can you identify any women among Jesus’

    disciples?

5. After reading Matthew 27:55-56 can you tell us what very important role did the

    women play at crucifixion of Jesus?

6. Can you name three of the women in Matthew 27:56 and tell what you know

    about them?

7. Who was Mary Magdalene and was she a prostitute?

8.Can you name some of the other women in the Gospels who really helped

  Jesus?

9. Can you name at least three other women named Mary in the Gospels?

10. After reading Luke 8:1-3 can you describe the roles and relationships with Jesus of Joanna and Susanna and “the many others” who were with him?

BIBLE STUDY: FEBRUARY 27, 2019

BLACK HISTORY MONTH BIBLE STUDY SERIES
“IN THE BEGINNING, WE WERE THERE!”
“LET THE WORD MAKE YOU WISER IN 2019, COME TO BIBLE STUDY!”

Read Genesis Chapters 14-33 and answer these questions about the Black people in the First Book of the Bible and come prepared to discuss the following questions:

1. Who was Melchizedek and was he a priest or king?

2. How did Abram originate tithing and what did it mean then and now?

3. Can you look at Genesis 15:19-21 and name all of the Black people in this text?

4. Who was Hagar and what important role did she play in the beginning of the Biblical people and was she a slave or a servant?

5. When in Genesis do you see when God changed Abram’s name to Abraham and why did God change Abram’s name?

6. When did God change Sarai’s name to Sarah and why did God change her name?

7. Why were Sodom and Gomorrah destroyed?

8. How did Abraham deceive Abimelech and how did this deceit show Abraham’s character flaw that would be passed down to his grandson?

9. Who was Isaac and why was his birth and life so important?

10. Where in Genesis does Isaac become the symbol of the future coming of Jesus the Christ?

11. Where did Abraham buy his land and how was this purchase made possible?

12. Who was Rebekah and what was her important role in the growth of the Hebrews?

13. Who were Jacob and Esau?

14. How did Jacob deceive and steal from his brother Esau?

15. Why did Jacob run away from his homeland?

16. Who were the wives of Jacob?

17. What was Jacob’s ladder and was it a real ladder?

18. Where in Genesis do you see the story of the war between Jacob and his uncle Laban that caused the misunderstanding of the Mizpah. This misunderstanding has caused many Black churches and organizations to close their meetings with the phrase “May the Lord keep watch between you and me when we are absent one from another”? What does this statement really mean?

19. When did Jacob and Esau become reunited and what does it teach us about how we can maintain hatred in family through dangerous understandings?

20. What did Jacob teach us about how to repair the breach in our own families today?

21. Where in Genesis did Jacob wrestle with God?