This Week's Texts: Mark 12.18-25
Teaching Link: Neither the Scriptures nor the Power of God Pt. II
Things from the teaching to think about:
- As Mennonites we have a high view of Scripture.
- Americans don't know the scripture as much as they think.
- Defending the scripture has made it impossible to read
- We need a “Third Way” understanding of scripture that is consistent with Anabaptism and distinct from evangelicalism and American culture.
Additional Resources: Neither the Scriptures Nor the Power of God Pt. I
How Can We Get on the Same Page? Rethinking or Relationships with Each Other and the Bible Session I Jewel Gingerich Longenecker
Questions for reflection:
What things have you been taught regarding the nature of the Bible?
Can you think of a specific instance where you have been secretly uncomfortable or confused by what you have read in the Bible?
How did you handle or reconcile that?