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Wednesday, January 02, 2008

Home By Another Way Sessions

Home by Another Way: Jesus’ Invitation to the World
January 12-13

First Baptist Church

Trentham Hall and Sanctuary

3:00 p.m. Saturday-12:00 noon Sunday

Session 1: No God but God
3:00 p.m. Saturday
God is One and God is Love, but Father Abraham had Many Sons
Genesis 12, Romans 1
What kind of God is revealed among the various religions of the world? Are they pursuing the same truth? And why should all this matter to Christians?

Session 2: Home By Another Way: How the Magi Come to Jesus
Matthew 2
4:15 p.m. Saturday
What the journey of the magi from pagan astrology teaches us about people of other faiths today

Supper- 5:30 p.m.

Session 3: Keeping Religion from Becoming Evil: The Way we Go About this Matters
6:30 p.m. Saturday
An overview of the major Christian views on the way people come to Jesus and their effects on our lives

Session 4: What Sheep Need from a Shepherd: I am the Way
John 10, 14
8:42 am Sunday
Jesus’ statement “I am the Way….” gave abandoned disciples the information they needed so they did not have to return to Judaism after he left.

Session 5: How Faith in Jesus Teaches us how to Treat Nonbelievers
10:00 a.m. Sunday
Relating to someone who does not share your beliefs using the ancient Christian practices of dialogue, liberty, civility, and toleration.

Session 6: Light for the Way
Acts 20
11:00 a.m. Sunday
How Paul witnesses in Athens changes how we share faith today in Jesus’ Name

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