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Fall Bible Study: The Signs of Jesus in the Gospel According to John
October 31, 2020 @ 9:15 am - 10:30 am
One can conceive of a sign in a variety of ways – that thing which provides information to a traveler along the way (a sign on the road), those things which portend or predict or reflect in a cultural or societal context (the sign of the times). It is possible even to imagine the concept of a seed sown in the Earth just beginning to emerge as a sign of new life.
Unlike the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke (the synoptics), the Gospel of John does not present Jesus as working miracles, pe se. In this Gospel, we have signs (Greek; sémeion, σημεῖον), which properly understood point towards a deeper truth about both the action and the actor.
Join us for a ‘socially distanced’ Bible Study on the Seven (only seven?) Signs of Jesus in the Gospel According to John. We will start on-line, but if the time and trends permit, we might move to meet in person, perhaps outdoors beside Trinity House or next to Canterbury Hall.
Here is the schedule of classes:
Saturday, September 12 – 9:15-10:30
What is a Sign? An overview of John’s Christology
Saturday, September 19 – 9:15-10:30
The Miracle at Cana (John 2: 1-11)
Saturday, September 26 – 9:15-10:30
Healing the Royal Official’s Son (John 4: 46-54)
Saturday, October 3 – 9:15-10:30
Healing the Paralytic at Bethesda (John 5: 1-15)
Saturday, October 10 – 9:15-10:30
Feeding the 5,000 (John 6:5-14)
Saturday, October 17 – 9:15-10:30
Jesus Walking on Water (6: 16-24)
Saturday, October 24 – 9:15-10:30
Healing the Man Blind from Birth (John 9: 1-7)
Saturday, October 31 – 9:15-10:30
The Raising of Lazarus (John 11: 1-45)
Zoom link to Bible Study:
Or dial in: 646 876 9923, Meeting ID: 935 6106 8707