13A Paul: Resolving Tensions, Musical Style TNW

Paul tackles thorny cultural issues (sacred days, wine, meat offered to idols, meat thought to be unclean) and offers advice.  He address both the weak & the strong, and helps them navigate the tricky waters intersecting faith, conscience, & culture.  All this provides help for resolving tensions relating to musical style & worship practice today. Lessons from Romans 14 and I Cor 8-10.

13B Paul, Circumcison, 9 Issues TNW PP

Paul, culture, and 9 issues: circumcision, meat offered to idols, weak vs strong,  tongues & intelligible communication — it’s relevance to worship. Is music morally neutral?  Is music a language? The views of Hustad, Johannson. Romans 14, I Cor 8-10, 14.

03 The Patriarchs: Parents Leading Families PIP PP

Revised Sept 15, 2014.  48 slides.

Noah, Abraham, Jacob: clean animals, circumcision, altars, obedience, tithe, vows, prostration. How to encourage the families to be centers of worship, and instruction in the everyday life, or life situations.