This is a parking place for teaching notes, resource materials and record of some of my reading and reflecting. When I read, sometimes I record insights but more often make note of questions and curiosities.
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Lesson 11 / Exodus 18 - Wise Counsel / TBC Men's Study 2016-2017 / Exodus: God Rescues His People
Sorry for the
inconvenience of not posting the IVP questions. Intervarsity Press asked
that I not repost their study so that it will drive traffic to their site.
Use the link above to access the core questions for this study.
For further consideration:
ID:Inductive Questions (Asking the text
questions like who, what, where, when, why, & how?”)
CR:Cross References (Comparing Scripture
to Scripture, understanding the vague by the clear.)
WS:Word Study (Understanding definition,
theological meaning, and usages in other passages.)
3b.ID(18:8-13) Do you think that words like
“evangelism” and “conversion” could be used to characterize the interaction
between Moses and Jethro? Why or why not?
4b.ID(18:20-22) What characteristics and
qualifications were explicitly given for the “seventy,” and which are implied
by the “job description,” etc.? How are you doing in those areas?
Application: Are you actively looking for
or working with someone to help you and eventually replace you in your area of
ministry? If you are younger or newer, is someone mentoring you?
and History of the Sanhedrin
is a lack of positive historical information as to the origin of the Sanhedrin.
According to Jewish tradition, it was constituted by Moses (Nu 11:16-24) and
was reorganized by Ezra immediately after the return from exile. But there is
no historical evidence to show that previous to the Greek period there existed
an organized aristocratic governing tribunal among the Jews. Its beginning is to
be placed at the period in which Asia was convulsed by Alexander the Great and