A Preview of Sunday, February 15, 2015

Topics for Discussion

  • Jesus as a Spirit Person
  • God as experience rather than an object of belief
  • What Jesus suggest should be our relationship to God, the Spirit.



Chapter 2, cont. from Jesus as Spirit Person and Mediator of the Sacred (p.31) to end of chapter.


Judaism and spiritual persons: part of Jesus’ religious tradition

  • Moses: Deuteronomy 34:10

New Testament references to Jesus’ experience of God

  • Matthew 3:10-16; 4:1; 10:16-20
  • Mark 1:6-13; 13:11
  • Luke 4:14-21

Contemporaries of Jesus and their experience of God

  • Paul on the road to Damascus: Acts 9:1-9