Bible Study Questions for February 3rd, 2018 | Plainfield Christian Science Church, Independent

Bible Study Questions for February 3rd, 2018

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“Apart from the usual opposition to everything new, the one great obstacle to the reception of that spirituality, through which the understanding of Mind-science comes, is the inadequacy of material terms for metaphysical statements, and the consequent difficulty of so expressing metaphysical ideas as to make them comprehensible to any reader, who has not personally demonstrated Christian Science as brought forth in my discovery. Job says: “The ear trieth words, as the mouth tasteth meat.” The great difficulty is to give the right impression, when translating material terms back into the original spiritual tongue.”

From Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy, page 114

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Topic: Translating “Love”

Moderator: Mike from NY

Bible Readings: John 13: 34, 35; John 14: 15, 21; I John 3: 16-18; I John 4: 8-11; I John 4: 16-21

Additional Readings: “Love” from Strong’s KJV Bible Concordance

Questions:

  1. In the King James Version of the Bible, the Old Testament is translated from Hebrew and the New Testament from Greek. As translated into English does the word “love” and its variations (lovest, beloved, etc.) have one or more meanings? (see Strong’s KJV Bible Concordance, book copy or free on-line version)
  2. Who gave the “commandment” on “love” in I John 4: 21 and what is the definition of this “love”?
  3. What must we do to perfect our love? (1 John 4: 17)
  4. How is love, “the fulfilling of the law”? (Romans 13: 10)



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February 2018 Bible Study sessions:

Date Moderator
02/03/2018 Mike from NY
02/10/2018 Lynda from NJ
02/17/2018 .
02/24/2018 Betty from CA

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