Featured Bible Study: Gospel of Mark by Dan Stolebarger
Our current study is on the book of Gospel of Mark by Dan Stolebarger. Grab your Bible and some note-taking materials and start your study by clicking on the audio links below. (or you
can use the Blue Letter Bible links for the scripture reference). There are also some study questions that go along with each session.
For further study on this book, see the links below the audio bible study.
Our next study will be starting on September 30, 2013.
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What are the Nephilim?
(For the diligent student.)
1) What characterized "the days of Noah"? In what way were they prophetic?
2) Who were the "Sons of God"? How do we know?
3) Who were the "daughters of Adam"? How is the designation important?
4) What is the significance of Genesis 6:1 and 6:2 being a single sentence?
5) Who were the Nephilim? How are they distinct from "fallen angels"?
6) How was Noah's genealogy free from "blemishes"?
7) Name three confirmations of the "angel view" of Genesis 6 in the New Testament.
8) Summarize the two locations of the term "oiketerion" in the New Testament and its apparent significance.
9) List at least 12 ways that the "lines of Seth" view is inconsistent with the Biblical record.
10) Contrast the characteristics of (fallen) angels and demons.
("Where two people agree, one is redundant.")
1) Compare and contrast the "Angel view" and "lines of Seth" view of Genesis 6. Which do you favor?
2) Where is Tartarus? How do Hades, Sheol, and Gehenna differ?
3) Discuss the similarities (and contrasts) of Genesis 6 with Greek mythology.
4) Who were the Rephaim in the Old Testament? Where did they come from?
5) Discuss events, and the participants, in the dialogs recorded in Psalm 2.
Candidate Research Projects
(For the truly dedicated.)
1) Trace the evidences of giants throughout history.
2) Trace the legends of "star people," demigods, and the like in ancient mythologies.
3) Trace the additional references which impact our understanding of the dialogs in Psalm 2.
Preparation for the Next Session
The Flood of Noah - was it local or worldwide? Was the ark big enough to fit all the animals? How is it relevant prophetically? Read Chapters 7, 8, and 9.