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    The angel’s announcement - Bible Studies for Life for December 23 2018

    December 12, 2018

    Sunday School Commentary

    Bible Studies for Life
    December 23 2018
    Gerald Nash
    Conway
    Luke 2:1-14 (HCSB)

    In October my wife and I drove to Jackson Wyo. to explore the Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks. On the way back we stopped at the Fossil Butte National Monument. To our surprise there were sheep-herders on horseback moving hundreds of sheep across the prairie. Watching the sheepdogs work was amazing.

    Being a shepherd in Jesus’ day was much different ...

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    The wise men’s worship - Bible Studies for Life for January 6 2018

    December 12, 2018

    Sunday School Commentary

    Bible Studies for Life January 6 2018 Gerald Nash Conway Matthew 2:1-11 (HCSB) Singing Christmas carols is an important part of our Christmas worship tradition. However some of them could be the subject of “Christmas Carols Debunked.” For example...

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    Simeon’s proclamation - Bible Studies for Life for December 30 2018

    December 12, 2018

    Sunday School Commentary

    Bible Studies for Life December 30 2018 Gerald Nash Conway Luke 2:25-35 (HCSB) Simeon was an enigmatic character which we know very little about. Tradition says he was an old man because of his readiness and eagerness to die (Luke 2:29). Simeon...

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    Promise kept - Explore the Bible for December 23 2018

    December 12, 2018

    Sunday School Commentary

    Explore the Bible December 23 2018 Gerald Nash Conway Luke 2:26-38; Gen. 27:29; 28:14; 49:8-12 (HCSB) Years ago I led a Promise Keepers group. I reiterated the fact that God is the ultimate Promise Keeper and we should keep our promises. One man’s...

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    Reconciled - Explore the Bible for January 13 2018

    December 12, 2018

    Sunday School Commentary

    Explore the Bible January 13 2018 Gerald Nash Conway Genesis 33:1-15 (HCSB) During a Lord’s Supper service I preached on the need for reconciliation between God and man. During the invitation I watched as one young woman stepped into the aisle but...

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    When races collide - Bible Studies for Life for January 13 2018

    December 12, 2018

    Sunday School Commentary

    Bible Studies for Life December 13 2018 Gerald Nash Conway Ephesians 2:11-22 (HCSB) In the 1950s both Billy Graham and Martin Luther King Jr. expressed their disgust that 11 a.m. on Sunday morning was the most segregated hour in America. Both...

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    Transformed - Explore the Bible for January 6 2018

    December 12, 2018

    Sunday School Commentary

    Explore the Bible January 6 2018 Gerald Nash Conway Genesis 32:24-32 (HCSB) A co-worker told me her nephew knew me. He was my boss’ son and he caused me constant grief. When he made a mess I had to clean it up. When he broke something I had to fix...

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    Home - Explore the Bible for December 30 2018

    December 12, 2018

    Sunday School Commentary

    Explore the Bible December 30 2018 Gerald Nash Conway Genesis 30:37-43 31:2-16 (HCSB) God uses a variety of means to lead His people but He leads foremost through His Word. It is important that Christians be involved in a regular systematic study...

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    Joseph’s obedience - Bible Studies for Life for December 9 2018

    November 28, 2018

    Sunday School Commentary

    Bible Studies for Life December 9 2018 Gerald Nash Conway Matthew 1:18-25 (HCSB) My pastor says a plan is something you do when you’re not doing something else. I imagine that Joseph had a simple plan for his life with Mary. They would get married...

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    Mary’s trust - Bible Studies for Life for December 16 2018

    November 28, 2018

    Sunday School Commentary

    Bible Studies for Life December 16 2018 Gerald Nash Conway Luke 1:26-38 (HCSB) The situation was rather dire from Mary’s perspective. She was betrothed to Joseph; the dowry had been paid to her family; they had not consummated their marriage and...

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