The Immerse Bible Reading Experience: Beginnings
16 Weeks - Mid September thru the End of January (Excluding Holiday Weeks)
Welcome to the Immerse Reading Bible book Beginnings. Beginnings includes the first five books of the Bible, known as the Pentateuch: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy. This study, using the New Living Translation of the Bible, is set up to read like a story and yet comprises an excellent translation of the scriptures. Some of the books people have struggled to understand are included -- and many find using the Immerse Reading Bible helps them make sense of God's timeless message in these books.
As our Immerse Reading Groups gather each week, the group members pre-read the appropriate portion of Scripture in their Immerse Reading Bible (or listen to those parts of the bible in the FREE mp3 podcasts) in preparation for our group discussion. No question is a silly question when we get together. The group facilitator will guide us through four important questions each week -- and the answers we collectively give can be both challenging and faith-building:
- What stood out to you this week?
- Was there anything confusing or troubling?
- Did anything make you think differently about God?
- How might this change the way we live?
Click the Free Online Resources link above for access to the Immerse Bible Reading Experience's full online resource page. Here you will have access to all of the Beginnings podcasts, leader resources, each week's introductory videos (which will be shown in the gatherings each time) and more. Be sure to click the Beginnings 16-Week Reading Plan button on the right for our schedule.
Tough Question Discussion Thread
Stumped? Has your group hit a tough question that you'd like our pastors and other leaders to help with? Post it on the discussion thread below! When you post, please also let us know which Immerse Bible Reading Experience group you are a part of. We can't answer every question, but we'll do our best!