Chestnut Ridge Church
Summer School - Part 7 [Teachings of Jesus]
Tim Haring - Get to know the Bible and the God of the Bible
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  • Chestnut Ridge Church [CRC]
    2223 Cheat Rd, Morgantown, WV 26508, USA
    Saturday 6:30 PM, Sunday 9:00 AM, Sunday 11:00 AM


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Music from today
Searchlight [Chad Hurley (Special Vocal)], Love Came Down, The Rock Won't Move, This I Believe, Death Was Arrested [Derek Jones (Lead Vocal), Sarah Jones (Background Vocal)]

Starting Point Orientations will be NEXT SUNDAY, July 24, after both services. For more information go to

Middle schoolers don't miss out on the best nights of summer! You're invited to over-the-top events and crazy fun with amazing friends! we'll have games and competitions throughout the summer that will result in one group being crowned the Ultimate Beat the Heat Champions! Visit: for details.

High Schoolers, school's out for summer! Come party at the Wired Big Summer with high energy games, time with friends, and group discussions! Contact Cameron Cheke for details and a calendar of events.

College students stay connected downtown this summer on Wednesday nights. Summer Small Group is all about 1 Corinthians, snacks, and friends! Invite someone you know to join you!

Looking to get connected with other single adults? Check out Mosaic [singles] Gatherings. See for more info.

You don't want to miss this great time of Faith, Family & Fun! The three-day Christian Music and Family Festival will feature Chestnut Ridge Church's Worship Team as an opening band and Pastor Tim as a speaker between top national talent. Tickets are on sale now! If you order through Chestnut Ridge Church's website, a percentage of the proceeds will benefit the church's ministry. Visit: the and enter promo code "RidgeFuel" to order your tickets.

Time for the entire church to gather for a day of food, swimming, and loads of fun. Time to bring out your competitive side for a cornhole show down…. It’s time for our annual Summer BBQ Bash! July 24, from 5-8 pm, head on over to Camp Muffly. Bring along your yard games and lawn chairs. We provide the hot dogs, hamburgers, and drink; sides dishes are provided by families whose last name begins with A-M, and desserts are supplied by names N-Z. For all the details:

SUMMER SCHOOL - PART 7 [July 16/17, 2016] Tim Haring

Get to know the Bible and get to know the God of the Bible.
Get to know the Bible and the God of the Bible.
The Pharisees:
· Believed the Old Testament was the Word of God; but they relied on oral tradition for the right interpretation.
· Believed in the resurrection of the body and in angels.
· Opposed Roman rule
The Herodians:
· Jewish sect
· Actively supported rulers from the line of Herod the Great.
· Very political
The Sadducees:
· Aristocratic, high-priestly party
· Politically and theologically liberal
· Supported the Roman rule.
· Rejected the resurrection and the existence of angels.
· Accepted the authority of the first five Books of Moses only
· Rejected the oral tradition.
Get to know the Bible and the God of the Bible.
They didn’t know the Bible or the God of the Bible.
Get to know the Bible and get to know the God of the Bible.
Discussion Questions:

1. Why do you think there are so many different kinds of Christian churches? Why do you think Christians don’t agree on various doctrines?

2. Can you think of a discussion you had with someone from a different Christian denomination than the one in which you were raised? How did the discussion go? Why do you think you viewed things differently? Did either of you change your perspective after talking? Why or why not?

3. Read Matthew 22:23-33. In verse 29, Jesus explained how the Sadducees got it wrong concerning their belief that there would be no resurrection of the dead. How would you summarize “their problem” based on what Jesus said to them in verse 19? How can we make sure we don’t make the same mistakes the Sadducees did?

4. Can you think of an example where you misinterpreted something from the Bible? Where did you “get it wrong,” and how were you persuaded to take on a different belief?

5. Read 2 Timothy 2:15 and 2 Timothy 3:16. What are some things we can do to make sure we interpret the Bible correctly?

6. Do you think it is possible for us to always interpret the Bible correctly? Why or why not? If we agree that we all get it wrong sometimes, what attitude should we have when we disagree with others?

7. How might you apply tonight’s lesson to your life?

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