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Going Deeper: Except Jesus – 1 Samuel 22:5-23

Paranoia can be one of the most destructive states of mind we can experience. Seeing everyone around us as a potential threat, fearing our own inadequacies to the point of paralysis , and attacking our allies out of distrust is just a short list of the issues involved. From a simple reading of the Scriptures, […]

Going Deeper: Family – 1 Samuel 22:1-4

This week’s message illustrates that David was a hero to Israel and a champion protector. Like the Robin Hood of the ancient world, David drew the downtrodden to him as a moths to a flame. These misfits became the core of his army. What’s more, this week we will consider how David cared for his […]

Going Deeper: The Sword – 1 Samuel 21:7-9

What happened to Goliath’s sword after David defeated the giant? Well, David did not keep it. It made it’s way after the battle to the Tabernacle as a trophy. And it was there that David finds it in our lesson scripture this week. Join us as we consider the significance of this event and the […]

Articles of Faith: God

To the faithful, God’s existence is not only essential for salvation, it is obvious in the world around us and the heavens above.  Creation is simply to vast, complex and marvelously orderly to be explained without a divine Creator.  Yet, the Scriptures say that the fool says, “There is no God.” When I was in […]

Articles of Faith: The Word of God, Pt 2

How and why can we trust the Bible to be true?  Certainly faith in God’s divine love are crucial to this trust, but the Lord has given us a book that is vast in historical scope and yet internally consistent, verifiable and confirmed by external sources.  Yet without the moving of the Holy Spirit, no […]

Articles of Faith: The Word of God, Pt 1

God’s disciples are commanded to study and meditate upon God’s Word.  Furthermore, we are told to share this Word with others, our families, friends, even strangers.  So how do we know who to speak with?  Is it everyone?  Anyone?  As with all things pertaining to faith and practice, the Bible tells. While the Gospel is […]

Extraordinary Women of the Bible – Lesson 3, Rahab

As we continue our study of the Extraordinary Women of the Bible, this week we focus on Rahab.  Rahab is one of the surprising examples of godliness in the Bible.  A harlot of Jericho, she is best known for sheltering the spies of Israel who infiltrated the city prior to its destruction.  She trusted these […]

Church History: Part 21 – English Bibles, Anabaptists, and Baptists

Church History: Part 21 – English Bibles, Anabaptists, and Baptists Schleitheim Confession

Old Testament Chronology: Lesson 12 – The Diaspora, Judah Scattered

Here is the handout for Lesson 12 for Wednesday night. OT Chronology Lesson 12

Welcome to the Bible Study!

Welcome to Northside’s Bible Study forum.  You will find posts here about a variety of Bible Study topics.  Be sure to have your Bibles out and ready!