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Welcome to ABI Antioch Bible Institute

ABOUT US: Question, Discuss, Listen and Learn. We use four fold approach to study the Holy Scripture. Only by knowing God and applying His truth can webe fully alive, fully human and fully relational.

Below are class descriptions; however you may register here:

Summer 2020 Semester

June 3, 2020 7:15pm - 8:15pm The Fall of Man or The Fall, is a term used in Christianity to describe the transition of the first man and woman from a state of innocent obedience to God to a state of guilty disobedience.

June 10, 2020 7:15pm - -8:15pm The Burning Bush While tending his father-in-law Jethro's sheep in the land of Midian, Moses saw a baffling sight. A bush was on fire but did not burn up. It was the voice of God!

June 17, 2020 7:15pm-8:15pm The call of Abraham In order to gather together scattered humanity, God calls Abram form his country, his kindred, and his father's house and renames him Abraham, that is "father of a multitude of nations". In you all the nations of the earth shall be blessed.

June 24, 2020 7:15pm-8:15pm Esau's Birthright and Stolen Blessings As the firstborn of Isaac and Rebekah, the heir of the Lord’s promises (26:1–5), Esau should have clung to his status tenaciously. The birthright of the eldest male child in the ancient Near East conferred upon him the headship of the clan and a double share of the inheritance (Deut. 21:15–17). How foolish, then, is Esau to reject this prize (and redemption) when he sells his birthright for stew?

July 1, 2020 7:15pm-8:15pm Joseph in Prison Joseph placed his brothers in prison for three days. On the third day, he brought them out of prison to reiterate that he wanted their youngest brother brought to Egypt to demonstrate their veracity. The brothers conferred amongst themselves speaking in Hebrew, reflecting on the wrong they had done to Joseph

July 8 VBS. Dates subject to change

July 15, 2020 7:15pm-8:15pm Samson as a Judge Samson was the last of the judges of the ancient Israelites mentioned in the Book of Judges in the Hebrew Bible and one of the last of the leaders who "judged" Israel before the institution of the monarchy

July 22, 2020 7:15pm-8:15pm Ruth, Naomi and Boaz In Bethlehem, Ruth sustained herself and her mother-in-law by gleaning kernels from the barley harvest. One day, she met the owner of a field named Boaz, who received her kindly. ... In response, Boaz promised to take care of her, a symbolic acceptance of marriage (Ruth 3:11)

July 29,2020 7:15pm-8:15pm Gideon as a judge Compared with some of the other judges ruling Israel, Gideon seems to get a lot of press in the Old Testament, covering more than two chapters.

August 5, 2020 7:15pm-8:15pm Saul's Disobedience It was Samuel who was to convey the Lord's battle plan. Saul was to wait for Him. However, since Saul kept his eye on the sundial and his dwindling army, he gave into the panic and rushed ahead on his own

August 12, 2020 7:15pm-8:15pm David and Bathsheba The story of David and Bathsheba is one of the most dramatic accounts in the Old Testament. One night in Jerusalem, King David was walking upon his rooftop when he spotted a beautiful woman bathing nearby (2 Samuel 11:2). David asked his servants about her and was told she was Bathsheba, the wife of Uriah the Hittite, one of David’s mighty men (2 Samuel 23:39).

August 19,2020 7:15pm-8:15pm David and Goliath Goliath is described in the biblical Book of Samuel as a Philistine giant defeated by the young David in single combat. The story signified Saul's unfitness to rule, as Saul himself should have fought for Israel.

August 26, 2020 7:15pm-8:15pm Solomon's Wisdom In 1 Kings he sacrificed to God, and God later appeared to him in a dream, asking what Solomon wanted from God. Solomon asked for wisdom. Pleased, God personally answered Solomon's prayer, promising him great wisdom because he did not ask for self-serving rewards like long life or the death of his enemies

Fall 2020 Semester

September 2, 2020 7:15pm-8:15pm Lifepoint Forum - Undivided God designed us for relationships, but we often find ourselves feeling isolated. Small groups are designed for you to experience community, find freedom and take next steps.

September 9, 2020 7:15pm-8:15pm How to Study Your Bible? This course gives insight into types, tools, and techniques of personal study, offering both practical guidance and encouragement to pursue the command of 2 Timothy 2:15.

October (every Wednesday) 7:15pm-8:15pm The Old Testament is the first part of the Christian biblical canon, which is based primarily upon the twenty-four books of the Hebrew Bible, a collection of ancient religious Hebrew writings by the Israelites believed by most Christians and religious Jews to be the sacred Word of Go

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