Lenten Teaching Series

Wandering in the Wilderness

Throughout Lent, Pastor Jesse will be leading us in a study of the Wilderness wanderings as told in Exodus and also Jesus’ temptation in the wilderness as told in Matthew 4 and Luke 4.  This study will take place during the Sunday sermon series, during Adult Education on Sunday mornings, and on Wednesday Evenings at the Lenten services.  If you would like to follow along, the texts being used are listed below, as well as other books Pastor Jesse might mention along the way.

Sermon Series

Sermon 1 Bitter Water Made Sweet
Text: Exodus 15:22-27

Sermon 2Bread from Heaven
Text: Exodus 16:1-30

Sermon 3 The Golden Calf
Text: Exodus 32:1-35

Sermon 4Moses’ Intercession
Text: Exodus 33:1-22

Sermon 5Moses’ Death and Joshua’s Commission
Text: Deuteronomy 34:1-12 & Joshua 1:1-9


Adult Education

Session 1Introduction to the Exodus Narrative
Text: Exodus 1-15 (16-40)

Session 2Moses’ Leadership and the state of the caravan
Text: Exodus 16-18 (19-40)

Session 3The 1st and 2nd 10 Commandments
Text: Exodus 19, 20 & 34

Session 4Assorted Laws and other weird stuff
Text: Exodus 21-33

Session 5The Tent, the Tabernacle, and Miscellaneous stuff
Text: Exodus 34-40 (Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy, Joshua)


Wednesday Series

Jesus’ Temptation in the Wilderness
Text: Matthew 4

Other Reading (Mentioned books)

Jewish Study Bible
Quarks, Chaos and ChristianityJohn Polkinghorne