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Bible Study Questions for February 1st, 2020

Saturday at 10:00am EST

We should become more familiar with good than with evil, and guard against false beliefs as watchfully as we bar our doors against the approach of thieves and murderers. We should love our enemies and help them on the basis of the Golden Rule; but avoid casting pearls before those who trample them under foot, thereby robbing both themselves and others.

From Science and Health With Key to the Scriptures,
 by Mary Baker Eddy, pages 234: 9-16

Topic: Moved with compassion.

Moderator:Luanne from NY

Bible Readings: Ephesians 4: 11-13; 1 Peter 2: 15-25; Deuteronomy 32:10; Matthew 5: 38-47; Matthew 9: 36

Additional Readings: “…Unspeakable pity and prayer” – Mrs. Eddy’s deep desire to help and heal humanity. From Mary Baker Eddy: A New Look by Helen Wright Pages 54,56,127


  1. Is preaching and teaching the same thing? Define each.
  2. What does it mean to be the “apple of His eye”? (Deuteronomy 32:10)
  3. Discuss Jesus’ compassion when he looked upon the multitude. (Strong’s Concordance)
  4. Discuss Matthew 5: 38-47 from Sermon on the Mount. How had the people misunderstood the Law of God?

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February 2020 Bible Study sessions:

Date Moderator
02/01/2020 Luanne from NY
02/15/2020 Mike from NY
02/29/2020 Thomas from NY

March 2020 Bible Study sessions:

Date Moderator
03/14/2020 Betty from PA
03/28/2020 Thomas from NY

Love is the liberator.

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