This is the last video of our “What’s that?” series. Join us next week as we start a new series on the Parables of Jesus. Thanks for joining us, and remember, theology doesn’t have to be difficult, it is simply the study of who God is.
This week we talk about how theology is like watching a movie. Hearing from different people and their perspectives helps broaden our understanding of theology. There is beauty in the diversity of theological opinions.
Then we dive into how to be angry with God in our prayers. It is not taboo or forbidden, but an expression of our relationship with God. Anger is a natural part of any relationship, including our relationship with God. God desires us to be in full relationship, meaning the entire pantheon of emotion.
**By the way, I misspoke in the video, Habakkuk’s prophecy is right before the Babylonian exile, not the Assyrian.**
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Good Thursday to you all. A new Thursday means a new episode of Thursday’s Theology is up and running!
This week we are focusing specifically on Luke 18 and Jesus’ parable of the Tax Collector and the Pharisee. We are going to be discussing how Jesus uses two extreme examples, one righteous and one unrighteous, to prove a point about the hypocrisy of prayer.
In essence, prayer is meant to be a personal conversation with you and God, not done in public for your own self gratifications.
Check out this week’s episode to hear more!
And remember, theology doesn’t have to be complicated, it is simply the study of who God is.
Welcome to the second official episode of Thursday’s Theology!
The question that is guiding us throughout these first few episodes is;
What is Prayer and why is it important?
Today we’ll be looking at one of the more famous prayers in the Bible. This prayer has come to be known as the “Lord’s Prayer” and it has helped shape a lot of what prayer looks like for the Christian believer.
The Lord’s Prayer gives us a glimpse at what Jesus thinks is important to include in our prayers, so we will dive into what those things are and how to incorporate them into a daily prayer routine.
We encourage discussion in the comments, so feel free to introduce yourselves and input your opinion! Disclaimer, disagreements are okay, but hateful speech will not be tolerated. The point is to start a conversation, not an argument.
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