Read before Lesson 10: Covenant & Soldiership

Final Reading selections.  A Salvation Army distinctive.  Read prayerfully.   *You may also choose to download and PRINT hard-copies- Lesson 10-Reading Handout The Sacraments: A Salvationist’s Understanding Why does The Salvation Army not baptize or hold communion? A major difference between The Salvation Army and other religious denominations is that it does not include the useContinue reading “Read before Lesson 10: Covenant & Soldiership”

Read before Lesson 9: FOREVER is a long, long time!

Handbook of Doctrine: Chapter 11 Kingdom of the risen Lord: The doctrine of last things Option: You may choose to download and print hard-copies-Lesson 9-Reading Handout Doctrine 11: We believe in the immortality of the soul; in the resurrection of the body; in the general judgment at the end of the world; in the eternal happiness of theContinue reading “Read before Lesson 9: FOREVER is a long, long time!”

Read before Lesson 8: Holy, Holy, HOLINESS?

Our reading this week is taken from: Salvationism 101 / SA 101 Soldier Training “Saved to Save”, Strickland & Court, The Salvation Army, 4th edition; 2008.   You may also want to download and print: Click: Lesson 8-Reading Handout How relevant to begin our reading with The Salvation Army’s response to injustice in our world; …andContinue reading “Read before Lesson 8: Holy, Holy, HOLINESS?”

Read before Lesson 7: HOLD onto Faith!

Lesson 7: HOLD onto Faith! Doctrines 8 & 9: This week’s Reading:  Equipped for Battle, authored by Major Jim Garrington *You may also choose to print our your hardcopy reading: Lesson 7-Reading Handout Jim Garrington, Equipped for Battle: Personal Perspectives on Wesleyan beliefs and practices, based on the Articles of War, the membership document of TheContinue reading “Read before Lesson 7: HOLD onto Faith!”

Read before Lesson 6: Jesus SAVES!

This Weeks Reading  (* You may also download hardcopies of this reading: Lesson 6-Reading Handout ) LET’S LEARN ABOUT- A Salvation Army Distinctive:  The Mercy Seat. From SA 101 Soldier Training, Strickland & Court Every Salvation Army hall in the world has a Mercy Seat. The Mercy Seat is not merely a place, but an idea, anContinue reading “Read before Lesson 6: Jesus SAVES!”

Read before Lesson 5: SIN Begins!

Use a highlighter to underscore ideas or concepts that capture your attention, or that you want to study further or discuss in class. You may also want to print out hardcopies for reading: Lesson 5-Reading Handout This Weeks Reading Manual of Salvationism Chapter 5 Distorted image The doctrine of humanity We believe that our first parentsContinue reading “Read before Lesson 5: SIN Begins!”

Read before Lesson 4: In Search of JESUS

THIS WEEK’S READING:   Use a highlighter to underscore portions that “jump out at you”, give new insight, which you may like to further study- or ask questions of in your GROUP. Option: Print out a hardcopy for each person- Lesson 4-Reading Handout Chapter 4: The Handbook of Doctrine God’s eternal Son The doctrine of JesusContinue reading “Read before Lesson 4: In Search of JESUS”

Read before Lesson 1: The Word

READING ASSIGNMENT FOR STUDENTS TO BE READ BEFORE MEETING FOR LESSON 1 Option: Print out hardcopy: Lesson 1-Reading handout SALVATION STORY Salvationist Handbook of Doctrine CHAPTER ONE Word of the living God The source of Christian doctrine Related Doctrines We believe that the Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments were given by inspiration of God, andContinue reading “Read before Lesson 1: The Word”

Read before Lesson 2: God

Handbook of Doctrine Option: Print out a hardcopy- Lesson 2-Reading Handout Chapter 2 Creator of Heaven and Earth The God we worship We believe that there is only one God, who is infinitely perfect, the Creator, Preserver, and Governor of all things, and who is the only proper object of religious worship. We believe that God is theContinue reading “Read before Lesson 2: God”

Read before Lesson 3: 1+1+1=1? The Trinity

Doctrine #3: The God who is never alone Option: You may print out hard-copies of this reading-Lesson 3-Reading Handout The doctrine of the Trinity We believe that there are three persons in the Godhead – the Father, the Son and the Holy Ghost, undivided in essence and co-equal in power and glory. We believe in one God whoContinue reading “Read before Lesson 3: 1+1+1=1? The Trinity”

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