ONLINE CLASS: DREAMS AND SCRIPTURE

WHEN

Sundays

Nov. 29- Dec. 20, 2020

5:00 pm-7:00 pm

 

First half hour is Worship followed by the study group.

NOTE: week 1 is an Evensong worship service.
 

ONLINE ACCESS

Via Zoom

If the link doesn't open the meeting, try opening up Zoom and typing in the meeting ID number: 83447190870

WHAT

This four-week Bible Study will explore dreams in Scripture. Participants will unpack a personal and communal reality of what Elihu says to Job. “For God speaks in one way, and in two…in a dream, in a vision of the night…and with pain.” Job 33:14-15. Upon completion of this interactive study, participants will be able to

  1. Identify 5 types of dreams found in Scripture as an interpretive framework 

  2. Understand dreams as a symbolic representation and communication from God

  3. Apply Faith Listening as a practical way to discern God’s Presence as revealed in a Dream 

CLASS STRUCTURE

Each Sunday

  1. Scripture Reflection: Faith Listening

  2. Study: Dreams in Scripture

  3. Dream Discovery Exercise

  4. Break-out Groups

  5. Regathering

  6. Prayer

 

Guiding Scriptures

Week 1: Apocalyptic Dreams -- Isaiah 64:1-9; I Cor 1:3-9; Mark 13: 24-37; Psalm 80

Week 2: Prophetic Dreams – Isaiah 40:1-11; 2 Peter 3:8-15a,18; Mark 1:1-8; Psalm 85 1-2. 8-13

Week 3: Predictive Dreams – Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-11; I Thess. 5: 16-24; John 1:6-8, 19-28; Psalm 126 or Canticle 15: Psalm of Mary

Week 4: Visitation and Revelatory Dreams – 2 Sam 7:1-11,16; Rom 16:25-27; Luke 1:26-38; Psalm 8 1-4, 19-26

MATERIALS

  • Bible

  • Book of Common Prayer.

    • Online BCP   >Click on Daily Office>Click on An Order of Evening for Worship

  • Sketch Pad or 8x10 White and black paper

  • Choose 1 or have a few on hand: markers, crayons, colored pens, chalk, water colors, etc

RESOURCES

  • Week 1: November 29, 2020 ​

  • Week 2: December 6,  2020

  • Week 3: December 13,  2020

  • Week 4: December 20,  2020