Rev. Doty will hold an evening class on Wednesdays at 6PM. This group will study the book, “Names for the Messiah: An Advent Study” by Walter Brueggemann.
In Isaiah 9:6, a divine utterance is given to us using four royal titles–Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, and Prince of Peace. Names for the Messiah ponders each title and how the people understood it then, how Jesus did or did not fulfill the title, and how Christians interpret Jesus as representative of that title.
Christians have claimed from the beginning that Jesus was the Messiah foretold in the Old Testament. In this study, best-selling author Walter Brueggemann tackles the questions: “What were these expectations?” and “Did Jesus fulfill them?”
Books are available in the church office and cost $12.00. This class will be presented in three sessions on Wednesday nights 12/1, 8, & 15 at 6PM in the Heritage Room.