The Prophet Isaiah foretold, "For a child has been born for us, a son given to us; authority rests upon his shoulders; and he is named Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace." Christians have claimed from the beginning that Jesus was the Messiah foretold in the Old Testament.
In preparation for Christmas, the Tuesday Morning Prayer Breakfast Group is reading a four-week study by best-selling author Walter Brueggemann that tackles the questions: "What were these expectations?" and "Did Jesus fulfill them?"
Homework involves reading one chapter of Brueggemann's Names for the Messiah (approximately 20 pgs.) per week. A limited number of book are available through Pr. Peter. They are also available for purchase in paperback ($9.20) and Kindle ($7.40) versions here.
Week 1, Nov. 29 – Wonderful Counselor
Week 2, Dec. 6 – Mighty God
Week 3, Dec. 13 – Everlasting Father
Week 4, Dec. 20 – Prince of Peace
(The readings for each Tuesday are also posted on the daily calendar maintained on this site.)
Everyone is welcome to participate ... and first-time guests get their breakfast paid by Pr. Peter! Questions? Want to know more? Contact Pr. Peter.Messiah's Tuesday morning small group meets at 6:00am at Panera Bread on Highway 99 in Hazel Dell. Facilitated by Pr. Peter, each session begins with prayer and ends when the first participant has to leave for work, usually around 7:05 to 7:10am.