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Bible Study

Sundays at 9:00 AM

All classes are in the Education Building, the two story stucco building north of the Sanctuary. Enter any of the glass doors except the preschool canopy entrance, and the hallways will lead you to the CrossRoads Cafe. You will find an Information Desk on the same side as the elevator, staffed by people ready to help you and your family find classes!


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Adult Study for Traditional Classes

John's Gospel: One Word, One Life, One Way

Current Unit: The Way of Costly Discipleship (John 12:1 - 17:26)


Mar. 2      Live Selflessly John 12:1-50

1. Accept the Principle (John 12:24-26)
2. Consider the Cost (John 12:27-33)
3. Realize the Urgency (John 12:35-36)
4. Decide to Follow (John 12:44-48)

Mar. 9   Serve Humbly John 13:1-38

1. Follow Christ's Example (John 13:12-15)
2. Remember Who Sent You (John 13:16-20)
3. Serve in Love (John 13:33-35)
4. Resist Boasting (John 13:36-38)

Mar. 16   Believe Exclusively John 14:1-31

1. The Way to Be with God (John 14:1-6)
2. The Way to Know God (John 14:7-11)
3. The Way to Pray to God (John 14:12-14)
4. The Way to Enjoy God's Peace (John 14:27-29)

Mar. 23   Celebrate Jesus! Luke 1:26-56;2:1-7
    1. Declare Who Jesus Is (Luke 1:30-33)
2. Appreciate How Jesus Came (Luke 1:34-35,38)
3. Proclaim God's Greatness (Luke 1:46-49)
4. Welcome Jesus (Luke 2:4-7)
Mar. 30   Stay Open and Obedient John 15:1-25

1. Stay Open to Pruning (John 15:1-4)
2. Stay Open Through Obeying (John 15:5-8)
3. Stay in Jesus' Love (John 15:9-10)
4. Stay Ready to Love Others (John 15:11-17)

Apr. 6   Depend on the Spirit John 15:26-16:33

1. When Testimony Meets Hostility (John 15:26-16:4)
2. When Sorrow Fills the Heart (John 16:5-7)
3. When Satan Seems in Control (John 16:8-11)
4. When More Understanding Is Needed (John 16:12-15)

Apr. 13   Honor Jesus John 17:1-26

1. Honor Jesus for Completing God's Work (John 17:1-5)
2. Honor Jesus Through Obedience (John 17:6-8)
3. Honor Jesus Through Unity (John 17:20-23)
4. Honor Jesus Now and Forever (John 17:24-26)



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Bible Study for Adults




 Intergenerational Small Groups    
    Group 2 Kevin Kite, leader 211
    Group 3 Jameson Frederick, leader 207
    Group 4 Scott Upton, leader 212
    Group 5 Richard Cox, leader 209
    Group 6 Tim Fiorello, leader 206
    Group 7 David Ripple, leader 208
    Group 8 Jerry Fannin, leader 210
Deaf Class Steven Rhodes, teacher C-12
College & Young 20's Bill and Wanda MacKenzie, teachers C-8
Young Singles Dwayne Drake, teacher C-9
Coed 40's Bryce Schmidt, teacher C-2
Coed 50's Steave Adams, teacher C-10
Coed 40's & 50's Monty Grant, teacher 205
Coed 60's Andrew Vanover, interim teacher C-6
Coed 60's & 70's Ron O'Steen, teacher 201/203
Coed 60-Plus Mel Kunz and Dave Johnson, teachers FC101/FC103
Coed 60-Plus Department Bill Phillips, director 202/204
    Ladies 60-Plus Lorey Phillips, teacher 202
    Ladies 60-Plus Pat Waugh, teacher 204
    Men 60-Plus Jeff Priest, teacher C-4
Ladies 70-Plus Della Brock, teacher FC107
Coed 80-Plus Thomas Mayham, teacher Conf Room
Ladies 80-Plus Valerie Rudelis, teacher FC102/FC104
Ungraded Class Shane Finch, teacher FC100



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First Baptist Church of Ocala
2801 SE Maricamp Rd.
Ocala, FL 34471
(352)629-5683 P
(352)629-1934 F