A Generous Orthodoxy – study resource

Thanks to Brian Gordon in Pennsylvania who put together a list of Scripture verses, one for each chapter of A Generous Orthodoxy. This could be of good practical use for groups studying the book together. You’ll find the list after the jump …

Chapter 0 Proverbs 27:6 Wounds from a friend can be trusted, but an enemy multiplies kisses.
Chapter 1 Matthew 1:21 (New International Version) “She will give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus, because he will save his people from their sins.”
Chapter 2 Hebrews 1:3 (New International Version) “The Son is the radiance of God’s glory and the exact representation of his being, sustaining all things by his powerful word.”
Chapter 3 Matthew 7:21 Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only he who does the will of my Father who is in heaven.
Chapter 4 Hosea 7:6 (NIV) Their hearts are like an oven; they approach him with intrigue. Their passion smolders all night; in the morning it blazes like a flaming fire.
Chapter 5 1 Corinthians 15:58 (NIV) Therefore, my dear brothers, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain.
Chapter 7 Isaiah 10:21 (NIV) A remnant will return, a remnant of Jacob will return to the Mighty God.
Chapter 8 Matthew 7:1-2 (NIV) Do not judge, or you too will be judged. For in the same way you judge others, you will be judged, and with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.
Chapter 9 1 Corinthians 2:9 (NIV) However, as it is written: “No eye has seen, no ear has heard, no mind has conceived what God has prepared for those who love him.”
Chapter 10 2 Timothy 3:16-17 (NIV) “All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the man of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.”
Chapter 11 1 Thessalonians 5:21-22 (NIV) Test everything. Hold on to the good. Avoid every kind of evil.
Chapter 12 John 14:12 (NIV) I tell you the truth, anyone who has faith in me will do what I have been doing. He will do even greater things than these, because I am going to the Father.
Chapter 13 [No Scripture passage this week, but you are requested to thoughtfully recite and ponder the Nicene Creed. Pick out the parts of the creed that speak most clearly to you. We will recite it together and then give people the opportunity to share what they connect with most about the Nicene Creed.]