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Elim Uganda Organizes Question and Answer Bible Study Fellowship

On Jan 24, 2017 01:48 PM EST
Attendees interacting with one another after the Bible fellowship

The Elim leader Rebecca Asiimwe Turyahikayo, who is also one of the church elders along with Pastor Edward Kiggundu organized a Question and Answer Bible Fellowship as the numbers of youth and young believers have been increasing in the church. The purpose for this gathering in one of the lunch hour prayer meeting (Thursday, November 3rd, 2016) was to help young believers have a strong biblical foundation as they grow in Spirit with biblical facts and scriptures to give answers to the questions asked.

Each of the attendees in the church was given an equal opportunity to ask questions about what they did not understand from the bible. Shallon, the Jubilee Uganda leader asked "What is a miracle?" Walter the Apolostolos mission leader asked, "How do you understand that someone is filled with the Holy Spirit?" Mellon, a devoted church member who was also in attendance asked, "When you are praying for something, how do you get to see it or touch it?" And finally Norman, the OAU Administrator asked, "Why do we have to repent?"

All these questions were answered using Bible verses and examples of apostles as well as the disciples and believers of Jesus Christ in the Bible. At the end of the session, all the attendees felt they had moved to another step of spiritual growth and went ahead to request that the Thursday Lunch Hour Fellowship to be reserved for the Question and Answer Bible fellowship as it generates a better understanding and a stronger biblical foundation for the young believers.

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