The Bible

  • Books of the Bible Study Questions: 2 Samuel

    Books of the Bible Study Questions: 2 Samuel

    In the Book of 2 Samuel, we get to witness David’s rise to power and his rule as king of God’s people. In David’s kingship, we are reminded of our heavenly King Jesus, who is ruling and...

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  • Sharing the Gospel through a Storybook Bible

    Sharing the Gospel through a Storybook Bible

    I grew up with one Bible in my household. It was a children’s storybook Bible. Featuring over a hundred stories from the Old and New Testaments, it was my only look at the Word of God....

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  • 5 Bible Verses to Cling to for Comfort

    5 Bible Verses to Cling to for Comfort

    In the past few weeks, you’ve likely heard a lot of words—words such as pandemic, fear, quarantine, isolation, or even emergency. But the words you should heed the most are those of...

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  • Bible Reading | Lutheran Life Winter 2019

    Bible Reading | Lutheran Life Winter 2019

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  • Books of the Bible Study Questions: Deuteronomy

    Books of the Bible Study Questions: Deuteronomy

    After forty years of wandering in the desert, God speaks to His people through the prophet Moses. The Israelites had been waiting to enter the Promised Land since it was promised to...

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  • Books of the Bible Study Questions: 2 Peter

    Books of the Bible Study Questions: 2 Peter

    Rumors swirled around the Ancient Church as some teachers professed that Jesus was never going to come back. The early Christians’ hope was being dampened—could this be true? Could the...

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  • You’ve Got a New Bible. Now What?

    You’ve Got a New Bible. Now What?

    The past few months, I’ve been talking about new Bibles. From trying out a devotional Bible to gifting a Bible to someone, we’ve considered why finding the right Bible can enhance your...

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  • Books of the Bible Study Questions: Malachi

    Books of the Bible Study Questions: Malachi

    We continue our journey through the Bible with another minor prophet—Malachi. The Book of Malachi is the last book of the Old Testament, but it still occurs about 430 years before the...

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  • Old Testament Prophecy and the Birth of Christ

    Old Testament Prophecy and the Birth of Christ

    As we begin the season of Advent, we wait for the celebration of the birth of the Messiah. We wait and reflect on what it means that Jesus fulfilled the prophecies of the Old Testament,...

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  • Books of the Bible Study Questions: Habakkuk

    Books of the Bible Study Questions: Habakkuk

    Habakkuk is one of the minor prophet books of the Bible we traditionally gloss over—it’s only three chapters long, and its prophecies are mostly God responding to Habakkuk’s questions...

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  • Books of the Bible Study Questions: Amos

    Books of the Bible Study Questions: Amos

    Overview The Book of Amos is a series of prophecies by the prophet Amos, who predicted the fall of Judah by the invading Assyrians. He warned the Israelites that destruction was...

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  • Books of the Bible Study Questions: Ezekiel

    Books of the Bible Study Questions: Ezekiel

    Overview The Book of Ezekiel follows the prophet Ezekiel and his message to the Israelites about the destruction of Judah and his prediction about the destruction of Jerusalem and its...

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  • The Praise of God in New Testament Songs and Hymns

    The Praise of God in New Testament Songs and Hymns

    This post is adapted from Praising God in Song by Carl Schalk. The New Testament reflects in various ways both the content and vigor of the worship life of the early Christians. Among...

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  • The Growing in Faith Bible | Children's Bible for Elementary Age0:51

    The Growing in Faith Bible | Children's Bible for Elementary Age

    Early elementary students are a little too old for a Bible story book, but they’re not quite ready to read the Bible completely on their own. Enter The Growing in Faith Bible, which is geared exactly

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  • Books of the Bible Study Questions: 1 Timothy

    Books of the Bible Study Questions: 1 Timothy

    First Timothy, one of the Pauline Epistles, is written to a young pastor named Timothy. It is the first of two letters written to him from his mentor in ministry, Paul. Luther noted...

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  • God's Great Plan: An Introduction to the Bible | Preview the CPH FaithCourse with Rev. Wayne Palmer1:12

    God's Great Plan: An Introduction to the Bible | Preview the CPH FaithCourse with Rev. Wayne Palmer

    How do you defend the faith? How can you discern Law and Gospel from the Bible? How can you teach the Good News? What was and is God’s Great Plan? Keep asking the hard questions: we’ll help you answer

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  • Considerations When Gifting a Bible

    Considerations When Gifting a Bible

    In three days, she would return to Germany. I was 16 and had become friends with a German foreign exchange student the year prior. She was back in the states for a month-long visit, and...

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  • Why a Devotional Bible Can Help Start a Bible-Reading Habit

    Why a Devotional Bible Can Help Start a Bible-Reading Habit

    I consistently remember to do my devotions but rarely think about going further into God's Word. It’s definitely a problem. I love that devotions center me on Christ, guide me through...

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  • The Mighty & The Mysterious | A Study of Colossians by Heidi Goehmann0:55

    The Mighty & The Mysterious | A Study of Colossians by Heidi Goehmann

    Preview Heidi Goehmann's new Bible study, The Mighty & The Mysterious. Though many things will remain a mysterious until we see our Savior face-to-face, readers will discover that God fills them rig

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  • Joy: A Study of Philippians | Women's Bible Study by Deb Burma1:58

    Joy: A Study of Philippians | Women's Bible Study by Deb Burma

    This close look at Paul’s Letter to the Philippians, the “letter of joy," unpacks messages of contentment, confidence, humility, and hope—all found in Christ and infused with joy—in the mountaintop mo

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