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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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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
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...
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
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...
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...
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
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
Perseverance | Women's Bible Study by Donna Pyle
Author and speaker Donna Pyle shares a preview of her eight-lesson women's Bible study on perseverance. See how God gives Nehemiah and you the strength to persevere past seemingly insurmountable obsta
Bible Journaling with Your Kids