Category Archives: Bible Study

Christmas Day 2010

The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of the shadow of death a light has dawned. You have enlarged the nation and increased their joy; they rejoice before you as people rejoice at the harvest, as men rejoice when … Continue reading

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On the occasion of the celebration of the Mass of birth of Jesus Christ

1In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2He was with God in the beginning. 3Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made. 4In … Continue reading

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Born to die

Today is the eve of Christ’s mass, the celebration of God’s greatest gift to mankind. Today, many of us will go to churches and celebrate the spectacular mystery of God becoming a man among us. We will enjoy children’s choirs and marvel at the angelic child represented in nativities. Yet, how many of us want to think about why we do this? […] Continue reading

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20070722 Bible Study for the Day Update

Frankly, I took on a very ambitious project when I started writing daily posts following the WELS 3-year Bible Study on 1 January 2006, an undertaking whose magnitude and evolution I did not anticipate at the time I started. My goal with those posts was to present a conservative, confessional Christian layman’s perspective on the Bible and its message of hope to all of us while challenging myself to search deeper into Scripture than I have ever done before. Continue reading

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20070531 Bible Study for the Day- Ezekiel 20:45-21:32

The sword is a metaphor used often throughout the Bible, a metaphor with a powerful purpose. One might say that the metaphor of the sword reveals intent, and in these verses of Ezekiel, God reveals His intent to use Babylon to carry out His wrath against idolatrous and rebellions Jerusalem. Continue reading

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