Those other prophets, part three

There are sixteen prophets in the Old Testament who have books of the Bible named after them. This Bible study is not about any of them. This Bible study is about the dozens of other prophets who prophesied but who did not end up with books of the Bible named after them. This installment  of…

Those Other Prophets, Part One

There are sixteen prophets in the Old Testament who have books of the Bible named after them. This Bible study is not about any of them. This Bible study is about the dozens of other prophets who prophesied but who did not end up with books of the Bible named after them. Click here to…

A Divine Sequence Leading to Worship

“How then will they call on him in whom they have not believed? And how are they to believe in him of whom they have never heard? And how are they to hear without someone preaching? [15] And how are they to preach unless they are sent? As it is written, ‘How beautiful are the…

Everlasting Righteousness, Innocence and Blessedness

Martin Luther’s Small Catechism has a lot of memorable passages such as “What does this mean?” “We should fear and love God,” “This is most certainly true.” Young Lutherans as they go through their confirmation training have the privilege of memorizing portions of the Catechism. But the real power of Luther’s Small Catechism is that…

Putting God to the Test

In a recent post I wrote about the two ways Scripture uses the word tempt or test. When the Bible talks about the ways God tests our faith to make it stronger and when Scripture tells about the devil tempting us to sin, it uses the same word. In this post we will discuss how…