Question: In the Apostles Creed we say “He descended into Hell”. What are the Scripture verses that indicate Christ descended into Hell, and for what purpose? A few of us have had several discussions about this and we would appreciate your insights. Answer: To begin with it is important to note that Christ’s descent into hell is…
Question: Why didn’t Christ stay with his disciples continually after the resurrection? Answer: Scripture does not directly answer that question so what follows is simply an attempt to use the information from Scripture that we do have during that 40 day period to help us understand what his reason might have been. In John 20:17 Jesus says…
Question: In our Bible Class we were talking about whether or not Jesus made appearances in the Old Testament. Someone in the class said that he had heard that the “angel of the Lord” was actually Jesus. I asked how Jesus could be an angel. No one knew. Can you help us? Answer: This statement by Luther…
A new study begins! Who were the Romans, and why did Paul write to them? What’s the point of the book, and how does it relate to us now? Click here for answers to these questions and for a look at the first half of the book’s opening chapter.
This Fall, in celebration of the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation, Dr. Phillip Cary, author of "The Great Courses: Luther: Gospel, Law and Reformation," will be presenting on "Luther and the Word of God." Click here for more details. For a bulletin insert, click here.
On April 22, 2017, Dr. Nathan Jastram from Concordia University and Dr. Jeffrey Kloha from Concordia Seminary presented a special seminar on “The Origins of the Bible.” Here are some pictures from that exciting day when we learned about the history and validity of the great text!
What does it mean that “love is strong as death,” and why does the Song of Songs end on a note of anticipation? Click here for Dr. German’s reflections on the last chapter of this fascinating book of God’s word to us.
If chapter 5 of the Song of Songs was all about God being present with his people, why does chapter 6 begin by talking about God’s absence? Click here for an answer to this and much more as Dr. German continues our study of this fascinating book of Scripture.
Fall In-Depths begin September 10, 2018! Study the Bible in-depth with fellow Christians and learn about God’s Word from a variety of expert instructors. All ages are encouraged to attend. Bring your Bibles, and bring a friend! For more information, click here.
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