Category Archives: Bible

Assembly Required. It’s Wise to Follow the Instructions.

Follow directions, read instructions – who needs it? But then there’s that one life situation that confuses you or sends you the wrong way. What do you do then? Here’s the answer. Manufacturers spend a lot of time and money … Continue reading

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God’s Word Makes His Treasure our Own! — Martin Luther

Martin Luther writes, Neither you nor I could ever know anything about Christ, or believe on Him, and have Him for our Lord, unless it were offered to us and granted to our hearts by the Holy Spirit through the … Continue reading

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Christ’s Death is of No Avail to Us if the Word of God is Absent — Martin Luther

“Christ on the cross and all his suffering and his death do not avail, even if, as you teach, they are ‘acknowledged and meditated upon’ with the utmost ‘passion, ardor, heartfeltness.’ Something else must always be there. What is it?  … Continue reading

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Why “The Bible Says So” Is Not Enough Anymore — by Andy Stanley

Andy Stanley writes in an article, “Why ‘The Bible Says So’ Is Not Enough Anymore” offers some interesting challenges as Christians strive to share God’s Word in today’s North American context. Stanley writes, As I explain in Deep and Wide … Continue reading

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“Why ‘The Bible Says So’ Is Not Enough Anymore” — Andy Stanley

Andy Stanley writes, Appealing to post-Christian people on the basis of the authority of Scripture has essentially the same effect as a Muslim imam appealing to you on the basis of the authority of the Quran. You may or may … Continue reading

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What Does the Future Hold for Bible Translation and Literacy? — Rev. Dr. Jim Keller (Director of Lutheran Bible Translators of Canada)

The following excerpts are from an article written by Dr. Keller in the Messenger (Volume 44, Number 1, Fall 2016): Scripture translation has been going on around the globe since the time our Lord walked among us, and despite this, … Continue reading

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The Wedding — Michael Card

John 2:1-11, On the third day a wedding took place at Cana in Galilee. Jesus’ mother was there, and Jesus and his disciples had also been invited to the wedding. When the wine was gone, Jesus’ mother said to him, … Continue reading

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Fear of God. A Key to Growth? — Part 2

Last Monday, we focused on the first temptation the devil uses to make Americans indifferent to the fear and love of God. This week, we focus on two other temptations the devil uses to make people indifferent to fearing and … Continue reading

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Millennials and the Bible

David Kinnaman, president of Barna Group and co-author of The Hyperlinked Life, shared some interesting statistics in a recent article in Leadership Journal (Summer 2015, p. 24)concerning millennials’ (people beteen 18 and 31) views and use of the Bible. The study revealed that … Continue reading

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From Gutenberg to Cell Phones: How Technology Helps Spread the Gospel

Rev. Mike Kuhn, a missionary with Lutheran Bible Translators of Canada discusses the importance of using technology, specifically the cell phone, in spreading the Gospel in countries like Cameroon.  Rev. Kuhn writes in the Messenger (Vol. 43, No. 2, Fall 2015), Five … Continue reading

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