Through the Bible, October 23

Reading: 1 Corinthians 8-9 Summary: One of the concerns of Christians in Corinth was that of meats for sale in the marketplace that had been a part of the worship of pagan deities. Would eating that meat somehow constitute participation in the worship of that false god? Paul used this …

Through the Bible, September 21

Reading: No scheduled reading Summary: Once again we have scheduled a to catch up if you’ve fallen behind in your reading. This one is for the third week of September. Otherwise, below are some thoughts for your consideration for today from this past week’s readings. The city of Thessalonica played …

Through the Bible, September 15

Reading: 1 Thessalonians 1:1-2:16 Summary: Paul obviously had great fond affection for the Christians in Thessalonica and was impressed with what he heard from Timothy about them even in the relatively short time he’d been gone. It’s interesting to read Paul’s description of the very personal nature of their work …

Through the Bible, August 25

Reading: Luke 16-17 Summary: Like the last two days, this reading is also dominated by Jesus’ teaching with the exception of a single miracle; that being healing ten lepers.  The teaching includes parables of the dishonest manager, the rich man, and Lazarus (though many do not consider this to be …