Category Archives: Bible Study

Bible Study Wednesday: The Acts of the Apostles

Today’s reading comes from Acts 19:1-10.  In this passage St. Paul travels to Ephesus where he finds some disciples, who had only been baptized with the Forerunner’s baptism.  Paul learns they never received or heard of the Holy Spirit.  So … Continue reading

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Bible Study Wednesday: The Gospel According to St Mark, Chapter 6

Today’s reading comes from Mark 6:47-56; it is about Jesus walking on the water.  But it is from Mark’s Gospel (which Tradition states St. Mark wrote down what St. Peter said/preached), so with St. Peter trying to be humble-we suppose-Mark … Continue reading

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Bible Study Wednesday: John 6

Today’s Lectionary reading comes from John 6:27-40. Jesus starts off telling the people not to work for the food that perishes, but for food that endures for eternal life, which the Son of Man will give them.  Alright so I … Continue reading

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Bible Study Wednesday: The Gospel According to St. John 4:43-54

In this section of the Gospel, Jesus has just come back from the festival in Jerusalem.  He was back in Galilee and the Galileans remembered him and the miracle he performed there (water into wine). There was a royal official … Continue reading

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Bible Study Wednesday: The Letter to the Hebrews 3:12-19

I love The Letter to the Hebrews, when I thought about doing a Master’s in Biblical Studies; I was going to study Hebrews, James, and 1 & 2 Peter.  I find that Hebrews has a lot of important information, which … Continue reading

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Bible Study Wednesday: The Gospel According to St. Matthew 6:5-8

As promised on February 7, 2013 (from Spiritual Formation Thursday: The Jesus Prayer), today’s post of Bible Study Wednesday will be about Jesus’ teaching about prayer from Matthew 6.  I wanted to do this to show that praying the Jesus … Continue reading

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Bible Study Wednesday: The Gospel According to Mark 8:11-26

At first this section of Mark might just seem like two slightly connected stories about Jesus’ disagreement with the Pharisees and warning the disciples to be on the watch for the yeast of the Pharisees.  Then after he gets off … Continue reading

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Bible Study Wednesday: St. Paul’s Letter to the Galatians 2:11-21

Background on the Letter to the Galatians:  This letter is Paul’s only letter without a “thanksgiving” section.  Paul has written what we could consider an angry letter to the Galatians; he is mad at them for following a different Gospel … Continue reading

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Bible Study Wednesday: The Gospel According to Mark 4:1-20

The Parable of the Sower is told in Mark chapter four.  Since this is a well-known parable, I am not going to retell it here.  I will give a little background; first off this story would be a funny antidote … Continue reading

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Bible Study Wednesday: The Letter to the Ephesians

Today’s New Testament Lesson in the Book of Common Prayer comes from St. Paul’s Letter to the Ephesians in the second chapter verses one to ten. Background:  First off this letter may or may not have been addressed to the … Continue reading

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