It’s pretty cool to see that my Pinterest board of Jesus’ baptism is seeing some traffic. Back in 2013, I created a board to collect together interpretations of Jesus’s baptism.
This board is seeing more traffic due to Jesus’ baptism being covered in January by most churches that use the lectionary schedule.… Read the rest
How many verses are in the New Testament??Oddly, there isn’t a definitive answer online about how many verses are in the ESV New Testament.
Catholic-Resources.org says there are 7956 verses. But that’s based on the NJB version. This same page lists the number of verses for various versions:
The ESV is missing from this list.… Read the rest
Do you know of any blogs that dedicated to Greek or Hebrew??Studylight.org had a blog called Greek Thoughts in their Language Studies section. However, it hasn’t been updated since 2014. The Hebrew thoughts?looks to be current.
I would love to read more blogs that focus on interpreting Greek or Hebrew words in the Bible.… Read the rest
This public artwork by loveyou2.org says, ?get love. give love.? I really like the cycle of getting love and then sharing it.
The main question is: how do we get love? Do we earn it? Do we look for it in certain places?… Read the rest
The Lutheran Book of Prayer is fantastic?great little book of prayers. There are prayers for all sorts of things:
Prayers for every weekday in the morning and evening
Prayers for baptism, confession, absolution, worship, and Holy Communion
Prayers for holidays, festivals, and times of the church year
Prayers for the Church
Prayers Christian vocation
Prayers for our world, nation, and community
Prayers for our neighbors, family, and ourselves
Prayers for stronger faith,
Prayers for birthdays, anniversaries, childbirth, moving into a new home, and events
Prayers for circumstances, unemployment, illness, death, singleness, engagement, and weddings
I’ve bought many editions and versions of this book to have at home, work, in my travel bag, and now on my iPhone.… Read the rest
Does anyone know any books that compare Roman Catholic doctrine and Lutheran doctrine? I’m a Missouri Synod Lutheran engaged to a Roman Catholic. We have a very healthy relationship and often discuss our beliefs with each other. We are both very interested in learning more about how Lutherans and Roman Catholics relate to each other, and differ from each other.… Read the rest
The phrase “spiritual goals” sounds strange to me. “Christian goals” also has an odd ring to it. Is it just me or does mixing these two words together like the corporate world mixed into the church?
Our goal as Christians is to look to Christ for our salvation.… Read the rest
Martin Luther had some really cool things to say about Deuteronomy chapter 11, specifically Deuteronomy 11:10-12:?“For the land that you are entering to take possession of it is not like the land of Egypt, from which you have come, where you sowed your seed and irrigated it, like a garden of vegetables.… Read the rest
Yes, I’m blogging on a Christian blog about why we shouldn’t have concealed weapons in public. If you want to get to the religious part of my thoughts, skip half-way down this blog post. But please keep in mind, as much as I plead my case passionately, I’m open to discussion on this topic.… Read the rest
From Google Trends:
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Funny that people would search for: Jesus quotes. Um, that’s like, bible verses. Even more crazy that the related rising terms has “baby Jesus quotes” Um, we know Jesus is God, but when he was a baby, I’m pretty sure he didn’t start talking right away.… Read the rest