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Most Recent Bible Studies and Curmudgeonliness

  • 1 Timothy 2:8-15
    We continue our study of 1 Timothy with Paul’s instructions to Timothy regarding the role of women in the church.
  • 1 Timothy 2:1-7
    We continue our study of 1 Timothy with Paul’s admonition for us to pray for all people. Paul’s also declares that Jesus is the only mediator between God and man. Salvation is by grace alone through faith alone in Jesus alone. There is only one path to God – through Jesus and His Gospel.
  • 1 Timothy 1:12-20
    We continue with our study of Paul’s pastoral letters to Timothy. Paul admits his unintentional sin of persecuting the church. We examine the relationship of persecution and church solidarity.
  • 1 Timothy 1:1-11
    We begin a new Becky Bereans study of Paul’s pastoral epistles to Timothy with a review of their ministry together before beginning a discussion of the 1 Timothy text.
  • Ruth 4
    Our final study in the book of Ruth. We see how Ruth’s redemption by Boaz modeled Jesus’ redemption of all mankind.
  • Left Spin or Right – No One Is Watching the Ball
    Regardless of one’s political leanings, it is blatantly obvious that the “information” purveyors of the mainstream media never put out the straight poop.
  • The Old Shell Game
    Modern society has raised calling one thing something else to a fine art. We do this for two reasons – to avoid facing facts ourselves, and to mislead or distract our listeners.
  • Ruth 3
    We continue our study of Ruth with a detailed look at the Law of Moses and the traditions of ancient Israel with regard to inheritance and redemption of the land, and the preservation of the family names of men who died without sons. In this chapter we see the midnight conversation between Ruth and Boaz at his threshing floor.
  • Ruth 1:22-2
    Ruth goes to glean in Boaz’ field at the beginning of the barley harvest that takes place right after Passover. We learn that Boaz was a close relative who might become Ruth’s redeemer under the Law of Moses.
  • Ruth 1
    We begin our study of the book of Ruth with a brief introduction and a detailed look at Ruth chapter 1. The main lesson we glean from this chapter is encouragement to trust in God in the midst of adversity.