Sep 14, 2021
Jesus, The Cross, and the World Trade Center
Tomorrow will be 20 years since the discovery of what we call the "World Trade Center Cross" found amidst buried bodies and tons of toxic, smoking rubble. Back on Sept. 10, 2012 --...
Sep 8, 2021
What Does the Bible Say About Work?
Let's begin at the beginning with the Creation story: -- the first time "work" is mentioned in the Bible: "By the seventh day God had finished the work he had been doing; so on the...
Sep 1, 2021
Prayer in the New Testament
Thanks for joining us as we conclude our two-part series on prayer. Last week we discussed "Prayer in the Hebrew Bible" and today, the New Testament. Jesus taught his disciples the...
Aug 24, 2021
Prayer in the Hebrew Bible
Welcome to our Bible study and to a community of readers/commenters who passionately share, compare, and contrast their biblical knowledge and insights. Today we begin a two-part...
Aug 17, 2021
Moses, the Bronze Snake, and Jesus
Thanks for joining our Bible study. I wrote "our" to acknowledge and thank the many loyal and passionate readers who enhance this study with their thoughtful and scholarly comments...
Aug 10, 2021
What Bread From Heaven Teaches Us About God
Welcome to our Bible study. Today we discuss a famous story from the Book of Exodus. The passages are about how God fed the Israelites for 40 years while they wandered in the desert...
Aug 3, 2021
What Does The Bible Mean By 'Shepherd?'
Welcome to our Bible study, especially if you are joining for the first time. Today we explore the word "shepherd," how it was used, and what it symbolized. I was inspired to...
Jul 20, 2021
Angels in the New Testament
Thanks for joining us as we conclude our two-part series about angels in the Bible. As a refresher, here is last week's Old Testament study. Joining us again is Mike Aquilina, author...
Jul 14, 2021
Angels in the Hebrew Bible
Thanks for joining us as we begin our two-part study about angels in the Bible. Today we examine the Old Testament, and next week the New. Everyone loves angels, those adorable,...
Jul 1, 2021
Common Sayings Rooted in the Bible
Thanks for joining us today as we study common sayings that originated from the Bible unbeknownst to most people. But the good news is that reading the Bible is trending upward...
Jun 28, 2021
What the New Testament Says About Wine
Today we conclude our two-part series on what the Bible says about wine. Last week we studied the Old Testament, and now we uncork the New, noting the pivotal role wine plays in...
Jun 10, 2021
What is a 'Good Samaritan?'
Thanks for joining our study. Today we explore the biblical basis for the common phrase "good Samaritan." Most likely, you have heard the words used to describe someone who...
Jun 3, 2021
What the New Testament Says About Water
Thanks for joining us as we conclude our two-part study about what the Bible says about water. Last week we covered the Old Testament and now the New. If you missed last week's...
May 19, 2021
The Wisdom of Saint Paul
Happy Sunday, everyone, and thanks for joining our Bible study. Today we showcase the Divinely inspired, eternal wisdom of Paul. He was born a Jewish-Roman citizen in Tarsus...
Mar 11, 2021
The Sacrifices of Christ, Abraham, and Issac
Easter is April 4 and fast approaching. Therefore today, and the next four Sundays, our focus is on Scripture that prepares us for the greatest miracle in history -- the Resurrection...
Mar 2, 2021
Did Melchizedek Prefigure Christ?
Today, we reach Vol. 50 of these studies. Therefore, I must thank: Lord Jesus Christ, Townhall editors and management, loyal readers -- including those who send me inspiring personal...
Feb 23, 2021
Light in the New Testament
Today we conclude our two-part study exploring the Meaning of Light in the Bible. Last week in the Old Testament/Hebrew Bible, we discussed how God created light to give life to all...
Feb 16, 2021
The Meaning of Light in the Old Testament
Today we begin a two-part study exploring the Meaning of Light in the Old Testament, and next week the New Testament.
Feb 9, 2021
Listening to God in the New Testament
Today our "God Speaks" study continues with the New Testament. If you missed "Part 1, the Old Testament," click here. The goal of this two-part study is to spark your interest in the...
Feb 2, 2021
Listening to God in the Old Testament
Thanks for joining this study and a special welcome to "first-timers." Your presence acknowledges that the Bible has supremely impacted and continues to impact the world through the...
Jan 26, 2021
Finding the Kingdom of God
While attending Mass last weekend, I heard the hymn "Seek Ye First the Kingdom of God" -- one I am familiar with and always liked. Then, during the singing, I received a "ding-ding"...
Jan 20, 2021
A Miracle in Bible Study
Anyone who doesn’t believe that God is watching us, keep reading. What I am about to tell you is miraculous and true. I am calling this a "Quick Compelling Bible Study Miracle."
Jan 13, 2021
'A House Divided': The Biblical Roots of Lincoln's Speech
The Scriptures we are studying today were spontaneously chosen only after I sat down to write this study. Since last Monday, I had every intention of writing about Psalm 46 and spent...
Jan 5, 2021
A New Year's Resolution from John the Baptist
By this time, you might have broken your New Year's resolution. But fear not, tomorrow is Monday when the new year really begins, and you can recommit. In addition to whatever...
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