“In The Word” Bible Studies

“In The Word” Bible Studies


“In The Word” Bible Studies

Concordia Seminary has published three free Bible Studies for use in congregations. These studies include videos, leader guides, and handouts for discussions. These studies are all available for free here on concordiatheology.org, or may be purchased as a DVD containing the videos and PDFs for offline use via our online store. The Psalms and Life ..


Lent 2 • Philippians 3:17–4:1 • February 24, 2013


Lent 2 • Philippians 3:17–4:1 • February 24, 2013

By Robert Kolb Introductory thoughts “Walk this way,” Mel Brook’s Igor the hunchback said (from the movie Young Frankenstein). Following in his footsteps, Doctor Frankenstein imitated his awkward gait. Children imitate their parents, sometimes to their parents’ pleasure, sometimes to their embarrassment. Models of faithful following of Jesus are significant parts of the Holy Spirit’s ..

A New Papacy

A New Papacy


A New Papacy

Benedict XVI is the first pope to resign since Celestine V did so in 1294 after little more than 5 months in office. (Some commentators name Gregory XII, who resigned in 1415, as the most recent papal retiree. It all depends on how voluntary one thinks resigning is. Gregory stepped down under tremendous pressure as ..