Blogging through the Bible

  • Shiloh Movie

    By / February 13, 2018 / Blogging through the Bible

    My first stop on my Civil War trip was here, at Shiloh National Military Park, it was incredible to see the site of an epic battle

  • Gettysburg Movie

    By / January 29, 2018 / Blogging through the Bible

    I had the honor of visiting Gettysburg National Battlefield this summer, here is a short video of my experience.

  • Has America’s last slave ship been discovered?

    By / January 26, 2018 / Blogging through the Bible, History

    I am teaching a class on the Civil War to my high school students here at Trinity School.  I receive a daily email from Dr. Jim Dennison on a wide range of topics, but from a Christian viewpoint.  Today I came across a fascinating article, here it is: I am writing today about one of… [read more]

  • Day Seventeen

    By / January 17, 2018 / Blogging through the Bible

    Today’s Readings Genesis 35:1 – 36:43 Matthew 12:1-21 Psalm 15:1-5 Proverbs 3:21-26 Today we read a long genealogy about Jacob and Esau in the Old Testament reading.  I used to think this was the boring and why did God put this into the Bible?  But I realize that our history is important, where we came from… [read more]

  • Day Sixteen

    By / January 16, 2018 / Blogging through the Bible

    Today’s Readings Genesis 32:13 – 34:31 Matthew 11:7-30 Psalm 14:1-7 Proverbs 3:19-20 Today’s reading in Genesis has special meaning for me and for all of us.  I have been Jacob on the other side of the Jabbok, all alone and in a dark place.  I had taken a job in Nebraska at a large Lutheran… [read more]

  • Day Eleven

    By / January 11, 2018 / Blogging through the Bible

    Today’s Readings Genesis 24:52– 26:16 Matthew 8:18-34 Psalm 10:1-15 Proverbs 3:7-8 As I read today’s selections I see such a connection between these Scriptures for myself. In our Genesis reading Esau comes in from hunting and is starving.  Jacob (ever the conniver) offers to give him some stew if he sells his birthright.  As I… [read more]

  • Day Ten

    By / January 10, 2018 / Blogging through the Bible

    Today’s Readings Genesis 23:1– 24:51 Matthew 8:1/17 Psalm 9:13-20 Proverbs 3:1-6 I know a man who is very successful by the world’s standards.  He has money, property and owns a large oil company here in West Texas.  He loves to hunt and fish and has bought thousands of acres of land to build habitats for… [read more]

  • Day Nine

    By / January 9, 2018 / Blogging through the Bible

    Today’s Readings Genesis 20:1– 22: Matthew 7:15-29 Psalm 9:1-12 Proverbs 2: 16-22 I grew up all over the USA: Illinois, Wisconsin, Ohio, California and finally Denver.  My fondest memories of my childhood are my days in Stoughton, Wisconsin.  We lived in a simple house with no fences in the backyard.  This was great for football… [read more]

  • Day Eight

    By / January 8, 2018 / Blogging through the Bible

    Today’s Readings Genesis 18: 16– 19: 38 Matthew 6: 25– 7: 14 Psalm 8: 1-9 Proverbs 2: 6-15 I often worry about things that I cannot control, like the weather and what others think.  I can control neither, yet often I find myself wondering and worrying.  If I do this what will that person think?… [read more]

  • Day Seven

    By / January 7, 2018 / Blogging through the Bible

    Today’s Readings: Genesis 16: 1– 18: 15 Matthew 6: 1-24 Psalm 7: 1-17 Proverbs 2: 1-5 Today I read about Ishmael and the coming of Isaac.  Ishmael and Isaac are both from the same father, Abram and then Abraham, but of two mothers, Hagar and Sarai, or Sarah later.  This appears to be the classic… [read more]

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