From Genesis to Revelation and the dozens of books in between, the Bible tells the story of God’s relationship to humanity as revealed to Christians in the New Testament and to our forebears, the Jewish people, in the Hebrew Bible (or Old Testament). Though it is the inspired word of God, the Bible nonetheless contains a number of stories and teachings that are hard for us to understand. They challenge us prayerfully and thoughtfully to ponder them so that we might discern what we can learn about ourselves, our God and our walk as disciples.

Download a study guide for “Wrestle with the Bible,” which appeared in Living Lutheran‘s November 2021 issue. The free pdf includes three pages of discussion questions and a copy of the article.

Robert C. Blezard
Robert C. Blezard is pastor of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Aberdeen, Md., and editor of Living Lutheran's study guides. Previously he served as an assistant to the bishop of the Lower Susquehanna Synod.

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