Bible Study

Locking myself away

July 6, 2009

I am under pressure to finish the CSS Bible Study course on 1 and 2 Corinthians. I told Gail I’d have it done this summer. I am in the middle of chapter 1 and will be locking myself away a good part of the summer to get it done. Janet is the jailer with the [...]

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Why and How to Study the Bible on Relevant Radio

July 5, 2009

In Preparation for Sean Herriott’s show on Relevant Radio today To listen over the internet, click here Steve’s article in THIS ROCK Magazine “Should Catholics Attend ‘Ecumenical’ Bible Studies“ My article Should Catholics go to Non-Denominational Bible Studies? appears in the January 2007 issue of THIS ROCK Magazine. In the article I recommend another article [...]

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Steve on Webcam from Ave Maria Radio Studios

June 22, 2009

From 3:00-5:00 PM I (Steve Ray) will be hosting Al Kresta’s show live from the studios of Ave Maria Radio in Ann Arbor Michigan (see topics below). You can listen over the internet and learn more at Ave Maria Radio, but I will also be covered on live video cam from the studio (see directly [...]

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The Eucharist: the Flesh Profits Nothing

May 12, 2009

Since we were just in Capernaum and we will soon take another two groups there in October. I thought I would share a few words related to the site since I got asked a related questions on Catholic Answers Live tonight. Capernaum is where Jesus said “Eat My Flesh; Drink My Blood.” I thought it [...]

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Interpreting the Bible – Viva Papa!

April 24, 2009

Read the Bible ‘within the faith of the Church,’ Pope says Bravo Holy Father! This is what I have been reiterating over and over all week in my course too! http://www.catholicculture.org/news/headlines/index.cfm?storyid=2699 Pope Benedict XVI met on April 23 with members of the Pontifical Biblical Commission, which had recently concluded a meeting devoted to discussion of [...]

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Two Radio Shows Today

February 8, 2009

I was on two radio shows Monday Relevant Radio’s Searching the Word: How to Start a Parish Bible Study 1:00-2:00 PM Eastern time Catholic Answers Live: Developing Your Spiritual Life 7:00-8:00 PM Eastern Questions I answered on Catholic Answers Live: 1. There are so many devotions and spiritualities available. How do I know which ones [...]

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Deep in Scripture – the Deep Sufferings of St. Paul

November 19, 2008

Steve will join Marcus Grodi (Host of The Journey Home) in the hour long radio discussion of Scripture. It will air today, Wednesday, from 9:00-10:00 PM Eastern time. Our passage will be 2 Corinthians 11:21-29. In this passage Paul tells how much he suffered for the Gospel. To learn more and to join us visit [...]

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Wanna Study the Bible?

October 21, 2008

Recently E-priest presented an article on how parishes can set up a great Catholic Bible Study. I write the studies for www.CatholicScriptureStudy.com. I have written Acts and Genesis and I’m now working on 1 and 2 Corinthians. E-priest gives excellent advice on how to start a study in your home, your group, or your parish. [...]

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Are You Prepared to Witness for Christ?

October 17, 2008

One of the talks I will give on the Catholic Answers Cruise now that we are in Rome today is about the Apostolic Fathers and Suffering for the Faith. It is dear to my heart since we just traveled all over following the footprints of St. Paul and the Apostolic Fathers. I will be speaking on [...]

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Catholic Scripture Study in your Area

June 15, 2008

Want to join a great Catholic Bible Study? You can visit www.CatholicScriptureStudy.com to find a group in your area. With over 10,000 members now using this program you are sure to find a study near you. If not, you can start you own with the easy-to-start Bible Study program in your home or parish. One lady said, [...]

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Almost done with Genesis

May 30, 2008

I have been in semi-seclusion for the last month and it has paid off. I have finished 26 out of 28 Lessons on Genesis and I am half dne with the 27th. Genesis is more fascinating than I realized. It is one thing to read it and quite another to dig deep and see how [...]

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Up to my ears . . .

May 21, 2008

. . . with writing the Genesis Bible study for Gail Buckley and CatholicScriptureStudy.com. I am trying to finish the 300 page manuscript by June 1. I have finished 23 lessons out of the total of 28 so I am making good progress. If I've been a bit quieter than normal — now you know [...]

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Great Commentaries on the Old Testament

May 17, 2008

When I started studying the Bible seriously I realized that utilizing Jewish commentaries could be very helpful. Studying Christian commentaries on the OT was helpful because they understood the whole picture and how Christ should be read "back into" the OT. But the Jewish commentaries, though they do not acknowledge Jesus as the Messiah, do [...]

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Bible Lovers Not Defined by Denomination

April 30, 2008

The Vatican recently sponsored a survey on how Christians view the Bible. There is no longer diversity among various Christian traditions regarding a relationship with Scripture, according to a survey presented in the Vatican. Archbishop Gianfranco Ravasi, president of the Pontifical Council for Culture, presented today in the Vatican press office the results of a [...]

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Why Are Catholic Bibles Bigger?

January 17, 2008

Why Catholic Bibles Are Bigger! If you are wondering why we have seven books in our Bibles that the Protestants removed from their Bibles, then you need this book. If you have been asked the question and don’t know how to answer, then you really need this book. Gary Michuta is a top notch Catholic apologist [...]

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Logos Bible Study Software for Catholics

January 9, 2008

  Why is Logos the best Bible Study software? Test drive it and find out! I have used Logos since 1988 and could not do the study and research I do without it. It is running on my computers 24 hours a day. I recently worked with Logos to create the Logos Bible Software for [...]

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