Bible Studies

Resources and audio from various Bible studies held at St. Matthew are archived here.  

 

The Gospel According to Matthew - with Pastor Andrews (2019)

  • February 23 - Matthew 5:17-48 The Sermon on the Mount, Part 2
  • February 16 - Matthew 5:3-16 The Sermon on the Mount, Part 1
  • February 9 - Matthew 4:3-5:2 The Temptation of Jesus and the Beginning of His Ministry
  • February 2 - Matthew 3:3-4:2 The Preaching of John the Baptist and the Baptism of Jesus
  • January 26 - Matthew 2:11-3:2 - The Childhood of the Incarnate Son of God, plus we meet John the Baptist
  • January 19 - Matthew 1:18-2:10 and the Christmas account
  • January 12 - Introduction and the Genealogy of Matthew 1:1-17

Every One His Witness - three weeks with Pastor Andrews, then three weeks with Pastor Otto

  • November 10 - December 22: Due to the format of this class, we will not be posting audio online.¬† It's a purchased video-based Bible study for the teaching side, and then both small and large group discussions to help apply what we're learning to our own lives.

 

November 3 - Guest, Rev. Lee Hagan, Missouri District President - What does our District do? Audio Player Audio Player Audio Player 

The Christian Life - with Pastor Otto (Fall 2019)

  • October 26 - The Eighth Commandment
  • October 19 - The Seventh Commandment
  • October 12 - The Sixth Commandment - Part 2
  • October 5 - The Sixth Commandment - Part 1
  • September 29 - The Fifth Commandment
  • September 22 - The Fourth Commandment
  • September 15 - The Third Commandment
  • September 8 - The Second Commandment
  • September 1 - The First Commandment
  • August 25 - Who is Jesus?

Learning about Worship - with Pastor Otto (Summer 2019)

  • August 11 - Sacred Spaces
  • August 4 - Preaching in America
  • July 28 - Listening to Lutheran Preaching
  • July 21 -¬† The Church Year and the Lectionary - Pastor Andrews substituting
  • July 14 - The Creeds
  • July 7 - The Divine Service
  • June 30 - Five Eras of Christian Worship
  • June 23 - History of Lutheran Hymnody
  • June 9 -¬†¬†Why We Worship as We Do

The Gospel according to John - with Pastor Otto (Spring 2019)

  • June 2 -¬† John 11
  • May 26 - John 10
  • May 19 - John 9
  • May 12 - John 8
  • May 5 - John 7
  • April 28 - John 6
  • April 14 - John 5
  • March 31 - John 4
  • March 24 - John 3
  • March 10 - John 2
  • March 3 - Introducing John's Gospel account: John 1
  • February 24 - Why Do We Have¬†Four Gospel Accounts, and How Can Knowing This Be Helpful?

 

Pastor Andrews - Tell the Next Generation Conference, March 9 - "Models and Tools for Passing Down the Faith to Our Children"   

Worldstory - with Pastor Andrews (Fall 2018 and Winter into 2019)

  • February 17 - Death and Funerals
  • PowerPoint slides - covers both 2/3 and 2/10
  • February 3 - Daily Life and Spiritual Warfare
  • PowerPoint slides - covers both 2/3 and 2/10
  • January 27 - Children and Parenting: Birth Control, Adoption, Reasons Millennials aren't having children, Infertility, Parenting
  • January 20 - Children and Parenting:¬†Pregnancy, Miscarriage, Abortion, Birth Control, Over-Population
  • January 6 - Divorce and Remarriage
  • PowerPoint Slides
  • December 23 - Discipleship, Loving Your Neighbor, Priorities, Busyness, Sports, Hobbies, and Entertainment
  • December 16 - Guns and Self-Preservation, Liberty, Equality, Social Justice, and Slavery in the Bible?
  • December 9 - Government, Citizenship, Flags, and War
  • December 2 - Feminism, Egalitarianism, #MeToo, LGBT, and Polyamory (polygamy)
  • November 25 - Stewardship - Time, Talent, Treasure, and Technology
  • November 18 - Dating and Cohabitation
  • October 28 - Vocation: What is It? and¬†The Church's Role in the Community
  • October 21 - Individualism;¬†Vocation: Who Does the Work of Salvation?, Whose Income is It?, and Does God have a Plan for Me?
  • October 14 - Science, Philosophy, and Is the Heart Good or Evil?
  • October 7 - Identity, Self-Worth, Self-Esteem, and Pride
  • September 30 - Purpose of Life, Loving Our Enemies, and Evangelism
  • September 23 - God's Worldstory (Son continued and Holy Spirit)
  • September 16 - Introduction (continued) and God's Worldstory (Father and Son)
  • St. Matthew Lutheran Church attendance by generation - PowerPoint
  • Rev. Fisk interview on Issues, Etc. - listen here
    • Truly, an excellent series.¬† You can find all the interviews starting here.¬† There's been 20 of them so far!¬† It's episode numbers: 1602, 1931, 2071, 2211, 2341, 2561, 2701, 2842, 3191, 3331, 3474, 1013, 0241, 0581, 0801, 1011, 1152, 1571, 1712, and 1921.
  • September 9 - Introduction

January 13, 2019 - Tanzania with Laura Carson

December 30, 2018 - Appearances of Angels in Holy Scripture - Pastor Otto  

Mission Festival, October 13, 2018

  • Lutheran Hour Ministries - Eric Guberlet, Polly Gregali, and Gabriela Silviera¬†
  • LCMS International Mission - David Fiala
  • A little Liberian singing¬†¬†

Colossians - with Pastor Otto (2018)

  • July 15 -
  • July 22 -
  • July 29 -
  • August 5 -
  • August 12 -
  • August 19 -
  • September 2 -

Philippians - with Pastor Otto (2018)

  • April 29th -
  • May 13th -
  • May 20th -
  • May 27 -
  • June 3 -
  • June 10 - Apologies, the audio file didn't record correctly!
  • June 17 -
  • June 24 -
  • July 1 -
  • July 8 -

 

June 19, 2018 - Pastor Andrews guest taught on Crucial Conversations again, this time on the topic of baptism - Click here for YouTube

May 6, 2018 - Pastor Andrews shared "Living with a Telos," his presentation at the April Marriage and Family Conference @ Trinity Lutheran Church in Cole Camp, MO.   

May 1, 2018 - Pastor Andrews guest taught on Crucial Conversations: Teaching You to Think Like a Confessor - Click here for YouTube

 

Apologetics: Is the Bible Really True?  - with Pastor Andrews (2018)

  • April 22nd - Historical and Textual Criticism - Good or bad for the Church?

A Surveying of Christian Denominations - with Pastor Andrews (2018)

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