Bible Studies and Devotions

Convention Bible Study

The “Joy:fully Lutheran” Bible study is based on the 2019 convention theme verse:

“See that no one repays anyone evil for evil, but always seek to do good to one another and to everyone. Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus” (1 Thess. 5:15-18 ESV).

A Simple Way to Pray

A two-session study on Martin Luther’s A Simple Way to Pray guide. | By The Rev. Dr. John W. Sias; Mount Calvary Lutheran Church; Colstrip, Mont.

Bible Studies on Mission

The LCMS has prepared these free Bible studies to help you learn more mission.

Church Fellowship

Find resources on the Study of Article VI regarding church fellowship (Resolution 8-30B). | LCMS Office of the President

Circuit Winkel Bible Studies

The Circuit Winkel Bible studies are specifically prepared for use by pastors’ circuit meetings to strengthen our ties with one another and to help us grow in the Word of God. | LCMS Office of the President

“Feed My Lambs” — Bible Studies on Mercy

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod prepared these free Bible studies to help you learn more about mercy.

Freed in Christ - Participant's Guide

“Freed in Christ” is a study of God’s Word — Holy Scripture — that is designed to lead inmates on a path to genuine freedom — a freedom that comes only through Jesus, God’s Savior to a world imprisoned by sin. As it provides a biblical and faithful witness to the role of God’s law in life and to His Gospel, “Freed in Christ” is good news for sinners. The effects of the Gospel in an inmate’s life are real. God’s forgiveness heals shame and restores value and worth. It lifts despair and gives joy. It removes hopelessness with a future that is secure in Jesus.

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“Free to be Faithful: Religious Liberty”

Reproduce this three-part Bible study on marriage, life and religious liberty for use in your church, school or home.

“Free to be Faithful – Collision of Conscience”

How should a Christian respond to the Health and Human Services (HHS) birth control mandate — a provision of the Patient Protection Affordable Care Act (PPACA)? | By Rev. Bryan Wolfmueller; Hope Lutheran Church; Aurora, Colo.

“Free to be Faithful: Religious Liberty”

  • What is Marriage? Delve into an insightful Bible study by 2014 Free To Be Faithful essay contest winner Richard C. Eyer.

“O Come, Let Us Worship Him”

A Bible study that leads a congregation through parts of the worship service. | LCMS Worship

“Upon This Rock” convention Bible study

In preparation for this summer’s 66th Regular Convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, a special Bible study that relates to the convention theme, “Upon This Rock,” is now available. Prepared in five parts, this study is particularly appropriate for congregational or group use during the Lent or Easter seasons.

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Lutherans Engage the World

Lutheran Engage the WorldEngaging the Church in the work of witness and mercy across the globe in our life together.

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The Lutheran Witness

The Lutheran WitnessInterpreting the contemporary world from a Lutheran Christian perspective

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