Bible Study Downloads

These Bible Studies represent our best effort to describe what the Church Fathers have had to say about the Church Lectionary, which has its roots in Apostolic times, and which has a topic prescribed for each given day. It is a work in process; some Studies have been updated recently, while others are on the list for an update. While the Studies are listed by date, you may search for topics or Scripture References using our Search Page. For example, a search on “Joshua” will uncover a number of references somewhere in the Studies. If there is a topic that you would like more information on, please contact Mark Kern at mark.kern@cox.net or write to Mark Kern c/o St. Athanasius Orthodox Church.

December 25, 2010
The Nativity And Incarnation The Eternal Son The Fullness Of Time The Poor Hear The Gospel The Gentiles Seek The King Of The Jews
December 19, 2010
The Genealogy Of Christ Sunday Before Christmas A Cloud Of Witnesses
December 12, 2010
Ss. Nicholas, Spyridon, Basil, Antony, Athanasius, Cyril, Gregory Hierarchs Rightly Dividing The Word Representing The High Priest Shepherds In The Church
December 6, 2010
Ss. Nicholas, Spyridon, Basil, Antony, Athanasius, Cyril, Gregory Hierarchs Rightly Dividing The Word Representing The High Priest Shepherds In The Church
December 5, 2010
Healing On The Sabbath Feast Day Of Sava (sabbas) The Sanctified
December 4, 2010
The Martyrs Barbara And Catherine November 25,
November 30, 2010
The Apostle Andrew Including Apelles, Aristobulus, Philologus And Stachys, Of The Seventy
November 28, 2010
The Hazard Of Wealth The Rich Young Ruler Armor And Weapons
November 25, 2010
The Martyrs Barbara And Catherine
November 21, 2010
The Presentation Of Mary In The Temple The Earthly Sanctuary Mary's Humility
November 16, 2010
The Apostle Matthew
November 14, 2010
The Apostle Philip Including Narcissus Of The Seventy And Joseph Of Arimathaea The Good Samaritan
November 8, 2010
The Archangels Angelic Warfare Angels And The Son Of God
November 7, 2010
Jairus' Daughter Jew And Gentile: Fellow Citizens
October 31, 2010
The Riches Of His Grace The Mystery Of Hell
October 26, 2010
Demetrios And George, The Warrior-martyrs The Purpose Of Suffering The Hatred Of The World Deliverance From Suffering
October 24, 2010
Demons And Mental Illness The Cross Can Be Offensive
October 17, 2010
Good Works Fathers Of The 7th Ecumenical Council Parable Of The Sower
October 10, 2010
Raising The Son Of The Widow Of Nain The Training Of Paul
October 9, 2010
James The Son Of Alphaeus
October 6, 2010
The Apostle Thomas Including Thaddaeus, Of The Seventy
October 3, 2010
Being Kind To The Ungrateful Treasure In Vessels Of Clay
September 26, 2010
The Apostle John The Beloved Apostle Perfecting The Love Of God In Us
September 24, 2010
Thekla Of The Unmercenary Healers Apostolic Work Of Healing Demonstrating The Love Of God Preparation For The Lord's Return
September 19, 2010
The Word Of The Cross - Part Ii Taking Up Our Cross
September 14, 2010
The Exaltation Of The Cross The Cross Prefigured The Word Of The Cross
September 12, 2010
The Word Of The Cross - Part I The Son Of Man Is Lifted Up The Cross Can Be Offensive
September 8, 2010
The Nativity Of Mary Loving God First The Wisdom Of God In A Mystery
September 5, 2010
The Greatest Commandment Treasure In Vessels Of Clay
September 1, 2010
The Preaching And Prayers Of The Church
August 29, 2010
The Beheading Of John The Baptist
August 22, 2010
The Vineyard Tenants God's Messengers
August 15, 2010
The Falling Asleep Of Mary The Role Of Mary In The Early Church Mary: A Model Of Humility
August 9, 2010
The Apostle Matthias
August 8, 2010
Day-to-day Forgiveness Supporting The Clergy
August 6, 2010
The Uncreated Light The Servants And The Master
August 1, 2010
Our Life In Perspective Faith As A Mustard Seed Increasing Our Faith
July 27, 2010
Panteleimon Of The Unmercenary Healers Apostolic Work Of Healing Demonstrating The Love Of God Preparation For The Lord's Return Gospels: Matthew 10:1-8 John 15:17-16:2 Luke 10:16-21 Luke 12:32-40
July 25, 2010
A Good Foundation Avoiding Wood, Hay And Straw Walking On Water By Faith Dormition Of Anna
July 20, 2010
The Feast Of Elijah The Role Of Prophets What Is Prophesy?
July 18, 2010
The Fathers Of The Fourth Ecumenical Council Rightly Dividing The Lord's Commandments Good Works
July 11, 2010
Strength In Weakness Our Conscience Healing The Blind Men
July 11, 2010
Paul's Work Among The Churches The Martyr Euphemia
July 4, 2010
Sacrifice The Paralytic Lowered Through The Roof
June 29, 2010
The Feast Day Of Peter And Paul Peter: The Rock Paul's Revelations
June 27, 2010
The Gergesene Demoniacs And Covetousness The Law, Faith And Righteousness
June 24, 2010
The Nativity Of John The Baptist
June 20, 2010
Great Faith Healing The Centurion's Slave Slavery And Death
June 19, 2010
The Feast Day Of The Apostle Jude
June 13, 2010
Serving Two Masters And The Lamp Of The Body Justification And Faith
June 6, 2010
Doers Of The Law The Twelve Accept Apostleship
May 30, 2010
Taking Up One's Cross And The Will Of God A Great Cloud Of Witnesses
May 23, 2010
Pentecost Drinking The Living Water
May 16, 2010
Sunday Of The Fathers Of The First Ecumenical Council The Church In Ephesus
May 13, 2010
The Ascension The Second Coming A Man Rules Heaven
May 10, 2010
The Apostle Simon The Zealot
May 9, 2010
The Man Born Blind Opening Our Eyes The Church In Macedonia
May 2, 2010
Sunday Of The Samaritan Woman Preparation Of Samaria The Church In Antioch
April 30, 2010
The Feast Day Of The Apostle James, Son Of Zebedee
April 25, 2010
The Feast Day Of Mark The Evangelist
April 18, 2010
The Myrrh-bearing Women Joseph Of Arimathea And Nicodemus The Seven Deacons And Early Evangelism
April 11, 2010
Thomas Sunday Early Work Of The Twelve
April 4, 2010
Light Versus Darkness The Right Hand Of Power
April 3, 2010
Holy Saturday Deliverance And The Descent Into Hell The Climax Of Christ's Mission Resurrection Of The Dead
April 2, 2010
Good Friday First Hour Prayers Judas' Remorse The Trial Before Pontius Pilate
April 1, 2010
Holy Thursday Matins The Hebrew Feast Days Of Passover The Arrest Of Jesus And Preceding Events
March 31, 2010
Holy Wednesday Bridegroom Matins Jesus Glorified By The Cross
March 30, 2010
Holy Tuesday Bridegroom Matins Challenges To Jesus
March 29, 2010
Holy Monday Bridegroom Matins Parables About The Rejection Of The Son Of God
March 28, 2010
Palm Sunday The Peace Of God
March 25, 2010
The Annunciation The Humanity Of Christ
March 21, 2010
The Tabernacle, Dead Works Humility And Persistence
March 14, 2010
Fasting And Prayer Our Hope The Anchor Of Our Soul
March 7, 2010
Adoration Of The Cross The Priesthood
February 28, 2010
Healing The Paralytic Body And Soul Angels And Our Salvation
February 21, 2010
Windows Of Heaven The Communion Of Saints
February 14, 2010
Forgiveness, Treasure In Heaven And Judging Others
February 7, 2010
The Last Judgment Causing The Weak To Stumble
February 2, 2010
The Presentation Of The Lord In The Temple The Melchizedek Priesthood
January 31, 2010
Repentance And The Temple Of The Holy Spirit
January 30, 2010
Hierarchs Feast Day Of Athanasius, Cyril And Gregory Also Antony, Basil, Chrysostom, Nicholas, Spiridon Rightly Dividing The Word Representing The High Priest Shepherds In The Church Zacchaeus
January 30, 2010
Ss. Nicholas, Spyridon, Basil, Antony, Athanasius, Cyril, Gregory Hierarchs Rightly Dividing The Word Representing The High Priest Shepherds In The Church December 6, 12;
January 25, 2010
Ss. Nicholas, Spyridon, Basil, Antony, Athanasius, Cyril, Gregory Hierarchs Rightly Dividing The Word Representing The High Priest Shepherds In The Church December 6, 12;
January 25, 2010
Hierarchs Feast Day Of Athanasius, Cyril And Gregory Also Antony, Basil, Chrysostom, Nicholas, Spiridon Rightly Dividing The Word Representing The High Priest Shepherds In The Church Zacchaeus
January 24, 2010
Humility, Confession And Justification
January 24, 2010
Deception Humility, Confession And Justification
January 18, 2010
Hierarchs Feast Day Of Athanasius, Cyril And Gregory Also Antony, Basil, Chrysostom, Nicholas, Spiridon Rightly Dividing The Word Representing The High Priest Shepherds In The Church Zacchaeus
January 18, 2010
Ss. Nicholas, Spyridon, Basil, Antony, Athanasius, Cyril, Gregory Hierarchs Rightly Dividing The Word Representing The High Priest Shepherds In The Church December 6, 12;
January 17, 2010
Ss. Nicholas, Spyridon, Basil, Antony, Athanasius, Cyril, Gregory Hierarchs Rightly Dividing The Word Representing The High Priest Shepherds In The Church December 6, 12;
January 17, 2010
Hierarchs Feast Day Of Athanasius, Cyril And Gregory Also Antony, Basil, Chrysostom, Nicholas, Spiridon Rightly Dividing The Word Representing The High Priest Shepherds In The Church Zacchaeus
January 10, 2010
Sunday After Epiphany The Lord Begins His Work Impact Of His Work
January 7, 2010
The Synaxis Of John The Baptist
January 6, 2010
Epiphany Feast Day Of John The Baptist John's Baptism In Perspective John's Baptism Of Jesus The Blessing Of The Waters Baptism Saves Us
January 3, 2010
Sunday Before Epiphany History Of John The Baptist Preparation For Baptism The Mystery Of Godliness A Crown Of Righteousness
January 1, 2010
Ss. Nicholas, Spyridon, Basil, Antony, Athanasius, Cyril, Gregory Hierarchs Rightly Dividing The Word Representing The High Priest Shepherds In The Church December 6, 12;
January 1, 2010
Hierarchs Feast Day Of Athanasius, Cyril And Gregory Also Antony, Basil, Chrysostom, Nicholas, Spiridon Rightly Dividing The Word Representing The High Priest Shepherds In The Church Zacchaeus