Stephen J. Bramer

Dr. Stephen Bramer earned his MDiv from Ontario Theological Seminary, his ThM from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and his PhD from Dallas Theological Seminary. After teaching in Canada for sixteen years, Dr. Bramer has taught for the last twenty-two years at Dallas Seminary as Professor of Bible Exposition. Since 2009, he serves as the Chair of this Department. He also currently serves as a Teaching Pastor at Waterbrook Bible Fellowship in Wylie, TX. and as a board member for Insight for Living Ministries. He leads tours yearly to Israel and teaches most years at the Jordan Evangelical Theological Seminary to young Christian Arabs headed into ministry as well as teaching each year at Word of Life Bible School in Hungary. Stephen is known for his practical, humorous, and expositional Bible teaching. His commentary on Genesis is available in both English and Korean, and his book “The Bible Reader’s Joke Book” is available through Amazon. Stephen and Sharon have been married for forty-three years and are the proud parents of two married daughters Sarah and Charity, a married son Joshua, and proud grandparents of nine.

Spiritual Life
Oct 25, 2018
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Is Your Middle Name Ahaz? Dr. Stephen Bramer, chair and professor of Bible Exposition at DTS, proposes the essential response of faith when the opportunity to demonstrate faith, whether in light of fear or...
Spiritual Life
Oct 3, 2017
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Trembling and Trusting Dr. Stephen Bramer, department chair and professor of Bible Exposition, through the Prophet Habakkuk, encourages believers to tremble at God’s presence and trust Him for strength...
Chapel
Jun 8, 2016
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The Fine Print of Many Commitments Dr. Stephen Bramer, Department Chair and Professor of Bible Exposition, teaches that Christ calls us to a radical, no comfort, no compromise commitment to Him and His purposes.
Chapel
Jan 16, 2015
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Truth in the Midst of Trouble Dr. Stephen Bramer, Department Chair and Professor of Bible Exposition, reminds us that God remains faithful to HIs promises even in the midst of our darkest, troubled times.
Bible
Jun 18, 2014
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Don't Worry...It's Father's Day Dr. Stephen Bramer, Department Chair and Professor of Bible Exposition, reminds us that we don't need to worry because our Father in heaven cares for us.
Bible
Sep 3, 2013
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I'm Satisfied With You Dr. Stephen Bramer, Department Chair and Professor of Bible Exposition, discusses how our contentment must be found not in our circumstances or possessions, but in Christ.
Chapel
Jun 6, 2012
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When Tears Come Before Joy Dr. Stephen Bramer, Chair and Professor of Bible Exposition, shares how joy will always come as God's people experience the fulfillment of God's promises, but often only after a...
Bible
Oct 18, 2011
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Boasting About Weakness Dr. Stephen Bramer, Department Chair and Professor of Bible Exposition, explains how we, as God's servants, must learn to live with the limitations and weaknesses we are given so...
Bible
May 25, 2011
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Sometimes God Says NO Dr. Stephen Bramer, Department Chair and Professor of Bible Exposition, explains that sometimes God says "NO" when you just think you are following Him.
Bible
Jun 23, 2010
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Lost in Romania Dr. Stephen Bramer, professor and chair of Bible Exposition, shares with what he learned when he got lost in Romania.
Chapel
Jul 9, 2008
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The Sluggard Dr. Stephen Bramer, professor of Bible Exposition, encourages us to use our time in a way that is productive rather than lazy. He looks at Proverbs 6 and reminds us to avoid the...
Chapel
Oct 24, 2006
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The Price of Stew Dr. Stephen Bramer, Professor of Bible Exposition, proposes that appreciating God's blessing demonstrates reverence.
Article
Jul 7, 2006
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Love Others Social justice is the theme of the Old Testament book of Amos.
Chapel
Sep 7, 2004
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Washing Feet Like Jesus

Dr. Stephen Bramer, professor of Bible Exposition, speaks on how Godly servant-leaders must be willing to serve others to the extent that they are willing to forgive others.