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An Interesting Dialogue On The Basis Of Your Faith Part 9

Do you think of yourself as a saint? When people think of a saint, what comes to their minds? We will discuss how to better understand of the basis of your faith.

God’s Word Contains Real Stories About Real People … Who Teach Us Powerful Lessons About God’s Character Part 36

It’s easy for critics to pass the Bible off as just a storybook . . . a collection of tales about heroes slaying giants and a crazy man building a big boat.

The Importance Of Understanding The True Message Behind Passages In Scripture Part 1

It’s been said that the Bible is a manual for living. And yet, we often read into the biblical accounts and pull out the answers we want to hear . . . not necessarily what God intended us to learn.

The Life Of One Of The Influential Leaders In The Old Testament Part 49

God doesn’t make cookie-cutter leaders. Each one is uniquely molded from varied circumstances and experiences. Perhaps you’re looking at your past and wondering if God can still use you.

Does The Bible Impact Your Life? Part 11

Is the Bible a mere relic in your home? Perhaps gathering dust on a shelf? Second Timothy 3:16 says, “All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness.

Expressing Grace And Mercy Through Reproof And Rebuke Part 12

When a member of a congregation chooses to defy God . . . it may be necessary to express grace and mercy through reproof and rebuke. Guidance is offered on how to get through those difficult moments.

The Process Of Biblical Translation . . . And The Benefits Of Each Version Part 4

You’re sitting down with a cup of coffee, watching the morning sun out your window . . . and you pick up the Bible. Whether you’re aware of it or not, one of the most important parts in this quiet time . . . is the Bible translation you’re holding.

Which Bible Translation Should You Choose? Part 5

At any Christian bookstore, you’ll find an entire shelf full of Bible translations. There’s the New International Version, the New King James, the Phillips . . . and many more! Compare translations . . . and get the basic tools you need for studying the Bible.

Getting Back To A Right Understanding Of The Bible Part 6

Flip back through the pages of a history book. You’ll read of generations who twisted the message of the Bible . . . took it out of context . . . and caused a lot of damage. Let's unpack the phrase, "A biblical passage can never mean what it never meant."

Do You Want To Understand The Bible Better? Part 7

Suppose you decided to drive across the country. The most valuable tool you’ll use is a road map. Now, suppose you’re reading through the Bible. What’s your plan for getting from cover to cover? Get a head start and learn the best way to navigate the Scriptures.

Enjoy The Best Loved Poem In All The Scriptures . . . Psalm 23 Part 11

So . . . do you read much poetry? In today’s fast-paced world, not many of us have time to slow down and savor a well-written verse.

Master The Skill Of Biblical Interpretation Part 12

If you play sports, you know that it takes a lot of practice to get better. You’re out there on the court every week, maybe even every day, to improve your skills. Well, it’s the same idea with studying the Bible. We may not work up a sweat, but we’ve got to take time to practice.

How Personal Interpretation Plays Into Our Bible Reading Part 13

Think about how many words you read every day. Most likely, you’re constantly taking in advertisements, newspaper articles and e-mails. Well, you might not realize that every time you glance over a note or a memo, you’re interpreting each word.

How To Break Down Bible Passages Into Easy-to-understand Pieces Part 15

Sometimes the Bible can be difficult to decipher . . . especially when Hebrew poetry is involved. And yet . . . much of the Old Testament contains poetic language.

A Step-by-step Process To Unveil The Clear And Beautiful Message In A Psalm Part 16

Poetry is like a jigsaw puzzle. Sometimes it’s hard to make out a clear picture of the poem unless you understand how each line fits together. Listen for tips on how to get more from your Bible reading.

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Application > Effect

Enjoy This Special Edition On Chapters Three And Four Of The Book Of Ruth Part 4

The book of Ruth is a rich story of faith and love. Let's read from chapters three and four out of the book of Ruth.

Encouragement For Those Struggling To Make It On Their Own Part 23

God doesn’t leave us to find our way through life on our own. He provides the Holy Spirit and the Bible to help lead us down the right paths.

Caring For Those Who Teach And Preach The Word Of God Part 19

The Bible calls us to live by the Spirit, and one of the ways we do that is by carrying one another’s burdens.

Application > Power

Discover the importance of gentleness Part 6

To some, Jesus is a gentle lamb. To others, He’s a roaring lion. To the sinner in need of grace, Jesus’ strength was shown in His gentleness towards them. But to the religious leaders who were proud of their own righteousness, He was someone to be feared.

Discover how to have unquenchable faith in God Part 5

When we’re going through a fiery ordeal and our faith feels like it’s going to go out, how do we keep our passion for God alive? Discover the importance of remembering our past in order to survive our present trials.

Learn how to “embrace the power of embers” Part 3

We want to be a brightly burning fire for God every day. So when we cannot sustain that intensity, we end up feeling guilty. Discover why we don’t need to be on fire all the time to enjoy a passionate faith.

Application > Promises

A perspective that can help in difficult times Part 5

The famous preacher, Charles Spurgeon, once said that for Christians, even death is gain. "No evil in the strict sense of the word can happen to him, for everything is overruled for good." Listen in today as we conclude our study in Psalm 91.

How can we be confident in the security of God? Part 4

Even though God has promised to always be with us, we still experience pain, suffering, and hardships. So how can we be confident in the security of God? Discover the answer to that question today in our study of Psalm 91.

Can we claim the Bible’s promises for ourselves? Part 3

The Bible is full of what sound like amazing promises from God. but do all those ancient assurances apply to us today? Join us as we continue investigating Psalm 91, and discover whether it contains promises we can claim for ourselves.

Application > Understanding

Come face-to-face with the living, breathing Word of God Part 5

We usually think of God’s Word as a leather-bound book full of godly wisdom and instruction. Let's reveal that God’s Word is more than a book it’s a Person!

Discover nourishment for your soul Part 4

No matter how delicious and filling dinner is, you’ll still wake up hungry the very next day! Unlike physical food, God’s Word can keep us spiritually satisfied day in and day out.

Practical ways to better reflect Christ Part 3

We may think we’re all put together, until we look in the mirror and find the crooked collar on our shirt and spinach in our teeth! Let's look into the mirror of God’s Word to learn practical ways to better reflect Christ!