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Looking To Revitalize Your Bible Reading? Part 2

Some of the stories in the Bible seem like just that . . . a good story. But seeing how those stories apply to our life is easier said than done. We'll describe the process of reading Scripture in a way that we can fully understand it and apply it to our lives.

Reading The Bible As A Form Of Narrative Literature Part 38

It’s tempting to read our favorite portions of the Bible, and ignore the ones that challenge us. Or to extract our favorite verses without an understanding of the cultural context in which they were written.

How Different Writing Styles Can Impact Our Study Of The Bible Part 39

To truly understand the Bible, we need to appreciate the different writing styles used in the Scriptures. The Spirit-inspired authors wrote poetry, narrative stories and so much more.

Explore Ways To Read The Bible As A Story, While Staying In Line With The Author’s Original Intent Part 40

The Bible is far more than a book of rules and regulations. It’s a vibrant piece of literature . . . full of narrative, poetry and instruction.

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.

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.

There’s Help In Getting The Most From God’s Word Part 8

Did you ever have to do a book review for school? Most likely, there was a specific method you used to get the most from the novel. Take the process of that school project . . . and translate it into the lifelong journey to read the books of the Bible.

A Dynamic Story Of Friendship, Betrayal, And Reconciliation Part 9

In the New Testament, there’s a little letter from Paul to Philemon. It’s often overlooked in the larger study of the Bible . . . let's open up this letter to reveal a New Testament treasure!

Getting First-things-first In Bible Study Part 10

The Bible study group on “Discover the Word” meets every day to help you know how to understand the Scriptures and you're invited to join them. In fact, grab a cup of coffee, bring your Bible and get ready for a lively conversation.

Let’s Explore Psalm 23 Part 14

Reading the Bible is an integral part of the Christian faith. But when you don’t understand what the biblical writer is trying to communicate . . . reading can become more frustrating than fruitful. In a well-loved portion of Scripture see familiar words in a fresh new way.

The Heartfelt Psalms Of Fellow Listeners Part 19

Hear several inspirational psalms . . . written, not by David . . . but by radio listeners just like you! All of us have a psalm hidden in our hearts just waiting to be written.

Practical Tips On How To Comprehend The Important Passages Of Old Testament Poetry Part 22

The Psalms in the Old Testament are eloquent expressions of the heart . . . but sometimes the writer’s words are tough to understand!

A Lesson In Learning How To Study The Bible On Your Own Part 23

Few things in life are more important than learning how to engage in the Scriptures . . . in order to hear God’s message just for you. And right now . . . we’re learning to appreciate the Psalms.

An Old Testament Psalm That Shows Remarkable Transparency With God Part 24

Ever find yourself trying to be on your “best behavior” when you pray? Wanting to say the right things . . . and finding it hard to be completely open and honest with God?

Learn Important Tools To You Help Get The Most Out Of Bible Study Part 28

Some anecdotes in the Bible are straightforward . . . where the application is crystal clear. But other passages are ambiguous . . . leaving more questions than answers. Let's dissect two such examples from Scripture.

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Ways To Study > Meditation

An eye-opening conversation about meditating on God’s Word Part 5

Meditating often gets a bad rap. We may think it involves uncomfortable positions and nonsensical chanting. How meditating on God’s Word can be an avenue to a happy life.

Let’s Begin A Fascinating Series On The Book Of Ruth Part 2

The men and women of the Bible tell us a lot about ourselves. Although times have changed, human nature has not.

Discover Practical Tools For Getting The Most Out Of Bible Study Part 17

So often we read a portion of Scripture, and jump right to application. But in the process we misinterpret the text. Let's get the most out of personal and group Bible study.

Ways To Study > Memorization

Let’s take a closer look at wisdom in action, in Proverbs chapter 31 Part 3

The book of Proverbs is full of godly wisdom for every area of our lives. And in the final chapter of that book, we get to see how this wisdom is lived out day by day!

Discover Practical Tools For Getting The Most Out Of Bible Study Part 17

So often we read a portion of Scripture, and jump right to application. But in the process we misinterpret the text. Let's get the most out of personal and group Bible study.

The Heartfelt Psalms Of Fellow Listeners Part 19

Hear several inspirational psalms . . . written, not by David . . . but by radio listeners just like you! All of us have a psalm hidden in our hearts just waiting to be written.

Ways To Study > Reading

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!

Discover how God’s Word is like a knife and cuts right to our heart! Part 2

Used carelessly, a knife can cause a lot of damage. But in the hands of a skilled surgeon, a sharp blade can save lives.