Take a commonly used part of Scripture and walk through the process of how it should, and shouldn’t, be applied to our lives.
The Bible is filled with promises. Not every single promise was intended for you and me.
The Bible is God’s Word to people, but sometimes, it’s difficult to know how to study the Scriptures on your own.
People studying the Bible don’t always come to the same conclusions about what they’ve read. Perhaps you’re struggling with a passage that’s been interpreted various ways.
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Being a student of the Bible is essential for the follower of Christ. But even the most knowledgeable scholar occasionally comes across a difficult passage.
The art of language has developed over the years, and yet, there are key styles of communicating that go back centuries. Story-telling, figurative speech, and exaggeration, all are forms of language we use daily.
It’s easy to misinterpret biblical passages when we don’t have a solid understanding of how to study the Bible. We may miss out on the very thing God wants to teach us!
Our everyday conversations are filled with figurative language. But many of us hesitate when we get to the figurative language in the Bible.
We use figurative speech all the time to help emphasize a point we’re trying to get across. We’d recognize a touch of exaggeration in a statement like “She’s been gone forever,” and interpret it without hesitation.
When you hear the expression “It’s raining cats and dogs,” you don’t run to the window expecting to see animals falling from the sky! It’s just a figure of speech—common to our modern English language.
Is the Bible a history book . . . showing us only what’s past? Or can the lessons in the Scriptures be as current as today’s newspaper?
So often we read the Bible in segments. We memorize a few verses or read a single story, but don’t connect the dots with the rest of the book.