Purpose of Bible Study
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The Purpose of Bible Study

Before reading this post please take a brief pause to ask yourself one simple but extremely important question: Why do I want to study the Bible? Why is a powerful question! It clears the confusion and brings the truth into focus. (The following is from a post I wrote several years ago) As we enter… Continue reading The Purpose of Bible Study

Bible Study Tips
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Bible Study Tips

4 Helpful Bible Study Tips The 4 Ps Pray Plan Place Persistence Prayer Prayer is the first step to Bible study. First, pray about what God would like you to study. Surround your study time with prayer before and after each Bible study time. Plan Plan is about gathering what supplies will be needed. Where… Continue reading Bible Study Tips

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20 Days of Strength

This blog post includes the Free 20-day Scripture Writing Plan mentioned at the end of last week's blog post - Comfort and Strength - If you missed that post, please read it now. From time to time we need to be reminded of God's strength. I find these verses very helpful and pray you will… Continue reading 20 Days of Strength

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Comfort and Strength

Do you ever pray asking God for comfort or strength? I notice that when I pray for someone who needs comfort I often find myself asking God to also give them strength. The topic of strength and comfort from God are found all through the Bible from Genesis to Revelation. But first, my last blog… Continue reading Comfort and Strength

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The Joy of the Lord

Nehemiah 8:10 is one of my favorite Bible verses. The joy of the Lord is your strength- Nehemiah 8:10 It's a great verse to study, memorize and personalize. Of course, as with all scripture, it is best to read the entire chapter or more to understand the verse in context. The Joy of the Lord… Continue reading The Joy of the Lord

Bible, Book Reviews

Spurgeon And The Psalms

Book           Spurgeon And The PsalmsPublisher    Thomas Nelson Spurgeon And The Psalms NKJV is a new Psalter that includes all 150 Psalms with devotional thoughts from Charles Spurgeon. Each Psalm is preceded by an excerpt from Charles Spurgeon's The Treasury of David. NKJV translationPoetic-style single column Generous space for notesSatin ribbon to use as… Continue reading Spurgeon And The Psalms

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Binge Read The Bible

Have you ever read through the entire Bible quickly? By quickly I mean binge reading in a few weeks or a couple of months. I do not mean reading the Bible in a year.Perhaps you have experienced binge-reading books or binge-watching a television series. Let's think about that for a minute and then come back… Continue reading Binge Read The Bible

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Mary and Martha

Please join me in a Bible study about Mary and Martha.We meet these women in Luke 10:38-42Start by reading the passage in your Bible and perhaps in more than one version.  Now it happened as they went that He entered a certain village, and a certain woman named Martha welcomed Him into her house. And… Continue reading Mary and Martha

Rescue Mission
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Rescue Mission

 As we read the Bible, we learn about our history and discover our desperate need for rescue. Centuries passed when people looked and hoped but they did not see a Savior. We read about these people in the Old Testament. We read about their belief in a future Savior. They looked forward...And more time passed...But, when… Continue reading Rescue Mission

Shepherds and Angels
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Shepherds and Angels

Do you ever picture the wise men in their royal robes surrounded by mystery as they followed the star night by night? I have certainly wondered about them and how they were led to find Jesus.But even more I love thinking about the birth of Jesus from the viewpoint of the shepherds.  Now there were in… Continue reading Shepherds and Angels