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
Bible study

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

Book Reviews

Embracing Trust

Book Review for: Embracing Trust Author: Joanna Weaver Publisher: Revell Joanna Weaver is best known for her book Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World, which has sold more than one million copies. When I heard she was writing a book about trusting God, I knew it belonged on my to-read list. I joined the launch… Continue reading Embracing Trust

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Closer Walk Newsletter

Announcing something new! 🎉 Today I am publishing the first issue of the Closer Walk Newsletter on Substack. Please take a look, subscribe, and please share with anyone who you think might like to read the Closer Walk Newsletter. This is not replacing the blog but we will see how it goes. By that I… Continue reading Closer Walk Newsletter

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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

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The Secret Place

He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High Shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.  I will say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress; My God, in Him I will trust." - Psalm 91:1-2 NKJV There are a number of different ways to describe the abiding life. In Psalm 91… Continue reading The Secret Place

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Psalm 25

Who is joining me in reading the Psalms this month?See my recent post - Psalms 30 Day Reading PlanUsing the 30-day plan is an easy way to keep the Psalms in your daily life. I am using the pretty bookmarks in my Bible. If I miss a day or more, I just read the Psalms… Continue reading Psalm 25

Bible Reading Plans

2022 Bible Reading Plans

2022 is almost here! We have reached the end of the 2021 New Testament Reading Plan.  That means it's time to decide on a reading plan for 2022. It is vitally important that you are in God's Word daily. That's why having a plan is necessary.  I hope you will take the time to prayerfully… Continue reading 2022 Bible Reading Plans

2021 Bible reading plan

Believe

Last week's blog post- December Bible Reading Plan included a Bible reading tip to use while reading the Gospel of John. The idea is to pay special attention to one special word. The word is BELIEVE.Bible Reading TipLook for the word BelieveUnderline or mark the word each time you find it in John Reading verses in… Continue reading Believe

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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