What Bible Did Jesus Use?
Have you ever looked down and wondered if you really held the same Bible Jesus had, the one God breathed out supernaturally by inspiration?
Meditating on God's Word
Meditation is pondering the Word in our hearts, preaching it to our own souls, and personally applying it to our own lives and circumstances. It is how we sanctify our thinking and bring it into submission to Christ—taking every thought captive
BST Quick Tips: Staying on Topic
After you read through the Bible a few times, try something different: Go through the Bible to discover what God says on specific topics.
Are You REALLY Interpreting the Bible Literally?
So what does it mean to truly interpret the Bible literally? How can we be sure that our “literal” interpretation of the Bible isn’t actually a theological hack job? Here are some simple questions to help you truly interpret the Bible literally.
The Sunday Special
Would you believe that millions of people in the United States try to live all week on nothing more than "Sunday dinner"?
Prayerful Digestion of God's Word
How then shall unbelief be cured and faith be strengthened? Surely not by straining to believe the Scriptures, as some do.
Studying Your Bible
Over the last few months I have had hundreds of you request a post on “How to Study The Bible.” Well, here it is. I pray this post blesses you, challenges you, and inspires you to take the initiative to deepen your relationship with God.
Our "Word" Crisis
Why did God choose to communicate in words? Couldn’t He have just left some great shots? Awe-inspiring pictures would be a lot easier on us than a 2000-page book, right?
Helpful Bible Study Resources
Our site is stocked with handy resources to improve your Bible study. Here are just a few that can help you dig deeper.
Use a Coherent Method of Bible Study
It doesn't diminish the importance of the Holy Spirit at all to approach the Bible with a sensible method of study. The Holy Spirit guides us as we observe, interpret, and apply His Word.
Reading the 8's
No plan is perfect, and no plan works forever—for me, at least. But this reading plan gives me freedom, variety, and a sense of order because all I have to do is look at the calendar...
How to Enjoy Bible Study
Here are three simple guidelines that have helped me to make the most of my study time.
BST Quick Tips: That's the Plan
Jumping into Bible study can seem overwhelming. But don't let that be an excuse to "never get around to it." Instead, overcome the sense of being overwhelmed by making a plan.
Bible Study: Give It All You’ve Got
If you have determined to study the Bible for yourself, three principles from Proverbs 2 will help you get the most out of Bible study.
3 Simple Steps for Studying the Bible
There are a number of ways we can study the Bible, but one of the most effective and simple approaches to reading and understanding God’s Word involves three simple steps.
Get the Most from Your Bible
Merely reading the Bible is not enough if you want to get the full meaning from any particular text. Learn how to get the most out of reading your Bible.
What Lies Below?
Once you’ve found chapters and verses on our site, you can read them in a number of translations. But that’s not the end. We've got more tricks just below the reading pane.
Research Tools for Bible Study
Here is a brief introduction to the research tools that I regularly use when studying the Bible and preparing to teach. These introductions describe what a particular reference tool has to offer, how it is arranged and how they might be used.
BST Quick Tips: An Appointed Time
If you find that you often miss your Bible reading time, then you may want to start treating it as an important appointment. In fact, that's exactly what spending time in God's Word is.
The Value of God's Word
I read an interesting story about an old miner who had lived the life of a hermit deep in the mountains of Colorado...