A Word-Filled Life Offers True Security
A safe, secure, and liberated life is described in God's Word as "word filled."
8 Tips to Get More out of Your Bible
Are you discouraged with your Bible reading? Find it hard to be consistent? Here are a few tips that have helped me to be more consistent and enjoy my devotions more over the years.
The Inductive Method of Bible Study - The Basics
Learn to know what God says, what He means, and how to put His truths into practice.
BST Quick Tips: Tripping over Numbers
Chapter and verse numbers help us find particular passages in Scripture. But they can also cause us to miss the larger context. Don't let them get in the way of your study.
5 Questions to Unpack a Bible Passage to Teach
Someone asked me recently how I address a Bible passage in order to teach about it. I certainly don’t claim to be an expert, but I do have a system.
Freedom to Memorize Scripture
The best way the church can prepare for trials and persecution is by seriously studying and learning the Word of God.
The Role of Background Studies in Interpreting the Bible
I am convinced that God has spoken in Scripture in such a way that believers can achieve a sufficient, basic understanding of the text without advanced training in backgrounds. Yet the use of background studies does have the potential to greatly enrich our understanding of the Bible.
Glory in the Details
Have you ever had an “I see it!” moment while reading scripture? This usually happens when we notice the details. There’s glory in the details.
BST Quick Tips: The Work of Prayer
Reading the Bible is only a part of the equation. You must also seek God's guidance as you dive into His Word.
10 Things the Bible Can Do
Why should you be thankful for the Bible? John Piper gives you ten good reasons to keep God's Word close.
7 Ways to Make Bible Reading Fun
I think we need to figure out how to enjoy reading God’s Word. Part of maturing as a believer is to fall in love with the Bible. Here are 7 suggestions which may help.
Getting Started with Bible Study
Getting started with Bible study can seem overwhelming, but it isn’t as difficult as it may seem. To help you start your journey, we’ve provided a few tips on getting into the Bible.
Write as You Read the Bible
Your eyes may be reading words but your mind is thinking about the phone call you just received or your day's schedule.
So You Want to Go Deeper...
Sometimes it's hard to please the people clamoring for "deeper" teaching because everyone seems to have a different idea of what "deep" is.
Bible Study FAQ
At BibleStudyTools.com, our goal is to help you study, understand, and apply Scripture. But what if you get stuck? Here are answers to some common questions we receive.
Prepared for Action
Peter, in his first letter, tells us the real purpose of Bible study: “Prepare your minds for action.” As you read a text, stop and ask yourself, “How might this prepare me for action?”
What's an Interlinear Bible?
If you've dug around on our site, you may have come across links to what's called an "interlinear Bible." So, what is that? And how can you use it?
Teach Children to Study the Bible
Studying the Bible is a trait that will benefit children their entire lives. Reading scripture is one of the greatest desires we can instill in our children - our own and those in our church.
The Vital Importance of Biblical Discernment
Discernment is the process of making careful distinctions in our thinking about truth. Unfortunately, this is an area where most Christians stumble.
We Need God to See
The Bible is God’s very word and therefore carries the authority of God himself. But not all receive the truth of this light, and some esteem it as folly itself. How can this be? How could any reject its authoritative claims?