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  • Research Tools for Bible Study

    Lindsay Olesberg
    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.
  • Leading a Bible Study

    Elizabeth George
    Leading a Bible Study As a Bible study group leader, you’ll find your role changing back and forth from expert to cheerleader to lover to referee during the course of a session.
  • 5 Great Ways to Study Your Bible

    Chris Russell
     5 Great Ways to Study Your Bible Over the years, I have found five specific ways of studying the Bible that have been very helpful for me. Since they have been such a blessing to me, I thought I’d take a few moments to share them with you.
  • BST Quick Tips: Equipped for Every Good Work

    BibleStudyTools.com Editors
    BST Quick Tips: Equipped for Every Good Work The purpose of reading the Bible isn't simply for you to check something off your to-do list each day. We're meant to read so that our lives can reflect what's in God's Word.
  • Timeless Truths for a New Generation

    Dr. Stephen Davey
    Timeless Truths for a New Generation One of the tragedies of our contemporary culture is that people are not convinced of the Bible’s worth. I have often shared with our congregation the burden that people in the 21st century do not believe the Bible has anything to say to today’s generation.
  • 8 Tips to Get More out of Your Bible

    Mark Altrogge
    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.
  • BST Quick Tips: The Work of Prayer

    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.
  • The Bible: A Guide for Every Situation?

    Matt Erbaugh
    The Bible: A Guide for Every Situation? While the Bible holds no information about specific job offers, it does give insight into judging our circumstances.
  • Six Ways To Kickstart Your Devotional Life

    Stephen Altrogge
    Six Ways To Kickstart Your Devotional Life Are you in a spiritual rut? Here are a few practical tips to breathe new life and vigor back into your devotional life.
  • A Word-Filled Life Offers True Security

    Dr. John Barnett
    A Word-Filled Life Offers True Security A safe, secure, and liberated life is described in God's Word as "word filled."
  • Catching Up

    Inside BST
    Catching Up We're a couple weeks into Bible reading plans for 2014. So, how are you doing? If you've already fallen behind a bit, don't worry. You can get back on track.
  • Quest for Fire

    David Jeremiah
    Quest for Fire There is a temptation for older Christians to settle into a routine — into a self-perpetuating "system" of Christianity. We attend church, listen to Christian music, give our offerings, and occasionally attend prayer meetings. It's very easy for the machinery of Christianity to act like a boat which will carry those who step aboard with very little effort on their part.
  • The Vital Importance of Biblical Discernment

    John MacArthur
    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.
  • New Year, New Bible Reading Plans

    Inside BST
    New Year, New Bible Reading Plans Last year, many of you said you wanted more Bible reading plans to choose from on BibleStudyTools.com. Well... done!
  • Great Cities of the Bible - Bethlehem

    Steven J. Hortegas
    Great Cities of the Bible - Bethlehem Bethlehem will always be remembered as the birthplace of Jesus. But Mary felt the pain of Rachel and the devotion of Ruth from many years before.
  • God Has Made Himself Known

    Bruce Ware
    God Has Made Himself Known We are dependent completely on God’s kindness and goodness to make himself known to us, and for this we ought to be grateful every day of our lives.
  • Knowing Scripture

    R.C. Sproul
    Knowing Scripture The idea that the Bible can teach anything we want it to is not true if we approach the Scriptures humbly, trying to hear what the Bible says for itself.
  • How to Trace the Fire of the Holy Spirit

    Sharon W. Betters
    How to Trace the Fire of the Holy Spirit Journal to track your spiritual journey. It is a means to "trace the fire of the Holy Spirit" in your life and the life of your church.
  • A Plea to Use the Bible Every Day

    Dr. Paul Dean
    A Plea to Use the Bible Every Day We must be able to go to the bible to find practical help in our every day lives because if we do not, we will make major decisions without reference to God.
  • L-I-G-H-T-S to the Word of God

    Hank Hanegraaff
    L-I-G-H-T-S to the Word of God Learn how to make the most of your time spent studying the Word of God.