The Bible not only forms the foundation of an effective prayer life, but it is foundational to every other aspect of Christian living.
The Single Life: Bible Study, Solo Style
If you choose to study the Bible alone, you get to make all the decisions. What to study, when, where, even why is up to you. The first—and probably the biggest—decision is what to study. Pray for guidance, then consider this: do you want to go with a teacher, a topic, or a territory?
People of the Book?
I’ve been around enough, seen enough, and talked to enough people to want to ask the question: Are Christians really a people of the Book?
Is the Bible Reliable for Truth about Jesus Christ?
Why should anyone believe that what the Bible has to say is true? Isn’t the belief in the historicity of biblical texts similar to faith that Zeus reigned from Mount Olympus?
Do We Believe the Whole Gospel?
Unbelief. This one word expresses the judgment Emil Brunner, the Swiss “crisis theologian,” used to describe nineteenth-century liberal theology.
Finding Time for God: A Young Mother's Story
When I think of other young mothers with many more children and much more on their plates who manage to study the Bible and spend quality time with God, I wonder, is there something wrong with me?
Letting the Bible Transform Your Church
The Bible can transform our lives. It also can transform your church.
8 Steps to Meeting God in Silence and Solitude
The spiritual disciplines of silence and solitude may be quiet, but they're also full of adventure...
Plan a Getaway with God
Jesus healed, fed, forgave, comforted, preached, raised, delivered, and fed some more. Is it any wonder that Jesus told the disciples to come away to a quiet place?
How to Use the Law - Lawfully - To Bear Fruit for God
The lawful use of Old Testament Law, argues John Piper, is to realize it is not made for the righteous.
Always Be Prepared to Give an Answer
Giving reasons for our faith (apologetics) is an essential element of the biblical Christian witness.
The Book Jesus Trusted
If we look closely at the recorded words of Jesus, we can see that the Bible was Christ's Book that He constantly relied upon.
Discover the Treasure: Memorizing Scripture
Whenever many adults hear the word memorize, they groan, "I could never do that." Yet all of us memorize many things in our daily lives: telephone numbers, account numbers, addresses. We should memorize Scripture, if for no other reason than the Lord commanded us to learn His Word.
What Is A Quiet Time?
Part of your quiet time is to get your heart clean and pure. Each of us needs to take ourselves by the nap of our necks and confess and repent before we come into God’s holy presence to fellowship.
Never Read a Bible Verse
If there was one bit of wisdom that would serve you well the rest of your life, this is the single most important skill I've ever learned as a Christian...
How Can I Get Started Studying the Bible?
"I have an old Bible that belonged to my grandmother, and it's difficult to understand. Where do I begin? How can I get more out of reading the Bible?"
The Bible: Human or Divine?
To defend the faith we must be equipped to demonstrate that the Bible is divine rather than human in origin.
The Message of the Bible
When studying any part of the Bible, it’s essential to keep the overall message of the Bible firmly in mind. Here is D.A. Carson’s summary of the Bible in 221 words.
Why I Love the Bible
Learn to grow closer to God through your devotions and Bible study.
Clear Enough for a Child
Reformer Martin Luther was convinced of the perspicuity of Scripture, namely, that its central message of salvation is so clear that even a child can understand it.