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  • Get Creative with Bible Reading

    Inside BST
    Get Creative with Bible Reading Bible reading plans don't have to follow any set rules or patterns. If you completed something more traditional recently, you could change things up. Here are some suggestions for doing just that.
  • The Holy Spirit, the Word of God, and You

    Randy Alcorn
    The Holy Spirit, the Word of God, and You The Holy Spirit’s presence in the life of the reader is essential to his total understanding, appreciation, and implementation of Scripture.
  • 7 Ways to Make Bible Reading Fun

    Ron Edmondson
    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.
  • 5 Ways for Active Bible Reading

    Inside BST
    5 Ways for Active Bible Reading As you read His Word, God will often use verses and passages to prompt you to action. You’ll see where you've fallen short of His standards, a prayer, or a promise to claim. Here are five ways to respond to what you're reading.
  • The Power to Change

    Kay Arthur
    The Power to Change How would your life change if you committed to meeting with God everyday?
  • BST Quick Tips: Slow Down

    BibleStudyTools.com Editors
    BST Quick Tips: Slow Down Reading through a certain amount of the Bible each day is a worthy goal. But don't let the quantity of your reading become more important than the quality. Slow down when you need to.
  • The Value of God's Word

    Greg Laurie
    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...
  • How Do I Deal with Distraction?

    Inside BST
    How Do I Deal with Distraction? Distraction while studying the Bible is a real stumbling block for many people. How can we overcome everything that keeps us from focusing?
  • Meditating on God's Word

    Founders Ministries Blog
    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
  • 5 Simple Steps to Solid Study

    John MacArthur
    5 Simple Steps to Solid Study You'll be amazed at the rich treasure your study yields by following these five simple steps.
  • BST Quick Tips: That's the Plan

    BibleStudyTools.com Editors
    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.
  • How to Enjoy Bible Study

    John MacArthur
    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: Staying on Topic

    BibleStudyTools.com Editors
    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.
  • Prayerful Digestion of God's Word

    A.W. Tozer
    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.
  • The Genre of the Psalms, Part 2

    Theologically Driven
    The Genre of the Psalms, Part 2 In yesterday’s post I noted that a familiarity with the basic genres of the Psalms can be a real aid in reading and understanding them. Today I will cover the last three categories.
  • The Genre of the Psalms, Part 1

    Theologically Driven
    The Genre of the Psalms, Part 1 An aid in reading the Psalms is to be able to arrange them in literary categories or genres. Based on thematic elements that are shared between psalms and literary features, we can more precisely classify the lyric poems of the Psalms.
  • Use a Coherent Method of Bible Study

    Alex Crain
    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.
  • Helpful Bible Study Resources

    Inside BST
    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.
  • Bible Study: Give It All You’ve Got

    Pastor Greg Laurie
    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.
  • Study Habits of Great Men

    Robert Vincent
    Study Habits of Great Men Even early church fathers acknowledged that in doing the good work of the ministry, pastors sometimes neglected one of their most important duties: giving wholehearted attendance to the Word.