• It’s All in How You Tell It

    Eli Evans
    It’s All in How You Tell It The fine distinctions between one biblical genre and another may be difficult to establish, but it never hurts to start with some basic questions.
  • 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?
  • The Role of Background Studies in Interpreting the Bible

    Matthew Harmon
    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.
  • Write as You Read the Bible

    Nancy Leigh DeMoss
    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.
  • Group Bible Study Needs to Be Real

    Bill Craig
    Group Bible Study Needs to Be Real What kind of Bible study leads to transformation? It’s the kind that helps group members discover biblical truth, apply it to their lives, and develop spiritual habits. Here are four concepts that will strengthen the dynamic of your Bible study.
  • 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.
  • Breaking Down Your Bible Study Type

    Rebecca Kruyswijk
    Breaking Down Your Bible Study Type You don’t have to take a test to examine your Bible study habits. If the Bible doesn’t seem engaging or your readings seem arbitrary, something needs to change. Maybe the way you’ve been taught to study the Bible doesn’t work for you.
  • Glory in the Details

    Stephen Altrogge
    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.
  • Teach Children to Study the Bible

    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.
  • Search Shortcuts

    Inside BST
    Search Shortcuts When you're looking up Scripture on our website, you may not be aware of a few shortcuts that can speed up the process. Try these tips
  • Freedom to Memorize Scripture

    Standing Strong Through the Storm
    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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Why We Should Study God's Word

    Raul Ries
    Why We Should Study God's Word The Bible is an incredible book of history and facts that proves that there is a God that created all things. Most important of all, the Bible is the Word of God.
  • 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 in 2013, you could change things up in 2014. Here are some suggestions for doing just that.
  • Staying on Track with Your Bible Reading Plan

    BibleStudyTools.com Editors
    Staying on Track with Your Bible Reading Plan You've done it. You've committed to reading the Bible all the way through in 2014. Now, how do you stay on track with your plan for the whole year?
  • Make a Bible Reading Resolution

    BibleStudyTools.com Editors
    Make a Bible Reading Resolution As you make your list of resolutions for 2014, consider adding more food to your diet... the Bread of Life. A new year brings new opportunities to recharge your spiritual life, and one of the best ways to do that is to set a goal to read the Bible each day.
  • 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.
  • Five Proven Weapons in the Fight for Holiness

    John Piper
    Five Proven Weapons in the Fight for Holiness Having promises at hand that suit the temptation of the hour is one key to successful warfare against sin. But there are times when we don’t have a perfectly suited word from God in our minds.
  • Simple Steps to Solid Study

    John MacArthur
    Simple Steps to Solid Study You'll be amazed at the rich treasure your study yields by following these five simple steps.