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  • The Inductive Method of Bible Study - The Basics

    Kay Arthur
    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.
  • Writing out Scripture Can Be Good for the Soul

    Ray Pritchard
    Writing out Scripture Can Be Good for the Soul Writing it down meant the kings of Israel were forced to think about the law of God he was sworn to uphold. And it can do wonders for your own study as well.
  • BST Quick Tips: Focus In

    BibleStudyTools.com Editors
    BST Quick Tips: Focus In As you make your way through a Bible reading plan or reading on your own, sometimes you may need to slow down and go a bit deeper. You can do that by focusing in on a few key verses.
  • 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."
  • How to Begin a Daily Quiet Time in 5 Easy Steps

    Ron Edmondson
    I often encounter people who want to begin a daily quiet time, but they aren’t sure how. It really isn’t as complicated as we often make it out to be. Here are 5 easy steps to begin a daily quiet time.
  • How to Read a Psalm

    Theologically Driven
    How to Read a Psalm When I have preached on a psalm in a church, some people have mentioned to me that they were familiar with a verse from the psalm but they had not thought about the passage’s overall message. I have often wondered if believers have a good reading strategy for getting the most out of a psalm.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • What Bible Did Jesus Use?

    Dr. John Barnett
    What Bible Did Jesus Use? Have you ever looked down and wondered if you really held the same Bible Jesus had, the one God breathed out supernaturally by inspiration?
  • 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.
  • Unfolding Scripture

    Jen Hatmaker
    Unfolding Scripture God never intended for His Word to be a tidy, hands-off package.