Topical Studies

  • Christ in You

    R. Keith Whitt
    Christ in You When Christ dwells within us we enter a new life path. Prayer and Scripture study help us discover and apply the principles of life in Christ.
  • Experiencing the Riches of God's Grace

    Michael Youssef
    Experiencing the Riches of God's Grace In Ephesians 1, Paul invites us into the very throne room of God as he shows us the blessings God has stored up for us in his treasure house - blessings we already fully possess if we belong to Jesus Christ
  • Abundant Grace

    James Montgomery Boice
    Abundant Grace If we are ever to understand the grace of God, we must begin with the knowledge that God has acted graciously toward us in Christ entirely apart from human merit.
  • True Communion

    The Good Book Blog
    True Communion Recently, I read through Luke 22, which includes the Last Supper and the events surrounding it, and I was struck by some of the words spoken by Jesus on this momentous occasion.
  • Beyond Sunday: Rehearsing Glory

    Beyond Sunday: Rehearsing Glory The gratitude of the church is lasting as well as deep. On her tablets are memorials of great deliverances, and, as long as she shall exist, her sons will rehearse them with delight.
  • When God Calls

    Tullian Tchividjian
    When God Calls The man Jonah is indeed like us in a number of ways. Learning to identify with him is our key to the meaning of his story—and our big mistake if we fail to do so.
  • Which Is Harder—to Leave or to Stay?

    Craig Blomberg
    Which Is Harder—to Leave or to Stay? Paul has already been ministering in Ephesus longer than in any community we know of throughout his apostolic missionary career. He has already promised the Christians in the churches of Greece, including the Corinthians, that he will be visiting them again. What’s the hold up?
  • What Is Heaven Like?

    Dr. Ray Pritchard
    What Is Heaven Like? Everyone wants to know about heaven and everyone wants to go there. The Bible tells us everything we can know for certain about heaven.
  • How God Feels about the Poor

    Dr. J. Vernon McGee
    How God Feels about the Poor In the days of Amos, God accuses them of making "the poor of the land to fail." That is, the poor were brought down to such a low poverty level that they never could escape from it.
  • Beyond Sunday: The Real Temptation

    Beyond Sunday: The Real Temptation When Jesus was tempted in the desert, it's easy to miss what's really at stake.
  • Pursuing Peace in Our Relationships: A Guide to Romans

    Robert D. Jones
    Pursuing Peace in Our Relationships: A Guide to Romans What does the assurance of the gospel have to do with pursuing peace in our relationships? Everything. It fills us with joy, power, and confidence as we gratefully obey God in our relationships.
  • The Problem with Guilt-Free Church

    Rick Whitter
    The Problem with Guilt-Free Church There is a significant move within the evangelical community to remove the sense of guilt from the lives of people. We don’t want anyone to feel badly about themselves. But we ARE responsible. We have all sinned.
  • Who Decided What Went into the Bible?

    Hal Seed
    Who Decided What Went into the Bible? Just about everyone wants to know how the sixty-six books got chosen to be in the Bible. Why these sixty-six? Why not a few more (or a few less)? Why these books and not others?
  • What Are You Willing to Risk?

    Mark Altrogge
    What Are You Willing to Risk? Jesus risked it all for us – not only did he risk it all, he gave it all. We should be willing to take risks for him.
  • Beyond Sunday: New Day, New Mercies

    Beyond Sunday: New Day, New Mercies These rivers of mercy run fully and constantly, but never run dry. No, they are new every morning. Every morning we have fresh instances of God’s compassion towards us.
  • Courage Through Faith in God: Genesis 14:1-24

    Josh Rice
    Courage Through Faith in God: Genesis 14:1-24 As Abram shows, faith is not an easy, linear process where God takes us directly from one level to another. Instead, it is filled with twists, obstacles, and challenges.
  • Make a Relationship Investment Plan This Year

    Tim Brister
    Make a Relationship Investment Plan This Year Your relationship investment plan should include unbelievers who are seeking to win to Christ, new believers you are seeking to establish in the gospel, and maturing Christians you are seeking to grow in the gospel.
  • Small Changes with Big Results Next Year

    Stephen Altrogge
    Small Changes with Big Results Next Year There is something about goal setting that gets me fired up and excited. But in the last couple of years I’ve started to notice something about myself: Small goals coupled with faithfulness produce the biggest results.
  • Beyond Sunday: Facing the New Year without Fear

    Beyond Sunday: Facing the New Year without Fear Do you know why we have fear? Because we think our needs or the needs of someone we love are not going to be met.
  • The Most-Read Bible Study Articles of 2013

    The Most-Read Bible Study Articles of 2013 In 2013, we featured more Bible study articles, blog posts, and videos than ever before to help you dive into Scripture. So, what made the cut as the most-used resources? We'll count them down...