Inside BST

  • Looking Back at Galilee

    When you're looking back at Galilee in Scripture, you see hints of the tensions that existed, cultural, social, and theological. But really understanding this area where Jesus grew up requires a bit more digging.
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    September 10,2014
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  • A 31-Day Journey Through the Book of Proverbs

    Books like Proverbs make it easy for us to develop this habit of learning who God is; obtaining the answers to life’s common problems.
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    September 3,2014
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  • How Do I Change Reading Plans?

    You may want to pick a different type of Bible reading plan to keep things interesting, and we've added a number of new ones for 2013. There's certainly something to fit any lifestyle. So, how do you change plans? It's easy.
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    August 27,2014
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  • A Clutch of Videos

    This year, we've focused a great deal of attention on producing helpful videos that provide solid answers about faith, the Bible, and Christian living. Here are just three to help you in your walk with Christ.
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    August 20,2014
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  • How Do I Set the Version of the Bible I Want?

    If you've looked around our site, you'll probably notice that we don't have a way to select a "default" version of the Bible. Maybe you thought we didn't have a way to do that. Actually, we do, and it's very easy.
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    August 13,2014
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  • A Reading Plan at Your Own Pace

    While it's true that most people start a Bible reading plan in January, that doesn't mean you can't jump in at any time. You can either sign up for an automated one... or, by using this tip, you can set your own pace for summer Bible reading.
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    August 6,2014
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  • Resource Guide: Mal? Eze? Ju?

    Sometimes, in an effort to save space or time, writers (or someone texting you on the phone) can use two- or three-letter abbreviations for books of the Bible.
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    July 30,2014
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  • A Misquoted Verse?

    Perhaps someone has told you that Christians shouldn't "judge" others for their beliefs or lifestyles. Usually, this claim is backed up by Matthew 7:1. But is that what Jesus meant?
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    July 23,2014
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  • Untangling Difficult Passages: The Case of the Unpardonable Sin

    When studying a difficult passage of Scripture, you don't just have to wonder what it means. We'll show you steps you can follow to help you get beneath the surface.
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    July 16,2014
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  • Copyright Concerns

    Recently, we received a few emails from people who wanted to know if they could quote from our commentaries and Bibles for projects they're working on. If that's you, too, here's what you need to know.
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    July 9,2014
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  • Summer Reading

    You may know that our site includes tons of free Bible study resources to help you dig into God's Word. But you may not know that there's more to BST than commentaries and dictionaries. In fact, our site is loaded with some classic Christian books to help you in your spiritual journey.
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    July 2,2014
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  • Getting Personal with Following Jesus

    The name Thomas à Kempis has long been associated with intense devotion to Christ. This is certainly reflected in his writings.
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    June 25,2014
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  • Seeing God in the Psalms

    The Psalms continue to be one of the most-read books of the Bible on our website. And it's easy to see why.
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    June 18,2014
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  • What Do Those Bible Names Mean?

    People's names in the Bible often relate rather closely to their life, role, or responsibility. Here's a sampling to show you what we mean.
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    June 11,2014
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  • Pray Without Ceasing? Really?

    For many Christians, the command in 1 Thessalonians 5:17 to "pray without ceasing" seems... well... impossible. But in this video from Mark Dever, you'll see that it's not so out of reach as you might think.
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    June 4,2014
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  • A Bible-Reading Famine?

    According to a recent LifeWay study, many Christians in America truly desire a close relationship with Christ. They even think about God's Word. But that desire hasn't translated into engagement with the Bible.
    Inside BST
    May 28,2014
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  • A Global Bible

    God's Word is truly for all nations. And the goal of the new ESV Global Study Bible is to take Scripture to the world.
    Inside BST
    May 21,2014
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  • Noticed a Typo?

    We do our best to keep everything tidy with no typos, but sometimes, things slip through. That's where you come in.
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    May 14,2014
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  • Search Books by Author

    We have a large and growing library of free books on our site, and we hope you're spending some time reading through these classics. But did you know that you find books by a particular author?
    Inside BST
    May 7,2014
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  • New Translations in Your Inbox

    In the last few months, we've been gradually expanding our email newsletter options to include some of the most-asked-for ones. Are you missing anything?
    Inside BST
    April 30,2014
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