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The purpose of reading the Bible isn't simply for you to check something off your to-do list each day. We're meant to read so that our lives can reflect what's in God's Word.
The lawful use of Old Testament Law, argues John Piper, is to realize it is not made for the righteous.
Why should anyone believe that what the Bible has to say is true? Isn?t the belief in the historicity of biblical texts similar to faith that Zeus reigned from Mount Olympus?
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.
How then shall unbelief be cured and faith be strengthened? Surely not by straining to believe the Scriptures, as some do.
Chapter and verse numbers help us find particular passages in Scripture. But they can also cause us to miss the larger context. Don't let them get in the way of your study.
What does it take for believers like you and me to stand firm for the Word of God in our homes, our workplaces, our communities, and especially in our churches?
There's only one place to go to gain life's most valuable commodity. Why look anywhere else?
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.
If there was one bit of wisdom that would serve you well the rest of your life, this is the single most important skill I've ever learned as a Christian...
As you make your list of resolutions for the new year, 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.
A safe, secure, and liberated life is described in God's Word as "word filled."
Giving reasons for our faith (apologetics) is an essential element of the biblical Christian witness.
Some Christian scholars wonder whether too much Bible can sometimes be a bad thing, as major new translations and waves of books marking the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible inundate the market this fall.
Many professing Christians utterly ignore biblical truth and live as if grace were an open-ended package of indulgence, leniency, approval, tolerance, and self-awarded privilege divorced from any moral demands.
John Piper offers six great reasons why every Christian - especially those in vocational ministry - should commit the Word of God to memory.
The best way the church can prepare for trials and persecution is by seriously studying and learning the Word of God.
Very few of us take to heart the lessons of the Bible through the daily study and meditation of 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.
One of the tragedies of our contemporary culture is that people are not convinced of the Bible?s worth. I have often shared with our congregation the burden that people in the 21st century do not believe the Bible has anything to say to today?s generation.