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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.
Why did God choose to communicate in words? Couldn?t He have just left some great shots? Awe-inspiring pictures would be a lot easier on us than a 2000-page book, right?
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.
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.
Once Bible-reading becomes a resolution it easily (with me, at least) degenerates into an exercise in hitting targets.
If I could describe the best life there could be, a life of peace, serenity, security, and joy - it would be the Word Filled Life!
Whenever many adults hear the word memorize, they groan, "I could never do that." Yet all of us memorize many things in our daily lives: telephone numbers, account numbers, addresses. We should memorize Scripture, if for no other reason than the Lord commanded us to learn His Word.
Before the year 1881, you had three choices for an English Bible translation: the KJV, the KJV, or the KJV. Obviously, this is no longer the case. How did the King James Version get dethroned? Which translation is best today? Are any of the modern translations faithful to the original?
Scripture memorization has become a frequent spiritual tool to Army chaplain Jeff Struecker and his fellow Rangers.
How would your life change if you committed to meeting with God everyday?
To defend the faith we must be equipped to demonstrate that the Bible is divine rather than human in origin.
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.
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.
Here is a brief introduction to the research tools that I regularly use when studying the Bible and preparing to teach. These introductions describe what a particular reference tool has to offer, how it is arranged and how they might be used.
When the 1611 King James Bible was published, it was a book that summed up and refined the preceding tradition of English Bible translation. It wasn't entirely new, but it certainly wasn't old.