Bible Study Review:  Experiencing The Heart Of Jesus (Max Lucado)

A few years ago, I picked up this study at a bookstore, intending to complete it on my own.  For whatever reason, I started it but set it aside after a few days.  Either it didn’t speak to me at that point in my life, or (more likely) I moved on to another group study.  …

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Bible Study Tools: Help or Hindrance?

Tools can be important when you have a job to do, but they can also be a hindrance.  I remember (vaguely) studying about the Industrial Revolution in school.  In the late 1700’s, manufacturing was done in homes, by hand.  Generations of families passed down the secrets of their trade, and they made their living by …

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10 Things Bible Study Will Do For You

Question.  What do you want your life to be characterized by?  What words come to mind if I ask you, “How would others describe you?” How about these? Strength. Boldness. Joy. Peace. Wisdom. Purity. Determination. Success. To the person, all of us want happy, successful, effective lives.  No one wants to get to the end …

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Tips on Using Blue Letter Bible

Bible study can be daunting at times.  Ultimately, it is God’s word, His revelation of Himself to us, and we can gain incredible insights about Him without any study tools.  His Spirit enlightens us to understand scripture.  We should always first simply read the text, approaching it in a prayerful attitude asking God to speak …

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