The Bible isn’t a book for spectators. God doesn’t want us to just stare at the words on the page. He wants us to do what it says. It’s easy to think of studying the Bible as a passive thing. But Jesus didn’t say if you love Him, you’ll read His commands. He said if […]
It all depends on you. One wrong word, and the whole group will be warped forever. You’ve got to lead this Bible study perfectly. No pressure, right? Often, our fears about leading a small group Bible study are much worse than the reality. You really can make it work. Before you get started, see if […]
You may focus a great deal on how you study the Bible, hopefully learning some great tips from this site. But one of the most important moments in your routine actually happens before you even get started reading. If you jump into Scripture, you’ll certainly get something good out of it. But if you spend […]
When many Christians realize they’ve gotten off track with their Bible reading, the first step they often take is the wrong one. They resort to guilt. They know they’ve blown that promise they made to God about staying in His Word. All those big plans have gotten sucked away by the busyness of life. But […]
As you read God’s Word, He will often use verses and passages to push you into action. Think of it as active Bible study. You’ll see how you've fallen short of His standards, a need to pray, or a promise to claim as your own. Here are five ways to respond to what you're reading.