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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.
Maybe you or someone you know has suffered from BiB syndrome: the Bible is Boring. The symptoms include acute avoidance of all things Scripture, a craving for books and media with more “action,” and a disoriented feeling when picking up the Good Book. If unaddressed, sufferers will often experience severe spiritual weakness. But there is […]