Tag: Bible Study

  • On Community — Ecclesiastes

    On Community — Ecclesiastes

    Another article in an ongoing series on the Old Testament Book of Ecclesiastes. In this sampling, the author focuses on the lessons of the importance of community, taken from Chapter 4 of Ecclesiastes. From Jared Ingle……………….

  • Three Good Things About Difficult Bible Passages

    Three Good Things About Difficult Bible Passages

    This article is pretty interesting, because it shows that the Bible itself teaches that some parts of Scripture are hard, but that is a good thing! From FTC……. https://ftc.co/resource-library/blog-entries/three-good-things-about-difficult-bible-passages/

  • Who Are the 7 Spirits in Revelation?

    Who Are the 7 Spirits in Revelation?

    The Book of Revelation is a notoriously difficult book, and it has about as many schools of interpretations as it has chapters! But this article provides some valid arguments to one possible way to understand the seven spirits that John talks about in Revelation. From The Gospel Coalition………………….

  • How to Engage Emotionally with the Bible

    How to Engage Emotionally with the Bible

    What this article is getting at is that if you are reading the Bible only as a chore to mark off of your “to-do” list, then you might as well not read it at all. We need to be engaged with God’s Word intellectually, spiritually and emotionally. From Crossway.org………………… https://www.crossway.org/articles/how-to-engage-emotionally-with-the-bible/

  • A Simple Strategy for Meditating on God’s Word

    A Simple Strategy for Meditating on God’s Word

    This simple strategy comes from the Apostle Paul in his second letter to the Thessalonians. I think this will help! From Unlocking the Bible…………………

  • Stand Before the King — Ecclesiastes

    Stand Before the King — Ecclesiastes

    Here is another article in the ongoing series on the Book of Ecclesiastes. In this segment, the author addresses those in authority over us here on earth, and how that coincides with God’s authority over that earthly authority. From Jared Ingle………………

  • The Preacher Weighs In on the Gift of Work

    The Preacher Weighs In on the Gift of Work

    Another in an occasional series of articles on the Book of Ecclesiastes. In this one, we are now in Chapter 4, and the focus is on work, and the Preacher/Teacher claims how valuable work is for our lives. From Jared Ingle…………………

  • How Do I “Count It All Joy” ?

    How Do I “Count It All Joy” ?

    We may all be familiar with the Apostle James’ admonition to “count it all joy” when we face trials, but how many of us also then ask the question, “How?” This article does a pretty good job of providing at least one possible answer. From Ligonier.org………………..

  • You Have Everything You Need for Life and Godliness

    You Have Everything You Need for Life and Godliness

    This article looks at the first Epistle from Peter, where he reminds his readers that God has made certain promises to His children, and so they can be certain that they have everything they need for both life and for godliness. From Crossway.org………………………..

  • Praying the Names of God — Yahweh Nissi — The Lord My Banner

    Praying the Names of God — Yahweh Nissi — The Lord My Banner

    Just as a flag waving in the distance on the battlefield could be a rallying point and a source of encouragement and even bravery, so is our God! From author Ann Spangler……………… Yahweh Nissi — The Lord My Banner