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What Is a Plumb Line in the Bible and What Does it Mean for Christians?

Unless you are in construction or know how to build an outdoor deck or patio, you might not know what a plumb line is. But it is an important point of illustration and application in the Bible. This article sheds some light on this. From Crosswalk………………………

https://www.crosswalk.com/faith/bible-study/what-is-a-plumb-line-in-the-bible-and-what-does-it-mean-for-christians.html

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2 Categories of Questions to Ask When Reading the Bible

I’m always looking for tips and tricks to make my Bible reading more helpful and impactful for me. Here is a useful article from pastor David Murray and Crossway…………………

https://www.crossway.org/articles/2-categories-of-questions-to-ask-when-reading-the-bible/

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Five Ways the Bible Will Help You Grow

Some good incentives here to not neglect our reading of the Word. It is our life and our source from God! From Unlocking the Bible…………….

https://unlockingthebible.org/2021/02/bible-helps-you-grow/

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We Need Humility to Study the Bible

After we apply biblical faith to our study of the Bible, it should also naturally follow that we will study our Bibles in true Christian humility. From Knowable Word……………….

https://www.knowableword.com/2020/05/11/we-need-humility-to-study-the-bible/

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We Need Faith to Study the Bible

Because the Bible is a supernatural book, we cannot expect to derive any real benefits from reading and studying it in the natural. This article from Knowable Word focuses on the necessity of studying the Word in faith……………

https://www.knowableword.com/2020/05/25/we-need-faith-to-study-the-bible/

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A 7-Step Approach to In-Depth Bible Study

I got a lot out of this article from Crossway on studying the Bible. This quote is worth the price of admission: “One of the best ways to get to know someone is to ask them questions and stay curious. I’ve found that it’s the same with studying the Bible.”………………..

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WHAT THE STORY OF RUTH CAN TEACH US ABOUT BITTERNESS

When the Book of Ruth is either preached or taught, the focus is on the faithfulness of Ruth and the loving manner of Boaz to redeem her and Naomi from their poverty as a kinsman-redeemer. But this article hones in on the lessons to be learned from the bitterness that Naomi had sunk to after the death of her husband and her two sons. Some great insights here from Redeeming Grace Ministries………………..

https://stanmurrell.com/2021/05/17/what-the-story-of-ruth-can-teach-us-about-bitterness/

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The Difference Between Job and His Three Friends

One of my very favorite websites is Knowable Word. They do a fantastic job of teaching people how to study the Scriptures effectively, and they break down the books in such a way that the important truths are grasped and made applicable.

In this article, the focus is on the difference between Job and his three friends and how they treat suffering in light of the sovereignty of God. The takeaway for me: Unlike the three friends, Job truly fears God, and believes that God can still use suffering to redeem and to restore………………….

https://www.knowableword.com/2021/05/14/the-difference-between-job-and-his-three-friends/