Tag Archives: Bible study

church isn’t a class you go to

I had to apologize to my son recently. We were on our way to church one Sunday, and he said, “I think I know all the Bible stories now.” “Really?” I said. “All of them?” “Just about,” he replied. “And I know … Continue reading

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valuable inbox study tool

Our hearts and minds must be transformed. Transformation begins as God’s Spirit gives us belief in the truth of God’s Word, and as we then intentionally seek to know what the Bible says (and means) so that we can obey … Continue reading

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shut the door

“But when you pray, go into your room and shut the door and pray to your Father who is in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you.” (Matthew 6:6) If Jesus pulled away from His crowded … Continue reading

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skydivers, haircuts and truth-infusion

When our children were very young, God moved us to a new city and placed us in a church body where He provided a weekly diet of truth. From the pulpit and from the women’s Bible studies, He provided truth … Continue reading

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Familiar with every line

“It would be well if professing Christians in modern days studied the four gospels more than they do. No doubt all scripture is profitable. It is not wise to exalt one part of the Bible at the expense of another. … Continue reading

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He first knew me

It was 25 years ago that I first read Knowing God. For months that year, I was part of an early-morning group of twenty-somethings who met to discuss the book’s next chapter, led by an older, wiser man who’d expound on J.I. … Continue reading

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