Category Archives: Bible Study

What Do Your Bible Reading Habits Say About You?

What do your Bible reading habits look like? Your ebook reader knows! The Wall Street Journal recently looked at the treasure trove of reading-habit data that ebooks can track. Ebooks can potentially give publishers hard data on how their books … Continue reading

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Four Bible Passages to Read When Life Overwhelms You

When we’re grieving or going through hardship, do you turn to the Bible for help? We’ve chosen four Bible passages below that communicate a simple but powerful truth: God will not and does not forget us. Continue reading

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New Blog Series: Explore the Genres of the Bible

What would you say is the genre of the Bible? Hint: there’s more than one! This summer, taking inspiration from last year’s popular “Tour of the Bible” series, we’re embarking on a journey through the different genres represented in the Bible. Continue reading

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What Was the Original Language of the Bible?

What language was the Bible originally written in? Greek? Latin? Read on for a brief overview of the original languages (there were more than one!) of the ancient Bible. Continue reading

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Five Biblical Prayers That Teach Us How to Talk to God

To mark National Day of Prayer, here are five interesting, powerful, or otherwise memorable prayers uttered by people in the Bible. Continue reading

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Does God Ever Refuse to Hear Prayers?

Most of us believe that when we “cry out” to God—that is, appeal to Him through prayer—He always hears those prayers. But what about Bible passages that suggest that sometimes God doesn’t listen to our prayers? Continue reading

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What Should We Make of the Discrepancies Found in the Bible?

Is it true that the Bible contradicts itself? This short essay addresses a tough question about the Bible’s reliability. Continue reading

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The Case for Learning Biblical Languages

Do you know Biblical Greek or Hebrew? And has your church ever attempted to offer any training in the Biblical languages? Continue reading

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How Can You Meditate on God’s Word?

On Ash Wednesday, the first day of the Lenten season of reflection and meditation, it seems appropriate to ask what exactly it means to “meditate on God’s Word.” Here’s how the “Questions Answered” newsletter answers that question. Continue reading

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How to use Page Options on Bible Gateway

Did you know that Bible Gateway gives you the ability to toggle verse numbers, footnotes, pasage headings, and cross-references on and off? All this can be done with the Page Options button that appears at the top of every passage … Continue reading

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