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The Importance of Context

When it comes to reading Scripture, context is key.   Too much of our current biblical study focuses on isolated verses and neglects the context of which the…

Settling for Golden Calves [When God Appears to Take Too Long]

When Moses met with God on the mountain to receive the commandments, all of Israel waited to hear the divine directives. The problem is they didn’t wait that…

The Interpretation of Translation

In the 2nd week of our Hermeneutics course, we learned about “The Interpretation of Translation.”  The Bible in our possession has divisions of testaments, books, chapters and verses….

10 Bible Verses for Conquering Fear

Looking for Bible verses to study or memorize on a particular area of struggle?  One of the best ways to combat sin is by memorizing Scripture. Here are…

Hurricanes and My Heart

Like so many of us, I have watched the hurricane coverage this week with disbelief.  The size of the storm is overwhelming.  The devastation is unimaginable. Something about…

Stats on the Bible

The Bible is 1 narrative composed of 2 testaments made up of 66 books – 39 books in the OldTestament followed by 27 books in the New Testament….

Jesus Is the Greater Isaac

Isaac. This beloved, only son was willing to be sacrificed, followed his father up the mountain, traveled on a donkey’s back into the city of sacrifice, journeyed three…

The Task of Hermeneutics

These are the notes from our 1st hermeneutics course through Equip. HERMENEUTICS SESSION 1: THE TASK OF HERMENEUTICS Do your best to present yourself to God as one…

Satan’s Strategy

Curiously, in the Garden of Eden, the serpent begins his attack with Eve.  The devious nature of this attack lies in the fact that God had instructed Adam…

6 Things to Do When You Start a Bible Reading Plan

If you struggled with consistently reading the Word, you are not alone, but that doesn’t mean that you have to remain where you are. It’s difficult to hit something…

The Word 100-Day Reading Plan

The Word Bible reading plan is a chronological 100-day guide that focuses on 50 pivotal Old Testament readings and 50 pivotal New Testament readings.  As we go through…

I’m Unsure of the Way [But Sure of Who’s Leading]

I was at a place where I had to make one of the most difficult decisions of my life. The choice before me was never one I anticipated…

A Bible Summary in 271 Words

I have preached through the narrative of the Bible in different ways in the past.  For “The Word” series at our church, I decided to give an outline….

3 Circles: 1 Method of Sharing the Gospel

The 3 CIRCLES PRESENTATION helps answer common questions in a simple and memorable way so that you can begin to naturally and actively share it with others. Here are two videos…

10 Bible Verses About the Bible

What does the Bible say about the Bible? Here are 10 pivotal verses to study, meditate, and memorize regarding the nature and function of the Bible. Ps. 119:105…

How Often Do You Read the Bible?

I once was asked if I believed in the Bible.  My answer was emphatically, “yes!”  After my response, the person asked, “Have you read everything in the Bible?”…

Creation & Revelation

Psalm 19 is a key passage to help explain how we learn about the character and nature of God. Creation tells us there is a God.  Revelation tells…

10 Bible Verses for Combatting Greed

Looking for Bible verses to study or memorize on a particular area of struggle?  One of the best ways to combat sin is by memorizing Scripture. Here are…