Category: Bible

God Has Spoken through His Word

E-Book PDF: Open in New Window | DownloadSubscribe iTunes | Android | Email | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS The Divine authorship of Scripture is a subject to which we should constantly return and one that should recurrently fill the minds of the people of God. That God has spoken in the Scriptures and that He speaks today in the Old and New Testament is of supreme importance to the life of faith of a believer. No one captures this truth so much as does the writer of the letter to the Hebrews. In 13 chapters, the writer gives upwards...

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15 Ways to Feed on the Word in the New Year

Jesus said, “Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God” (Matt. 4:4), and the prophet Jeremiah wrote, “Your words were found, and I ate them, and your words became to me a joy and the delight of my heart, for I am called by your name, O LORD, God of hosts.” (Jer. 15:16) And yet, believers often struggle to regularly and intentionally read and study the Bible. Sometimes it helps to get fresh ideas for feeding on the Scriptures. Here are 15 ways to feed on the word in...

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Five Encouragements For Your Upcoming 2016 Bible Reading Plan

Why is it that we often feel so unhealthy and malnourished when we get to the end of every year? Many of us think it’s the Christmas cookies and the stocking stuffers getting to us. While that may be the case to some degree, the truth is many of us are craving the spiritual milk and are experiencing stunted growth (1 Pt. 2:2). We feel drained by the inconsistency of our time in the Word (Heb. 5:14). By the time we reach the days and weeks leading up to the new year, our diet is oftentimes all out of...

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Dealing with Negative Thoughts with the Word of God

Dealing with negative thoughts with the Word of God is something I’ve learned is absolutely essential if I’m to remain sane. This has become even clearer to me recently while going through a particularly difficult period of my life waiting on the Lord to answer prayer about a few ministry positions I’ve applied for. I often find my mind going to the place where I’ve already been accepted in the position, thinking what the position would be like, the work I’d be doing, what I’d do in the role, and so on, and so forth. If there’s one thing...

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Three Ways To Find Christ in the Old Testament

Today we continue our three-part series looking at John 5:39. In this series, we began with looking at three reasons we miss the message of the Bible. Today we’ll look at three ways to find Christ in the Old Testament, and finally, we’ll explore five principles to search the Scriptures profitably. When Jesus spoke of the Scriptures in John 5:39, He meant the Old Testament, since the New Testament had not yet been written. It was of the Old Testament Scriptures that he said, “They bear witness about me” (John 5:39). How is this? In one of his accounts...

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