How to Read the Bible Chronologically

Apply the Word

Christians have a special relationship with the Bible. It’s not a just book we read once and set aside. It’s one that we hopefully come back to regularly for knowledge, inspiration, and guidance.

The challenge we face is in maintaining constant exposure to Scripture without developing a “been-there-read-that” mentality. Finding new ways to approach the Bible  prevents us from the kind of familiarity that makes reading ...

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How to Have a Quiet Time With God

If you’ve spent time in many Christian churches, you’ve probably heard the terms “quiet time” or “devotions.” But what do these terms mean? Are such activities important? Does a quiet time require a particular method or discipline?

What Is a Quiet Time?

People often say that “Christianity is not a religion: it’s a relationship.” The point of that statement is that our ...

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5 Bible Reading Techniques for Spiritual Growth

Scripture tells us that God’s Word is “alive and active” (Hebrews 4:12). As Christians, we engage with this living Word as we foster a lifelong relationship with God through reading the Bible. But this is not just like any other activity on our “to-do” list; we don’t want to approach Bible reading as an obligation that requires us to simply ...

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66 Inspirational Verses from Every Book of the Bible

The Bible is critical to our understanding of God. The more time we spend in its pages, the better we understand our relationship to our Creator and his creation

Between the covers of God’s Word, we find a remarkable amount of inspiration. These flashes of insight give us strength and encouragement in our most difficult moments. They embolden us to press ...

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Be Encouraged!

“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” –John 16:33

Naysayers are a dime a dozen. You don’t have to look far to find someone who will tell you who’s better than you … what’s wrong with you ...

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Keeping Our Eyes on Jesus

The apostle Peter and the other disciples were crossing the Sea of Galilee one night when they were caught in a sudden storm. Wind and waves threatened to capsize their vessel.

As they struggled against the elements, they saw something that really frightened them. In the distance, illuminated by flashes of lightning, was a person walking on top of ...

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How to Practice Listening to God

King David discovered the power of inquiring and listening at an early age. Through 1 and 2 Samuel, he inquires of the Lord and waits for an answer. Many of his questions concern upcoming battles. Will the Israelites win? How should they attack? David knew he could never listen to the Lord too much.

A brief but significant moment in David’s life is tucked away in 1 ...

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