Vision

As we saw earlier in this series, Psalm 119 details the benefits of God’s Word, and all throughout its 176 verses, one word is repeated multiple times:
Eyes.
The psalmist makes mention of the relationship between the Word and his eyes in several places:
Oh that my ways be steadfast […]

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Final Two Bible Study Methods

Below are the final two study notecards I wanted to share with you. I already told you I love Bible study methods that involve looking at language, and in case you wonder what to do with the words you’re studying, the first one should […]

2 More Bible Study Methods

Here are two more of the study cards I like to use:

You may recognize the first one. This method is fairly common and known in some places as homiletics. Somewhat tedious and not great for every text, it’s not my most loved method, but I […]

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2 Helpful Bible Study Methods

For the next few days, I hope you enjoy a closer look at several of Lisa’s Bible study notecards I told you about –

 

Join me tomorrow for a couple more!

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Bible Study for Busy Moms

Below is a short video containing practical tips from Jani Ortlund for moms wanting to grow in the Word. Her advice applies to anyone in a busy, stretching season of life, but I always struggled with consistency in studying God’s Word when I had a newborn in […]

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Journaling in Bible Study

We’re on Day 18 of this 31 Day series called Embracing the GRACE of Bible Study, and this week we’ve been looking at what a gift it is that we’re able to LEARN it. 
If someone close to you – someone you love – pours their […]

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Encountering Mystery in the Word of God

Building on our discussion from yesterday, I want to encourage you to keep pressing into your confusion when studying God’s Word. As you encounter things you don’t understand, make it a habit to record them. Write down your questions! Good question-asking is a more […]

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Embracing and Asking the Right Questions in Bible Study

I said yesterday that it’s best not to rush to commentaries before allowing yourself to sit in your questions for a while, pondering it on your own and giving the Spirit time to guide you in what God is saying. It’s not that anything […]

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Using Bible Study Commentaries

Yesterday I showed you the Blue Letter Bible app that I love, and today I’ll share what I think are helpful parameters for how to incorporate the use of Bible commentaries in your study time.

Let’s begin with a simple definition of “commentary” from dictionary.com:

noun, plural […]

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A Favorite Bible Study Resource

Continuing this discussion of our series’ third grace-gift, we’re delving into more ways we can learn to study the Bible for ourselves. Today I’m sharing another tool for going deeper in examining God’s Word.

For a few years now, the Blue Letter Bible app has been my go-to source for […]

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