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!

By |October 20th, 2014|Categories: Bible Study, Chasing Grace, Write 31 Days|Tags: , |Comments Off on 2 Helpful Bible Study Methods

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 […]

By |October 19th, 2014|Categories: Bible Study, Chasing Grace, Write 31 Days|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Bible Study for Busy Moms

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 […]

By |October 17th, 2014|Categories: Bible Study, Chasing Grace, Write 31 Days|Tags: , |Comments Off on Encountering Mystery in the Word of God

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 […]

By |October 16th, 2014|Categories: Bible Study, Chasing Grace, Write 31 Days|Tags: , |Comments Off on Embracing and Asking the Right Questions in Bible Study

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 […]

By |October 15th, 2014|Categories: Bible Study, Chasing Grace, Write 31 Days|Tags: , |Comments Off on Using Bible Study Commentaries

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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Understanding Context When Studying the Bible

Ever wonder how all of the books of the Bible fit together? Is there more of the story and history of God’s people that you’d like to better understand?

When the Lord originally ignited my desire to know him through his Word, I was driven to learn yet […]

By |October 13th, 2014|Categories: Bible Study, Chasing Grace, Write 31 Days|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Understanding Context When Studying the Bible

Pursuing Variety in Bible Study Methods

Yesterday I shared with you the Bible study notecards Lisa gave me and a couple of tips to go along with them. Today we’ll talk a bit more about the second tip:
Mix It Up.
Whether you’re a beginner or seasoned student of God’s Word, I […]

By |October 12th, 2014|Categories: Bible Study, Chasing Grace, Write 31 Days|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Pursuing Variety in Bible Study Methods

Finding The Right Pace For Your Bible Study

My Bible study life changed when my dear friend and mentor Lisa shared with me the tools she uses to study the Word. Collecting Bible study methods, she writes them each on a card and then uses them to guide her study time.
(Actually she prints them […]

By |October 11th, 2014|Categories: Bible Study, Chasing Grace, Write 31 Days|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Finding The Right Pace For Your Bible Study