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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Many women struggling to study the Bible say that a significant obstacle they face is not knowing HOW. We believe the Spirit is the Teacher, but what are his methods? How do we cooperate with him in applying our minds to learn God’s Word? We’ve tried just […]