What can we learn from a study and reflection on even a small passage of Scripture? Here, we reflect on Romans 1:1-7 with Dr. Richard Krejcir. The themes of grace, obedience, discipleship, faith and redemption are all found in these verses - what speaks most to you, and what did you need to read today? Share with us as we grow together.
Spiritual Discipline; Memorizing the Word of God
Head into the spiritual gym and learn the exercises of spiritual maturity: studying and memorizing the word of God. Exercise is hard. We make a lot of excuses for why we can't do it. Not only does Fred Gladney teaches us that we can memorize the Word of God, but he reminds us that the pay-off is of great importance.
The Importance of Scripture (Take Five)
This week’s Take Five gives valuable inspiration, resources and help for us as we seek to learn more about God through his word. Through the Bible, God reveals himself and the truth about us and our world - but too often, we’re uneducated about how to read the Scripture, what it means or how to apply it. This week, let’s try to spend time with God and Scripture.
Reading the Bible in Context
Most of us have likely encountered questionable teaching within the church. Sometimes, this comes from someone who has lifted a single phrase out of scripture and built a doctrine around it. Maybe we have even done this ourselves, intentionally or not, as we focus on the part of a verse we like while discarding the rest. But when scripture is taken from its intended context, false teaching can result.
What Does the Cross Mean for You?
I want to bring your attention to just a few verses about the cross today. Something to get you thinking, so that when you put on your cross jewelry, or you see a cross on a church steeple, you think about it in a new way this week.
Sensing God’s Presence – Hear, See, Touch, Smell and Taste God Through Scripture
How can we recognize that we are not sensing God, and begin to seek him again? Just as we follow our noses to the smell of fresh-baked bread or our eyes to a lovely garden, let’s use the metaphor of our physical senses and see what Scripture says about sensing God’s presence in a spiritual way. Let’s hear, see, touch, smell and taste the Lord through the Bible!