Grace in the Bible, in Fellowship, and to Ourselves
Through the truth of the Bible, we see how to give grace to ourselves and to others. Because of Christ’s work on the cross, we were never on the hook. We are not responsible for saving ourselves. When we continue to ask God and others for forgiveness that has already been granted, we are trying to earn God’s grace and favor, which is not what the Bible teaches.
Can You Trust the Bible?
The Bible is unique because of the complexity of its composition and the power of its message. Unlike many pieces of literature, the Bible invites scrutiny, and welcomes investigation into its accuracy. In this post, Eric tells a personal story of how examining the Bible strengthened his faith and brought his friend into relationship with Christ.
Do You LIKE the Bible; or Just Study It?
We study the Bible because we believe it contains the Truth and has the power to change our lives. But do we always LIKE doing it? Our guest writer Keith Ferrin shares with us his journey of falling in love with the Bible. He now holds to the idea that people can believe the Bible is not only true and applicable, but also fun, engaging, and enjoyable!
Does Your Mind Wander When You Read the Bible?
Have you ever sat down to read the Bible, gotten only a few paragraphs in, and your mind is off somewhere else? Keith understands, but he shares in this post a trick he has been using for almost 15 years that helps him immensely as he studies God’s Word. Click on the post to see his Bible-reading advice, and let us know if it helps you in your reading this week!
In a Nutshell, How is the Bible Different than the Qur’an?
For over two years now, JoHannah has been corresponding with a Christian woman who lives in Pakistan, who has been asking questions about how to share Christ with her Muslim friends. It’s easy to get stumped on how to communicate Christian truth to those who argue against it. If you’ve ever had a conversation with a curious Muslim, this post might be helpful for you.
10 Tips for Liking the Bible (Because Believing It’s True Is Not Enough)
Do you ever have to force yourself to read the Bible? Contributor Keith Ferrin knows this is a common problem, so he just released his new ebook, “10 Tips for Liking the Bible”. Read his post for more information about how to get his book and great giveaways, and hopefully you will also be inspired to pick up your Bible and enjoy the adventure of reading it with joy.