As we come to the close of 2018 and await the new-born year 2019 many will make New Year’s resolutions. Some will follow through with their resolutions while as much as eighty percent of our goals for the New Year fail. Many people decided not to make resolutions that become a distant memory.
It is not intended we be in constant behavior modification. The Bible explains that we should strive to change the condition of our hearts rather than our outward performance (Matthew 12:35). ...continue reading "Spiritual Goals"
"For the word of God is alive and active sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow, it judges the thoughts and attributes of the heart' Hebrews 4:12 ESV.
This is the first of five articles about Bible study. Today we look at why we need to study the Bible. Then we will cover how to observe Scripture, What do I see? How to interpret the Scripture. What does it mean? How does the Scripture apply to me and how does it apply to others? Ending the series with methods of Bible study. ...continue reading "Why We Need to Study the Bible"
Bible Study - Observation Techniques
Today we are looking into how to observe Scripture to better understand its meaning.
We want to become like a detective searching for clues to the way Sherlock Holmes or any other detective of note. We all love a good mystery story, especially the chase scenes with the successful capture of the bad guy(s). ...continue reading "Bible Study – Step One “Observation”"