Author Archives: Henry Blackaby

what is exegesis

Exegesis: You Can Do It

Exegesis: You Can Do It

Is Exegesis your middle name? Or does the thought of using an exegetical method to interpret Scriptures sends chills down your spine? According to Henry Blackaby, coauthor of Encounters with God: Transforming Your Bible Study, everyone is an exegete. In the excerpt below, Henry and his sons Melvin and Norman aim to remove that “fear

Come and See

Nathanael said to him, “Can anything good come out of Nazareth?” Philip said to him, “Come and see.” — John 1:46 It’s not enough to know what the Scriptures say about Jesus, study the doctrines concerning Him, or ponder His teaching. There’s only one way to really know Jesus: we must follow Philip’s advice and

The Torn Veil

Editors Note: This is an excerpt from Being Still with God Every Day. In this 366-day devotional, each day features a scripture and a short, meaningful devotion to set minds and hearts on practical, godly living every day of the year.  * * * Jesus cried out with a loud voice, and breathed His last. Then the veil of

God Our Father

Doubtless You are our Father… You, O Lord, are our Father; Our Redeemer from Everlasting is Your name. — Isaiah 63:16 When people hear the word father, many different images, memories, and feelings immediately occur. For some, thoughts of a father connote feelings of love, affirmation, guidance, and provision. For others, feelings of rejection, criticism,

Waiting on God: Trust in His Timing

Editors Note: This is an excerpt from Being Still with God Every Day. In this 366-day devotional, each day features a scripture and a short, meaningful devotion to set minds and hearts on practical, godly living every day of the year. “How Long?” The Lord said to Moses: “How long will these people reject Me? And how long will

Top