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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

Bible verses about strength - 12 Scriptures

Bible Verses about Strength: 12 Scriptures

Bible Verses about Strength Say the word strength, and immediately one thinks of diet plans, workout routines, and trips to the gym. The word reminds us of the workout clothes we bought last year, with good intentions, but never wore. To be physically strong and fit is a fine goal, but there is a greater

You Can Have The Life You’ve Always Wanted

Success in any field requires work, practice, dedication, and the ability to learn from setbacks. When something is worth our effort, we throw ourselves into the task. What makes us think becoming spiritually mature is any different? The Apostle Paul used terms borrowed from the sporting world. “Work out your salvation,” “run to win,” “buffet

She’s Still There: Fight for Your Life

You have to choose to be brave enough to believe that a uniquely beautiful life is still yours to have. And you have to choose to be bold enough to grab hold of the hope you have for the girl inside. The girl who’s still there. The girl who dreamed of — and deserves —

Jesus Is ______: Scandalous Grace

Jesus is _____. How would you fill in that blank? That question is at the heart of a campaign The City Church launched a couple of years ago with the goal of getting Seattle to think about Jesus. Our purpose wasn’t to tell anyone what to believe. We just wanted people to get Jesus on

Uninvited Session One: Living Loved

Live from a deep assurance that you are fully loved, and you won’t find yourself begging others for scraps of love. Live loved.   If you were to write the definition of love, what would it be? If you were to write the definition of rejection, what would it be? Watch the Session One Video: Living

Wiser Together

We Can Be Wiser Together A person who is wise is someone who has learned how to live life the right way. He or she is wise about relationships, wise about career, wise about money, wise about family, wise about character, and wise about eternity. “Wisdom is priceless!” says the writer of Proverbs. All of

The Gospel of Caesar

I love walking on the Via Egnatia, the ancient Roman Road that stretched nearly 650 miles from Byzantium (the European side of modern Istanbul) in the east to Dyrrhacium (Durres in present-day Albania) in the west, where it connected via the Adriatic Sea to the Appian Way in Italy. The large paving stones that Roman

The Daniel Prayer: Preparing for Prayer

This is a sneak peek of session two of The Daniel Prayer Bible Study, a six-session study with bestselling author and Bible teacher Anne Graham Lotz. Join us for all six sessions this summer during our online Bible study at Study Gateway! Sign up now to get access to all six videos and other free downloads!

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