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Galatians: The Hidden Power of Acceptance

Galatians: The Hidden Power of Acceptance

  Welcome to Bible Study of the Week, where every Sunday we give you the free first sessions of new video Bible studies from leading authors, pastors, and Bible teachers. This is session one of Galatians: Accepted and Free, our upcoming FREE online Bible study with Jada Edwards starting May 10th!     Opening Group

Mark: The Invitation

Mark 1:1-3:6 In the opening chapters of Mark, we see the meteoric rise of Jesus. We then witness conflict when the religious leaders decide they do not like what Jesus is teaching and how the crowds are drawn to Him. Jesus is helping the people of His day understand who He is and what He

Jesus: God with Us

  In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was with God in the beginning. Through Him all things were made; without Him nothing was made that has been made. In Him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind. The light

Laced with Grace

Gracious words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones. — Proverbs 16:24 I am such a Bible nerd. Not only do I love to learn the meaning behind the Hebrew or Greek words in Scripture, but I like to study certain English words that pop up at me, pogo-stick style,

The High Cost of Following Christ

The first character we’re going to talk about in this study is Joseph Caiaphas. If you grew up in church, you probably know him as Caiaphas. He was the high priest during the time of Jesus — the most powerful, influential person in Jerusalem, Judea, and what we would consider ancient Israel. He was the

Get Ready to Dream Big

Welcome to Bible Study of the Week, where every Sunday we give you the free first sessions of new video Bible studies from leading authors, pastors, and Bible teachers. This is session one of Dream Big, our upcoming FREE online Bible study with Bob Goff starting April 12th! Register right here for the study so you

An Abrupt Turn

“St. Patrick’s Breastplate,” a powerful prayer attributed to Saint Patrick of Ireland, begins in this way: I arise today Through a mighty strength, the invocation of the Trinity, Through belief in the Threeness, Through confession of the Oneness of the Creator of creation.1 “I arise today through a mighty strength.” Oh, wouldn’t that be nice

Forward: Dream

Seize Your Tomorrow Today A dream is simply a picture of what you feel God wants you to do next. ~ Dr. David Jeremiah Welcome Each of us has dreams for our lives. These dreams motivate us to take risks, make sacrifices, overcome obstacles, and persevere through adversity. Whether we want to advance in our

To lay all we are and all we have before the throne to gain God’s perspective. To join the never-ending prayer that swirls the throne room.

This Throne Room Prayer Changes Everything

  What’s the one prayer that is spoken every day, every hour, every minute, even now? It’s a simple but potent prayer tucked into the book of Revelation. The beloved disciple, John, finds himself trapped on the island of Patmos. He blinks and suddenly sees an open door. A familiar voice beckons, “Come up here”

Revelation: Tempted to Give Up on God?

  Opening Group Activity (10–15 MINUTES) What you’ll need: Sheet of blank paper for each person Pens, markers, and/or watercolors Each participant is invited to use the paper and drawing/writing tools to create either a picture of what’s described in Revelation 1:12-16 or a list (words or images) of symbols included in the description. Discuss

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