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3 studies on faith

3 Bible Studies on Faith

3 Bible Studies on Faith

I do believe; help me overcome my unbelief! – Father of a possessed boy, Mark 9.24 Many of us could echo this sentiment of the father from Mark chapter 9. Doubt often means asking questions or being uncertain regarding issues of faith.  You believe – but you have difficulties with that faith, or are worried about

my one word

A Bible Study for the New Year

There’s power in words.  Beauty in words.  Grace in words. Words create movement.  They craft nations.  They seal a marriage.  They cast a vision.  They make us laugh.  They focus our attention.  They expand our horizons.  They stimulate our creativity.  And they script our possibilities. My One Word is a project for you to embark

3 studies on physical bodies

3 Bible Studies on Our Physical Bodies

In 1 Timothy 4:8, Paul tells his protege Timothy, “For physical training is of some value, but godliness has value for all things, holding promise for both the present life and the life to come.” I think many of us read that and write off exercise. However, Paul says that exercise has value! Paul tells the

The Birth of The King

Since The Story was first published, hundreds of thousands of people have experienced God’s great love affair with humanity through this accessible, chronologically arranged bestselling Bible. This week’s Bible study is taken from The Story of Jesus, a seven-week exploration into the life and ministry of Jesus that is adapted from the original The Story curriculum and

3 studies on spiritual formation

3 Bible Studies on Spiritual Formation

Our relationship with God has both a personal aspect and a corporate aspect. It has been said that you cannot grow spiritually without being connected relationally. In addition, we cannot only expect to hear teachers and pastors on Sunday mornings and grow spiritually – we need to be personally invested in our relationship with God.

3 studies on old testament characters

3 Bible Studies on Old Testament Characters

Many people try to avoid the Old Testament, maybe unintentionally, feeling that the New Testament is more applicable and relevant to our modern lives.  Paul’s teaching on the fruit of the Spirit is much easier to apply to life than David refusing to kill Saul and cutting only a corner of his cloak.  We can

humanity of jesus

The Humanity of Jesus

This week’s Bible study discusses the humanity of Jesus – that he was truly God and truly man in the fullest sense of the terms. For this study and discussion, we turn to an excerpt from Start! The Bible For New Believers. This Bible, which uses the New King James Version as its text, contains necessary

Proverbs 22:6 Train up a Child

Bible Verses About Children

What are some of the key Bible verses about children? Children are the reward of one’s youth. Happy, or blessed, is the man who has a quiver full of them. We hear statements like this nearly every father’s day among the many Bible verses about children. But what does it mean? And, how much is a

rick warren bible study

You Matter To God

You are not an accident. You matter to God. Even before the universe was created, God had you in mind, and he planned you for His purposes. These purposes will extend far beyond the few years you will spend on earth. You were made to last forever! The search for the purpose of life has

3 studies on missions service

3 Bible Studies on Missions and Service

All In by Mark Batterson – When did we start believing that God wants to send us to safe places to do easy things? Jesus didn’t die to keep us safe. He died to make us dangerous. The will of God is not an insurance plan; it’s a daring plan. It’s time to quit living as

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