When You Start to Ask: Is Reading the Bible Really Doing Anything?

The Bible is a book like no other.

While we can learn so much through seminaries and scholarly commentaries, God wants to reveal himself to us through Scripture as we read right in our own homes. Through the Holy Spirit, The Bible contains the power to transform you from the inside out as you read, study, and obey.

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Here’s the Truth About Reading the Bible

Today, I want to turn cartwheels.

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3 Bible Questions You’ve Asked Yourself Before

As the #LentChallenge comes to an end—(can you believe it?!)—we’re inviting Dr. Craig Blomberg to weigh in on a few final questions.

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The Worst Advice Someone Can Give You About Revelation

I’ve always read the seven letters to the churches found in Revelation 2-3 as a kind of challenge and encouragement on how believers should live. The passages are filled with accolades as well as corrections.

A warm pat on the back can be felt when I read:

“You have perseverance and have endured for My name’s sake, and have not grown weary. —Revelation 2:3

“I know your deeds, your love and faith, your service and perseverance, and that you are now doing more than you did at first.” —Revelation 2:19

Yet my posture stiffens when I read the following admonitions:

“But I have this against you, that you have left your first love.” —Revelation 2:4

“I know your deeds, that you have a name that you are alive, but you are dead.” — Revelation 3:1

Over the years, I’ve found both comfort and conviction within these passages. But as I’ve read this week, I’ve become intrigued by something I’ve never seen before. Continue Reading...

Is This the Most Divisive Bible Passage of Our Age?

Each week during the #LentChallenge we’ve been asking Dr. Craig Blomberg, New Testament scholar and author, YOUR questions.

While reading the epistles we came across what may be one of the most divisive passages of our time which led several of you to ask this hot button question: Continue Reading...