Beginner’s Online Bible Study 06: Reading the Bible is not supposed to be simple or easy all the time.

Reading the Bible, is not supposed to be simple or easy all the time.

Lets talk about this for a bit.  Perhaps we all need a shot of humility when we pick up this book.

The Bible was written by the person who holds the universe in existence while he sits in a recliner, with his feet up, sipping a wine so wonderful only he can make it.  Do you

Beginner’s Online Bible Study 05: Becoming closer to God requires reading and studying the Bible, the Word of God.

Becoming closer to God requires reading and studying the Bible, the Word of God.  I know this is why we are here, but we don’t want to miss just how important this is.

Lets go back to our friend Alex who we would like to get to know better.  If Alex wrote a book or an article, wouldn’t you read it?  As a matter of fact, if you spent a …

Beginner’s Online Bible Study 04: Becoming closer to God requires that we work at living a life truly led by Jesus.

Becoming closer to God requires that we work at living a life truly led by Jesus.

Lets go back to Alex.  Lets say you met Alex and got to know Alex a little, and you decided you wanted to get to know Alex better.  Would you not do the things Alex enjoyed so you could spend more time with Alex?  Wouldn’t you talk about the things Alex like to talk …

Beginner’s Online Bible Study 03: Becoming closer to God requires prayer – time communicating with Him.

Becoming closer to God requires prayer – time communicating with Him.

Knowing someone can only really come by being around them.  There is no substitute for spending time with God.  If we believe He is alive and loves us, we can be in His presence.  Take the time to get to know the person who died for You.

Think of the person you talk to on the phone the most.  …

Beginner’s Online Bible Study 02: Start With The Proper Goal

Beginner’s Bible Study: The goal is not to understand the Bible, it is to become closer to God so we can glorify Him better.

We all need to have the proper goal when we start.  Reading the Bible and understanding it better will bring us closer to God, which will help us bring Him glory.  In the broadest sense, that really is what life is all about.  Sometimes we look …

Beginner’s Online Bible Study 01: Learn How To Read and Love The Bible.

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The Plan

My pastor challenged me to prepare for Christmas better than I ever have before.  I couldn’t think of a better way to do this than to help people who perhaps were either new to the Bible, or struggling to make it meaningful in their lives.  I’ve read the Bible for over 35 years now, so maybe God can use that is some small …