The Bible is a sacred book that contains the Word of God. It is a collection of Divinely inspired writings that contains the Old and New Testaments, 66 books in total. The Word of God is the ultimate source of truth; it is eternal, perfect, holy, and authoritative for our worship and life.
Discover the Bible’s origins, authors, how it was divinely inspired, and more.
Our approach to the Bible will determine if we truly hear the voice of the Holy Spirit within it. We must be consistently dependent upon the Holy Spirit with faith-filled and expectant hearts!
Take a deep dive into our reading approach—from looking at the context and how the characters encountered God to inviting the Holy Spirit into your time in the Word. Get into the nitty-gritty of the text by asking yourself the who, what, why, and where.
Interpreting the Bible faithfully requires a desire to understand God’s Word and be clearly guided in the interpretive process. This involves having the appropriate beliefs about and attitudes toward the text, using consistent and informed principles for interpretation, seeking understanding through prayer, studying within the context of the church, and relying on trustworthy sources.
Take a deeper look at the first five books of the Bible, called “the Torah,” and discover why they are foundational for understanding the rest of Scripture. To read these texts better, we must carefully consider their ancient context, biblical context, and confessional context.
Explore the historical and prophetic books of the Hebrew Scriptures that tell the story of how God kept His covenant with Israel despite their disobedience and the punishments that came from God for that disobedience. To read these texts better, we must carefully consider their ancient context, biblical context, and confessional context.
The contemplative books of the Hebrew Scriptures convey the intellectual and emotional life of ancient Israel as they produced wisdom, love poetry, hymns, and laments, all in “the fear of the Lord.” To read these texts better, we must carefully consider their ancient context, biblical context, and confessional context.
If you want to study Jesus intensely and get to know Him intimately, then you need to know how to read His words and observe His life in the Gospels. Let’s get started now!
The New Testament is a very letter-heavy group of writings, and they provide us with invaluable theological teaching, ethical instruction, encouragement, and insight into the history of the earliest Christian churches. Dive deeper into reading these longer narrative texts that tell us about the Good News of Jesus spreading from Jerusalem to Rome.
The Book of Revelation is a challenging book to understand. This lesson offers guidance and technical approaches to interpret and apply the text accurately with four key questions.
In this lesson, you will learn what it looks like to build the habit and discipline of reading the Bible regularly through prayer, setting goals, choosing where to start, and more. This lesson is packed with practical tips and tricks to help you establish and maintain a consistent time in God’s Word.