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Being A Wife in the Word

  Have you ever wondered if reading your Bible actually matters?  “With my whole heart I seek you; let me not wander from your commandments! I have stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you.” Psalm 119: 10-11   “Honey, what does this mean? I don’t get it!” This basically sums up my Bible study time my first few years of marriage. I leaned on my husband for my biblical knowledge. That was until the day I quit. I don’t just mean that I quit something simple, I quit trying to read and understand God’s Word. It …

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Bible Study is Not a Box to be Checked Off

  Another morning I fumble my way to the coffee pot. I plopped myself down on the couch and grabbed my prayer journal. I didn’t have much to say or much to pray about. My mind felt fuzzy and distracted from all that was happening around me. I had been sick for days, my body was weak and weary, but I talked myself into pushing through and reading my Bible study chapters for the day, so I could put a checkmark that it was completed. One less thing on my list and one less thing on my mind for the …

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Old Testament with Gospel Lenses

We live in the most connected age thanks to the internet and social media. Yet this age is the most disconnected from the Bible than many have ever seen in their lifetime. Despite the fact that eighty-four percent of average American households have more than one Bible, only thirty-seven percent of them read their Bible daily, according to Lifeway research. Recently the BarnaGroup issued their “State of the Bible 2019.” It gives us an even greater glimpse into how God’s Word is used or unused in our world today. According to the survey, Forty-eight percent of the American population is disengaged from God’s …