I recommend anyone wanting to begin studying theology, which I recommend every believer should study theology, this is a great book to get you started. Don’t let the size of the book discourage you. It is a think book because he covers many different topics, but the material is easily digestible.
Christ is everywhere. We can see Him in all things, if only we will look. We all know that the Grand Canyon is the largest canyon in the United States. It’s little brother, Palo Duro Canyon, is right in my “backyard.” My wife and I have been visiting it quite often recently, and as I’ve looked around I see Christ everywhere. This series will be my attempt to illuminate Christ throughout the canyon for you.
Bricks and mortar can build a house but what makes it a home? We often envision a house as a place for a family, and we make it our own through paint and pictures. God is also building a house, and he is preparing a home in which the blueprint has been drawn up since before the foundations of the world.
The Bible is God’s written word to mankind. It reveals his character, his desires, and ultimately points to Christ in every book. In recent years scripture is losing its authority in the life of Christians and that poses a huge problem to Christianity in general. Here are the five greatest threats to the authority of scripture.
How do we know that God exists? Honestly we have no definitive proof of God’s existence. Yep, you read that right. Zip. Zero. Zilch. Nada. We have scripture that is the definitive source for believers, but if you believe the Bible, then you are already under the presumption that there is a God. What we have outside of the Bible are 4 major arguments for the existence of God. I believe that every believer should know these to better be able to defend their faith in a world with increasing unbelief in the existence of God.
Reading and studying the Bible can be a daunting task if you are unfamiliar with it. Yes, plenty of people have read their Bibles for hundreds of years, and had no problem…or so they thought. The problem that exists is that most people have a surface understanding of scripture and what it means for Christ followers. If you want to take your Bible study to a whole new level, you have come to the right place. Today I want to share with you some tips and resources on how to read and study your Bible like a pro.