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why study the bible

Do you avoid the Bible? Perhaps the Bible was a part of your past, but it’s spent years on your shelf collecting dust. Perhaps you’ve tried reading it and you’ve given up. You may be saying, "The Bible puts me to sleep. I can barely understand it. Will it really do anything for me?" The short answer...
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mastering bible study

The Bible was written to change us, to lead us to a right relationship with God and other people. This is a compelling reason to study the Bible, but how do we do that? Elsewhere on this website you will find a number of suggestions and motivations for launching into Bible study. There are many...
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where do i start

Once you know the basics of Bible study, you may wonder what to study first. The Bible is a big book! All of the Bible is God’s Word, but some books of the Bible make better starting points than others for understanding what...
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daily spiritual nourishment

Most of us like to eat every day. We may not be proud of our diet, but we usually avoid hunger one way or another. In fact, many of us eat three or more meals a day whether we’re hungry or not. Students of nutrition tell us that our appetites are not the best guidelines for what we...
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elements of bible study

Bible study boils down to the following elements:

Bible—It may seem obvious, but it’s still crucial to have a Bible open when you study. It’s helpful to have at least two different Bible versions opened to the same passage. Speakers and readers of the English...
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Eastside Christian Fellowship
Fullerton, California

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