Bible Reading

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5 Ways to Keep Ourselves Rooted in God's Word

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There are many things that make it challenging for us to read God’s Word. Often we think it’s because we don’t have time, but perhaps the more accurate reason is we often feel too tired.
Woman reading bible with highlighters

When a Great, Comforting Verse . . . Actually Meant Something Else

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Oft-quoted Bible verses that are personally inspirational, comforting, encouraging to us. But do they actually mean what they seem to say?
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How the Book of Deuteronomy Spoke to My Fears

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I wasn’t that excited to begin this year’s study on Deuteronomy. But to my surprise, the very book that I was reluctant to study provided me with the encouragement I needed.
A woman is holding a bible but looking bored

It's Time to Take the Guilt Out of Your Bible Reading

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You start off the new year with a plan to follow–to finish the whole Bible in one year. But by the time the third week of January rolls around, you’re three days behind, equivalent to 12 to 15 chapters to catch up on. The doubt about actually doing this creeps in. The guilt of not doing what you said you’d do piles up. 
A woman is reading bible with a doubtful face

What Reading a “Messed-Up” Book in the Bible Taught Me

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Last summer, our campus fellowship organised a Bible quiz based on the book of Judges. I started to read it so I could learn the details for the trivia. Soon I was telling myself it was for good reason that this book wasn’t “popular”, as it seems quite messed up.
A woman fall asleep when reading bible

What if I Just Don't Want to Read the Bible or Pray?

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Should I pray? Read the Bible? I knew I had been neglecting these, but when I finally had the time, I just wanted to plop into bed and scroll my phone. Then the next day comes, and it’s the same thing all over again.
How God's Word Helps Me Fight My Mental Battles

How God's Word Helps Me Fight My Mental Battles

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One of my New Year’s resolutions this year is to dig deeper into the Bible and have His Word stored in my heart (Psalm 119:11). I realise that whenever we come to God and lay our emotions before Him, we also need to let His Word search our hearts and allow His truth to renew us.
Creative Ways to Stay In The Word of God

Creative Ways to Stay in the Word

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Whereas I used to begin my day reading the Bible, or at least have a time set aside for it, my daily agenda has been turned upside down, and with it, my Scripture reading. I’ve been brainstorming ways we can help each other stay accountable in reading the Bible—partaking of our Lifeline and breathing deeply of this Sustenance.
3 Questions to Ask Yourself When Reading the Bible

3 Questions to Ask When Reading the Bible | YMI

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The King James has been swapped for a more contemporary Bible version, a commentary has been summoned along with a nice journal, with hopes of capturing every revelation or verse that speaks to us. But yet, the diary remains empty, and quiet time soon becomes a chore.  “Why even read the Bible?” we begin to wonder.