Bible Reading

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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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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. 
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Why We Shouldn’t Skip the Hard Parts of the Bible

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When it comes to reading the Bible, we’re often tempted to ignore the parts we find difficult to understand, and just hide in the comfort of our favourite verses again and again. 

The Christian Life Is a Marathon, Not a Sprint

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My church starts every year with a prayer and fasting event, which become an anticipated event for many of us. As we ask each other what we’re praying for, one request I often hear is deeper intimacy with God.
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6 Signs We're Settling in Our Relationship with God

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We often tell ourselves and each other not to “settle” when it comes to our relationships, career, or the things we want in life. But what about when it comes to our relationship with God? Is that where we’ve decided that where we’re at now is “good enough”? 
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How to Beat That Languishing Feeling

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When 2020 ticked over into 2021, we were hopeful that the new year would be a better one. And for awhile, it did look promising. But alas, the bubble’s popped and the recent news about the outbreak of new COVID strains, worsening cases, and heightened restrictions have made us feel like we’re right back at square one. What can we do to keep ourselves going? Here are some tips to help us beat that languishing feeling.
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.