Wanting some practical keys to help you learn how to study God’s Word? This small resource is packed with tools to help you learn how to go deeper in your studies, as well as how to pray God’s Word, memorize God’s Word, and share God’s Word with others. This booklet has already printed over 100,000 copies and is a must-have for those wanting to learn to be good Bible students. (Available in 6 languages!)
The following audio series, given by Anthony Baca, will help eager students learn the basics of how to study the Bible. Anthony is a teacher at the Souls West program in the Pacific Union Conference.
As the year progresses, opportunities come and go for us to reach out to those around us. Is God calling you to take these opportunities, and your faith, a step further? Maybe you have considered inviting them to study the Bible, but are unsure as to how to begin that process. Mark Howard, director of Emmanuel Institute of Evangelism, breaks down the basics in this short video.
Do you want to empower your Bible studies and your devotional life? Learn how you can make your Bible Study and prayer life exciting and meaningful in this inspiring presentation by Christian Hjortland! (Both part 1 and 2 are included of the audio message.)
When you open your Bible, where do you start? Perhaps you’ve asked these questions: Where do I start in my Bible? Is there any difference between reading and studying (or “basking in”) the Bible? How can I get to know the Person behind the words on the pages of my Bible? No matter your age or life circumstance, you will find encouragement, advice, and practical strategies in this new book by our friend Nina Atcheson. In it, you will discover how basking in the power of God’s Word will make you want to linger with God—because time with Him is so sweet.
Have you ever wanted to learn how to study Bible characters? Moses. Noah. Ruth. Hezekiah. These biblical characters can seem larger than life. Their stories are so grand, their significance so great, it’s easy to forget they were real people—with real struggles—that God chose to use in spite of their weaknesses. That’s one reason character studies are so powerful. We pray the following tips are helpful for you as you go deeper in studying the Bible characters we find in God's Word!
How can we hide God's word in our hearts more effectively amidst the circumstances that will arise this year? Fadia Kruezer shares a powerful principle that will assist us in doing so. By directing specific scriptural promises at our difficulties, the Bible will daily become more applicable and powerful to us.
"Study to show yourself approved unto God!" the Bible tells us. Do you understand what you believe and why? Seventh-day Adventists accept the Bible as their only creed and hold certain fundamental beliefs to be the teaching of the Holy Scriptures. We pray you are blessed by this review. To make it more meaningful, we encourage you to use your Bible to look up all the references.
In this Church 101 video message, David Asscherick talks about how to find greater insight in reading your Bible and having your daily devotions. We pray that this message will be a blessing and inspire you in your personal Bible study.
In this insightful article Dr. Frank Hasel talks about the historical reliability of Scripture, as well as how to deal with difficult texts, and how we can ultimately trust God's Word despite the discrepancies and imperfections in Scripture that come as the result of human frailties. God's Word is tried and true, and we can depend upon it. This article comes to us from the Perspective Digest, a publication of the Adventist Theological Society.
In this handbook, produced by the General Conference Sabbath School and Personal Ministries Department, Calvin Smith outlines five types of Bible studies, how to find Bible study contacts, how to give a Bible study, what to do when you arrive at the study, gaining decisions for Christ, and much more. We pray this resources is a blessing!
Is the Bible historically reliable? If so, how do we know! In this inspiring and well researched out article, Gerhard Pfandl shares how Archaeology continues to contribute ever widening respect for the biblical presentation of history. This article will give you lots to think about.
In this downloadable handout, Alistair Huong uses some of William Miller's "Rules of Interpretation" to teach us how to study God's Word. We pray that you are blessed by these handouts as you seek to dig deeper in God's Word.
For those desiring to learn the proper hermeneutics of Bible Study, or for those looking for a deeper experience in God's Word, we are happy to share this "Methods of Bible Study and Interpretation" PDF download. This practical, informative, and educational document comes to us from the Bible Research Institute of the General Conference and was voted into existence at the GC Session in Rio de Janeiro. We pray it is a blessing.
Want to go deeper in the Word? Need help being mentored by others? Sometimes it's helpful to hear the ways other people study the Bibles and that's exactly why we are sharing Pastor Wes Peppers, "How to Study the Bible" (part 1 and 2 messages) here. We pray that these are a blessing!
In this 3ABN episode of "Raw Questions, Relevant Answers," Dee Casper, Mark Paden, and Michelle Doucoumes tackle the tough questions relating to suffering and pain! Why does God allow suffering if He's able to stop it? Straight from the Bible to you, we pray this short discussion is a blessing.
If you are longing for a deeper experience in God's Word, this "How to study the Bible" series is for you. In this six part series, Eugene Prewitt walks us through the process of Bible study, as he shares solid principles and Bible hermeneutics that will last a lifetime.
The Bible is the living Word of God. It was not spoken for some distant culture or merely for some distant group of Israelites coming out of bondage from Egypt. It was not meant only for future generations. It is the living Word of God for today, and it is authoritative for every generation. In this inspiring audio message, Dr. Michael Hasel shares how the Bible and the Bible only was Christ's method of defense against the most vicious attacks from the adversary. What it was for Him, it is to be for us today!
Join Shelley Quinn as she introduces this exciting new program. Designed specifically for young people ages 15 to 30, Raw Questions, Relevant Answers (RQRA) is hosted by Dee Casper, Mark Paden, and Michelle Doucoumes. They look at the raw questions on real life issues regarding how we view God, ourselves, and our walk with Him.
The great controversy theme not only explains why humankind is lost and in need of a Savior, it also provides a coherent explanation for all other events in history. It is the paradigm that helps Seventh-day Adventists to understand the message and mission of their church. We pray that you are blessed by this short article from Perspective Digest.
Join Dr. Félix H. Cortez and Ranko Stefanovic as they explore the Revelations of John. The book is called Revelation because it reveals Jesus and also because it reveals the future. Also known as the Apocalypse, the book contains images and symbols that are difficult to understand. What is the ultimate purpose and message of Revelation? What is the key that will help us unlock its treasures? How is Revelation relevant for our daily lives? Explore these and other questions in this free course.
How should one read the Scriptures? How do we read the commands given in the Old Testament about how to treat slaves, how to perform sacrifices, or how to interpret the Song of Solomon? In this short article, Dr. Felix Cortez shares how the literal simple use of Scripture should be our mainstay when approaching God's Word.
Regular Bible study and prayer is the best way to begin having a real, growing, authentic relationship with God. This Morning Watch Calendar for Youth follows the Believe His Prophets Daily Bible Reading Guide for 2017. Each chapter has a study verse to be memorized as the Youth Morning Watch verse of the day. Remember and pray His Word in your life every day. “I have hidden Your Word in my heart that I might not sin against You.” (Psalm 119:11, NIV)
The Bible tells us, “Be diligent to present yourself approved to God, a worker who does not need to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth” (2 Tim. 2:15). In this article authored by Gerhard Pfandl originally in the "Perspective Digest" (a publication of the Adventist Theological Society), we gain some deeper insight into what it might mean to rightly divide the Word of God, using a method of interpretation that is in harmony with the Word itself.
We all have dark days from time to time, days we wish we could just stay in bed. Like a dark cloud, discouragement hovers over us. In this lesson, Mark Finley outlines life-changing principles to help you get through the tough times. These biblical principles will make a positive difference in your life. We pray this lesson is a blessing!
Every promise in the Bible is like a love letter from God. "I am with you. I will never leave you or forsake. I will give you peace. I will deliver you." There are thousands of these such promises hidden all through the Scriptures. This short printable handout is a compilation of a few promises from the 10 Days of Prayer. We pray that these promises speak to your heart in a special way today.
If you are looking for a simple set of Bible studies to help your children fall in love with God and His Word, and to discover Jesus as their very best friend, here's a great resource to start with. With this first guide, you can teach them how to use their Bible, then get them started in one of the three Bible study series below.
"How do I study the Bible?" It's a question often asked from seasoned Christians to the newly baptized alike; In addition, many believers want to know, "How do I hear God speak to me?" In this 5 minute video we explore both questions, and provide a technique in studying the Bible that will hopefully bring your devotional and daily Christian walk with God to the next level.
In this interactive video featuring, Derek Morris, Anthony Kent and guests Sergio Gonzalez, and Oleg Kostyuk we learn what it means to grow a Young Adult Interactive Bible Study. If you are interested in young adult ministries, or just wanting to know how to grow your Bible study leading skills, this program is sure to inspire.
If you aren't sure how to begin with Bible Study, you will be blessed and encouraged with this 2 part series on how to study the Bible with Adam Ramdin. Adam is pastor of the Yardley SDA church and Director of the PEACE Center of Evangelism in the North England Conference of SDA in the UK. His passion is to see the gospel spread throughout the British Isles and Europe as people are trained and equipped to finish the work.
Pastor Kent shares some of the practical ways he studies the Bible with the emphasis on discovering clearer pictures of Jesus. He also shares how he utilizes different tools and resources, like commentaries, and more, to help enrich him in his Bible studies. Grab your Bible and get ready for blessings!