The Value of Simply Reading the Bible Out Loud

An excerpt from “Clouds of Witnesses”, by Carolyn Nystrom and Mark Noll.  Intervarsity Press. “In the year 1870 in the forested interior of India, a small famly of five tattered but learned pilgrims sits cross-legged under a shade tree near a well-traveled road.  The youngest, a girl of about twelve, reads from handwritten Sanskrit theContinue reading “The Value of Simply Reading the Bible Out Loud”

Understanding the Bible

  Understanding the Bible If you don’t remember anything else from this little booklet, please forge this into your memory bank:  There are Three (3) necessary, but simple steps for understanding the Bible: Open your Bible Pray Read your Bible….every day. It really is no more complicated than that.  You can’t even begin to imagineContinue reading “Understanding the Bible”

Would You Like to Join Me in a 22-Week Study of Psalm 119?

I remember being told that my grandfather worked, for a short time, in a copper mine in Bisbee, Arizona.  I heard the story of the time he lost his hat while working underground in the mine.  It was a miner’s hat – the kind with a light (in his case, probably a torch) built intoContinue reading “Would You Like to Join Me in a 22-Week Study of Psalm 119?”

Instructions for the 2nd Generation

Instructions for the 2nd Generation Definitions: 1st Generation – Started something new, took a leap of faith, broke away from the mold of the past to try something untried.  Maybe they failed.  Maybe they succeeded. 2nd Generation – Watched and took part of the 1st Generation’s leap of faith.  Saw it all happen, but notContinue reading “Instructions for the 2nd Generation”

The History and Future of the World in 1,000 Words or Less

The History and Future of the World in 1,000 Words or Less.   Click on the picture of the study.  You can download, or read it online. This booklet has been put together for you to use either  in your own personal Bible Study time, Or… to help you lead a Bible Study discussion groupContinue reading “The History and Future of the World in 1,000 Words or Less”