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Looking to Jesus to Remain “Unbeaten”…

Looking to Jesus to Remain “Unbeaten”…

{I’m so excited to share an excerpt from Lindsey Bell’s newest book, Unbeaten, with you today! I met Lindsey when I joined DoNotDepart.com team a few years ago, and I’m proud to call her “friend.” I love Lindsey’s heart for Jesus and the practical, sweet encouragement she offers women to keep walking after God… no … Continue reading

Jesus, Our Ransom Payment and Foundation

Jesus, Our Ransom Payment and Foundation

Are you like me? I’m still learning how the Tabernacle of the Israelites represents or illustrates Christ Jesus. It’s fascinating and beautiful! Today, I learned something about the foundational sockets of the Tabernacle that amazed me. My chronological, daily Bible reading plan has me in Exodus. Today’s reading included Exodus 38 which describes the making … Continue reading

Bible Study, Journaling, and Meditation

{We’ve approached the last post in this series on How to Study the Bible. This post will focus on ways to help what you’re learning stick with you.} All of the time spent studying the Bible could be wasted if it doesn’t draw us closer to God, grow our faith, and change our hearts. James … Continue reading

Starting an Inductive Bible Study Session

Starting an Inductive Bible Study Session

Studying the Bible doesn’t have to be a complicated process reserved only for highly educated theologians. Every Believer can study the Bible deeply and have a rich, rewarding experience. God wants us to know Him and He wants to be made known. One avenue of His revelation to mankind is through His Word. Because He … Continue reading

Why to Study the Bible

Why to Study the Bible

“How sweet are Your words to my taste! Yes, sweeter than honey to my mouth!” (Psa 119:103, NASB) The Why’s of Bible Study Why should Christians invest time in studying God’s Word? As we head into a few future posts with some practical how-to’s of Bible study, I’d like to first share a few reasons … Continue reading

Are you Hungry?

I’m hungry… I hunger for Christ.  It’s His presence alone that truly fills my soul.  This is why I seek time alone with Him each morning.  Time spent reading and studying His word… time spent in prayer seeking His fellowship, His will, His aid, and His intervention in my life and the lives of loved ones. … Continue reading

What do you seek?

*****  “And Jesus turned and saw them following, and said to them, “What do you seek?” They said to Him, “Rabbi (which translated means Teacher), where are You staying?”  (John 1:38, NASB) He turned.  And following him were men intrigued.  John said he was the Lamb of God.  And so, believing, they followed.  They wanted … Continue reading

Learning More… of Faith and Hope, part 2

…And yesterday’s lessons continued into today.  So, God wasn’t done cleaning that glass I mentioned…  He still wants me to see things a bit crisper yet. I’m participating in a Bible study with my Hello Mornings Challenge (see the sidebar for details if you’re interested).  This morning, I was focusing on these words of the … Continue reading

Learning More… of Faith and Hope

Don’t you love how God sometimes teaches you things by showing it to you again and again in His Word?  God has been teaching me more about faith and hope and their connectedness.  Today, I had one of those “aha” moments– a thing I’ve known for years suddenly took on a new, deeper meaning.  It … Continue reading