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Tips for Building Your Own Theological Library

January 21st, 2020 · 3 Comments · Bible, Bible Resources, Bible Study, Biblical Interpretation

Many of you love to read. That’s partly why you are here. I imagine you probably also like to read about theology, ministry, the Bible, etc…which is also why you are here. Over the years there have been a few things I have found helpful when making selections of which books to buy for my […]

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Introducing Discovery Bible Study – A Key to Growing Movements

November 11th, 2019 · No Comments · Bible, Bible Class, Bible Curriculum, Bible Resources, Bible Study

In the last 9 months I came across an approach to studying the Bible that I want to make you aware of. It is called “Discovery Bible Study (DBS)” It has been around for quite some time and I have no idea how this slipped past my Bible study radar. Once I learned about it, […]

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Recommended Books on How To Better Read the Bible

October 17th, 2019 · No Comments · Bible, Bible Class, Bible Curriculum, Bible Resources, Bible Study, Books, Christianity

I love reading books about how to read the Bible. I guess I love that because I love meta-cognition, thinking about how we think about things. There are so many treasures in the scriptures and, as Bobby Valentine has written in the last two articles, the closer we come to understand things about their world […]

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Understanding How We Read the Bible Part 2 – Command, Example, Necessary Inference

June 4th, 2019 · 3 Comments · Bible, Bible Resources, Biblical Interpretation, Videos

It is so important we understand how we read the Bible. It is possible we do something for so long or it is modeled for us and never explained that we don’t really understand the actual process for interpreting the meaning of the text that we are using. This video gives some history of how […]

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My Simple Note Taking System in the Bible Margins

March 25th, 2019 · No Comments · Bible, Bible Resources, Bible Study, Discipleship

I hope you find this as helpful as I have. It is one simple thing to help organize the notes you take in the margins of your Bible

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Building a Theological & Ministry Library Part 5 – New Testament Commentaries

February 2nd, 2016 · No Comments · Bible, Bible Resources, Bible Study, Christianity, Commentary, New Testament

Here are some commentaries that I have found exceptionally helpful.   On Matthew I go to Bruner’s 2 volume commentary (Vol 1 & Vol 2) and if I want something way more technical I check out Davies and Allison 3 volumes in the ICC. Here is a link to their “shorter commentary” that is an […]

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Review and Giveaway of Logos’ Newest Product – Logos Cloud

January 13th, 2016 · 2 Comments · Bible, Bible Resources, Bible Study, Christianity, Logos Bible Software

So Logos is on to something. I have really enjoyed their software since I first started using it but what they developed this past year is really taking them to another level. I am going to tell you what they have come up with and then offer you a chance to win a 1 year […]

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Logos Review: Theological Interpretation of the New Testament: A Book-by-Book Survey

June 23rd, 2015 · No Comments · Bible Resources, Books, Christianity, Logos Bible Software, New Testament

The Theological Interpretation of the New Testament, edited by Kevin J. Vanhoozer, is an attempt in compiling this collection of writing on the theology of the various books of the New Testament is to get back to a search for God in the scriptures rather than just trying to reconstruct social, historical and religious contexts […]

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Logos Free Book of the Month: N.T. Wright’s “The Lord and His Prayer”

May 22nd, 2015 · No Comments · Bible Resources, Bible Study, Christianity, Jesus, Logos Bible Software, New Testament, Religion

Every month Logos offers one free resource…always something to check out. To see what they have given away and to keep up with the latest including “The Lord and His Prayer” see this link. This month’s is not one to pass up, N.T. Wright’s “The Lord and His Prayer.” This is a fantastic book on […]

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Logos Review: Baker Exegetical Commentary on the Gospel of John (Vol 1 & 2)

May 21st, 2015 · No Comments · Bible, Bible Resources, Christianity, Gospel of John, Logos Bible Software, New Testament

This is one of those resources I couldn’t wait to get my hands on. I was prepping to teach a Wednesday night series on the Gospel of John and I just had to have Keener on my team. I have grown to appreciate Craig Keener’s work on Bible backgrounds as well as his book Paul, […]

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