Posts with the category “reading-together-2020”

Finish Strong!
December 1st, 2020
We can all see ourselves reacting MUCH differently than Job in similar situations. Job provides an example of a man who is so committed to God that he sees and distinguishes the temporal from the ete...  Read More
by Callie Anna Oxner
The Glory of the Lord
November 24th, 2020
The book of Ezekiel underscores the essential truths concerning the glory of the Lord and His transcendent majesty (1:1b, 28b; 2:3; and 3:23). Whereas the prophet Isaiah stressed the salvation of the ...  Read More
by Callie Anna Oxner
Reading the Prophets
October 1st, 2020
When we hear the word “prophets,” we typically think of predictive prophecy or what has been called “foretelling.” That is, predictions of future and end time events. However, we need to keep in min...  Read More
by Callie Anna Oxner
The Promises and Character of God
September 1st, 2020
In God’s providence 2020 “just happened” to be the year BCLR would read through the Bible together. This has been a year of confusion, chaos, sickness, financial hardship, death, and a spotlight on t...  Read More
by Callie Anna Oxner
How to Find the Wonders in the Bible
August 1st, 2020
August Reading TipsAugust 1, 2020Douglas Allison How to Find the Wonders in the Bible Your testimonies are wonderful; therefore my soul keeps them.—Psalm 119:129  Maybe you’ve thought, “How do preache...  Read More
by Philip Fulmer
Stories That Pack a Punch
July 1st, 2020
July Reading Tips July 1, 2020 Paul HamlineJesus stands out as a master teacher. As we begin reading the gospels in the month of July, we will hear many teachings of Christ and see many methods He use...  Read More
by Philip Fulmer
How to Read, Meditate on and Study the Book of Proverbs
June 1st, 2020
June Reading TipsJune 1, 2020Keith PhillipsIn our English Bibles, Proverbs is the third of five poetical books, the second of three books in the Bible designated as “Wisdom Literature,” the other two ...  Read More
Bible Reading Resources
April 30th, 2020
There are many useful resources for reading the Bible. The best are by scholars who are experts in their fields and who believe the Bible is the Word of God. The following resources fit that descripti...  Read More
Reading for Meditation
April 1st, 2020
This month we will be reading through Luke and into Acts in the New Testament, and in the Old Testament we will read about Israel after Joshua in the time of the Judges and into the beginning of Isra...  Read More
by Douglas Allison
How To Read Narrative
March 1st, 2020
Some suggest nearly half of the Old Testament is narrative. In the New Testament, a large percentage of the Gospels and Acts are narrative. So we must understand how to read the narrative genre of Sc...  Read More
by Douglas Allison
Reading Supernaturally
February 1st, 2020
When reading the Bible, many Christians wonder whether or not they are supposed to read it as they would read any other book, or whether they should read it in some special or unique manner. The Bible...  Read More
by Douglas Allison
How To Read the Bible: a Primer
January 1st, 2020
In their classic, "How To Read a Book", Mortimer Adler and Charles Van Doren claimed that more books have been written on how to read the Bible than have been written on any other aspect of reading. T...  Read More
by Douglas Allison