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Bible Study Methods by Rick Warren (+)

12 BIBLE STUDY METHODS BY RICK WARREN Full citation (Also, there is a book Rick Warren’s Bible Study Methods (Softcover)) Below is information provided that will present 12 proven Bible study methods that will enable you to study the Bible on your own. They are given in the order of simplicity and use of reference tools, beginning …

Chronology of Paul

To aid in learning the timeline of Paul’s missionary journeys and authorship of his letters, the following are useful: Good one-page summary (visual) timeline. Good concise summary. (See also C:\Users\James\Dropbox\Personal\Christian\Bible\Paul) Timeline of the Apostle Paul (has missionary journeys and books written) Chronology of Acts and the Epistles1 Chapter 1 – Outline and Chronology of Paul’s Life from Entire …

Authors & Thinkers

Preachers, Authors, Theologians, and Philosophers Books Heidelberg Catechism – (1563 Elector Frederick III & Zacharius Ursinus) the  Synod of Dort of 1618-1619, which adopted it as one of the Three Forms of Unity, together with the Belgic Confession and the Canons of Dort. Authors/Thinkers St. Augustine of Hippo (354 – 430) Thomas Aquinas, (1225 – 1274) …

Holy Land Pilgrimage in Faith Videos

In Lent 2021, the Magdala center in Magdala in the Holy land (located on the Sea of Galilee, where Mary Magdalene was from), put together a wonderful series of videos, titled Pilgrimage in Faith. The Magdala center describes themselves as the crossroads of Jewish and Christian history. These wonderful videos include geography and sites of …

Life Verse(s)

Life Verse(s)     (Breath Prayers below) Phil 2:23 (New Living Translation) For God is working in you, giving you the desire and the power to do what pleases him. Hebrew 12:1-2 1Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily …

Bible study patterns and tips

From https://www.christiancourier.com/articles/371-effective-bible-study-an-urgent-need-for-everyone Author background of the book Nature of the book/genre. (Historical) context realize there is scriptural harmony ——– 5 Ps Click to access the_5_p__s_of_bible_study.pdf Position yourself to hear from God. Pour over the passage and paraphrase the major points Pull out the scriptural principles Pose the question Plan obedience and pin down a date to obey. …

Maps and Atlases

Sites with free Bible Maps. BibleAtlas.org from BibleHub IBibleMaps Smith Bible Atlas More Maps at GodWeb ESV Maps Maps from PreceptAustin Maps from BibleStudy.org

Timelines of the Bible

The purpose of this page is a reference page to help learn/recall the flow of the Old Testament and provide timelines of the Bible. (For more on Paul and the NT, see Chronology of Paul.) A few Old Testament Dates: 1050-930 BC – Saul, David, Solomon Kings (40 yrs each) 722 BC Israel (No. Kingdom) …

Precepts and Commands

Here is an incredible list of 1,050 New Testament Commands Click to access r1308729_17984331.pdf   Also, see 1Eighty-five Old Covenant and New Covenant Contrasts at Click to access EightyFive%20Contrasts%20of%20the%20Old%20and%20New%20Covenants.pdf

Three new names in Genesis 17

Abraham (which mean ‘father of man’) and Sarah (which means ‘princess,’ because her offspring would be kings) got new names in Genesis 17. So does God. In Genesis 17:1 we have the first use of the name El Shaddai, when is translated as God Almighty. It was widely used throughout the Bible and was a …

Bible Study Tools and Sites

http://www.biblestudytools.com/ – very comprehensive. Commentaries, encyclopedias, and much much more.  http://biblehub.com/ – also comprehensive. Many many commentaries. Has devotions. Can be a bit hard to use (but I have three tips below)  because they use lots of 3-letter acronyms. Includes a nice parallel comparison of verses from various translations.   https://www.openbible.info/topics/service Good way to find verses …

The Chicago Statement on Biblical Inerrancy

R C Sproul was instrumental in bringing the International Council on Biblical Inerrancy together. in 1978 they produced the Chicago Statement on Biblical Inerrancy.  It is quite thorough and complete. See Wikipedia.

(all of) Ps 117

PS 117 is 2 verses. Theme is praise God PS 118 is 29 verses Theme is Give thanks to the LORD PS 119 is 176 verses (goes through the Hebrew alphabet) Theme is walking in the law of the LORD   from http://www.biblesummary.info/ Ps117: Praise the LORD! For great is his love towards us. Ps118: …

Idea for a Jerusalem LEGO Project

I’d like to make a LEGO model of Jerusalem during Jesus’ time. Make it with kids. Use it to teach lessons. http://www.bible-history.com/map_jesus/MAPJESUS10_Golgotha.htm Good story at (but confusing at one point) http://www.heraldmag.org/2009/09ma_10.htm

One sentence Themes +

A one-sentence overview of each book of the Bible. https://www.questionsgod.com/themes-of-bible-books-one-sentence.htm Questions God.com has many other resources, including devotionals, and Bible study methods.