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How to Invite Friends to Follow Jesus

Three Easy Ideas If the Word Evangelism Scares You In the post Are You Reluctant to Invite Friends to Church? we looked at the New Testament church and saw that people first invited others to follow Jesus. Then they went to church. Therefore, we shouldn’t invite people to go to church with us until after […]

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New Boxset: The Apostle John

From the Dear Theophilus Bible Study Series, Books 6, 8, and 9 The “disciple whom Jesus loved” wrote five New Testament books. His books of John and Revelation are two of the most read books in the Bible. And don’t overlook his three letters, though most people do. They are 1 John, 2 John, and […]

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Have We Lost the Bible?

The High Priest Found the Book of the Law When They Cleaned the Temple As the priest worked on restoring the temple, he stumbled on the Book of the Law. They had misplaced it. They had lost the Bible. Though their religious practices as prescribed in the Book of the Law continued in some manner, […]

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Look for Linking Words in the Bible

Focus on Words that Tie Two Passages Together There’s an old quip, “Whenever you see the word therefore in the Bible, you need to look to see what it’s there for.” Though we may groan at this clever word play, there’s truth behind it. Therefore is one of four linking words in the Bible. Whenever […]

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The Purpose of the Bible

Explore the Reasons Why We Should Read Scripture I write a lot about the Bible. And I advocate that people read and study the Bible. I encourage them to explore Scripture daily. But why? What is the purpose of the Bible? Without knowing why we’re doing something, it’s hard to persist in it and turn […]

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What Is Sexual Immorality?

Live a Life of Purity and Avoid Being Sexually Immoral In studying Revelation for my book, A New Heaven and a New Earth, two recurring phrases are sexual immorality and sexually immoral. The Bible decries this is something to avoid. But that begs the question: what is sexual immorality? No Moral Absolutes? The world teaches […]

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New Book: Love One Another

40 Daily Reflections from the letters of 1, 2, and 3 John Imagine what the world would look like today if Christians learned to radiate the love of Jesus to everyone around them. Love One Another is a devotional Bible study for Christians who want to foster a deeper appreciation for the two greatest commandments […]

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New Online Bible Study

Get a Free Online Bible Study for Your Small Group, Sunday School Class, or Meeting Peter DeHaan, a lifetime student of the Bible and prolific Christian author, announced that starting on Monday, January 2, 2023, he’ll post an online Bible study. The first lesson of the study will go live at 8 a.m. EST on […]

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Are You Reading the Bible or a Secondary Source?

Be Careful When You Study Books about the Bible I recently heard about a minister who said that none of his seminary classes studied the Bible. Instead, each professor had students study books about the Bible. Though this minister learned theology, he knew the Bible from a distance in a sterile, formal manner. He didn’t […]

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How to Meditate on God’s Word

Discover How to Get More from Your Time Spent with Scripture Reading and studying the Bible is a great start to better understanding Scripture and the truth in holds. I highly recommend daily Bible reading and encourage everyone to do so—both those who follow Jesus and those who are curious about him. But to get […]