Monthly Archives: January 2013

Dwelling in Deuteronomy

Deuteronomy 4:19-20   “Freedom to” is better than “freedom from” And when you look up to the heavens and see the sun, the moon, and the stars, all the host of heaven, do not be led astray and bow down to … Continue reading

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Dwelling in Deuteronomy

Deuteronomy 4:3-4 The friendship of the Lord, the Psalmist tells us, is for those who fear him (Psalm 25:14). The Lord is a wonderful friend but a fearsome enemy whom we rightly fear to offend. In the early centuries of … Continue reading

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How To Study the Bible – 3

Studying the Bible for yourself, rather than just letting someone else tell you what it means, requires inductive study. That means looking at the text with no preconceived notions, letting the text itself be the foundation for what you come … Continue reading

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How to Study the Bible – 2

Here are three more suggestions about how to get to know the Bible so that you can become a truly biblical person. 1.  Get to know whole books at a time. Read, for example, the whole book of Mark at … Continue reading

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Dwelling in Deuteronomy

Deuteronomy 4:15-19 An old saying in the Western world is that a picture is worth a thousand words. This – like many of the sayings by which we have encapsulated our wisdom – is a cliche which is falling away … Continue reading

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How To Study the Bible – 1

Listening Have you read the earlier post about Agassiz and the fish? If not, that would be a good place for you to begin this series on how to study the Bible. You’ll find there a clear lesson about my … Continue reading

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