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Bible Reading

Bible Reading

S.O.A.P. Bible reading and journaling

S.O.A.P. is a method of Bible reading and journaling. It can be used with any daily Bible reading plan. S for Scripture Open your Bible to today’s reading (according to whatever plan you are following). Take time reading and allow…
Richard
March 3, 2011
AdvocacyBible Reading

Read the Bible for Life

An initiative aiming to improve biblical literacy in the church
"Read the Bible for Life aims to improve biblical literacy in the culture and the church by simultaneously moving readers toward greater skill in reading the Bible well and toward a deeper commitment to applying Scripture to everyday life." The…
Richard
February 20, 2011
Bible Reading

Barriers that Prevent us from Encountering the Word

Common Pitfalls in Reading Scripture
Bob Ekblad, Kris Rocke (2010)
"Our tendency is to “tame” Scripture and make it safe. While we desire to encounter Scripture on its own terms and allow it to speak its liberating word in into our lives, very often we (consciously or unconsciously) work to…
Richard
October 1, 2010
AdvocacyBible ReadingBible StorytellingBible StudyBible TranslationCultureLanguage Issues

Colocando a Bíblia em Ação

Como tornar a Bíblia relevante para todas as línguas e culturas
Harriet Hill, Margaret Hill (2010)
This is the Brazilian Portuguese version of the book Translating the Bible into Action by Harriet Hill and Margaret Hill. A tried and tested resource that encourages meaningful Bible use in multi-lingual contexts through both written and oral media. Includes…
Richard
August 24, 2010
Bible Reading

Reading the Bible Together groups

A new way of getting people to get to grips with Scripture
Steve Levy (2010)
"There used to be just three people in our church reading through the Bible — now there are 150. One older lady, a believer since her 20s, had attempted to read the Bible through for years and every time had…
Richard
April 13, 2010
Bible ReadingMeditation and Prayer

Eat This Book

The Art of Spiritual Reading
Eugene Peterson (2006)
"I want to pull the Christian Scriptures back from the margins of the contemporary imagination where they have been so rudely elbowed by their glamorous competitors, and reestablish them at the center as the text for living the Christian life…
Richard
November 28, 2009
Bible Reading

More Precious than Gold

Read the Bible in one or two years
Robert Murray McCheyne (2008)
God reveals himself to us in Scripture. As we read the Bible daily, he gradually works on our thinking, our will and our emotions so we can love him 'with all our mind, our strength, our soul, our heart'. The…
Richard
September 29, 2009
AdvocacyBible Reading

25 Ways to Engage the Bible

Ron Forseth (2007)
Of this I am convinced: This side of heaven there is nothing more wonderful we could ever hold in our hands or engage with our minds than God’s Word as given to us in the Bible. The author describes 25…
Richard
September 15, 2009