Learning to ask questions about a text is one of a few basic skills you can develop, that will help you achieve great strides towards depth of understanding, as you study the bible.
As a reminder, the verse that we have chosen to explore is Mark 12:13-17.
At this point we are trying to remove any bias we may have towards the Scripture. We want to make as few assumptions as possible. Our primary concern is to ask questions, to be answered later. Therefore, do not get hung up on what you think you know or how a question sounds. Just jot your questions down as quickly as you can. Continue reading
There isn’t anything magical about choosing a section of Scripture to study. People choose passages for different reasons, but whatever your reason, I hope you choose to dig deeper than a cursory reading of the bible. While a reading plan helps you become familiar with God’s Word, I believe that a deeper study of the bible is needed to help you grow in knowledge, wisdom, and maturity of faith.
Here are a few recommendations for choosing a section of Scripture to study: Continue reading
In this new series, Larry and I want to share with you 28 ways we’ve found to help you experience God.
That phrase is somewhat open to interpretation. It’s more or less religious language, similar to “grow closer to God” or “deepen your walk with God”. Continue reading
Ignorance means that we are living in a state of being uninformed. As it relates to our relationship with God this is not a desired state of mind, yet so many that call themselves followers of Christ live perpetually in the land of “I don’t know.”
As I think about ignorance I see two possible camps that people fall into. There are those that have simply not been exposed to certain truths about the heart, mind, and expectations of God. And, there are those that intentionally avoid such things so as to escape the responsibility that comes with knowing the truth. Continue reading