The Need for Spirit-Led Bible Study

I want to cover a topic that is sometimes overlooked or at least under-emphasized when discussing Bible study.  That is the fact that proper interpretation is a matter of spiritual guidance, not just grammar, syntax, and context.  Even a thorough knowledge of the original languages of the BIble (Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek) is no substitute for the active work of the Holy Spirit in the life of a believer.  Continue reading

Every Word of God

And Jesus answered him, saying, It is written, That man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word of God. (Luke 4:4)

Human beings have a dual nature.  We all have a physical part and a spiritual part.  In the verse above, Jesus addresses how each part supports its life. Continue reading

Why Study the Bible?

The Bible is a collection of writings which reveal who God is and how He relates to His creation, especially His relationship to mankind.  In addition, the Bible provides us with an infallible guide for living.  After all, the One who created life knows best how life should be lived.  Most importantly, the Bible reveals God’s plan for mankind, particularly, His plan of salvation through His Son, Jesus Christ.  The Bible shows us where we came from, who we are, and why we need salvation.  For these reasons, the Bible is an indispensable tool for knowing God and truly living an abundant life.