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Bible Study

This archive contains all of the posts in A Clay Jar that touch on Bible Study. Some are more relevant than others. But all of these articles deal with this subject.

 

Bible study

Bible Study – Discipleship 101

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Spending time in the Bible, reading, studying, and meditating on its words is one of the most important things that you can do as a believer.

do you know the Scripture

Do You Really Know the Scripture? – Mark 12:24

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How well do you know the Scriptures? Are they a mystery to you? Do you have a head knowledge? Or have you made them a part of your life?

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Time Spent with Jesus – Matthew 15:32

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How much time would I invest in listening to Jesus teach? 3 days? Or just an hour? Especially when sitting on the ground with nothing to eat.

we need constant remembrance of the truth

Constant Remembrance of the Truth – 2 Peter 1:12-13

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Never be satisfied that you have spent enough time reading or studying the Bible. We all need constant remembrance of its truths for our lives

explained the Scriptures

He Explained to Them the Scriptures – Luke 24:25-27

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What an amazing Bible study to have been a part of. To have Jesus explain what the Scriptures had to say about himself and his suffering.

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Listen Carefully to the Lord’s Words – Ezekiel 3:10

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God speaks to us today through the words of the Bible. And, like Ezekiel, we are called to listen carefully to what God is saying to us.

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Hebrews: Move Beyond Elementary Teachings (5:11-6:3)

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The author's challenge to us here is to move beyond the elementary teachings of the faith. To be growing ever deeper in the truth.

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Open My Eyes to Understand Your Truth – Psalms 119:18

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Most Americans have a Bible, and many read it, at least occasionally. But how many of us seek for God to open our eyes to its truth?

our knowledge is incomplete

Our Knowledge Is Incomplete at Best – 1 Corinthians 13:12

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Now we know in part, our knowledge of God and his activity is incomplete. But someday that will change and we can more fully understand him.

English translations of the Bible

Why Are There So Many English Translations of the Bible

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There are many translation of the Bible into English. Why do we have so many? Wouldn't we be better off just to stick to the KJV?

The theology of Genesis

The Theology of Genesis: An Introduction

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This is the first of a series looking at the theology of Genesis. Genesis has much to teach us, irrespective of our view of its historicity.

Bible commentaries

What Is Bible Commentary and Is it the Same as Scripture?

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Bible commentary provides us with the insights of scholars who have invested much time and effort in studying the Scriptures.