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What’s the Best Time of Day to Spend with the Lord Jesus?

(Originally posted on the Bibles for America Blog) Every morning when we wake up, we have a choice of how we begin our day. Let’s look at two possibilities: Scenario 1: The alarm goes off. You roll out of bed and start to get ready, already anxious about the day ahead. During a hurried breakfast, you catch up on the news, texts, and emails. Eventually, you rush out the door, preoccupied with your...

What Does It Mean to Be Blessed by God?

(Originally posted on the Bibles for America Blog) We’ve all heard someone say, “I’ve been blessed by God,” usually in relation to success, health, family, wealth, or a job. We’ve even heard athletes say this after winning a big game. We all want to be under God’s blessing. The common understanding of what it means to be blessed by God is that He gives us good things. In this respect, we can say...

7 Tips to Build up a Habit of Reading the Bible Daily

(Originally posted on the Bibles for America Blog.) In a previous post, we saw that the first step in understanding the Bible is to read it for ourselves, cover to cover. This is how we begin to acquire the building blocks of Scripture that are the foundation for our understanding of God’s Word. But how do we get started? What can we do to develop this healthy and necessary habit of...

The First Step in Understanding the Bible

(Originally posted on the Bibles for America Blog.) The Bible is an incredible book filled with wisdom, poetry, history, and teachings. It contains mysterious prophecies, symbols, and figures, along with lengthy genealogies and detailed laws. Above all, it reveals who Christ is and God’s eternal purpose for mankind. As Christians, we may know that we should read the Bible, but we might feel...

3 Benefits of Reading the Bible Every Day

(Originally posted on the Bibles for America Blog.) Daily Bible reading is an excellent habit that can benefit every Christian in many ways. We’ll discuss three main benefits in this post. We’re fed by the Word When we read the Bible, we’re fed by God’s Word and supplied for our Christian life. Jesus mentioned this in Matthew 4:4 when He said, “Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word...

What Is God’s Will?

(Originally posted on the Bibles for America Blog) We’ve probably asked God at some point, “What’s Your will for my life?” Maybe we wanted to know God’s will regarding what we should study in school, the kind of job we should have, or who we should marry. It’s human nature to be intensely focused on our own affairs and not on God’s. After all, since God is all-powerful and divine, what could He...

Where Does God Live Today?

(Originally posted on the Bibles for America Blog) Our God is exceedingly great.You only have to look up at the stars at night to be awed by His greatness and wisdom. Yet though His magnificence fills us with wonder, God can seem far away from us, way up in the heavens. As we go about our daily lives, and sometimes even when we pray, God can feel out of reach. At times we might even find...

Do You Taste God in the Word?

(Originally posted on the Bibles for America Blog) We need to eat food to sustain our physical life and to keep ourselves healthy. But just because we have to eat doesn’t mean it’s a tedious chore. In fact, eating is enjoyable to us, especially when the food is tasty. Similarly, the Bible tells us that God’s Word sustains us and keeps us spiritually healthy. But how do we feel about...

What Is Calling on the Name of the Lord?

(Originally posted on the Bibles for America Blog) Romans 10:13 says, “Whoever calls upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.”But this verse doesn’t just apply to when we first believed in the Lord and got saved. Actually, the Bible shows us that God’s people throughout the centuries regularly called on the name of the Lord. In this post we’ll see how we can be saved constantly by calling...

What Do I Do When I Sin after Being Saved?

(Originally posted on the Bibles for America Blog) When we first repented to God and received Jesus Christ as our Saviour, we were forgiven of all our sins, and peace flooded our hearts. And God’s Word assures us that our salvation is for all eternity and can never be undone. But although we’re saved, we know from our personal experience this doesn’t mean we’re immune to sin. We still...