In a sermon today, Chris talked with us about being students of Scripture. We really want to dig in and get to know what it says. Hearing from the Word each weekend at church, being in community, these things are of great value — but our hearts and minds ought to be molded first and foremost by the Word of God. Click here if you’d like to listen to the message.
At the same time, it can be intimidating, and there’s simply so much to this book!
Chris compiled a list of great tools and resources we can use to help us understand and apply Scripture better, whether we’ve been following Jesus for days or decades.
· www.logos.com/basic Free Bible software to download on your computer or phone with a number of tools and books to help you engage in the study of Scripture.
· www.biblegateway.com Online resource that has access to all the various Bible translations.
· www.blueletterbible.com Free online resource with a number of study tools, including commentaries.
· https://www.openbible.info/topics/ Free online resource with a search engine that has a list of topics arranged alphabetically. What does the Bible say about anger? Forgiveness? working?
· www.thebibleproject.com Free online video resources that explore the content of each book of the Bible as well as various important biblical themes. This is one of the easiest places to get started — short, easy-to-understand videos that are both approachable and in-depth.
· www.netbible.org Excellent source for study notes, commentary, and articles that are linked to the passage you are reading/studying.