The Bible is preoccupied with the Messiah and we must be as well.
Take a look, book by book, at the many things God's word says about God's words.
The diligent pursuit of wisdom will train us to act wisely and prepare us for difficulties in life.
Let stories be as bold, brash, and audacious as they were meant to be.
Principles of interpretation are what stand behind your approach to a text.
Instead of hiding the most important truths on the highest intellectual shelves, God makes them accessible to spiritual toddlers.
By reading what God has done, we gain insights into the character of God.
This is the story of the hopeful, dreadful time between sin’s entrance and Christ’s conquest.
The theology of the OT often rides on the harmonics created by the songs and poems breathed out by the Holy Spirit through the skillful pen of His prophets.
Just as we appreciate the skill of a spectacular soloist, or an elite athlete, or simply a brilliant coworker, we can appreciate the work of an artist.
In these three ways, Irenaeus helps us understand how the Bible is one book about one Person written by one Author.
Church members are told to read their Bibles but are seldom instructed how to do so.
As I think of Josiah, I am challenged by his humility and sensitivity to God’s Word.
Ask for God’s wisdom and strength and do your part in the lives of those you might influence.
It is not nostalgia that prompts me to read the Bible on paper; it is the expectation of encountering on every page the God who wrote it.
A fictitious first-person narrative imagining what it was like for the disciples on the road to Emmaus.
We need a script, a revelatory rehearsal for the crushing inevitability of life and death.
What advice would you give the Christian struggling with daily Bible reading?
The inherent divine, organic unity of the Bible demands that faithful interpreters of the Scriptures recognize the theological coherence of the entire biblical canon.
The parables Jesus tells in the four Gospels are peculiar kinds of stories that too many readers read very wrongly.
A banquet of Christ awaits us. Let’s not starve, but enjoy the feast!
Know the Scriptures and the power of God, and trust that God to reveal his beauty to those you are witnessing to.
When teaching or reading Genesis 1, we should focus on the sovereignty of God in creation and how important mankind is to him and to the flourishing of the world.
The overhwleming answer to the question: how can an unholy people enter into God’s presence and live?
Whether our physical Bible is coming apart or not, we should store up the word in our hearts.
Not only is it very intellectually satisfying to trust the Gospels, but it is more satisfying than any of the alternatives.
Though there was a desert around him, there was no desert in his soul.
As God’s revelation to man, the Bible comes with binding authority.
Jesus Christ is the fountain from whom all blessings flow, and biblical theology is the scriptural map that helps guide us to this ever-flowing fountain.
By and large, the Bible is a book written for a community.
We will not be mastered by Scripture if we don't occasionally allow it to overwhelm us, intimidate us, and force us to wrestle with it.
Revelation is very much a capstone to the Bible’s unified storyline, not a freaky add-on to the end.
We may not recall every Scripture we’ve read, but God sustains our trust in him as we choose to consistently feed on his Word.