For many Christians, love is defined in 1 Corinthians 13. This well-known passage of Scripture reveals the true meaning of love. It is beautifully and poetically written, and so often quoted and held up as our standard. But what kind of love is 1 Corinthians 13 talking about? Does it have a relevant message for us today?Continue reading “What Kind of Love is 1 Corinthians 13 Talking About?”
Category: Bible Study
In Bible Study we explore a love for God’s Word together. It is through the study of His Word that we are drawn into a deeper relationship with God. It is there, in His Word that we find true encouragement, as our perspective is changed, and our faith is strengthened.
The Widow of Zarephath Directed by God
There are many women in the Bible who were unseen and overlooked in their time and culture and you might say little seems to have changed. But, we can find encouragement in the fact that they were seen and directed by God into His plans and purposes. The widow of Zarephath was such a woman and we find her story in a few verses of 1 Kings chapter 17. She played a small part in the bigger picture of God’s covenant relationship with Israel but for her, it was lifesaving and life-enhancing!Continue reading “The Widow of Zarephath Directed by God”
Elijah and the Ravens at the Kerith Brook
The story of Elijah and the ravens is found in a few verses of Old Testament Scripture. At first glance, it may seem a simple account of God providing in a miraculous way for His prophet. But there are also important lessons here for us regarding God’s provision and protection when life takes an unexpected turn…Continue reading “Elijah and the Ravens at the Kerith Brook”
Bible Study on Deborah – An Inspirational Woman of God
There are many inspirational stories in Scripture of men and women who in many ways were just like us. Although their stories are set in a different time and culture, human nature has not changed. We still share many similar experiences, emotions, and challenges today. This Bible Study on Deborah is a comprehensive guide through her story with lessons that are relevant to our lives!Continue reading “Bible Study on Deborah – An Inspirational Woman of God”
What is the Significance of the Shepherds at Jesus’ Birth?
In Biblical Israel, nomadic shepherds lived a lowly life with their flocks, providing all the care that the sheep needed. They would guide their sheep by day to find food and watch over them at night. Being a shepherd wasn’t just a job but a lifestyle, often lonely and isolated from other people. What is the significance then of the shepherds at Jesus’ birth? Why were they invited and included in the celebration?Continue reading “What is the Significance of the Shepherds at Jesus’ Birth?”
What is The Secret of Contentment in Christ?
There is a verse of scripture, which I have always loved, that talks about having ‘learned the secret of being content’. This was written by the apostle Paul to the church in Philippi as part of a thank-you for the gifts that they had sent him. Although the gifts were greatly appreciated, the apostle was emphasizing that we can know true contentment in Christ regardless of our circumstances.Continue reading “What is The Secret of Contentment in Christ?”