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The Scriptures Point To Me!

The Scriptures point to Me! (Octavius Winslow, “Morning Thoughts”) “But the Scriptures point to Me!” John 5:39 Search the Scriptures, my reader, with a view of seeing and knowing more of your Redeemer, compared with whom nothing else is worth … Continue reading

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Review of the Zondervan NASB Compact Reference Bible

This is a review of one of my favorite little bibles in my collection, the Zondervan NASB Compact Reference Bible (CRB). While it isn’t exactly a high end edition or bound in silky goatskin, it’s one of the most pleasurable and … Continue reading

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Private Devotions

You are retired for your private devotions; you have opened the Bible, and you begin to read. Now, do not be satisfied with merely reading through a chapter. Some people thoughtlessly read through two or three chapters- stupid people for … Continue reading

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Come Hungry

We should come to hear the Word, like baby birds in the nest– when the mother-bird comes with the worm, they are all stretching their necks to see which one shall get the food, for they are all hungry and … Continue reading

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Bible Reading

Remember that it is not hasty reading, but serious meditation on holy and heavenly truths, that makes them prove sweet and profitable to the soul. It is not the mere touching of the flower by the bee that gathers honey, … Continue reading

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Fly To the Word of God

Fly to the Word of God then, in every sorrow! You will know more of the mind and heart of God than you, perhaps, ever learned in all the schools before. Draw, then, O child of sorrow, your consolation from … Continue reading

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Advice On Reading

Richard Baxter “Make careful choice of the books which you read: let the holy scriptures ever have the pre-eminence, and, next to them, those solid, lively, heavenly treatises which best expound and apply the scriptures, and next, credible histories, especially … Continue reading

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Useful Directions For Reading and Searching the Scriptures

Thomas Boston 1. Follow a regular plan in reading of them, that you may be acquainted with the whole; and make this reading a part of your private devotions. Not that you should confine yourselves only to a set plan, … Continue reading

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I’ve started a new blog. You’re invited!

I’ve started a new photo blog that I am just SO excited about and wanted to launch it officially here. Here’s an excerpt from the “About” page: I’m starting this blog sort of as a photo blog showcasing photographs from … Continue reading

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Podcast the Bible.

Here are a few of my favorite ways to get the bible pumped into your noggin via podcast: The Daily Audio Bible– Read through the Bible in a year with Brian using several different translations. Daily Audio Bible Devotional– A … Continue reading

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Get a Reformation Study Bible for a gift of any amount!

Get a Reformation Study Bible for a donation of any amount to Ligonier Ministries! Hurry, the deal is only from Oct. 27-31.

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The best of books.

From Billy Marsh at “Joy in the Journey”: [I]n a word, the Holy Scripture is the highest and best of books, abounding in comfort under all afflictions and trials. It teaches us to see, to feel, to grasp, and to … Continue reading

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5 surefire ways to tank your devotions.

Stephen Altrogge had a great post on the easiest ways to ruin your devotional time. Great post Stephen!

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Bible 101…an interview.

Looking for some insight into the difference between many of today’s popular bible versions? Want a better idea of how important page layout and binding options are in your next bible purchase? Check out this interview between Mark Bertrand and Jeff … Continue reading

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ESV Study Bible triangle hack.

For those with an ESV Study Bible in the tru-tone version who want to remove the orange triangle doohicky on the front, or are at least curious on what it looks like without it, here’s how I took it off: … Continue reading

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