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A Bible Reading Guide for New Believers

If you were to put together a Bible reading guide for new believers, what would you include? We have already discussed the best book of the Bible for new believers. In that post, I point you to a book of the Bible that would be


The Storyline of Scripture

The Bible is not one book. Rather, the Bible consists of 66 books: 39 in the Old Testament, and 27 in the New Testament. When you first start reading the Bible, it can seem like a bunch of isolated messages. But there is a continuity


The Best Book of the Bible for New Believers

You are a new Christian. Or someone that you know is a new Christian. You (or they) want to start reading the Bible. Where should you begin? In other words, what’s the best book of the Bible for new believers? The word “best” here is


The Bibles I Use When I Read My Bible

When I read my Bible, I almost exclusively use the English Standard Version (ESV), or, as some like to put it, the Elect Standard Version. When I branch out, I’ll use the NASB and NIV. I love reading my Bible. But I don’t use the


How to Read the Bible Well: An Introduction to Biblical Hermeneutics

Want to learn how to read the Bible well? Once I heard a story of a Christian’s method for deciding who and who not to date. An unbeliever asked her out, and she was stuck. She opened her Bible and read an obscure passage in