Gospel Relevance

Gospel-Centered Resources For The Gospel-Driven Life

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


The Bible is About Jesus

An important aspect of understanding the Bible is understanding it as a story. One crucial aspect of understanding this story is how the story’s hero — Jesus Christ — relates to certain figures, events, and institutions in the Old Testament. Without understanding how these figures


25 Bible Reading Tips

Looking for some Bible reading tips? Below you can find 25 of them. In no particular order: 1. Use a Bible reading plan. Here’s some to check out. 2. Read your Bible even when you don’t feel like it. 3. Don’t get down on yourself


Augustine’s 6 Foundations for Bible Study

J.I. Packer once said, “Read two old books for every new one.” Modern day books by good Christian authors are great. But they haven’t stood the test of time. There’s a reason why John Calvin’s Institutes of the Christian Religion or Martin Luther’s The Bondage of the