Bible Engager's Blog
Bible Engager’s Blog
Bible Engager's Blog
I Got a Bible, Now What?
October 18th, 2016

I Got a Bible, Now What?

Christina Miller

Many people are interested in reading the Bible, but dont know where to start. Maybe you read the article, How the Bible Can Become Your Most Well Loved Book , and picked just the right edition. You selected a Bible for your purpose—devotional reading, studying, bringing to a ...

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From Slavery to Freedom: The Path to Redemption
October 11th, 2016

From Slavery to Freedom: The Path to Redemption

Sarah Christmyer

Cross is a short word of only five letters, but break it apart and it contains the whole story of the Bible. C.R.O.S.S. — C reation, R edemption, O ne nation, S eparation, S alvation. The story of the Bible is our story, too, ...

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Ignatian Contemplation: How to Read the Bible with Your Imagination
October 4th, 2016

Ignatian Contemplation: How to Read the Bible with Your Imagination

Christina Miller

I heard that Jesus would be here today. His name was spreading like locusts through the seaport villages of Galilee. It was accompanied by words like healer , teacher , prophet , some even said Messiah . For the first time in years I felt ...

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How to Read the Bible so It Transforms You
September 27th, 2016

How to Read the Bible so It Transforms You

Christina Miller

Have you ever read a book at just the right time? Every now and again, I come across a piece of fiction that speaks directly to me. The themes and characters give me insight and wisdom. The writing challenges my presumptions, prompting me to take action. It answers my ...

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How to Engage Scripture on Your Daily Commute
September 20th, 2016

How to Engage Scripture on Your Daily Commute

Davina McDonald

The sun has just come up and already Im feeling anxious, flustered, even exhausted. Not only do I have noise all around me, but I also deal with noise within me. The hustle and bustle of commuting only makes this worse. If Im not careful, I will allow things ...

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Find Yourself in the Story of Creation
September 14th, 2016

Find Yourself in the Story of Creation

Sarah Christmyer

Cross is a short word of only five letters, but break it apart and it contains the whole story of the Bible. C.R.O.S.S. — C reation, R edemption, O ne nation, S eparation, S alvation. The story of the Bible is our story, too, ...

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Do You Ever Talk About the Bible?
September 6th, 2016

Do You Ever Talk About the Bible?

Randy Petersen

The last place I heard Scripture quoted was in a laundromat. He who finds a wife finds a good thing and obtains favor from the Lord, said a middle-aged woman as she folded childrens clothes. In an animated conversation with another woman, she was complaining about her ex-husband, ...

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Ben-Hur: How Can We Break Cycles of Violence?
August 30th, 2016

Ben-Hur: How Can We Break Cycles of Violence?

Christina Miller

Tensions run high in the world of Ben-Hur . Jerusalem is under Roman occupation. Jews live as political exiles in their own city. Soldiers march the streets, quickly resorting to violence in even minor altercations. Entertainment involves brutality and death. It is a culture ready to spill blood—only ...

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