Bible Engager's Blog
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Bible Engager's Blog
How Can Christians Celebrate the Jewish Passover?
April 19th, 2016

How Can Christians Celebrate the Jewish Passover?

Becky Silva

I grew up Christian, but I have a Jewish background. My grandmother was an Orthodox Jew who converted to Christianity when my dad was born. Although I was raised Christian, my Jewish heritage has been a strong part of understanding my Christian faith and has enriched my faith and ...

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How the Bible Can Become Your Most Well Loved Book
April 12th, 2016

How the Bible Can Become Your Most Well Loved Book

Christina Miller

When I was growing up I loved going to the bookstore with my mom. We would hop in her car and drive a couple miles to the old movie theater that was converted into a bookstore down the street. The marquee sign was still intact on the front of ...

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How Deep Questions Can Lead to Deep Encounters with God
April 5th, 2016

How Deep Questions Can Lead to Deep Encounters with God

Christina Miller

We all want answers. Many times they are easily given: What time is dinner? When is my trip home? Who will join me? Answers bring clarity and structure to our lives. They help us know what to expect, giving us concrete handles to order our time and thinking. When ...

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How Do You Begin to Engage the Bible?
March 29th, 2016

How Do You Begin to Engage the Bible?

Randy Petersen

Were engaged! My friend waved her left hand, now adorned with a small diamond. Congratulations were offered. There was some shrieking and jumping. And I began to think about the word engagement. We all know what it means. My friend has promised to marry her boyfriend. ...

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Bible Reading Plan For Holy Week: From Death to Resurrection
March 22nd, 2016

Bible Reading Plan For Holy Week: From Death to Resurrection

Christina Miller

One of the things that I love most about Holy Week is that I can experience the events of Scripture in my own life. I will walk alongside other pilgrims as we observe Jesus betrayal, trial, crucifixion, death and finally, his resurrection. Each day, the story will play out ...

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Holy Week: A Four-Day Scripture Reading Plan
March 15th, 2016

Holy Week: A Four-Day Scripture Reading Plan

Christina Miller

After a long winter, I am looking forward to the arrival of spring. An East Coaster, I have walked through the cold, the snow, the shortening of days—and now light is starting to seep back in. The days are elongating. I cant help but feel a stirring of hope ...

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How to Get the Most Out of Reading the Bible
March 8th, 2016

How to Get the Most Out of Reading the Bible

Randy Petersen

I was just looking for a tie to wear. Havent worn one for years, but I wanted to impress someone, so I was digging through my closet for something that looked like it belonged in the current millennium. Amazing what you find when you start digging deep. ...

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2 Easy Ways to Energize Your Bible Reading
March 3rd, 2016

2 Easy Ways to Energize Your Bible Reading

Randy Petersen

Many Bible readers get into a certain rhythm—reading 5-10 verses of the Bible text and asking certain questions to dig into the meaning. Perhaps they read an entry from a devotional booklet. This is a fine model for Bible study, no need to change it. Unless you ...

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