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All articles & reviews tagged with bible-reading

Article

August 2020
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

Bored with the Bible?

There are times when reading the Bible isn’t easy. A dear friend was talking with me recently about the problem he was experiencing in his Bible reading. ‘I just find it boring. It doesn’t matter which bit of the Bible I read. None of it seems to touch me. I can read through a…

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News

May 2020
News > International

US: Americans told to read their Bibles

A businessman hijacked one of President Trump’s press briefings to call Americans to read their Bibles. During Donald Trump’s White House coronavirus briefing, the president called his business friends to talk about what their companies are doing to halt the spread of Covid-19. With the world’s press watching the briefings, Mike Lindell, the chief…

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Review

Reviews > Book

Reading the Bible and Praying in Public

Often there is pressure from a congregation, and a desire on the part of the pastor, to involve a number of different people in public worship. The easiest way in which to accommodate other voices in the leading of corporate worship is for people to be asked to read Scripture or to lead in…

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Review

Reviews > Book

How to Enjoy Your Bible: A simple, reliable, clear, substantial resource

This little book comes from a well-known and trusted author. First published in 1978, this is a revised edition. The title states the book’s purpose – to show readers ‘how to enjoy the Bible’. For Blanchard, reading the Bible ought to be a delight, as opposed to a duty. He begins by addressing the…

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Review

Reviews > Book

How to Choose a Translation for All Its Worth: A Guide to Understanding and Using Bible Versions

The choice of English Bible translations today is bewildering and increasing. Fee and Strauss have done the ‘average’ believer a great service in writing a very thorough guide to finding your way through this veritable plethora of Bible versions. I wish I had been aware of this book when I taught a short series…

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News

April 1999
News

The Bible and the TV Guide

They lie on the table, side by side The Holy Bible and the TV Guide. One is well worn but cherished with pride (not the Bible but the TV Guide). One is used daily to help folks decide (No! Not the Bible: it is the TV Guide). As pages are turned, what shall they…

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