We all want to know our Bible better. By using the steps of comprehension, interpretation and application, everyone has the ability to learn and grow in biblical literacy.

May 23, 2017   |  

Topic The Bible

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Recommended Resources

Basic tools for study:

ESV Study Bible (many editions available)

The New Bible Dictionary edited by Marshall, Miller, Packer and Wiseman

Good free online study aids:

Blue Letter Bible

Bible Gateway

Dictionary of Bible Themes edited by Manser, McGrath, Packer and Wiseman (online at Bible Gateway)

For additional help on developing a reliable study method:

Women of the Word: How to Study the Bible with Both Our Hearts and Our Minds by Jen Wilkin – This book is applicable for men or women. Download a free study guide here.

How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth by Gordon D. Fee and Douglas Stuart

A Basic Guide to Interpreting the Bible: Playing by the Rules by Robert H. Stein

The New How to Study Your Bible by Kay Arthur, David Arthur and Pete De Lacy

For help choosing reliable commentaries:

Ligonier Ministries/Keith Mathison’s “Top Commentaries on Every Book of the Bible

A good, basic line of inductive studies for almost every book of the Bible:

LifeChange Bible Study Series published by NavPress

For additional reading on metanarrative:

The God Who Is There: Finding Your Place in God’s Story by D.A. Carson

For an extensive examination of the attributes of God:

The Knowledge of the Holy by A.W. Tozer

The Attributes of God by A.W. Pink

For the auditory learner, or for those who have a hard time with repetitive reading:

Download the free YouVersion app to your smartphone and listen to a book of the Bible while you exercise, drive or any time you might listen to music.

For an extensive examination of the role of the mind in Christian devotion:

Love God with All Your Mind by J.P. Moreland