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"P" is for Providence

April 25, 2018 Compass on Bible

If there’s one thing the book of Esther teaches us, it’s that God is in control. Of the universe. Of the history of mankind. Of our individual lives. Let’s take a closer look at this sovereign ordering of our history that happens whether we acknowledge God’s hand or not.

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Western Europe Update

April 25, 2018 man with kind face

In the fall of 2017, Thru the Bible’s president, Gregg Harris, traveled to Italy and Spain to meet with the TTB producers of our Italian, European Spanish, and European Portuguese ministries. “While Western Europe is ‘hard ground,’” Gregg says, “we are encouraged how God’s Word is taking root in the lives of our listeners.”

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5 Lessons from Nehemiah on Serving God

March 26, 2018 jeremy-yap-199223

If you’ve ever looked at a messy situation and thought, “someone ought to do something,” you’ll understand the passion Nehemiah felt for Jerusalem. From distant Persia (modern day Iran), Nehemiah heard that its walls lay in rubble, even decades after the Jews returned home. But what could he do? That’s the question you may have when you consider some big need you see in your church or ministry or community. You want to do something, but what can you do?

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Why Study Ezra & Nehemiah

March 26, 2018 Ezra & Nehemiah headline

The events of Ezra and Nehemiah took place in a significant time in world history. The spiritual and cultural dynamics of this last century of the Old Testament demand a closer look at the books of the Bible in context with global history. God's hand was moving among men--and man's heart was moving either toward or away from God's heart.

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When Love is Hard

February 26, 2018 jamez-picard-356760

You don’t need lessons on how to love when you’re with loveable people. Love comes easily—or at least easier. It’s when you’re surrounded by stinkers that it gets hard. The book of 1 Corinthians was written to those kinds of people. Bickering. Back-biters. Gossipers. Spiritual babies. A prideful pack of people. First Corinthians is called Paul’s “hard letter” by Bible teachers, Dr. McGee included. In our daily journey on the Bible Bus this month, we’ll learn all about the surprising similarities between the church in Corinth and our own churches today.

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Why Study 1 & 2 Corinthians

February 20, 2018 Corinthians headline

"The church at Corinth had serious problems. They had lost sight of the main objective: To share the person of Jesus Christ. They had forgotten about the centrality of Christ crucified and His rightful place as Lord of their lives. As a consequence, they felt overwhelmed. That was the problem then and it is the problem today."

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Bring Back the Word of God

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Everybody relates to the need to get back on track—to renew our commitment to what we once knew was important, whether that is an exercise routine or a way of eating, or spending, or—especially—to our commitment to spend time with God in His Word.

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Why Study 1 & 2 Chronicles?

January 10, 2018 Chronicles headline

When God’s people were disciplined and fragmented, the stories of David and Solomon were retold as an encouragement to come back together to be God’s people, set apart for His purposes. The stories of Chronicles cast a renewed vision of how to live in a blessed relationship with God.

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Why Study Romans?

November 14, 2017 Romans headline

The gospel--the Good News that God is for us and with us and is for everyone. That's why we should study the book of Romans.

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Why Study 1 & 2 Kings?

October 05, 2017 Kings headline

The nation of Israel rises and shines during King Solomon’s Golden Age and then plummets through 400 years of mostly evil kings who eventually manage to get the Jewish nation wiped off the map. What remains? A faithful God, true to His promise to redeem His people.

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Why Study 1 & 2 Samuel?

August 23, 2017 Samuel headline

When we put God on the throne, we experience blessing and victory. When we don't, God overrules. Such are the lessons we can learn from the exciting, early days of Israel.

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Why study Acts?

July 06, 2017 Acts headline

Acts tells the story of what happens after Jesus returns to heaven. The Holy Spirit shows up, the church starts to grow, and the things Jesus said before He died start to make sense to His followers.

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Why Study Judges?

June 12, 2017 Judges headline

During a dark time in Israel's history when everyone thought they alone knew best, God used twelve men and one woman as judges to lead communities back to Himself.

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Why Study Joshua?

May 24, 2017 Joshua headline

Onward Christian soldiers! We’re headed for a month of conquest, victory, and lessons from the field of battle. With the book of Joshua as our pattern, we’ll learn how to take possession of all the spiritual blessings that God has given us.

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Why Study Deuteronomy?

April 27, 2017 Deuteronomy headline

Explore the pathway of blessing and consequences from the farewell address of Israel’s grand old man, Moses, and learn what we can do to please God—all this in our study of Deuteronomy on Thru the Bible.

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Why Study John?

March 01, 2017 Why Study John headline

Explore the humanity, deity, and reality of the God-Man Jesus, discovering new things about Him as we study the gospel of John on Thru the Bible.

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Why Study Numbers?

February 02, 2017 Numbers headline

Explore the mercy, grace, and compassion of our great God, discovering new things about Him as we study the book of Numbers on Thru the Bible.

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Manna from Heaven

January 30, 2017 Hands holding open Bible

The predicament of the church today is due to the fact that folk have turned from the Word and are trying to feed somewhere else other than on the manna which God has provided.

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Why Study Luke?

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Explore the beauty, strength, and grace of Jesus Christ, discovering new things about Him from Luke on Thru the Bible.

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