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Look at the Cross

March 21, 2019 cross in forest

God made His Son’s soul an offering for sin. Christ Jesus was treated as sin, for we are told in 2 Corinthians 5:21 that He was made sin for us—Him who knew no sin.

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Why Study Colossians?

March 10, 2019 Colossians headline

"This book brings Christ down to where we live--right down to the nitty-gritty, where the rubber meets the road. That's where we need and want a fresh understanding of who Jesus is. You get all you need in Him."

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Why Study Song of Solomon?

February 19, 2019 Song of Solomon headline

Solomon's love song to his wife is a timeless, profound, love letter picturing God's love for us. Dr. McGee tells us, "Salvation is a love affair--we love Him because He first loved us. That is the story this little book is telling."

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Why Study Ecclesiastes?

February 04, 2019 Ecclesiastes headline

Everywhere you look, people are trying to be happy without God. We experiment in a million different ways. The book of Ecclesiastes shows the absurdity of those experiments. Old Testament Solomon, King David's son, tried every field of endeavor and pleasure known to man, and his conclusion was, "It's all vanity."

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One Region—One Request: Southeast Asia

January 29, 2019 Pray for Southeast Asia

This month, let’s pray together, specifically for the very effective delivery of God’s Word in Vietnam through “hubs” where Thru the Bible is distributed on chips that work in cell phones and speaker boxers.

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Beloved—Love Lesson #1

January 29, 2019 woman holding heart

Someone once asked Dr. McGee to name his favorite song. “Too many to mention,” he answered. But in his list he said the Song of Solomon, the Old Testament book, was one of history’s most profound and beautiful songs. “In the Song of Solomon we learn if we turn from the world and set our affections on Jesus, we cannot fathom the infinite preciousness of His love.”

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Why Study Philippians?

January 08, 2019 Philippians headline

Don't you love to get mail? The apostle Paul wrote this loving letter to the Philippians from prison--though you'd never know it. It overflows with practical, personal help to live the Christian life.

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One Region | One Request: Western Europe

December 27, 2018 family camping

Thru the Bible’s mission is a wonderful and grand plan. Its depth (the whole Word) and scope (the whole world) defies manmade strategies—we have to do it God’s way to succeed. Some call this “God room”—the space between what we can do on our own and what could only happen if God steps in.

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Getting from Anxiety to Indescribable Peace

December 27, 2018 calm waters

Most of us will admit to our shame that we worry. We know the Bible says it’s wrong, even sinful, but we still do it. Here’s our opportunity to change our ways. Instead of worrying, let’s pray about everything.

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Why Study Proverbs?

November 22, 2018 Proverbs headline

“The purpose of God’s Word is to point us to Jesus. We don’t read the Bible as some self-help book, we read it to get a better picture of God’s character. Proverbs is the most intensely practical book in the Bible, filled with wisdom for everyday issues but it begins with “the fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom.” This isn’t just good advice—wisdom is a way to see Jesus.” --Dr. J. Vernon McGee

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Through Rain Forests and Rebel Armies

October 26, 2018 Christ statue Brazil

In Brazil, the Bible Bus rides beneath the 120-foot tall statue of Jesus with His arms outstretched over the city of Rio de Janeiro. The statue is a powerful reminder that God loves the people of Latin America. Thru the Bible is committed to telling them so through the faithful exposition of God’s Word.

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On a Treasure Hunt

October 26, 2018 Hands holding open Bible

That’s what we’re on this month—a treasure hunt in the book of Proverbs. Dr. J. Vernon McGee leads us in our search for hidden treasure and tells us how to find the wisdom that leads us to know the Lord in His Word.

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Why Study Ephesians?

October 16, 2018 Ephesians headline

Think about how you've grown in your Christian life since you came to faith in Jesus Christ. The why and how are here in Ephesians. Find out in our study this month what it means to be a Christian and a church, both in faith and in practice.

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How Does God Save Us?

September 24, 2018 cross in forest

Ephesians has the definitive description of our wonderful salvation in Christ Jesus. Dr. McGee shares about a conversation he had that answers the great question, just how does God save us?

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