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Importance of the

"Word of God" In our Lives

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Importance of the Word of God In Our Lives

As Christians it's important to seek the will of God and to stick to it. How do we do this? We must turn to the "Word of God" and the Holy Spirit in prayer.

The Bible is an incredible book of history and facts that proves that there is a God that created all things. Most important of all, the Bible is the Word of God. It contains the mind of God and His will for each one of our lives. That is why the Bible was given to us. Paul the Apostle says in 2 Timothy 3:16-17, "All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness,  so that the servant of God[a]may be thoroughly equipped for every good work."


Gospel of John Reading Plan
For those new to the Bible or new to Christianity we recommend our 21 days 5 to 10 minute reading the Gospel of John a chapter a day here. This reading guide was written to guide you through the book of John in 21 days. Read one chapter each day and spend time with God here.

Gospel of John the 21 day Bible Reading Plan Challenge sent daily by email.
If you're looking to take a first step in reading God's Word, our 21-day Challenge is for you. It's a simple way to begin making Bible reading part of your day. We believe that there is a message from God and about God and His will for your life in the gospel of John.  Probably the most important thing you can do is develop the habit of reading the Bible every day.

It’s the primary way that God speaks to us, which means it’s vital to your relationship with Him as you follow along with this study guide of the Gospel of John. Sign Up for our Gospel of John 21 days,15 to 20 minute Bible reading plan sent by email each day to your in box.. More information or to sign up here.


FREE BIBLE STUDY GUIDES

Bible Study Guides that are relevant, engaging and life-changing —- making your life better now, and giving you a real, solid hope for your future. Use these study guides to improve your understanding of the Bible and strengthen your faith Each Bible reading plan is different in type and length. They are as varied as each individual so you have many to choose from. Consider the following options, but remember to choose one. Regular reading in God's Word is not optional. It's a necessity!

Request any of our free Study Guides here.

  1. God’s Simple Plan of SalvationSearching for Answers – 3 week guide here.
  2. New Christian Study GuideNew To Christianity – 3 week study guide here.
  3. Steps to Spiritual Maturity GuideNurturing Resources – 3 week guide here.
  4. The Gospel of JohnKnowing God Better – Personal book study - 3 weeks here.
  5. Inspirational Daily DevotionalsEncouraging Spiritual Reflections – daily here.
  6. Monthly Newsletter Christ Centered Information – once a month here.
  7. Personal Evangelism TrainingShare the Gospel – fun creative way here.
  8. Bible Studies – Instructive Resources – connecting you nearer to God here.

Free Study Guides
FREE STUDY GUIDES MORE INFORMATION HERE

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A Bible Reading Plan here
(C. H. Spurgeon Morning & Evening Devotional & 13 ebooks on Bible Reading & much more)

21 Day Bible Study Guides here

70 Bible Reading Plans (on our sister site) here

A Through the Bible Reading in a Year here

Bible Glossary here

Bible 101 Introduction by Barry E. Horner here

Bible in Its Making by Mildred Duff & Noel Hope here
(The Most Wonderful Book in the World)

Bible Studies here
(1. Background on the Bible, 1a Proof of the Bible, 1b What is the Bible?, 2a. Why Study the Bible?, 2b. How to Study your Bible, 3. How to Start your day in a Spiritual Way, 4. How to Start a Daily Reading of the Bible)

Bible Study for Spiritual Power by J. R. Mott here

Bible Studies on the Bible (proof, why & how to study the Bible) here

Christian Knowledge by Jonathan Edwards here

Daily Bible Reading of the Bible Done Successfully here
(Bible Reading Methods, Structures of the Bible, Best Translations to Use,Where to Start, )

Difficulties In The Bible by R. A. Torrey here

Frequently Asked Questions about the translations of the Bible here

How God Guides by R. A. Torrey here
(God Guides by His Word, God Leads by His Spirit, God Guides Us by Enlightening Our Judgment, God May Guide by Visions and Dreams, God Guides by His Providence)

How to get the Most From Reading Your Bible by Thomas Watson here

How to Study and Teach the Bible by Elmer L. Towns here

How To Study The Bible by R. A. Torrey here
(Introductory to Methods of Bible Study, Study of Individual Books, Topical Study, Biographical Study, Study of Types, Study of the Books of the Bible in the Order in the Bible and their Chronological Order, The Study of the Bible for Practical Usefulness in Dealing with Men, Fundamental Conditions of the Most Profitable Bible Study, Final Suggestions)

How To Study The Bible by Watchman Nee here
(Preparing the Person, Methods of Studying the Bible, etc.)

Inspiration (All Scripture is Given by Inspiration of God) by J. C. Ryle here

Looking at the Different Translations of the Word by Bobby Graham here

Principles of Biblical Interpretation by R. A. Torrey here

Profitable Bible Study by R. A. Torrey here

Sacred Hermeneutics here

Seven Reasons Why I Believe The Bible is the Word of God by Ian Paisley here

Some Reasons Why I Believe The Bible To BE The Word Of God by R. A. Torrey here

The Bible Book By Book by Josiah Blake Tidwell here

The Bible Period by Period by Josiah Blake Tidwell here

The Ten Commandments by Thomas Watson here

Ten Reasons Why I Believe the Bible is the Word of God by R. A. Torrey here


We have a list of good Bibles you can order online depending in what country you live in for under $15.00 USD here.

HOLY BIBLE TRANSLATIONS (be patient opening PDF files as these are very large files below)
King James Bible Read Online read online
King James Bible Download here

The Greek New Testament - Westcott Hort text - read online here
The Greek New Testament - Westcott Hort text - download zip file here

A Glossary of Bible Words here

Bibles Stories & Classics here

The Children's Bible Online here

The Children's Bible (PDF) here

The Wonder Book of Bible Stories here

A Child's Story of the Bible by Mary A. Lathbury read online here

The Bible in Pictures here
250 Bible Images of
Illustrated Scripture Lessons

Bible Illustrations here
220 Bible Story Pictures
Illustrating biblical themes by French painter Gustave Dore

FREE BIBLE MAP PICTURES
Smith Bible Atlas - 16 Bible Maps here

Biblical Times - 16 Bible Maps here

Bible Times - 24 Bible Photos here

PICTURES OF OLD TRANSLATIONS & PAPYRUS FRAGMENTS here


Different Language Translations (below)
(be patient opening these large file to download or view online)

French - French Darby Translation (PDF) here.

German - German Luther Translation (PDF) here

Portuguese - Portuguese Translation (PDF) here

Albanian - Albanian Translation (PDF) here

Italian - Italian Translation (PDF) here

Spanish - Spanish Reina Valera Translation (PDF) here

Vietnamese - Vietnamese Translation (PDF) here

A Glossary of Bible Words here



The Division of the Scriptures.

In language and contents, the Bible is divided into two main divisions.
1. The Old Testament, 39 Books.
2. The New Testament, 27 Books. Total. 66 Books.

The Jews were accustomed to divide the Old Testament into three main parts, as follows:
1. The Law-the first five books, Genesis to Deuteronomy, otherwise called the Pentateuch and books of Moses.
2. The Prophets. These are divided into the "former prophets" or historical books and the "later prophets," or books, which we commonly call the prophetic books.
3. The Writings, which was made to include;
(a) Poetical books-Psalms, Proverbs and Job;
(b) Five Rolls-Song of Solomon, Ruth, Esther, Lamentations and Ecclesiastes;
(c) Other Books: Daniel, Ezra, Nehemiah and I and II Chronicles.

The Bible itself divides the Old Testament into the three following divisions:
1. The Law, which includes the first five books of the Bible, also called the books of Moses.
2. The Prophets, which includes the next twelve books, commonly called historical books and the seventeen books we know as the prophetic books.
3. The Psalms, including the five poetical books.

The Books of the Bible
The books of the Old and New Testaments may each be divided into three or five groups as follows:
First Into three groups.
1. History.
(1) Old Testament-Genesis-Esther (17 books).
(2) New Testament-Matthew-Acts (5 books).
2. Doctrine.
(1) Old Testament-Job-Song of Solomon (5 books).
(2) New Testament-Romans-Jude (21 books).
3. Prophecy.
(1) Old Testament-Isaiah-Malachi (17 books)
(2) New Testament-Revelation (1 book).
Second, into five groups.

1. Old Testament.
(1) Pentateuch-Genesis-Deuteronomy (5 books).
(2) Historical Books-Joshua-Esther (12 books).
(3) Poetical Books-Job-Song of Solomon (5 books).
(4) Major Prophets-Isaiah-Daniel (5 books).
(5) Minor Prophets-Hosea-Malachi (12 books).

2. New Testament.

(1) Gospels-Matthew-John (4 books).
(2) Acts-Acts (1 book).
(3) Pauline Epistles-Romans-Hebrews (14 books).
(4) General Epistles-James-Jude (7 books).
(5) Revelation-Revelation (1 book).

 

GOD'S KINGDOM
I will be Their God, they will be My People
GOD'S PROMISES
Place
People
Rule &
Blessings
King
Creation
Eden
Adam & Eve
God's Word
Adam
GOD'S KINGDOM RUINED
Abraham
Canaan
Abraham's Family
God's Promises
Kings from Abraham's Family
Israel in Desert
Tabernacle
Israel Nation
God's Rules
Tribe of Judah
Israel in Canaan
Temple in Canaan
Israel Nation
God's Rules
David, Solomon
GOD'S KINGDOM RUINED ....AGAIN
Israel in Exile
Return to New Temple in Canaan Remnant New Covenant A Perfect King is Promised
Jesus
JESUS - The fulfillment of God's Promises
The Church
God's People are a Living Temple People who have Faith in Jesus The Gospel King Jesus
The New Creation
New Heaven & New Earth Perfect People from Every Nation God's Everlasting Rule & Blessing King Jesus

 

70 FREE BIBLE READING PLANS

Use one of our many daily Bible reading plans to easily read Scriptures. Reading the Bible daily is important to grow your faith and hope! They range from two week commitments to year-long commitments, from reading straight through cover to cover, to topical readings, to a mixture of readings each day. Check out our 70 Bible Reading Plans at our sister website Questions God. Com 70 BIBLE READING PLANS HERE.

SUMMARY OF BIBLE READING PLANS 1 TO 70
New to the Bible or New Christians Bible Reading Plans - Each plan is different - Plans 1-12 here.
Blended Bible Reading Plans - Old and New Testament combined daily - Plans 13-17 here.
Classic One & Two Year Plans - From the Beginning Genesis to the end of Revelation in order - Plans 18-23 here.
Chronological One Year Plans - Read the events of the Bible in the order they occurred - Plans: 24-25 here
Genres (Literature) Style One Year Plans - Reading the different Genre types - Plans: 26-27 here
Short Term Reading Commitments - Two week Plans for those with busy schedules - Plans 29 -41 here.
Children's Bible Reading Plans
 - 10 minutes a day for Children and Family Bible Readings - Plans 42-50 here.
Assorted & Diverse Excellent Bible Reading Plans - Variety of Books of the Bible Reading Plans - Plans 51-70 here.


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