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Scripture Union launches new framework to reach missing generation of young people

Friendship needs to be worked at, says Claire Musters.Mateusz StachowskiScripture Union (SU) has launched a new mission framework to reach young people - the missing generation from many UK churches. 'Revealing Jesus' is two years in the making and aims to reach the 95% of under-18s across England and Wales who do not go to... Read more

30 Bible Verses about Love – Loving Scripture Quotes

Most Popular Bible Verses About Love John 3:16For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.Romans 8:28We know that all things work together for the good of those who love God, who are called according to his purpose.1 Corinthians 13:4-8Love... Read more

October Scripture Writing Guide (2020)

Scripture writing plans are incredibly simple, yet incredibly effective for helping us read, interpret and absorb the Word of God. Rather than simply letting our eyes pass over a verse and perhaps miss its full meaning, writing Scripture down helps us absorb each word and really think through what the passage before us is saying.Each... Read more

Celebrate the Ability to Read Scripture: Bible Translation Day – Bible Gateway Blog

Every year, September 30 is dedicated as Bible Translation Day. (Watch Wycliffe’s 2020 Scripture Celebration video.) Christians believe God has preserved the text of the Bible for thousands of years. But how often do we think about the countless men and womenscholars, translators, missionaries, and otherswho God has used to accomplish this remarkable act of... Read more

Amidst economic plunge, Thai Christians distributing aid and Scripture

Thailand (MNN) — At the outset of the coronavirus pandemic, Thailand was just behind China for the second-highest number of COVID-19 cases. Since then, Thailand has drastically shrunk its infection numbers. Now they only report a handful of new cases every day or so, and even recently had a 100-day streak of absolutely no new... Read more

New York Engineer Creates An A.I. ‘Clone’ of Jesus That Recites Scripture

New York Engineer Creates An A.I. 'Clone' of Jesus That Recites Scripture An engineer in New York City has created an A.I. clone of Jesus that recites Scripture.According to The Christian Post, the program uses natural language processing to sound human and is programmed to recite certain passages of Scripture from the King James Bible.In... Read more

Chadwick Boseman Was a Christian Who Quoted Scripture, Told Students God Predestined Their Future

Chadwick Boseman Was a Christian Who Quoted Scripture, Told Students God Predestined Their Future The late actor Chadwick Boseman captivated audiences with his roles in films such as Black Panther, 42 and Marshall, but he never forgot the Christian faith that grounded his career.Boseman, who died Aug. 28 of colon cancer at the age of... Read more

Citing Scripture, Pence Switches out Jesus for the American Flag in Convention Speech

Citing Scripture, Pence Switches out Jesus for the American Flag in Convention Speech BALTIMORE (RNS) Vice President Mike Pence closed out his speech before the Republican National Convention on Wednesday evening (Aug. 26) with a mashup of Bible references, into which he inserted American symbols and ideals.Speaking before a crowd at Fort McHenry National Monument... Read more

‘Drifting Away’ from Scripture: 30 Percent of Evangelicals Say Jesus Was Not God, Poll Shows

'Drifting Away' from Scripture: 30 Percent of Evangelicals Say Jesus Was Not God, Poll Shows A majority of Americans and nearly a third of evangelicals say Jesus was a good teacher but was not God, according to a new survey for Ligonier Ministries that was conducted by LifeWay Research.All total, 52 percent of Americans say... Read more

Does Scripture Teach that Jesus Is Fully God?

Still a Debate The confession that the true God of all creation is triuneFather, Son, and Holy Spiritis rooted deeply in the soil of Christian theology. And one of the most debated, and at times perplexing, aspects of this confession is the question Does Scripture actually teach that Jesus is fully God? The early church... Read more

3 Ways Satan Will Use Scripture against You

Satan Uses Scripture to Cause Confusion Did God really say, You cant eat from any tree in the garden? Those were the serpents famous words to Eve in Genesis 3:1.We may eat the fruit from the trees in the garden, she replied, But about the fruit of the tree in the middle of the garden,... Read more

Irwyn Ince and Sean Michael Lucas on Applying Scripture to Racism

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Sean Michael Lucas: When I start trying to show people, “The Cushites, wow, they’re everywhere,” or, “The Egyptians, they don’t look like you.” And you begin to put color and diversity in the... Read more

August Scripture Writing Guide (2020)

Scripture writing plans are incredibly simple, yet incredibly effective for helping us read, interpret and absorb the Word of God. Rather than simply letting our eyes pass over a verse and perhaps miss its full meaning, writing Scripture down helps us absorb each word and really think through what the passage before us is saying.Each... Read more

Reading Scripture Like a Berean May Look Different Than You Think

Acts 17 tells us that the Bereans examined the Scriptures daily to see if the things Paul was saying were so (Acts 17:1011). But what exactly did that look like? As evangelicals, were people of the sacred text, committed to the centrality and authority of the Scriptures. Yet in our concern for the enduring sacred... Read more

Scripture engagement has fallen during pandemic – survey

(Photo: Unsplash/Kelly Sikkema)The switch to online services during the pandemic may have affected how much people delve into God's Word as new research by the American Bible Society has revealed a drop in Scripture engagement.  The organization's 10th annual State of the Bible survey reveals that engagement with Scripture has declined since the start of... Read more

COVID-19 Is Disrupting Americans Engagement with Scripture

The Story: A recent survey reveals how COVID-19s disruption of in-person church attendance is directly impacting Scripture reading. The Background: At the beginning of 2020, polling by the American Bible Society and Barna Group found that Scripture engagement by adults in the U.S. had risen to 70.9 million, its highest level since measurement by the... Read more

American Bible Society: Scripture Reading Has Fallen during the Pandemic

American Bible Society: Scripture Reading Has Fallen during the Pandemic An American Bible Society report shows that Scripture engagement has fallen during the coronavirus pandemic.According to the 10th annual State of the Bible report, Scripture engagement is directly tied to in-person church participation."Faith communities have demonstrated incredible resilience, innovation and empathy through the... Read more

Evangelical theologians issue joint statement calling racism ‘contrary to Scripture’ and the Gospel

(Photo: Unsplash/James Eades)Dozens of evangelical theologians have added their names to a statement condemning racism as "contrary to Scripture and to the evangelical gospel". The statement, issued on Monday, acknowledges that while evangelicals like William Wilberforce campaigned for the abolition of slavery, there were also "negatively those who assimilated the values of their surrounding unjust culture". "Today's situation... Read more

Introducing the Greek Scripture Journal: New Testament Set

Original Language Study Material The Greek Scripture Journal: New Testament Set contains the text of The Greek New Testament, Produced at Tyndale House, Cambridge with added space for notes in the margins and between each line, offering a unique way to interact with the New Testament in its original language. This 19-volume set features thin,... Read more

What Scripture Means by “the Just Shall Live by Faith”

For therein is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith: as it is written, The just shall live by faith. Romans 1:17, KJVThis is the crux of the Gospel: The just shall live by faith (Romans 1:17, KJV). This verse, when understood, can give us such peace and assurance in knowing our salvation doesnt... Read more

New Wycliffe “Women of the Word” podcast discusses life in light of Scripture

USA (MNN) — During the pandemic lockdown, you may have binged your entire Netflix watchlist, read every book on your shelf, and crafted everything on your Pinterest board. Whats next? Podcasts! If you need a new podcast recommendation, you should check out the newly-launched Wycliffe Women of the Word podcast. Wycliffe Women of the Word... Read more

How to Make Tough Decisions: 10 Practical Tips from Scripture

Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God. And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus. (Philippians 4:6-7) So, you have a major decision to make, and youve gone through the... Read more

Have We Missed the Honor-Shame Focus in Scripture?

My (Elliot) wife doesnt see cars. Of course, she sees them all the time, but she doesnt necessarily notice them. And she certainly doesnt distinguish between Volvo and Volkswagen or between light compact and all-wheel drive. But when our family recently bought an old VW Golf, she started to notice Golfs everywhere. Mind you, its... Read more

5 Prompts for Journaling by way of Scripture

[ad_1] Discover Consolation in Scripture In these unsure instances, many people are nonetheless reeling as we modify to new realities, look after sick family members, grieve a loss, or battle weariness from a brand new work or dwelling schedule. As Christians, our hope is in issues unseen and we return many times to the reality... Read more

A Shocking Scoundrel of Scripture

[ad_1] April 30, 2020 by: Nancy Guthrie [vimeo 386316120] The Excessive Priest If you look into the New Testomony story, those that actually must be displaying us one thing about what it means to be a saint are literally horrible scoundrels. The one which stands out most must be the excessive priest, Caiaphas. If we... Read more

Simply examine Scripture by yourself with Bible Gateway Plus – Bible Gateway Weblog

[ad_1] Advertising supervisor for Bible Gateway. Whereas many people are caught at house, unable to attend church providers or be a part of a family Bible examine, its extra necessary than ever that we pursue a deeper understanding of Scripture and stay within the Phrase. Bible Gateway Plus is a digital Bible examine service that... Read more

The Abide Bible: Participating Scripture, Participating God – Bible Gateway Weblog

[ad_1] You in all probability have been instructed you need to learn the Bible. It’s an necessary ebook. It’s been influential for hundreds of years. And it’s the number-one bestseller 12 months after 12 months. However has anybody taught you how to learn the Bible to attain most non secular development in your life (not... Read more