Who Was John Wycliffe?

Have you ever heard of John Wycliffe? He changed the course of the Church in the West and is known as the morning star of the Protestant Reformation. Born in 1334 and died in 1384, his ideas laid the foundation for the Reformation that would come over a century later.

Because of who he was, what he taught, and what he represented, twenty-eight years after his death his remains were Continue reading Who Was John Wycliffe?

Inductive Bible Study (Part 5 of 5): Application

Now that we’ve observed, interpreted, examined, and correlated our passage it is time to find a way of putting into practice what we’ve learned.

The here and now

Take a look at the situation you’re in and that of those around you. How can Continue reading Inductive Bible Study (Part 5 of 5): Application

Inductive Bible Study, (Part 3 of 5): Evaluation

Once you have completed the interpretation and observation phases of your Bible study it is now time to do some evaluation of what you have and see if there are any principles you can abstract from your study which you can put into practice today.

There are three basic kinds of Continue reading Inductive Bible Study, (Part 3 of 5): Evaluation

My Story

I attended Liberty University for my undergraduate. While I was there I took a course on Inductive Bible Study. In that class we were taught how to really read the Bible and what to look for as we attempted to interpret it. The professor also showed us how to use different resources (i.e., Bible dictionaries, Bible atlases, etc.) to get the most out of our study. It was the influence of that course Continue reading My Story

Which Bible Version is the Best?

In this post I’m going to be looking at the four most popular and modern translations of the Bible. They are the English Standard Version (ESV), the New International Version (NIV), the Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB), and the New Living Translation (NLT).

The reason I will only be looking at these four is because Continue reading Which Bible Version is the Best?