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40 Best Web Resources for Bible Study

40 Best Web Resources for Bible Study
One of the great things about technology is the access it gives you to a number of resources. Indeed, there are a great many web resources that can help you in your study of scripture. Ancient scripture has been brought into the 21st Century with the help of computers and the Internet, and you can access a number of resources, from online Bibles and various translations, to tools to improve your study, to lesson plans and ideas. You don’t have to be a Bible student, or planning for a career in the ministry, to benefit from the online Bible resources available. Online Bibles If you are looking for access to the Word of God, you will find that there are a number of options for reading the Bible online. Online Parallel Bible: This online Bible helps you compare verses in multiple different versions of the Bible. Bible Study Tools When you are ready to delve deeper into the scriptures, you can use different tools to help you learn more about the meanings in the verses you read. Related:  Reading and Thinking

A Pattern for Prayer The study of ancient liturgical materials is a potent antidote to the cultural captivity of Christianity in this or any other culture, for liturgies embody ancient wisdom. One of the most robust veins of wisdom lies in the structures and patterns of ancient prayers. At first blush, structures and patterns seem to have more to do with order than mystery--the charism of the early church that is so attractive to postmodern audiences. Form seems to be what systematic theology thrives on and what the emerging church doesn't thrive on. But as with the Old Testament Psalms and the New Testament Pauline letters, early church liturgical texts are improvisations on established patterns which are full of theological and pastoral significance. As one modest case study, consider what is arguably the most recognizable of traditional liturgical prayer forms, the collect. This simple form gives us some of the most recognizable prayers, such as this collect for purity: a) a statement of address to God,

Different types of prayer Home > Prayer > Bible study - Different types of prayer Date: 27 July 2009 | Author: Dele Oke Prayer is talking to God. The Christian who relies on the Bible as his or her source of revelation about God finds the purpose, practice and meaning of prayer in the teachings of Jesus. The Bible introduces us to different types of prayer. Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints.Ephesians 6:18 (KJV)I exhort therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men.1 Timothy 2:1 (KJV)Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.Philippians 4:6 (KJV) Based on a brief review of the above scriptures we can identify four broad ways of talking to God, namely In practise we all use different types of prayer during our prayer times. Dele OkeLiving Word library Get email copy 25 Beautifully Illustrated Thought-Provoking Questions A question that makes you think is worth asking… At the cusp of a new day, week, month, or year, most of us take a little time to reflect on our lives by looking back over the past and ahead into the future. We ponder the successes, failures and standout events that are slowly scripting our life’s story. This process of self reflection helps us maintain a conscious awareness of where we’ve been and where we intend to go. If you would like to maximize the benefits of self reflection, our new sister site, Thought Questions, is for you. Remember, these questions have no right or wrong answers. Here’s a sample of 25 recent thought questions posted on the site: Thought Questions is updated daily. Title photo by: Oberazzi For all other photo credits please refer to Related 6 Questions that Will Save Your Relationships When you don't ask sincere questions and talk it out, there's a lot of important stuff that ends up never getting said. May 21, 2014 In "Life" July 24, 2008

Kansas City Christian Church Has Been Praying, Worshipping 24/7 For More Than 12 Years | Breaking news and opinion on The Blaze There are about 300,000 Protestant churches in America. While each is surely unique, most of them probably have worship services on Sundays (and, perhaps at one or two other mornings or evenings during the week). But, one church — Kansas City, Missouri’s International House of Prayer (IHOP) — has been in an ongoing prayer and worship service 24 hours per day, seven days per week since 1999. Literally. A live feed of the never-ending service can be found here. There are two basic worship and prayer formats. Below, Mike Bickle explains the cost — more than $100,000 per month — to run the technology associated with the movement: The New York Times recently profiled the church, which was founded 12 years ago by Mike Bickle, a self-trained evangelical pastor. While some pastors believe that Bickle’s church is too extreme, others contend that the spiritual leader has gone too far in his belief that the Jesus’ second coming will occur during the current generation’s life time.

International House of Prayer, a Ministry Growing Into a Movement Founded 12 years ago by Mike Bickle, a self-trained evangelical pastor, with a group of 20, the International House of Prayer, in a former strip mall, now draws tens of thousands of worshipers to its revival meetings. A wholly devoted cadre of 1,000 staff members, labeled missionaries, have given up careers to move here, living off donations and spending several hours a day in the prayer hall to revel in what they describe as direct communication with God. Another thousand students attend the adjacent Bible college, preparing to spread this fervent brand of Christianity. The well-populated prayer room and the devout community growing up around it are at the epicenter of a little known but expanding national network: dozens of groups that are stressing perpetual prayer in a way seldom seen in modern America, said Marcus Yoars, the editor of Charisma, an evangelical magazine. Mr. The ministry has also drawn fire for helping Gov. Mr. Mr. Mr. Mr.

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Category:Creativity Techniques This A to Z of Creativity and Innovation Techniques, provides an introduction to a range of tools and techniques for both idea generation (Creativity) and converting those ideas into reality (Innovation). Like most tools these techniques all have their good and bad points. I like to think of these creativity and innovation techniques as tools in a toolbox in much the same way as my toolbox at home for DIY. It has a saw, spanner, hammer, knife and all sorts of other things in it, they are all very useful, but you have to pick the right tool (creativity / Innovation technique) for each job. This site will try and provide a little guidance along with each tool to let you know whether it's best used for cutting paper or putting in nails. For the future, the aim is to also have sub-categories which will identify Techniques for; Problem Definition - including problem analysis, redifinition, and all aspects associated with defining the problem clearly. Subcategories