Category Archives: Bible Studies & Devotional Thoughts

Joshua Bible Study: Week 3 {Conclusion & Complete 3-week Study}

By | March 19, 2021
This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Joshua Bible Study

Here is the final week in the study of Joshua. Three weeks feels like a small amount of time to study an entire book of good size, but my goal is to help others understand the “big picture” of the book. You can always slow down (as I did) and take more time. Much of… Read More »

Joshua & James: God’s Promises to Israel, God’s Promises to Me

By | March 8, 2021

I’ve been studying the book of Joshua, and the main theme has been God’s faithfulness to his promises. Over and over God said (beginning all the way back in Genesis 12 to Abraham) that he would give the people of Israel land in Canaan. Over and over in Joshua, God promised to fight for Israel… Read More »

Joshua: Week 2 {Also, “How Do I Apply Joshua to My Life?”}

By | February 25, 2021
This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Joshua Bible Study

It has taken me a bit to get through these chapters, but here is the second week of my Joshua study. I’ve learned that studying a narrative is quite a bit different than studying an epistle. In a narrative (especially Hebrew narrative it seems), the stories build and jump from scene to scene (kind of… Read More »

When I Don’t Know How to Pray: Praying Through the Lament Psalms

By | February 15, 2021

In our teen Sunday School class, my husband has been teaching on how to read and understand the various types of Psalms. The past two weeks we have looked at the lament psalms. The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines the verb lament in three ways: 1) to mourn aloud; 2) to express sorrow, mourning, or regret for,… Read More »

Complete 14-Week Hebrews Bible Study

By | January 26, 2021
This entry is part 16 of 16 in the series Hebrews Bible Study

I’ve had a couple of ladies ask me for permission to use my Bible study for their own ladies’ studies. One of the ladies is looking into translating the study into Spanish! I’m so excited to share this resource with others! I have arranged the weekly questions into  a 5-day/week format, making it a little… Read More »

Final Thoughts from Hebrews

By | January 26, 2021
This entry is part 15 of 16 in the series Hebrews Bible Study

At the end of my questions for Hebrews 13, I encouraged those doing the study to summarize things they learned/deepened their understanding about God and themselves and how they could change. I thought I’d post my summary here. What struck me was that our response to all that Jesus is (as I’ll note in part… Read More »

Hebrews Bible Study Week 14: Chapter 13 {The Final Chapter!}

By | January 25, 2021
This entry is part 14 of 16 in the series Hebrews Bible Study

{Updated to add: This post and many of the previous posts were part of an online Bible study over the book of Hebrews that I hosted in the past on my previous blog. I am reposting here to make the resource available to anyone interested.} This is it! We’ve reached the last chapter in Hebrews.… Read More »

Hebrews Bible Study Week 13: Chapter 12

By | January 25, 2021
This entry is part 13 of 16 in the series Hebrews Bible Study

{Updated to add: This post and many of the following posts were part of an online Bible study over the book of Hebrews that I hosted in the past on my previous blog. I am reposting here to make the resource available to anyone interested.} We have reached the penultimate chapter! (I love using that… Read More »