Free Bible Reading Plan 2012

Over the last three years, I've shared a one-year Bible reading plan with you. I'm going to go ahead and share another one year Bible reading plan, even though I've changed my devotional practice. You can grab your 2012 one-year Bible reading plan by clicking on the link below: [download id="24"] (The Bible reading plan was created using my Logos Libronix Digital Library … [Read more...]

Bible Reading Plan 2011 | Free and Easy to Download

Confession time.  I’m behind on my 2010 Bible reading plan. Tsk. Tsk. To be honest, my trip to North America in the middle of the year threw me off my schedule.  I found it hard getting back in gear, and I’m officially about a month behind. Nevertheless, once I’m done reading the Bible this year, I do plan to rinse and repeat. Reasons to Do an Annual Bible Reading Plan Reading the Bible … [Read more...]

What Does the Bible Teach About Insurance?

I’ve heard it taught that the truly spiritual don’t need insurance. I read the request in a church bulletin.  An old man – a preacher for most of his life – was collecting funds to pay for thousands of dollars in medical bills.  He did not have insurance. I immediately thought to myself that if this man had insurance he would have saved himself and the church a lot of resources that could … [Read more...]

Should Christians Sell Everything They Have?

A few weeks ago we started a series on the Rich Young Ruler.  Unfortunately, the holidays and scheduling issues inhibited me from completing that series.  Post #1: Rich Young Ruler: Challenging Bible Verses About Money Post #2: Rich Young Man Bible Study: What’s The Meaning? Today we tackle the final question – must I go and sell everything I have? Three Important Reminders 1.  The … [Read more...]

70 New Testament Bible Verses About Money

Several weeks ago I finished my 2009 through the Bible reading plan.  Starting in the New Testament I copied and pasted verses, stories, and chapters that relate to money.  Download your own free 2010 Bible reading plan today.  All passage were copied from The Libronix Digital Library System, The Holy Bible : New International Version. 1996, c1984 (electronic ed.) (Ge 16:13-14). Grand … [Read more...]

Logos Sale on Bible and Ministry Related Resources

Here are some great deals in case you are looking at spending some extra Christmas money or buying a late gift for a minister or church worker. I HIGHLY recommend the Word Biblical Commentary set (see below) if you like to do deeper Bible study.  At $399.00 I promise you that it is worth every penny.  It is 39 volume commentary set by some outstanding Bible scholars.  It is an … [Read more...]

What Does the Bible Teach About Investing?

The Bible has little to say directly in reference to investing.  Nevertheless, there are a lot of general biblical principles that can help guide the Christian investor.  Investing can be a means of: Faithfully using your resources (Mt. 25:14-30) Ensuring the provisional needs of your family (1 Tim. 5:8). Matthew 25:14-30 records the words of the well known Parable of the … [Read more...]

What Does the Bible Teach About Saving Money?

This post is a continuation of my Faith Foundations Series.  I’m attempting to lay out my foundational beliefs to help you know what makes this a Christian blog.  Currently I am addressing what does the Bible say about … questions.  Last week we addressed the question what does the Bible say about work?  As a reminder, for simplicity I am keeping my comments to a maximum of one page Word … [Read more...]

Rich Young Man Bible Study: What’s The Meaning?

A few weeks ago we looked at the story of the Rich Young Ruler and answered the question what does it say?  In this second part we want to explore answers to the question – what does it mean?  Next week we will answer the question, how does it apply to me? What Is the Meaning Of the Story? The Rich Ruler This story is primarily about allegiances. Who does this man follow? Though he … [Read more...]

3 Biblical Reasons to Work

In 2 Thessalonians 3:6-15 Paul prides himself in his hard work. Paul was a tent maker (Acts 18:1-3) and spoke frequently how this working morning and night was a blessing to God’s church (1 Cor. 4:12, 1 Cor. 9:6, 2 Cor. 6:5, 2 Cor. 11:23, 1 Thess. 2:9). Three Biblical Reasons to Work? 1. Christians work because of the God ordained relationship between working and eating. Matthew 4:4 says man … [Read more...]