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How We Should Read the Bible

Putting the OT together

Putting the OT together

In out OT overview series, we sought to, as the name suggest, provide a broad look at the books in the OT. The content in the series might have been overwhelming so this post aims to compile and put everything together!

FAQ: Covenants in the books of Moses

FAQ: Covenants in the books of Moses

Christians often speak of covenants, but what is this legal language doing in the Bible? Is it relevant?

We’ve put together a quick overview of the covenants especially as they’re mentioned and used in the first 5 books of the Bible. This is important as it serves as a foundation for themes and ideas unpacked in the rest of the OT and also continued in the NT.

The Inerrancy of Scripture and Bible Reading

The Inerrancy of Scripture and Bible Reading

How does the inerrancy of Scripture affect the way we read our Bibles? Isaac, one of the Fellowship teachers has prepared some answers to questions that we’ve heard asked, or have asked at some point in our life! We hope that this will not only give us confidence to answer questions posed to us, but will also encourage us to “take up and read” our Bibles.

How We Should Read: Reading with Eternity in Mind

How We Should Read: Reading with Eternity in Mind

We started this series by reminding ourselves of the need to read, but to also read in obedient dependence. Scripture shows us God’s great cosmic plan for all time and as readers, we are called to read with the past, present and future in mind.

How We Should Read: To Obey

How We Should Read: To Obey

In this series, we’ve been looking at different tools for reading the Bible. Reading comes (relatively) easy if it's all about tips and techniques, but what do we do with what we’ve read? 

How We Should Read: Difficult Passages

How We Should Read: Difficult Passages

We've all struggled through passages in the Bible, or have encountered those moments when we don't really know how to answer questions posed by our friends about the Bible. How ought we to read these passages? 

How We Should Read: Praying through the Psalms

How We Should Read: Praying through the Psalms

Our bible reading and prayer life seem disconnected. What we read rarely translates and connects with what we feel and bring before God. Praying through the psalms brings together bible reading and prayer. It is a helpful technique that helps us do something more – meet God and know Him more.

How We Should Read: Finding Christ in the Old Testament

How We Should Read: Finding Christ in the Old Testament

What does Jesus mean when He says says repeatedly that all the Scriptures bear witness of him? In this post, we'll learn how to make sense of the Old Testament, by considering how even the Old Testament speaks of Jesus Christ. 

How We Should Read: The Bible's Storyline

How We Should Read: The Bible's Storyline

This was a talk given at our Fellowship Weekend in January 2016 that focused on learning to read the Bible with the Bible's own big storyline in mind.

How We Should Read: In Obedient Dependence

How We Should Read: In Obedient Dependence

This marks the start of our "How We Should Read" series, we'll slowly look at some practical tools that we can use in our Bible Reading. But before we delve into the practicalities, we'll pause to consider once more our attitude as we approach reading.