YouVersion’s 2023 Verse of the Year spotlights a widespread search for peace – This year, daily Bible use and installs of the YouVersion Family of Apps, which includes Bible App, Bible App Lite, and Bible App for Kids, increased at higher rates than ever before. Throughout this record-breaking year, the verse that the global YouVersion Community engaged with most was:
24 Day Gospel of Luke Challenge – This Bible reading challenge is great for Christmas time. Simply read one chapter of Luke per day for 24 days starting on December 1st. Then when Christmas comes you have read about the Life of Christ! #bgbg2 #Luke #GospelofLuke
You are the only Bible that somebody see, are you a good translation? The Bible holds a central and indispensable place. It is the inspired and authoritative word of God, guiding believers in their journey of faith. But have you ever considered that your life, your actions, and your character might be the only Bible that someone sees? In this blog post, we will explore the idea that our lives are a translation of God’s word and reflect on the question: Are we good translations? #bgbg2
Finding Contentment: A Christian Perspective on Envy and Jesus – If you envy religious people, look to Jesus! Envy is a powerful emotion that can subtly creep into our hearts, causing unrest and discontent. In moments when we find ourselves envious of others, particularly those with a deep religious faith, it is essential to turn our gaze to Jesus for guidance and inspiration.
The Tower of Babel: Unraveling the Mystery of Language Diversity – Have you ever wondered why there are so many languages spoken across the world today? The Bible provides us with an intriguing story that sheds light on this intriguing aspect of human existence. Known as the Tower of Babel, this captivating account from the book of Genesis offers insights into the origin of language diversity. Let’s dive in and explore the significance of this ancient event. #bgbg2
The Tree Stump and a Fingerprint: Finding God’s Unique Mark in Your Life – We often search for signs and symbols that point us towards a deeper understanding of God’s purpose for us. Today, we’ll explore an intriguing concept: the Tree Stump and a Fingerprint. While it may not be a familiar term, it carries profound spiritual significance. Let’s discover how it can help us recognize God’s unique mark in our lives.
The Synoptics of the Gospel: A Devine Harmony – The New Testament of the Holy Bible contains four Gospel accounts, each providing a unique perspective on the life, ministry, and teachings of Jesus Christ. Among these, three Gospels—Matthew, Mark, and Luke—are known as the Synoptic Gospels due to their striking similarities and shared content. In this blog post, we will explore the synoptics of the Gospel, diving into the commonalities and distinctives of Matthew, Mark, and Luke, while contemplating the divine harmony woven throughout these inspired narratives. #bgbg2
October 31 is also Reformation Day, Martin Luther wrote The 95 Thesis on this day 500 years ago and nailed it to the Castle Church door in Wittenburg in Germany. I share about Reformation Day and even the full length movie of I Will Not Recant. #ReformationDay #95Thesis #MartinLuther #IWillNotRecant
Linus & the The Great Pumpkin, from It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown, is a good analogy to use when we talk about having faith Linus shows great faith. We need to have similar faith but our faith needs to be in Christ! #GreatPumpkin #faith #Linus #CharlieBrown
Halloween alternatives: Facts on Halloween & Bible verses that pertain to not dealing or imitate darkness, evil, spirits. Participating in Halloween may seem fun. But, there is nothing fun about playing on Satan’s playground. It does not matter how many other people are playing there with you. We should be worshiping the Lord our God and sharing his faith, not inviting the devil to have his fun. #Halloween #HalloweenAlternatives
October is Pastor Appreciation Month. A month set aside of the year to show appreciation to your pastor. Usually the second Sunday of October is Pastor Appreciation Day. Check out this list of 20 Ways To Show Appreciation for your Pastor as part of Pastor Appreciation for any time. Includes Free printable version! #PastorAppreciationMonth #PastorAppreciation
The Teal Pumpkin Project – Teal is the new Orange! – Help save God’s children by not giving them allergen containing treats, but other gifts instead. Plus raising awareness of food allergies during Trick or Treats or Trunk or Treats. Did you know that 1 in 13 children have a form of food allergy? #TealPumpkinProject #TealPumpkin #Halloween #Teal #FoodAllergies #FACET #FARE
Understanding Chapter and Verses in the Bible: Unveiling the Purpose and Benefits – The Bible, a timeless sacred text, is an intricate compilation of various books written by multiple authors over centuries. One distinctive feature that sets it apart is the division into chapters and verses. These divisions have become integral to the way we reference and study the Scriptures. In this blog post, we will explore the origins and significance of chapter and verse divisions in the Bible, shedding light on their purpose and the benefits they bring to believers today. #bgbg2
The Meaning of Epistles: Insights from the New Testament – Epistles, also known as letters, form a significant part of…
Bring Your Bible to School Day – Students, mark your calendar for Bring your Bible to School Day. Tell your friends, family and everyone! Share this blog post so others will know about it too. Do you know that what you bring to school says a lot about you. You can bring a lot of things to school, Why not bring your Bible? #BringYourBible #BgBg2
Physical Bible vs. Bible App: Exploring the Pros and Cons – In today’s digital age, the way we engage with the Bible has transformed significantly. With the advent of Bible apps on smartphones and tablets, the traditional physical Bible faces competition. While both options serve the purpose of accessing God’s Word, they present distinct advantages and disadvantages. In this blog post, we will delve into the pros and cons of both the physical Bible and Bible apps, enabling you to make an informed decision about which method suits your needs best. #bgbg2
The Foundation of a Blessed Nation: God, Bible, and the Words of George Washington – As we celebrate the 4th of July and reflect upon the values that shaped our great nation, it is crucial to remember the profound wisdom of our founding fathers. One such voice that resonates strongly is that of George Washington, the first President of the United States. In his quote, “It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible,” Washington aptly emphasized the significance of our relationship with God and the Bible as the foundation for a prosperous and blessed nation. Today, let us delve deeper into this timeless message and its relevance in our lives, not just on patriotic occasions but throughout the year.
National Handshake Day – I know in the Baptist faith we extended the right hand christian handshake. We use a handshake as a way of greeting someone. Some clubs and organizations have special handshakes. Did you know the the Bible tells us to greet each other with a Holy Kiss. #handshake #NationalHandShakeDay