Gospel Relevance

Gospel-Centered Resources For The Gospel-Driven Life

How to Read the Bible Well: An Introduction to Biblical Hermeneutics

Want to learn how to read the Bible well? Once I heard a story of a Christian’s method for deciding who and who not to date. An unbeliever asked her out, and she was stuck. She opened her Bible and read an obscure passage in the Old Testament that she believed gave her the green […]

The Bible is About Jesus

An important aspect of understanding the Bible is understanding it as a story. One crucial aspect of understanding this story is how the story’s hero — Jesus Christ — relates to certain figures, events, and institutions in the Old Testament. Without understanding how these figures ultimately point to Christ, you’ll miss out on a wealth […]

25 Bible Reading Tips

Looking for some Bible reading tips? Below you can find 25 of them. In no particular order: 1. Use a Bible reading plan. Here’s some to check out. 2. Read your Bible even when you don’t feel like it. 3. Don’t get down on yourself if you skip a devotional time. 4. Read your Bible […]

Augustine’s 6 Foundations for Bible Study

J.I. Packer once said, “Read two old books for every new one.” Modern day books by good Christian authors are great. But they haven’t stood the test of time. There’s a reason why John Calvin’s Institutes of the Christian Religion or Martin Luther’s The Bondage of the Will or Jonathan Edwards’ The Religious Affections are still being widely read […]

How The Bible Sustained Me During My Darkest Days

Recently, I’ve been reflecting on what kind of year I’ve had so far in 2016. The spring for me was a rough season. I wrote a personal entry about it back then, and today I’m sharing that post with you. I’ve edited a few things for the sake of readability, and added a few paragraphs […]