Lying in a hospital bed with doctors telling me that I was dying and there was nothing they could do, I found myself praying: “God, was it all worth it?” His answer, “Yes.” Nothing is hopeless for the true believer; when all is said and done, “to live is Christ, and to die is gain” […]
Shelley Cramm’s extraordinary journey as a writer began when she read Jesus’ words, “I am the vine, and my Father is the gardener” (John 15:1 NIV). Being a novice gardener herself, God providentially sparked in her a desire to begin digging for Biblical themes that related to gardening—cultivating, sowing, pruning, and reaping—as well as the intimate […]
Never did this Southern California girl imagine that she would one day leave her native country to marry a Ugandan pastor. Melissa Hubbell met Vincent Aniku in 2009 during her first mission trip to Africa. Her plan was to remain in Africa only six months, but God had other plans.
DEAR FRIENDS, The Blue Letter Bible website is testing a whole new look! We are undergoing some exciting renovations and are pleased to unveil the BETA release of BLB Version 3 (http://v3.blb.org). Much like the ‘big reveal’ on a home makeover program, our total website makeover offers many changes that we hope you’ll find useful […]
Later today, we will begin our final example of Emphatic Negation as included in the Gospel of John Chapter 10. This passage of Scripture will deal with the issue of “Eternal Security.” Based upon the meta comments on other posts, I can envision a lively discussion regarding this matter. However, what I would like to […]
Have you ever wondered if knowing a thing or two about the Bible’s original languages would help aid your personal Bible study? Wish you knew more about them? Well, this is how we aim to serve you with our new Biblical language series of blogs. So far, we have looked at the Hebrew in Psalm […]
On Wednesday, we delivered an exciting announcement, introducing our newest blog contributor, Justin Alfred. We thought it would be a great idea for you to get more acquainted with Justin, so we spent a moment with him and asked about his background, his studies, and his passions for Jesus, the Bible, and biblical languages. Below […]
This is a guest post by Jim Milligan, Executive Director of Blue Letter Bible. Expanding the Blog for You We are pleased to announce the expansion of the Blue Letter Bible Blog. We will be adding a section that deals with the original languages and how they can add richness to our understanding of the […]