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A Promise from the Bible Each Day

The Bible is replete with God’s promises. As His people, we are extremely grateful for this. And as many can attest, the promises of God, as revealed in His word, can be a source of God-exalting joy throughout life’s many seasons.

The staff of the Blue Letter Bible understands that the Christian benefits of […]

The Kingdom of God: What Is It?

Reference to “the kingdom of God” (also known as “the kingdom of heaven”) appears throughout the Synoptic Gospels — Matthew, Mark, and Luke — and carries largely the same relevance to the disciples of Jesus’ time as it does to us, as Third Millennium Christians. The kingdom of God throughout Scripture has an almost […]

On the Confession of Sin

Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working. (James 5:16)

“No man is more ready to charge the church than she is to confess her infirmities. […]

Exciting Announcement | New Book Scanner & Resources (BLB in 2012)

Here at the Blue Letter Bible, our ministry team is constantly working around the clock to keep providing free Bible study tools for the Blue Letter Bible website. By the grace of God, we have been able to produce many new resources for you in 2011.

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One of the big projects […]

What We Are to Do with the Word of God

The following list is taking from the works of F.E. Marsh. The commentaries of F.E. Marsh are one of the many items that will be added to the Blue Letter Bible website in 2012.

What are we to do with the word of God? Eight things:

Receive the Word with meekness, and thus […]

Our Sufficiency Is From God

The primary implications and applications of new covenant living for the lives of believers exist at the heart of the Gospel. The heart of the new covenant beats for daily living in the abundant grace of God.

Not that we are sufficient of ourselves to think of anything as being from ourselves, […]

Suffering, Sacrifice, and the death of Jim Elliot

Elisabeth Elliot (left) and Jim Elliot (right)

You might be familiar with Jim Elliot’s most famous quote:

“He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain that which he cannot lose.”

Elliot is the most known out of five men who were killed on this day, January 8, 1956. The […]

In Memoriam: Bob Hoekstra

And I heard a voice from heaven saying, “Write this: Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on.” “Blessed indeed,” says the Spirit, “that they may rest from their labors, for their deeds follow them!” (Revelation 14:13)

In Memoriam

Robert Lee Hoekstra (Pastor Bob) entered […]

What Is Eternal Life?

“And this is eternal life, that they may know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom You have sent.” (Jhn 17:3)

What Is Eternal Life?

What would we say if someone asked us, “Tell me, what is eternal life? Define it for me. Describe it for me.” […]

Jonathan Edwards: Resolved

Jonathan Edwards is considered one of the greatest theologians and philosophers in American history. He was a Puritan preacher of colonial times, playing a big role in the First Great Awakening (1730s – 1740s). Edwards’ most famous sermon “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God” is the second most published sermon in human […]