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A quick question!

Could you help me out by answering a quick question? We’re going to start using Blue Letter Bible this week, and I’m in the process of writing my instructions. I’m wondering how many people are going to be using the app for BLB, and how many will be using the website online. Could you tell me if you will be working on a smartphone, a tablet, or a computer? (If […]

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30 Days in 1 Samuel 25, Day 28: Back to Nabal

So what has Nabal been up to all this time — while his wife hurries to save his life? Has he even noticed her absence? While she is gathering food for an army, riding a donkey toward who-knows-what, and appealing to her future king to put aside his murderous plans, what is Nabal doing? He’s getting drunk. The inspired author of this account doesn’t waste much time on Nabal at […]

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30 Days in 1 Samuel 25, Day 24: Abigail’s Assumption

This account of Abigail’s appeal to David is intriguing, isn’t it? What an amazing woman! She has so much to teach us! In our last lesson we left her at David’s feet, accepting the blame for her husband’s sin. What does she say and do next? Assignment: Pray, thanking God for His Word and for accounts like the one we are studying, that teach us our family history as God’s […]

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30 Days in 1 Samuel 25, Day 8: But

It’s important to pay attention to the little words when we read. Take the word but, for example. This little word is important! We want to always pay attention to what happens on both sides of but! It introduces us to contrasts, to changes of direction, to things we didn’t know about until but suddenly appears. Assignment: Pray before you start, knowing that you will not really understand what you read and […]

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30 Days in Ephesians 6, Day 13: Provoking, Part 2

In our last lesson we saw that it is possible to provoke our children both to anger and to discouragement. Today we’re going to look at some commentaries to help us better understand how we might provoke them, and how we can nurture and admonish them instead. Assignment: Pray for the Holy Spirit to help you see how this verse may apply to your life and the way you relate to your children. Open […]

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30 Days in Ephesians 6, Day 8: Why

We’ve identified several different groups of people that Paul addresses in Ephesians 6. We’ve also noted how he has told each of those groups to live as followers of Christ. Today we’re going to look for any reasons he offers for these commands. But first we’re going to look for contrasts in the passage. Assignment: Pray for the Holy Spirit’s guidance as you study today. Then turn to Ephesians 6 in your Bible […]

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New Video: Ten Tips to Get More Out of Your Bible Study

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We made this video to illustrate some simple techniques you can use in your Bible study time. These are a few of the many things we do together in the Busy Mamas Bible study books and the studies we’ve been doing together on this blog. (If you’re reading this in an email, here’s a link to see the video.) You can take these ideas and run with them, or you can try one of our […]

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30 Days in Psalm 22 for Busy Mamas, Day 26: Praise

Jesus has been delivered. He’s still on the cross, but He is back in His Father’s presence again, and about to commit His Spirit into His hands. His saving work, the bearing of our sins and their punishment, has been accomplished, and His words are ones of joy and triumph! Let’s take a closer look at those words. Assignment: Pray for guidance as you study today. Then take out your marking […]

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30 Days in Romans 8 for Busy, Busy Mamas, Day 20: Our Helper

We gathered a lot of information about Romans 8:26 in our last lesson. Let’s spend some time today thinking about what we’ve observed. Assignment: Pray. Thank the Holy Spirit for giving you new life and choosing to live in and alongside you. Ask Him to teach you about Himself today. Open Romans 8:26 in Blue Letter Bible.  Then back up and read all of Romans 8:1-27, recalling all that you have been […]

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