Tools and resources you need to do a word study on the Greek word for gentle, meek: praus.
One of the basic parts of a word study is finding and comparing the uses of the word in the rest of Scripture. Before the internet, we used a physical concordance. Here’s how to locate quickly accomplish this task using my favorite Bible study software: e-sword.
Church women’s retreats offer one of the best opportunities of the church for women to step away from their daily responsibilities, rest and connect with other women in the church and spend some concentrated time learning more about the Lord. While retreats require a lot of planning, they are worth it in the long run.
Tools and resources you need to do a word study on the Greek word for blessed: makarios.
A basic understanding of the geography of the New Testament world can be helpful in Bible study. Below is a list of the major cities, provinces, seas and islands at the time of Jesus.
Here’s advice from an expert on how not to burn out your retreat speaker.
At his baptism, God confirms that Jesus is the Christ, the Messiah, who will rule on David’s throne forever. We also see what kind of king he is: humble and willing to serve.
Tools and resources you need to do a word study on the Greek word for test, try, or tempt: peirazō.
Since churches moved online in 2020, I took advantage of the opportunity to “attend” about 10 different Good Friday services. This was my favorite. Why was it my favorite? Because this service concentrated on telling the story of Good Friday.
How do you know when a ministry is working? Numbers do not always reflect an accurate picture. These questions will help.
After Jesus was captured in the Garden of Gethsemane, the soldiers led him to the high priest. Mark is very careful to point out that these two situations — the trial before the Sanhedrin and the denial of Peter — occur side by side. The contrast between these two situations gives us an illustration which is the answer to the question Jesus asks on the cross.
Wednesday in the Word is serious Bible study applied to real life. My mission is to not only explain what Scripture means but teach you how to figure it out.
Krisan Marotta is a life-long Bible teacher and Women’s ministry leader.
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