Resources by Topic: Bible Reading & Memorization

What If?

What If?

Have you ever thought about what life would be like if God had never given us His written Word? Read or Listen →

Women of the Word

Women of the Word

Nancy says the Bible is more than just an add-on to your life. Your faith can't survive without a consistent infusion of the Word. Read or Listen →

Evidence of Growth

Evidence of Growth

It might not seem like you’re getting much out of God’s Word. But if you’re faithful, you’ll be sure to see long-term results. Read or Listen →

God Makes Himself Known

God Makes Himself Known

As a believer in Jesus, what picture are you giving the world of Him? Nancy says they don’t need to see a "goody two-shoes." They need something real. Read or Listen →

Doctrine, You, and Titus 2

Doctrine, You, and Titus 2

Would you want to drink a glass filled with waste? Wouldn’t you want it to be pure? Developing pure thinking is just as important as drinking pure water. Read or Listen →

Lifeless Routine

Lifeless Routine

It’s easier to breathe life back into a lifeless routine than to get life where there’s no routine established at all. Read or Listen →

Garden of Growth

Garden of Growth

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth: Some years ago, I met with a landscaper about the garden space around my new home. But when the plants started arriving, they were tiny, scrawny, and unimpressive. Sensing my lack of enthusiasm, the landscaper said, “Just wait and see.” The next spring, and for several years after that, the scene was still less than spectacular. But ...
Fixed Pitch

Fixed Pitch

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth: Not long ago Robert and I had our piano tuned. As I listened to the tuner adjust each note to a fixed pitch, I couldn’t help but think how a fixed standard of truth has been largely rejected in our day. Many are tuning their lives to whatever pitch “feels right”—resulting in great confusion, deception, and chaos. ...
Nancy Talks Practical

Nancy Talks Practical

People who memorize large portions of Scripture aren’t necessarily smarter than the rest of us. We all have the ability to memorize. Read or Listen →

The Battle

The Battle

Will I start my day by meeting with God in His Word, or will I let the pillow win out? Read or Listen →

Two Sentences

Two Sentences

When you read the Bible, do you ever find that your eyes are seeing one thing but your mind is thinking another? Read or Listen →

Susannah Wesley

Susannah Wesley

Having little ones can present a challenge to any mom who wants to develop a consistent devotional life, but it can be done. Read or Listen →

Women of the Word

Women of the Word

Do you find your study of the Bible to be rich, varied, exciting and challenging? Jen Wilkin says your study of God’s Word can be all these things. Read or Listen →

You Need Hunger

You Need Hunger

Janet Pope was a busy mom with two small children. She felt like she had no spare time, yet decided to memorize the whole book of Ephesians. Read or Listen →

Word for Word

Word for Word

Taking time to write out specific passages from God’s Word forces us to think about what we’re reading. Read or Listen →

What a Savior

What a Savior

Sermons are helpful, music is great, but sometimes you just need to let God’s Word wash. Nancy takes you through the thread of redemption through the Bible. Read or Listen →

A Sustaining Vision

A Sustaining Vision

Imagine getting an invitation to meet with someone extremely famous. You’d probably arrange your schedule to make that meeting happen. Read or Listen →

Your Family's Influence

Your Family's Influence

When you commit to reading the Bible as a family, it will affect your children for many years to come. It also affects those around you. Read or Listen →

A Tree Planted by Streams

A Tree Planted by Streams

A tree receives nourishment so it can bear fruit and nourish others. God wants to fill you up with His Word so you can spread that truth to others. Read or Listen →

True Happiness

True Happiness

Around the New Year holiday, it seems like everyone is trying to pursue happiness through parties. But true happiness comes in an entirely different way. Read or Listen →

Quote and Float

Quote and Float

Nancy Epperson knows hundreds of scriptures by heart. She says she’s not naturally very good at memorizing. Read or Listen →

Beyond Quiet Time

Beyond Quiet Time

Did you spend time alone with God yet today? Carving out time for prayer and the Bible can be very hard. Henry Blackaby has a lot of wise advice. Read or Listen →

Outside the Camp

Outside the Camp

God gives us so many good things. But those good things can threaten to crowd Him out. It can be hard to get away and spend time just enjoying Him. Read or Listen →

Drink from the Well

Drink from the Well

As you make decisions, do you ever think about what the Bible says? Is it just a collection of fairy tales? Or is it the powerful Word of God? Read or Listen →

How Much is the Bible Worth?

How Much is the Bible Worth?

As a Christian growing up in communist Bulgaria, Margaret Nikol only had one page of the Bible. Gain a greater appreciation for the gift of God’s Word. Read or Listen →

Outlasting the Critics

Outlasting the Critics

When one of the kings received the Word of God, he didn’t like what it said. So he cut the scroll up and threw it in the fire. We would never do that, right? Read or Listen →

The Light

The Light

What is the most unique book you’ve ever read? The most helpful? The most truthful? Does the Bible spring to mind? We can take the Word of God for granted. Read or Listen →

The Gospel in Psalm 119

The Gospel in Psalm 119

Leslie Basham: Nancy Leigh DeMoss says, “Religion is about humans trying to find their way back to God, but the gospel is about something else.” Nancy Leigh DeMoss: We can’t find our way back. God must seek us. God must restore us. And the good news of the gospel is that He has come to seek and to save the ...
No Middle Path

No Middle Path

Nancy challenges you to live purposefully in 2012. There’s one specific action you can take that will make a big difference in the direction of your year. Read or Listen →

A Double Blessing

A Double Blessing

Do you ever feel like reading the Bible is just another task to check off a list? Nancy will show you how to make it a much richer experience. Read or Listen →

An Alphabet of Prayers

An Alphabet of Prayers

Nancy says that your relationship with God will never be any stronger than your relationship with God’s Word. Find out how to make that relationship stronger. Read or Listen →

Immersed in God's Word

Immersed in God's Word

Gain valuable wisdom as Elisabeth Elliot joins Nancy to discuss Bible reading, biblical womanhood, child rearing, and many other practical issues. Read or Listen →

Giving to God First

Giving to God First

Mark DeMoss says the best time to read the Bible and pray is early in the morning. He says waiting until later in the day leaves room for more distractions. Read or Listen →

Number Your Days

Number Your Days

When Mark DeMoss was a young man, he observed people in the last stages of life. Most of those people had the exact same regrets. Find out why, today. Read or Listen →

A Light in the Dark

A Light in the Dark

At one point in history, if you owned an English Bible in Britain, you could be jailed or killed. Hear more about how we got our English Bible, today. Read or Listen →

People of the Book

People of the Book

When you open the English Bible, you're benefiting from centuries of struggle and work. Translators poured out their time and effort into translating the Bible. Read or Listen →

Why Is Life So Hard?

Why Is Life So Hard?

Do you ever wonder why life is so hard? When things are difficult, we tend to assume that something's wrong that needs to be fixed. Read or Listen →

Grounded in God's Word

Grounded in God's Word

Kay Arthur says faith is not really faith until it's tested. Now in her 70s, she's facing some great testing. Find out how she gains strength through the Bible. Read or Listen →

Get Into the Book

Get Into the Book

Plenty of people read the Bible without making it central to their lives. Kay Arthur calls it reading just enough to stay out of trouble. Read or Listen →

Nancy Talks Practical

Nancy Talks Practical

People who memorize large portions of Scripture aren’t necessarily smarter than the rest of us. We all have the ability to memorize. Read or Listen →

Shortcuts

Shortcuts

In a rapidly changing world, when you hear news of crisis after crisis, is anything stable? Read or Listen →

Developing a Hunger

Developing a Hunger

When you eat, you grow less hungry, right? The opposite thing happens when you read the Bible. The more you partake of God’s Word, the more you want. Read or Listen →

Write as You Read

Write as You Read

There are many helpful Bible study tools on the market, but Nancy shares that one of the best tools is already right in your drawer. Read or Listen →

Well-Balanced Reading

Well-Balanced Reading

We all need well-balanced diets. As we begin a new year, many people have made the resolution to eat healthier. But we also need well-balanced spiritual diet. Read or Listen →

Thoughtful Reading

Thoughtful Reading

In an era of Blackberrys, blogs, and Facebook, you probably take in volumes of information every day. It might tempt you to scan everything. Read or Listen →

Prayerful Reading

Prayerful Reading

Do you understand what you read in the Bible? There is One Person who can help you get more out of your reading than anyone else. Read or Listen →

Purity and Direction

Purity and Direction

What do you do with junk mail? You probably throw most of it away unopened. But when you get a letter from someone you love, you can't wait open it. Read or Listen →

The Soil

The Soil

So much information is available to you these days that it could be easy to let most of it bounce off and not penetrate your heart. Read or Listen →

Alone with God

Alone with God

One of the most important decisions you’ll ever make is to consistently spend time in God’s Word and in prayer. Read or Listen →

The Proverbs Project

"Wouldn't it be neat if parents taught their children to memorize the book of Proverbs before they left home?" Yeah, I thought . . . for some other parents! …

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Words That Shimmer

As believers, we have exclusive access to the most exhaustive collection of shimmering words in the universe: the very words of God Himself. …

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Reviving a Lifeless Bible Study

Women are studying the Bible and loving it. They’re doing their homework, learning, discussing, and thriving while I’m sitting on the sidelines, stalled out. I don’t want to sit here anymore. …

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"Too Busy" for God's Word?

In almost any season of life, we may feel "too busy" to find the time for reading the Word, prayer, and worship . . . but what does that reveal about our hearts? …

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Eager to Dive In?

Being “women of the Word” begins with a heart that receives God's Word with eagerness. Do you desire to hear what God wants to tell you? …

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Job, the Third Time

I kept telling my kids to hang in there because God is going to speak. Trouble is, He speaks in chapter 38. So we had to get through 35 chapters of dialogue! …

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Know God to Hear God

We run to friends, Bible teachers, and even church to hear the voice of the Lord, but did you know He is available to you each and everyday? …

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A Desperate Love

One blogger was so desperate for relief from her toothache that she tried chewing tobacco—and it made her wonder: how desperate am I for true healing in Jesus? …

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Your Time in God's Treasures—Cultivating a Meaningful Devotional ...

Do you struggle with how to develop intimacy with Christ in your busy life? If so, come learn what tools you can use to seek God’s wisdom the way you would search for hidden treasures. Learn how to meet with God in deep and significant ways and then share His Word with others. Come think through what it means for ...

Jani Ortlund Jani Ortlund Do you struggle with how to develop intimacy with Christ in your busy life? Learn to seek God’s wisdom the way you would search for hidden treasures.  Continue Reading →

The Powerful Influence of a Godly Woman

From Genesis to Revelation, the Bible shows us that women have a powerful influence on their world. Kay Arthur will open your eyes to the great influence you possess and challenge you to use it to build God's kingdom in our day.

Kay Arthur Kay Arthur Kay Arthur will open your eyes to the great influence you possess and challenge you to use it to build God's kingdom in our day.  Continue Reading →

Becoming a Woman of Greater Faith

Whether single or married, what does a life of faith look like practically? How can you live in such a way as to help others, including your children, grow in faith? In this "hands on" seminar, you will not only study the subject, you will learn inductive study skills that will help you become a woman of unshakable faith.

Kay Arthur Kay Arthur You will not only study the subject, you will learn inductive study skills that will help you become a woman of unshakable faith.  Continue Reading →

Daily Devotions: Duty or Delight?

This message may change your whole perspective on daily devotions! Discover why a consistent devotional life is foundational to cultivating an intimate, fruitful relationship with God. And gain practical insights that may transform your "daily devotions" into the most meaningful time in your day!

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth This message may change your whole perspective on daily devotions! A consistent devotional life is foundational to cultivating an intimate, fruitful life.  Continue Reading →

Daily Devotions: Duty or Delight?

This message may change your whole perspective on daily devotions! Discover why a consistent devotional life is foundational to cultivating an intimate, fruitful relationship with God. And gain practical insights that may transform your "daily devotions" into the most meaningful time in your day!

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth This message may change your whole perspective on daily devotions! A consistent devotional life is foundational to cultivating an intimate, fruitful life.  Continue Reading →

Daily Devotions: Duty or Delight?

This message may change your whole perspective on daily devotions! Discover why a consistent devotional life is foundational to cultivating an intimate, fruitful relationship with God. And gain practical insights that may transform your "daily devotions" into the most meaningful time in your day!

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth This message may change your whole perspective on daily devotions! A consistent devotional life is foundational to cultivating an intimate, fruitful life.  Continue Reading →

Message 2: Doctrine, You, and Titus 2

We all have a doctrine. A set of beliefs about God, ourselves, and the world. But is our doctrine sound? Healthy? Consider your own doctrine against the backdrop of Titus 2:1 as Mary challenges us to “hold fast to sound teaching.” After all, it’s right thinking that leads to right living.

Mary Kassian Mary Kassian We all have a doctrine. But is it healthy? Consider your own against the backdrop of Titus 2:1. After all, it’s right thinking that leads to right living.  Continue Reading →