Recognizing Hebrew Verbs in Scripture

When you're first learning biblical Hebrew, one of the best ways to memorize verbs is to see them in scripture. You already know what the verse says in your native language, so that's a great context for learning these new words. As you look for those words in your Hebrew Bible, you'll get used to … Continue reading Recognizing Hebrew Verbs in Scripture

The Big Picture: Identifying Main Units in Inductive Bible Study

This article is first in a series of steps that will take you through the process of inductive Bible study. If you are new to inductive Bible study, you might want to start with Inductive Bible Study: An Overview, and then come back to this article. When you apply inductive Bible study to a particular … Continue reading The Big Picture: Identifying Main Units in Inductive Bible Study

Psalm 1:1 – Why Biblical Hebrew Makes a Difference

Today I was reminded of why I love learning biblical Hebrew. I'm just a beginner, but every time I discover something interesting in a Hebrew Bible verse, it makes me want to dig deeper. Grab your Bible and read Psalm 1:1. The first word of Psalm 1 is well known. "Blessed" is how it's often … Continue reading Psalm 1:1 – Why Biblical Hebrew Makes a Difference

Simple but Powerful Prayer for Children in Extreme Poverty

For many years, I've been involved with various missions helping children in extreme poverty. I've come to appreciate that one of the most powerful ways to help these children, their families, and their communities is through prayer. God is working in their midst, and He already has an amazing plan to bring individual children, families, … Continue reading Simple but Powerful Prayer for Children in Extreme Poverty

Did You Know Charles Wesley Wrote Prayers to Sing? A Prayerful Look at Intercession Hymn #1 “For All Mankind”

In 1758, Charles Wesley published his collection of 40 Intercession Hymns. These hymns are examples of intercessory prayers set to music. Music is a good way to remember words, and singing helps people have words of prayer and scripture on their hearts and tongues throughout the day. Although Wesley’s collection of Intercession Hymns represents an … Continue reading Did You Know Charles Wesley Wrote Prayers to Sing? A Prayerful Look at Intercession Hymn #1 “For All Mankind”