RESOURCESPsalm 119:11 says “I have hidden your Word in my heart that I might not sin against you.” For followers of Jesus Christ the Bible is the handbook, the guide, the Word of God. So, it’s important for Christians to study and to know what is in the Bible. Truth be told, scholars and theologians have read and studied the Scriptures for centuries; all the more reason to study and learn on your own. You don’t have to go to Bible College or to a seminary. There are websites designed to help you study right from your computer screen. So, if you want to grow in your relationship with Jesus, here are some of the best online Christian resources.
- Bible Gateway - Bible Gateway is an amazing site. You can search for a key passage either by reference or by keyword or phrase. And more than that, you can do it in a multitude of languages and versions. Bible Gateway also provides reading plans, devotionals and inspirational emails to help you in your study.
- Bible Study Tools - BibleStudyTools.com is affiliated with Crosswalk.com which says it’s the intersection of faith and life. There you can find resources to help in your Christian walk, including Bible study tools and more. Search over 30 Bible translations. Look up information in commentaries. Find out the meaning of a particular word in Bible dictionaries. You can even compare translations side by side. A daily devotional is provided to guide you through the Scripture.
- Bible.org - Bible.org wants to share the good news so that believers can know the truth of the Scriptures. To help, they provide answers to the basic human question of where we came from, what’s our purpose and what happens when we die? Bible.org says, The answer to these questions and more are found in the Bible where we read “For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world should be saved through him” John 3:17 and “since He (God) wants all people to be saved and to come to a knowledge of the truth. For there is one God and one intermediary between God and humanity, Christ Jesus, himself human who gave himself as a ransom for all, revealing God’s purpose at his appointed time” 1 Tim 2:4-6.
- Our Daily Bread - Published since 1956, Our Daily Bread is distributed in more than 40 languages around the world. The daily devotionals are available in print, and online, which includes an audio option. There are also apps that you can download to your iPhone or Android device. Our Daily Bread is a division of RBC Ministries which seeks to lead people of all nations to personal faith and maturity in Christ.
- One Year Bible Online - You know how it is to make that New Year’s Resolution to “read the Bible this year.” With The One Year Bible Online, you can have your daily reading plan available right on your computer. The daily reading plan consists of selections from the Old Testament, New Testament, Psalms, and Proverbs. There’s also a chronological version and the option to get a daily reminder via email.