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Friday, October 14, 2022

As Christian people or God’s people, we are called to bear witness to His great works. The first disciples were all tasked with bearing witness to the risen Jesus. The witness would begin in Jerusalem but would move outward to “the end of the earth” (Acts 1:8).

Each Book of the Holy Bible in 200 Words or Less with Bible Study Plans

Sunday, October 9, 2022

Although the Bible is made up of 66 individual books, they all work together to tell one great story: the Story of God. Having a better understanding of the overarching story of the Bible and where scripture fits within this larger story can help us recognize how all of Scripture points to Christ. God’s Story can be summed up in four words: Creation, Fall, Redemption, and Restoration.

A Love that Saves: A Bible Journal Study on the Book of John

Wednesday, October 5, 2022

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.” - John 3:16 KJV

The Book of Numbers – An Online Bible Study Group

Tuesday, September 6, 2022

JournalOwl Bible Study Groups is designed to take the participant deep into God’s word. Did you know that Israel lost faith in God’s promise to give them the Land when their spies (chapter 13) reported that the Cannaanite cities were highly fortified with powerful armies? Their loss of faith forced them back into the heat of the desert to wonder for another 38 years!

Understanding Undeserving Grace

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

There is an anti-gospel that runs through every false religion and every false heart: the gospel that says “can do” instead of “it is finished” by Jesus. We are saved solely by faith and not good deeds or works. Faith itself is a gift. Grace flows through the channel of faith, but the channel itself is a work of God. Faith isn't the ultimate good deed that saves us but it is the instrument by which we receive salvation. Salvation comes from Christ: faith recognizes who Jesus is and what He ...

The Book of Deuteronomy – An Online Bible Study Group

Monday, August 1, 2022

The word itself, Deuteronomy, means “repeating the Law” and that is exactly what this Book of the Bible is all about. In chapters 1 through 10, this book details what God has already done for His people. By learning from the lessons of the past, this book emphasizes the need to study history so that mistakes are not repeated in the future. In this book, we are also reminded of having the Word of God top of mind. This naturally occurs from reading the Word continuously, discussing it, and ta...

The Book of Joshua – An Online Bible Study Group

Friday, July 29, 2022

Let’s take a closer look at Joshua, a divine record of the conquest of Canaan, and the following division of the Land among the twelve tribes of Israel. Did you know that Joshua was the captain of Israel’s army and a personal servant to Moses? If you participated in the Online Bible Study Group for the Book of Exodus, that was covered in Exodus 17:9, 10 and also Exodus 24:13. When Moses died, he chose Joshua to lead His people into the Promised Land. As God’s servant, Joshua was strong and ...

The Book of Judges – An Online Bible Study Group

Friday, July 15, 2022

Today, let’s look at Judges. The second of the “Historical Books” in the Old Testament. Did you know that Judges has 21 distinct chapters? The Book of Judges is the second of the Historical books in the Old Testament which is 929 chapters in total. That’s a lot of reading!

The Book of Ruth – An Online Bible Study Group

Friday, July 8, 2022

In this Online Bible Study Group, you’ll dive into each chapter by reading scripture itself and then answering thought-provoking questions about each chapter. The Book of Ruth starts in Moab where Naomi and her husband Elimelech moved after seeking relief from the famine of Judea. As you’ll read and discuss with others, Elimelech died in Moab, along with their two sons. This left Naomi with two daughter in laws: Oprah and Ruth. When the famine lifted, Oprah decided to stay in Moab, but Ruth...

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