If your Instagram feed looks anything like mine, it’s often saturated with this continual theme and phrase: “self love.” It’s the anthem of our generation, and I think it’s something that causes a bit of confusion for young Christians. I hope this helps you think through this is a kind, generous, and truthful way.
I haven’t read the entire Bible. Yikes, I know! I’m a Christian, follower of Jesus Christ. For a long time I knew the Bible was important, but I found it hard to interpret and understand, so I kind of just relied on pastors, sermons, and podcasts to tell me about what it was saying.
Nearly a decade after my conversion, I’m just learning more and more about how majorly important this beautiful, sacred book is to knowing God in the most intimate of ways. I’ve had this insatiable hunger for it lately, and I’m just learning how to truly study it, how to interpret it, and how to apply it. I’ve found that actually understanding Scripture makes reading Scripture so much more enjoyable! So I want to share the eight best resources I’ve come across that have helped me so far, so that we can hopefully grow in Biblical literacy together.
Being a student is one of the most cherished titles I have of all. I love my university, my classmates, my teachers, and all the lessons.
But I have also learned that I am always, that I will always be a student— a student of life. A student of the One whom every lesson originates from, and who teaches the most wonderful lessons of all.
Here is that lesson in writing.
“All we do is lie and wait All we do is feel the fade I’ve been upside down I don’t wanna be the right way round Can’t…… Read more “why escape a great reality: a christian’s response to escapism”
( As a casual reminder, I want to emphasize that all my posts are written specifically to Christians. If you don’t consider yourself a Christ-follower, by all…… Read more “the silent fool is called wise: the responsibility of our speech”
My time in the Word has been so fruitful lately. God has really answered my prayers with understanding of His Word that often seems too much like…… Read more ““harsh” love: thoughts on scripture that’s hard-to-swallow”