When we interact with God’s Living Word we are, indeed, interacting with Him. This is why teaching your child to not only read but interpret, apply, research, respect, follow, and cherish the Living Word of God is more than a discipline—it’s transformational!
Biblica partners with Focus on the Family When prayer and Bible reading were “removed” from American public schools (U.S. Supreme Court cases in 1962 and 1963), many people falsely assumed that religion had been banned. In some cases, officials mistakenly believed the rulings gave them the authority to unfairly infringe on a student’s right to free speech. In the years since those cases, Bibles have been confiscated, young people have been told not to bow their heads in prayers before …
If you grew up in church, you probably cut your teeth (so to speak) on stories of Daniel in the lions’ den. You may also have heard about Daniel’s friends, Shadrach, Meshack, and Abednego, who faced a similar, ahem, degree of persecution. (Okay, we’ll stop now.) But wait! There’s so much more! Read on to discover 7 things about Daniel we think you’ll find fascinating!
We’ve forgotten our own history. As a result, we don’t fully understand the present and our role in it.
We love hearing testimonies of how God intervened in an amazing way in someone’s life. A child healed. A financial need solved. A marriage restored. A longing fulfilled.
Yet even as we celebrate with the person telling us the glorious story, there may be a part of us that (if we’re being totally honest here) can be a little distracted; a part of us that, instead of celebrating, might be quietly asking, “But what about my prayers?”
The Bible itself supports the idea that we can’t out-give God. For example, there’s the verse in Luke that says, “Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.” (Luke 6:38).
We love capturing images of our lives. Now a new app called Bible Lens is making it possible to see those images from a different perspective, transforming snapshots into artistic, shareable images that celebrate God’s Word. Bible Lens is the latest innovation of YouVersion, a ministry that helps people engage with Scripture online and on their phones. Celebrating their tenth anniversary of impact, YouVersion (by Life.Church) is a ministry partner of Biblica, making the NIV and other Biblica translations available …