Posts with the category “bible-study”

JOY!
by Tina Ikemire on February 1st, 2021
HOW SHOULD WE START OFF A NEW WEEK? HOW ABOUT READING SOME GREAT VERSES ABOUT JOY!  TAKE A MINUTE AND LET THESE VERSES ENCOURAGE YOU. John 15:10–11 “If you keep my commandments, you will abide in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commandments and abide in his love. These things I have spoken to you, that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may be full.”Psalm 16:11 “You make known to me ...  Read More
Thankful!
by Tina Ikemire on November 24th, 2020
With Thanksgiving a couple of days away, and so much to be thankful for, I wanted to share some really great verses about thankfulness. Take some time over the next couple of days to read them and express your gratitude to God.  Remember that even in the midst of a year like 2020 we are a blessed people who are loved by God! Hope you have a great Thanksgiving and know Danette and I are grateful fo...  Read More
Fifteen Lies Satan Tells You About Scripture
by Tina Ikemire on October 8th, 2020
Today I want to share with you a great blog post from Pastor Joe McKeever. Pastor Joe is a writer and speaker, and I have followed Joe’s blog for quite a while. When I asked if I could share this with you, he was more than willing to say yes! Take a few minutes and check out this insightful post: (The devil) was a murderer from the beginning, and does not stand in the truth, because there is no tr...  Read More
Follow The Leader
by Tina Ikemire on July 8th, 2020
I’m working my way through the book of 1 Peter, and it has been so encouraging. Today, I wanted to post a powerful passage from 1 Peter 2. Maybe you can take a minute and read it a couple of times, or maybe grab a notebook and do the S.O.A.P. method of study on this passage.                               21 For God called you to do good, even if it means suffering, just as Christ suffered for you....  Read More
Resist
by Tina Ikemire on April 30th, 2020
Hey!Do you have a minute? Let’s work our S.O.A.P. method on a really powerful passage.JAMES 1:12-15 God  blesses those who patiently endure testing and temptation. Afterward  they will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who  love him. 13And remember, when you are being tempted, do not say, “God is tempting me.” God is never tempted to do wrong, and he never tempts anyone else...  Read More
S.O.A.P.
by Tina Ikemire on April 29th, 2020
One of my favorite ways to enhance my time in the Bible is by using the S.O.A.P. method. If you’re not familiar with this, it goes like this:S - scriptureTake some time and read through a portion of scripture. Write down a verse or two that really speaks to you. O - observationWhat are you seeing? What pops out? What is the lesson to be learned? Write your observations down. A- applicationHow are ...  Read More
What Happens When I Read My Bible
by Tina Ikemire on March 30th, 2020
For the word of God is alive and powerful. It is sharper than the sharpest two-edged sword, cutting between soul and spirit, between joint and marrow. It exposes our innermost thoughts and desires.  — Hebrews 4:12 (NLT) I have been following Jesus for a long time now. Giving my life to Christ has been the best decision of my life. Like you, I have had my ups and downs. There have been times when I...  Read More