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When I was in Bible college, my homiletics professor said that for every minute you preach, you should spend one hour studying. I would sit down, ready to put a few good hours of research in… and I would get distracted. The worst part is that I wasn’t primarily distracted…

At least once a year, we like to highlight our enhanced resources: resources that we’ve enriched so that it’s more useful inside our app. Instead of our resources simply being eBooks that you only scroll and read, we’ve made the content discoverable by search and the Resource Guide, hyperlinked verses,…

Maps and atlases are great tools in the Olive Tree Bible App. You’ll be able to quickly see the region you’re reading about and gain more insight about the Bible. Below are three different ways to engage with Bible maps. For reference, we are using the ESV Bible Atlas. FULL SCREEN…

IT’S EASY The best way to understand a passage of Scripture is to read other passages of Scripture related to it. Learn more about cross references in this short video! PICK OUT A CROSS REFERENCE PACK Head on over to our olivetree.com to see all of our cross reference packs.…

Are you new to using commentaries — or at least, new to using them in the Olive Tree Bible App? This is the right blog post for you. Watch the video or skim the blog… or both! HOW DO COMMENTARIES WORK IN THE APP? We’ve made a video showcasing how…

We all learned how to use those big, paper dictionaries in school — but what about a digital one? There are so many creative, innovative ways to find helpful information. Check out these three ways of using Bible dictionaries in the Olive Tree Bible App. 1) RESOURCE GUIDE The first way is…

Wondering how devotionals and reading plans work in the app? Trust us — it’s easy… even easier than using paper Bibles and devotionals. Watch this video to learn more or read through the information before. HOW TO: READING PLANS AND DEVOTIONALS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t8-Z0CpTkeQ 1) DEVOTIONALS VS. READING PLANS When looking at…

3 WAYS OLIVE TREE MAKES STUDY BIBLES BETTER 1) USE WITH ANY TRANSLATION When you purchase a study Bible with Olive Tree, you’re given two resources: study Bibles notes and the corresponding translation. Example: You purchase the ESV Study Bible. You can now read the ESV in the main window…

Do you want to give someone the gift of Olive Tree resources? Not sure how? In this blog, you can either watch the video where I’ll show you how to give a monetary gift or a resource! If you’d rather read, I provided screen shots and instructions below. #1 GIFT…

Once upon a time, Olive Tree didn’t have devotional reading plans. This meant that, when you wanted to work your way through a devotional, you had to find it in your library and get yourself to where you last stopped reading. But now, with a few improvements, devotional reading in…

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