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Bible Study Tips from Olive Tree

Whether you’ve been a Christian for days or decades, you’re never done learning. You’re never done needing Bible study tips.

The Bible is a majorly complicated historical, cultural, and spiritual resource. Then, it covers not only history, but poetry and narrative as well. Lastly, even if you really think you’ve got a good grip on all things Bible—hang on tight. The Bible is alive and God, who we can never fully understand, is always leading you to learn new things.

All that to say… there may be tips you’ve heard of before. There may be tips you have never considered. We hope you’ll find a something today that teaches you new truths about Jesus and his love.

understanding the Bible

Have you ever started reading something, only to find yourself scanning the same paragraph over and over again? Does the Bible’s length or complexity intimidate you? Do you want to dive deeper into the Word of God? If so, keep reading to find out how you can understand the Bible…

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strong's cross references

In the past, we’ve explained the difference between a Strong’s concordance and a cross reference, but if you’re using a Strong’s tagged Bible, you can enhance your study by combining it with a cross reference. It’s very easy to do! Strong’s tagged Bibles are great for learning about the breadth…

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If you’re like me, then you have one major roadblock keeping you from studying the Bible: disorganization. Whether you’re overwhelmed by the massive amounts of Bible study tools or you just feel like there’s a more efficient way, you can use this simple framework to get the most out of…

engaging studying scripture

Studying Scripture can feel like you’re engaging with it. You’re reading and re-reading, following trails of cross-references, and completing word studies left and right. Maybe you’ve even read from one, two, or ten different academic resources. You’ve engaged with the text more than you ever have! But what if studying…

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We’ve all experienced an eye-opening moment while reading the Bible. You’re skimming over a familiar passage and WHAM! What’s this? Something new!? It’s wild how this still happens with a book that is thousands of years old. And yet, you can probably find something fresh in these two short verses…

Ready to study wisdom in James 3 with cross references? If you haven’t read our studies on James 1 and 2 yet, check out the links below! King Solomon is easily admired. When he became king after his father David, he had something very special happen early in his reign.…