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Bible Study Magazine is a print magazine (not an emagazine) published by Lexham Press. Six times a year, Bible Study Magazine delivers tools and methods for Bible study as well as insights from respected teachers, professors, historians, and archeologists.
Read pastor profiles, author interviews, and stories of individuals whose thoughtful engagement with Scripture has shaped their thinking and defined their ministries. Bible Study Magazine reveals the impact of God’s Word in their lives—and the power of Scripture in yours.
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Although Lloyd-Jones says she loved Jesus as her best friend, she struggled to know God’s love. 'God to me was a harsh disciplinarian. But as I grew, I began to understand the Father’s heart of love for me.' She learned through friends, through pastors, and through her church community, who taught her that the Bible 'isn’t about what I’m supposed to be doing; it’s about what God’s done.'
Reverend Philipo Mafuja Magwano overflows with excitement when he starts talking about the Bible. From Northwestern Tanzania, he is on a mission to educate pastors and church workers to minister throughout Africa. Tanzania has a high rate of HIV/AIDS infection, and 62 percent of its people live below the poverty line. But Mafuja, principal of Nassa Theological College in Mwanza, Tanzania, sees the power of the gospel to change lives.
Long before he was known for the Chronicles of Narnia, a young C. S. Lewis asked God to heal his mother from cancer. Yet within the span of a year, Lewis suffered the loss of both his grandfather and mother. He was only 10. He later wrote, 'With my mother’s death all settled happiness, all that was tranquil and reliable, disappeared from my life.'
—Ryan J. Pemberton
Across the four Gospels, each portrait of Jesus is unique—and so are the portrayals of his disciples.1 While they struggle and fail at times in all four accounts, they fare especially poorly in Mark. His Gospel depicts the Twelve almost as 'anti-disciples'—models of how not to respond to Jesus’ announcement of the kingdom.
—Mark L. Strauss