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In 2 Timothy 2:2, the apostle Paul instructs his young disciple, Timothy, "What you have heard from me in the presence of many witnesses entrust to faithful men, who will be able to teach others also." God intends for his Word to be joyfully received, carefully studied, and faithfully shared with others.
As the summer comes to a close and you plan your priorities for the fall, consider how you can make the Bible central in your life and ministry. Whether you're looking to study on your own or in a fall Bible study gathering, and whether you've been reading the Bible for decades or are just starting out, below you will find some great resources to help you grow in your understanding and application of Scripture.
Bible Study Resources
ESV Men's Devotional Bible
Our world presents daily distractions that can easily displace Christ as the center of a man’s heart and life. The goal of the ESV Men’s Devotional Bible is to strengthen and encourage men through the life-giving Word of God and sound devotional content aimed at nurturing godliness.
ESV Study Bible
For those looking for a more serious study tool, the ESV Study Bible contains a wealth of study notes, articles, maps, and charts from a team of leading Bible scholars to help you go deeper with God's Word. This resource strengthens both personal study time and group discussions.
Knowing the Bible
In 12 weeks, these study guides lead you through books of the Bible to help you see the message of God's grace on every page, connect it to the overarching story of Scripture, and apply it to your life. These short, accessible studies include reflection questions and space for writing.
How to Read and Understand the Biblical Prophets
In this accessible guide, leading Old Testament scholar Peter Gentry identifies seven common characteristics of prophetic literature in the Bible that help us understand each book’s message. With illustrations and clear examples, Gentry offers guidance for reading these challenging texts—teaching us practical strategies for deeper engagement with the biblical text as we seek to apply God’s Word to our lives today.
A Biblical-Theological Introduction to the Old Testament: The Gospel Promised
Featuring contributions from thirteen respected evangelical scholars, this gospel-centered introduction to the Old Testament will help anyone who teaches or studies Scripture to better see the initial outworking of God’s plan to redeem the world through Jesus Christ.
A Biblical-Theological Introduction to the New Testament: The Gospel Realized
Featuring contributions from nine respected evangelical scholars, this volume introduces each New Testament book in the context of the whole canon of Scripture, helping anyone who teaches or studies the Bible to apply it to the church today.
Preaching the Word
This ongoing, 36-volume commentary series was written by pastors for anyone who teaches or studies God’s Word. With pastor R. Kent Hughes as the series editor, each volume features an experienced pastor or teacher modeling expository preaching and practical application.
For just $2.99 per month, access a host of valuable Bible study resources on ESV.org via the basic subscription plan, including the ESV Study Bible, the Knowing the Bible study series, the ESV Gospel Transformation Bible, and the ESV Women's Devotional Bible. For just $3.99 per month, subscribe to our basic + commentaries plan and get additional access to the entire Preaching the Word commentary series.