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10 Key Bible Verses on Friendship

Oil and perfume make the heart glad, and the sweetness of a friend comes from his earnest counsel. Do not forsake your friend and your father’s friend . . .

10 Key Bible Verses on Encouragement

If there is any encouragement in Christ, any comfort from love, any participation in the Spirit, any affection and sympathy, complete my joy by being of the same mind, having the same love . . .

10 Key Bible Verses on Trusting God

Blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD, whose trust is the LORD. He is like a tree planted by water, that sends out its roots by the stream.

10 Bible Promises about Eternity

But the LORD is the true God; he is the living God and the everlasting King. At his wrath the earth quakes, and the nations cannot endure his indignation.

10 Key Bible Verses about the Lord’s Supper

Jesus took bread, and after blessing it broke it and gave it to the disciples, and said, “Take, eat; this is my body.” And he took a cup, and when he had given thanks he gave it to them.

10 Key Bible Verses on Demons

“When the unclean spirit has gone out of a person, it passes through waterless places seeking rest, but finds none. Then it says, ‘I will return to my house from which I came.’”

What Does Mark 2:17 Mean?

Douglas Sean O'Donnell

The Bible, like all good literature, is full of questions. It includes over 3,000 of them—questions that are intended to make us ponder the person and powers of God and our relationship with him.

True, False, or Heresy?

Robert Letham

Orthodoxy and Heresy Orthodoxy means right doctrine or belief. In one very important sense it is essential to salvation. Although we are saved entirely by the grace of God, not on the basis of the …

10 Key Bible Verses on Weakness

“My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me.

What Does Deuteronomy 6:4 Mean?

August H. Konkel

Deuteronomy is the first book of the Bible to demand love for God. Previously the emphasis was on fear of God, an awe of his grandeur and a dread of his judgment that serve as motives for obedience.

10 Key Bible Verses on Self-Control

Self-control is the discipline given by the Holy Spirit that allows Christians to resist the power of the flesh. Read ten verses that exhort believers to be “self-controlled and sober-minded.”

10 Key Bible Verses on Time

Come now, you who say, “Today or tomorrow we will go into such and such a town and spend a year there and trade and make a profit”—yet you do not know what tomorrow will bring.

10 Key Bible Verses on Ministry

And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations. . . .”

10 Key Bible Verses on Celebrating

Read these ten verses that highlight the importance of celebrating God’s goodness, blessings, and the salvation offered through faith.

10 Key Bible Verses on God’s Providence

In him we have obtained an inheritance, having been predestined according to the purpose of him who works all things according to the counsel of his will . . .

5 Ways to Practice Scripture Meditation

Kristen Wetherell

Whether we are feasting with our church—a fantastic God-given means of built-in meditation alongside other hungry believers—or “snacking on” Scripture alongside our children, the point is that we feed our souls.

10 Key Bible Verses on Justification

Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ. Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand . . .

Why Faces Matter to Us

Michael J. Glodo

More than any other physical feature, we associate the face with a person. Faces matter to people, and so it’s not surprising that faces matter in the Bible.

The Root of Cowardice

Joe Rigney

What’s underneath cowardice? How does the Bible describe what’s underneath that cowardly demeanor? The answer is unbelief. We don’t believe that God can do it.

10 Key Bible Verses on God’s Holiness

In the year that King Uzziah died I saw the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up; and the train of his robe filled the temple. Above him stood the seraphim

15 Passages to Read to Help Fight Pride

Pride can be a struggle for every one of us and is at the root of other sins in our lives as well. Consider meditating on these verses from God's word to help fight against the sin of pride.

10 Key Bible Verses on the Trinity

All things were made through him, and without him was not any thing made that was made. In him was life, and the life was the light of men.

10 Key Bible Verses on God’s Love

Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God. Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love.

10 Key Bible Verses on Community

Brothers, if anyone is caught in any transgression, you who are spiritual should restore him in a spirit of gentleness. Keep watch on yourself, lest you too be tempted. Bear one another’s burdens . . .

Courage Is Contagious

Joe Rigney

Here’s the principle. Seeing courage spreads courage. Seeing boldness awakens boldness. Seeing fearlessness overcomes fear.

How Did We Get Our Bible?

Peter J. Gurry

We get our Bible, first of all, because God has chosen to reveal himself to humans. If it weren’t for that first step, of course, there would be no Bible.

10 Key Bible Verses on Being Happy

The joy that Paul calls for is not a happiness that depends on circumstances but a deep contentment that is in the Lord, based on trust in the sovereign, living God.

10 Key Bible Verses on the Holy Spirit

These things I have spoken to you while I am still with you. But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, he will teach you all things and bring to your remembrance all that I have said to you.

Dads, Remember the Power of the Open Book

Colin Smith

Children who are able to read will benefit from being with their parents in worship, and it is the duty of husbands and fathers to make sure that their families hear God’s word both in private and in public.

God’s Word Is Necessary

Kevin DeYoung

The doctrine of the necessity of Scripture reminds us of our predicament: the One we need to know most cannot be discovered on our own, and this same ineffable One has made himself known through his word.

10 Key Bible Verses on Worship

Whereas Old Testament worship focused on offering animal sacrifices in the temple, Paul says that spiritual worship in a broad sense now includes offering one’s whole life to God.

10 Key Bible Verses on Evangelism

Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you.

10 Key Bible Verses on Heaven

Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and the sea was no more.

You Died 2,000 Years Ago

David Murray

In the age of TikTok, how does a naked, bloodied, and bruised body hanging on a wooden cross outside Jerusalem have any connection with my life?

What Does 2 Peter 1:19–21 Mean?

Matthew S. Harmon

God is a God who speaks and delights to reveal himself. And so when God speaks, he is telling us something about who he is, what he values, what's important to him, and what he is doing in this world.

Reading the Easter Story on the Shoulders of Giants

Reflect on the death and resurrection of Christ Jesus with insight offered into these events by gifted teachers from church history like John Calvin, Martin Luther, Augustine, Jonathan Edwards, and Charles Spurgeon.

11 Passages to Read to Help Fight Anger

Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger; for the anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God.

10 Key Bible Verses on Baptism

And Peter said to them, “Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.”

10 Key Bible Verses on Spiritual Gifts

Now there are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit; and there are varieties of service, but the same Lord; and there are varieties of activities, but it is the same God who empowers them all in everyone.

What Does Exodus 3:14 Mean?

Matthew Newkirk

As one of the more mysterious utterances in the Old Testament, God’s self-revelation to Moses in Exodus 3:14 has received countless examinations by biblical interpreters.

An Antidote to Spiritual Amnesia

David Murray

We forget we were saved by God. We forget the suffering required to save us. We forget to worship God for saving us. What’s the antidote for such serious spiritual amnesia?

What Did Jesus Teach about Discipleship?

Peter Orr

Jesus’s instruction about discipleship applies to all (i.e., not simply the twelve) who want to follow him and includes three elements: denying oneself, taking up one’s cross, and following him.

God’s Compassion for Doubters

David Murray

The weed of doubt never grows alone. When we plant the seed of doubt in God’s word or God’s power, the weeds of fear, disobedience, and pessimism also take root and grow.

Looking Back While Looking Ahead

Ryan Kelly

As David looks back in reflection on his life, he writes not a lament about how many enemies he’s had to face but a praise song for how much deliverance and faithfulness the Lord has shown.

Our King Has Come

Jen Wilkin

But God’s plan to liberate his people exceeded anything they could have hoped for. He intended liberation from the tyranny of sin itself.

10 Key Bible Verses on Goodness

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.

How to Pray for Peace

Erika Allen

The Bible promises that in Jesus, we have peace. But when our circumstances and our emotions threaten us with despair, it doesn’t always feel like that is the case.

10 Key Bible Verses on Angels

Each had six wings: with two he covered his face, and with two he covered his feet, and with two he flew. And one called to another and said: “Holy, holy, holy is the LORD of hosts; the whole earth is full of his glory!”

Can You Hear Your Money?

David Gibson

Money talks, but some rich people can’t hear what it’s saying. Read James 5:1–6, and as you read it, listen to how money is speaking.

Living a Life of Presumption

David Gibson

As we move through life, the world just constantly dupes us into believing a false story. Our heads and our Bibles might tell us, “God willing,” but we are immersed in the oxygen of the world, which says, “Me willing.”

12 Passages to Read to Help Fight Impatience

Waiting is not easy, and the strength for patience comes only through trusting in the Lord. Be encouraged by these verses from God's Word when you're in a season of waiting.

10 Key Bible Verses on Pastoral Ministry

Scripture offers wisdom for those leading churches in roles of pastoral ministry. Return to the words of God for guidance, hope, and encouragement about this important calling.

What Does Matthew 5:17 Mean?

Drew Hunter

What do the Old Testament commands have to do with New Testament Christians? Should Christians seek to obey the Old Testament just like the Israelites? Can we “unhitch” ourselves from it altogether?

The Strategic Righteousness of Ruth

John Piper

The question that Ruth 3 answers is, What do a God-saturated man, a God-dependent young woman, and a God-exalting older woman do when they are filled with hope in the sovereign goodness of God?

3 Kinds of Prayers That God Answers

David Murray

We know we should pray. We start praying. But soon we give up. Or we pray with no expectation of an answer. Or we pray for the wrong things. Prayer becomes a problem rather than a solution.

Jesus’s Solution to Stress

David Murray

Stress sickens the soul. Yes, stress causes bodily disease (some estimate that 90 percent of doctor visits are stress-related), but it also causes soul disease. Stress and spirituality are mortal enemies.

What Does Philippians 4:13 Mean?

Jason C. Meyer

This verse is well-loved and often quoted, but frequently misunderstood and thus misapplied. This verse is not a promise that God will enable believers to do whatever they want whenever they want it.

10 Key Bible Verses on Idolatry

"Keep yourselves from idols" means to keep yourselves from trusting, obeying, revering, and following—that is, in effect, worshiping—anyone or anything other than God himself and his Son Jesus Christ.

Introducing the ‘Blessed’ Podcast with Nancy Guthrie

In this new podcast, Nancy Guthrie—author, Bible teacher, and podcast host—leads listeners to a deeper understanding of the book of Revelation through conversations with respected Bible scholars, pastors, and other Bible teachers.

10 Key Bible Verses on Justice

God is a righteous judge, and Scripture details just what true justice is. Read ten verses about justice alongside notes from the ESV Study Bible.

10 Key Bible Verses on Creation

Jesus is not only the agent of creation but is also the goal of creation, for everything was created by him and for him, that is, for his honor and praise.

What Does 1 Corinthians 16:13 Mean?

Jay S. Thomas

“Act like men” is a phrase that could be easily misunderstood in light of modern sensibilities. For many, at first blush, it could read as a sexist statement by Paul. So, what does it mean?

A Great Salvation

R. C. Sproul

What the author of Hebrews is getting at is the perfect marriage between doctrine and practice. If we believe the things that he has declared, that has radical implications for how we live our lives.

The Glory Meant for Us

Abigail Dodds

You and I and all those who belong to him and are his children are indeed called to his glory, and we shall become partakers of his divine nature.

What Does 1 Corinthians 10:13 Mean?

Jay S. Thomas

This verse promises that God will never allow a temptation that we cannot stand under because he will provide the power to escape through endurance. But what is Paul getting at here in particular?

10 Key Bible Verses on Giving

God loves joy-motivated giving to others because it expresses contentment in God’s gracious giving to the believer.

The Food of Christian Survival

Abigail Dodds

When you understand Bible reading as the means, the food, the fuel, the sustenance of your Christian life, then you will consume it with joy, like a hungry person eats bread.

How to Be Sustained by Crumbs

Abigail Dodds

The Lord has a storehouse of blessing and honor for his people—the question is, are we humble enough to enter as unworthy characters in his story, humble enough to beg for crumbs?

10 Key Bible Verses on Fear

We are encouraged not to fear, but trust in the Lord with all our hearts, leaning not on our strength and understanding, but on his.

Why God Saved You

Paul R. House

God saves people for a purpose. Salvation in Christ begins a life spent growing into being like him and serving him faithfully.

10 Key Bible Verses on Envy

Learn more from Scripture about jealousy, envy, and covetousness—and how to trust and lean on the Lord for help when we're tempted.

Make Psalm 51 Yours

Dane Ortlund

God gave his own Son as the final sacrifice so that your brokenness could be the only prerequisite to receiving God’s abundant mercy.

10 Key Bible Verses on Freedom

As Christians, we’ve been released from the power of sin and death by Jesus and his substitutionary death on the cross.

10 Key Bible Verses on Kindness

God is kind to us—most evident in Christ—and demonstrates how we can, in turn, show his character to others by being kind.

Luke: A 10-Day Devotional Reading Plan

See how the Gospel of Luke presents Jesus as the promised King of kings, showcasing how Jesus’s earthly ministry is good news to the downtrodden, the hurting, and the outsider.

Is All Rest Sabbath Rest?

Jen Wilkin

The practice of remembering the Sabbath requires Israel (and us) to remember what God has ordained for his children from the earliest moments of human existence: a pattern of work followed by rest.

10 Key Bible Verses on Anger

What is righteous vs. unrighteous anger? What does the anger of God look like? Glean insight about the right time and application for anger by reading these verses and commentary.

Artist Spotlight: Jake Weidmann

Learn more about artist and master penman, Jake Weidmann, and his work on the ESV Single Column Journaling Bible, Artist Series.

9 Notable Quotes from Providence

The providence of God is his purposeful sovereignty by which he will be completely successful in the achievement of his ultimate goal for the universe.

10 Key Bible Verses on Joy

Joy is the gift of God to those who trust in Christ—not circumstantial, but the result of a deep trust in and love for Jesus.

10 Key Bible Verses on Hope

As believers, we put our ultimate hope not in this world, but in what is unseen. We trust and wait expectantly for God to usher forth the promised King and kingdom.

6 Passages to Read for Advent

Celebrate the beginning of Advent season by reading these passages either on your own, with a friend, or with your family.

10 Key Bible Verses on Peace

May the God of peace be with believers—now and always—as we seek to usher in his kingdom here and now.

10 Key Bible Verses on Contentment

A believer’s contentment is not to be affected by circumstances, but firmly rooted in the good news of Christ and what he has accomplished for sinners.

We Cannot Domesticate Jesus

John Piper

Look at the Jesus of the Bible. Look at him. Don’t close your eyes and hope for a word of confirmation. Keep your eyes open and fill them with the full portrait of Jesus provided in the Bible.

The Legacy of the ESV Study Bible

When we first began work on the ESV Study Bible, we could never have anticipated the way God would use it to encourage and equip Christians to study his word.

10 Key Bible Verses on Hardship

With the power and presence of Jesus in our lives, we are called to endure and thus shine the light of Christ in a dark world.

Mark: An 8-Day Devotional Reading Plan

Over the course of eight days, be encouraged by Scripture and the wisdom of other women as you seek to apply the truths of Mark's gospel to your everyday life.

10 Questions about Spiritual Gifts

Sam Storms

Spiritual gifts are capacities or abilities imparted to Christians by the Holy Spirit to enable them to exceed the limitations of their finite humanity in order to serve other believers to the glory of God.

10 Key Bible Verses on Humility

Christ set the ultimate example of humility by submitting himself to life on earth and then death on the cross on behalf of sinners.

10 Key Bible Verses on Discipleship

Christ calls us to himself and then invites us to lead others to follow him in obedience and trust. We are called disciples when we love each other in this way.

Esther: A 10-Day Reading Plan

Over the course of 10 days, dig deeper into the book of Esther and learn how God is faithful to keep his promises and deliver his people.

How the Psalms Teach Us to Sing

Kristyn Getty

God’s people have always been a singing people. There must be a robust expression of our testimony to his grace, something not just seen in our lives but heard from our voices.

10 Key Bible Verses on Serving

Christ set the ultimate example of service and sacrifice when he condescended to us and submitted to death on our behalf.

The Power of Double Listening

Tim Chester

Double listening . . . is the faculty of listening to two voices at the same time, the voice of God through Scripture and the voices of men and women around us.

10 Key Bible Verses on Patience

God is unendingly patient with us, his children. In turn, we can exhibit grace and patience with others through the help of the Holy Spirit.

Rich in Mercy

Dane Ortlund

If God sent his own Son to walk through the valley of condemnation, rejection, and hell, you can trust him as you walk through your own valleys on your way to heaven.

Eschatology 101

John MacArthur

The Bible presents the greatest story ever told: the ultimate good-versus-evil storyline—the great cosmic battle between God and Satan.

10 Key Bible Verses on Faith

Faith is a necessary part of the Christian life and allows us to live as people of hope, even when we cannot always see the fruits of our hope.

10 Key Bible Verses on Courage

The Christian life isn’t guaranteed to be without struggle and strife—and it undoubtedly requires courage. God’s Word invites us to trust in God’s power and strength, and not our own.

10 Key Bible Verses on Sin

Because of Christ, our sin does not have to separate us from God. In fact, when we confess it and believe in him, we are cleansed from our unrighteousness.

What Did Jesus Teach about Evangelism?

Jerram Barrs

When we look at Jesus’s life and ministry we also see that he was the greatest evangelist. In his earthly ministry he was the light of the world, the one who always lived in a way that was pleasing to his Father.

How to Study the Bible: Day 2

Jen Wilkin

A good literacy-builder honors the learning process by moving through three distinct stages of understanding: comprehension, interpretation, and application.

4 Prayers to Pray for the Sick

When or loved ones are burdened with suffering and illness, find comfort in Scripture and in these historic prayers of saints that have gone before.

The Promises of God: A 7-Day Devotional

We are to treat a promise of God as reality, as someone treats a check. We are to take the promise and endorse it with our own name by personally receiving it as true.

Why Study the Books of 1–2 Kings?

Gavin Ortlund

This is a theologically rich book that makes a unique contribution to our understanding of our sin and frailty, God’s character and provision, and the plan of redemption being worked out in history.

Hebrews 11: A 5-Day Devotional

Recount Hebrews 11 and the stories of faith-filled men and women throughout biblical history whom God commended for believing what they could not yet see.

5 Ways Stephen Hawking Was Wrong

Scripture is true in all that it claims, and when interpreted rightly, it harmonizes perfectly with the book of nature. The church had misunderstood this principle and used Scripture to silence science.

Exploring the Bible: A One-Year Reading Plan

The Bible can be rather intimidating to young readers (and old ones alike) and it can be immeasurably helpful to have a little guidance when independently working through the Scriptures.

The Gospel in 1–3 John

Mike Bullmore

The word “gospel” never appears in the letters of John. Yet it is hard to imagine a book more intimately connected to the gospel of saving grace in Christ Jesus than John’s first letter.

The Gospel in Hebrews

Robert A. Peterson

While Hebrews clearly makes its own unique contribution, it joins other New Testament books in exulting in the same amazing grace in Jesus that forms the Bible’s main message.

The Gospel in 1 Timothy

R. Kent Hughes

The thrust of 1 Timothy is that godliness is central to the Christian’s continuing in the gospel and the church’s proclamation of the gospel.

The Gospel in John

Scotty Smith

Everything John tells us about Jesus leads us to his cross and his empty tomb—to his substitutionary death and glorious resurrection.

The Gospel in Romans

Robert W. Yarbrough

Romans explains the saving work of Jesus reported in the Gospels, and unpacks many of the teachings that were foundational to the churches that arose in Acts.

The Gospel in Matthew

Frank Thielman

For Matthew, the gospel is the good news that God has inaugurated the final stage of his plan to reclaim the world from the destruction of sin and establish his just and merciful reign over it.

The Gospel in Zechariah

Iain M. Duguid

Writing to people who were discouraged by living, after the exile, Zechariah encouraged them to look forward to the day when the Lord would act once again.

The Gospel in Malachi

Iain M. Duguid

The book of Malachi contains six oracles (or disputations) that each begin with a saying of the people, to which the Lord responds through his prophet.

The Gospel in Nahum

Michael J. Glodo

In a variety of ways, the prophecy of Nahum brings home the gospel and carries along the redemptive story that culminates in Jesus Christ.

The Gospel in Jonah

Colin Smith

Once we begin to pull back the layers of the story, we discover that it is not really about what Jonah is doing for God, but what God is doing for Jonah.

The Gospel in Daniel

Bryan Chapell

The “gospel according to Daniel” comes in glowing revelations of the power of God to redeem his people, overcome their enemies, and plan their future.

The Gospel in Isaiah

Kelly M. Kapic

Isaiah’s messianic profile informs Christian worship of Jesus as the suffering servant who brings a new creation through his life-giving resurrection.

The Gospel in Proverbs

The book of Proverbs is one of the “many ways” God spoke, leading us to his only Son Jesus.

The Gospel in Esther

Elyse Fitzpatrick

For believers today, the significance of the book of Esther is that it coordinates with the rest of the Old Testament to foreshadow Jesus as deliverer and mediator for God’s people.

The Gospel in 1–2 Kings

Miles V. Van Pelt

The clear contrast between God’s covenant-keeping and Israel’s covenant breaking, particularly among Israel’s kings, is perhaps the most important theme in the book of Kings.

The Gospel in Ezra

Kathleen Nielson

God’s covenant promises are gloriously on display as this weak, struggling remnant returns to Jerusalem after the exile to live together again as his people.

The Gospel in 1–2 Samuel

V. Philips Long

In the riveting stories of 1 and 2 Samuel we catch glimpses of who God is, what he does, what life is like with him and without him, and what life can become by his grace and in the power of his Spirit.

Acts: A 14-Day Devotional for Men

In this 14-day devotional, read through the entire book of Acts with devotional readings corresponding to select passages adapted from the ESV Men’s Devotional Bible.

1 Corinthians: A 9-Day Devotional for Women

In this 9-day devotional, read through the entire book of 1 Corinthians with devotional readings corresponding to select passages adapted from the ESV Women’s Devotional Bible.

The Value of Being Blunt

John Piper

We have much to learn from the apostle who had the ability to be blunt and corrective while striving toward peace with others in kindness.

5 Myths about the Bible

Chris Bruno

The Bible tells one story of the one God who is redeeming one people in his one creation through the one Savior Jesus Christ. The unity of the Bible is breathtakingly joyous.

The Bible and Islam

Timothy C. Tennent

The emergence of Islam and the Qur’an can be properly understood only within the larger context of the Bible and the monotheism of Islam’s two main predecessors, Judaism and Christianity.

ESV.org—How to Use Supplemental Study Resources

Go Deeper in Your Study of God's Word Did you know that you can access supplemental study resources with ESV.org? To open the library and see which study resources are available for your account, click …

ESV.org—How to Change the Interface Layout

Choose the Layout That's Right for You Did you know that you can change the interface layout at ESV.org to better suit your preferences? Click on the layout icon at the top of the screen …

ESV.org—How to Change Your Subscription Plan

Lots of Great Resources for One Low Cost Did you know you can change your ESV.org subscription plan at any time? To change your plan, simply click the profile icon at the top right of …

How to Pray

The Lord's Prayer—a simple prayer which Jesus taught his disciples—can also show us how to talk with God in prayer.

Why Study the Book of Judges?

Miles V. Van Pelt

The narratives contained in the book of Judges were written to “bear witness” or “testify” to the person and work of Jesus and the great salvation that he has achieved for his people.

Loneliness: A 5-Day Devotional

Single or married, young or old, man or woman—everyone experiences loneliness at various times and to varying degrees. No one is exempt.

Marriage: A 7-Day Reading Plan

Marriage is God's invention intended to bring him glory. Begin a 7-day reading plan to guide you through what Scripture says about it.

Simply Read: Day 8

Day 8 of Simply Read, an 8-day Bible reading challenge through the Gospel of Luke and the book of Acts.

Simply Read: Day 7

Day 7 of Simply Read, an 8-day Bible reading challenge through the Gospel of Luke and the book of Acts.

Simply Read: Day 6

Day 6 of Simply Read, an 8-day Bible reading challenge through the Gospel of Luke and the book of Acts.

Simply Read: Day 5

Day 5 of Simply Read, an 8-day Bible reading challenge through the Gospel of Luke and the book of Acts.

Simply Read: Day 4

Day 4 of Simply Read, an 8-day Bible reading challenge through the Gospel of Luke and the book of Acts.

Simply Read: Day 3

Day 3 of Simply Read, an 8-day Bible reading challenge through the Gospel of Luke and the book of Acts.

Simply Read: Day 2

Day 2 of Simply Read, an 8-day Bible reading challenge through the Gospel of Luke and the book of Acts.

Simply Read: Day 1

Day 1 of Simply Read, an 8-day Bible reading challenge through the Gospel of Luke and the book of Acts.

Advent: A 31-Day Reading Plan

The story of Christmas is meant to enliven, motivate, excite, and transform you. May the glory of the best gift ever recapture our hearts this season.

Peace: A 7-Day Reading Plan

This 7-day Bible reading plan was designed to help you find the peace that God offers to us in his Word.

A 30-Day Crash Course in Systematic Theology

We've created a free, 30-day crash course in systematic theology designed to give you an overview of key doctrines and show how they connect to the specific passages of Scripture.

The Heart Behind the ESV

The ESV is an “essentially” translation of the Bible in contemporary English emphasizing “word-for-word” accuracy, literary excellence, and depth of meaning.

Suffering: A 7-Day Reading Plan

This 7-day Bible reading plan was created to help you draw encouragement from God's Word in the midst of suffering—leading to hope in the gospel through the power of the Spirit.

Bible Study Resources for Men

Men: Crossway wants to equip you with resources to help you joyfully receive, carefully study, and faithfully share God's Word.

Bible Study Resources for Women

One of the most important things you can schedule is consistent time in the Bible. How will you prioritize God's Word this fall?

The Bad News of the Kingdom

Michael Lawrence

The news of the kingdom of God is simultaneously good and bad—good for the cosmos and bad for sinners. Systematic theology helps us personally resolve the bad news of the kingdom.

The Best Reason to Read the Bible

Jen Wilkin

A lot of people think that the reason they are to study the Bible is so that they can know the Bible well. But when we study the Bible, we always should be coming to an increasing knowledge of God not just the Bible.

Which Large Print ESV Bible Is Right for You?

Whether you're a pastor looking for a large print Bible for preaching or you're simply wanting a larger, readable type size for personal reading and study, Crossway offers several editions to suit your needs.

Why the Book of Psalms Is for You

Dane Ortlund

The Psalms were written for ordinary Christians leading ordinary lives—lives marked by depression, discouragement, despair, frustration, or maybe even numbness toward God or anger toward others.

Why Study the Book of Job?

Eric Ortlund

Perhaps the most important reason for reading the book, however, is that Job’s tragedy—an experience of searing pain and loss which did not make sense within any framework Job had—is all too common.

12 Bible Passages for Overwhelmed Fathers

A father’s world is filled with responsibilities and concerns, and the stress that can arise from helping to support a family can be overwhelming. But God offers all fathers wisdom and strength from his Word.

Walk in Love

Gloria Furman

Casting off the old self and walking in love is only possible through God's work in us as new creation.

Has God's Kingdom Already Come?

Chris Bruno

When we think about the message of the Bible, we should never lose sight of God's kingdom, or his reign over his people, and ultimately his reign over the entire universe.

Recommit to Bible Reading in 2017

Adopting habits and regimens may appear to provide some stability in out-of-control situations, but without Christ, our feet falter on shifting sand.