Biblical engagement

Biblical engagement

Get to grips with the Bible through our author's wisdom and insight. Struggling with a particular book of the Bible? Wanting some insights for a sermon? Looking for tips to help you engage with the Bible? Look no further.

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Really Useful Guides

The People's Bible Commentary

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What’s in the Bible (for me)?: 50 readings and reflections
Where do you start with reading the Bible? Here's the perfect gift for Messy Church families and others new to...
How to Read the Bible... so that it makes a difference
To read and engage with the Bible, we first need to understand the story, the styles of writing and the...
A Fruitful Life: Abiding in Christ as seen in John 15
'It is my desire through these pages to point you back to the simplicity of a life lived out of...
Really Useful Guides: John
'John is my favourite book. Not just in the New Testament, nor even in the Bible. But my favourite book....
Really Useful Guides: Genesis 1-11
'Each time you read a story you may gain a different perspective on it and discover new insights. Nowhere can...
God of Violence Yesterday, God of Love Today? Wrestling honestly with the Old Testament
Do you find the violence in the Old Testament a problem?Does it get in the way of reading the Bible...
The Story We Live By: A reader's guide to the New Testament
At the heart of Christianity is a story - not a code nor a creed, but the story of Jesus....
The Psalms: A commentary for prayer and reflection
The psalms are Israel's prayer book. Their origins are in many cases shrouded in mystery. We cannot be sure how...
Praying the Way: with Matthew, Mark, Luke and John
Through raw and authentic prayers, based on the gospel stories, Terry Hinks leads readers into the heart of the gospels...
Really Useful Guides: Colossians and Philemon
Each Really Useful Guide focuses on a specific biblical book, making it come to life for the reader, enabling them...
Really Useful Guides: Psalms
This Really Useful Guide to Psalms will transform understanding of the biblical text, and will help you to engage with...
Living Differently to Make a Difference: The beatitudes and countercultural lifestyle
Few would doubt that we live in a wounded and broken world. But God has sent a Saviour, Jesus Christ,...
Sensing the Divine: John's word made flesh
This compelling, inspiring book is an invigorating rereading of the fourth gospel by a well-known spirituality writer who has lived...
Is Your God Too Small?: Enlarging our vision in the face of life's struggles
Job struggled, as we do, with huge questions - his own and the world's. He and his friends looked for...
Engaging the Word
Peter Phillips is convinced that the church in the West is not devouring the Bible or meditating on the word...
Jesus said, 'I am': Finding life in the everyday
Drawing on the imagery of the Hebrew scriptures, Jesus identifies himself as the 'I am' of Israel's narrative. Through sensitive...
Jesus Through the Old Testament: Transform your Bible understanding
Confident in the Old Testament? Enjoying reading it? Happy to preach from it? In this engaging book, Graeme Goldsworthy reflects...
Stepping into Grace: Moving beyond ambition to contemplative mission
Journey with the prophet Jonah... Written by someone with experience of pioneering mission, reflecting on the Jonah story in the...
The Recovery of Joy: finding the path from rootlessness to returning home
'Recovering joy involves more than following our social codes and conventions. It involves walking with God at our right hand,...
Praying the Bible with Luther: A simple approach to everyday prayer
Praying biblically and with intent There is a need in today's church to relate scripture and prayer in such a...