Spiritual Growth Resources – Bible Study Tools

Bible Study Websites
There are some excellent Bible study and reference books listed below the web links.

BibleGateway.com – Online Bible, audio Bibles, Scripture search capabilities, etc.

Biblehub.com – a Bible study and research site with links to Bible concordances, commentaries, Bible dictionaries, Interlinear Bibles (Greek/English or Hebrew/English side-by-side) and more.

GotQuestions.org -Over 280,000 Bible Questions answered.

YouVersion.com – Online Bible, audio Bibles, Bible Reading Plans, note taking, etc.

Logos.com – Comprehensive Bible software package that you must purchase, but it is incredibly powerful and informative.  Click here to see the books offered in the various packages of software.

Precept Ministries International – This ministry was founded by Jack and Kay Arthur in 1970.  This is an excellent website helping to develop inductive Bible study skills.  “Inductive” study means using the Bible as the primary source to learn about God and what the Bible teaches rather than outside sources which comment on the Bible.

StudyLight.org – Parallel Bible study, Interlinear Bibles (original language alongside English translation), Bible dictionaries, Commentaries, etc.

Christian Apologetics and Research Ministry – A variety of resources for deeper study of God’s Word

E-Sword – downloadable software with a variety of features including maps, note taking capabilities, parallel Bibles, etc.

Jewish Encyclopedia – This website contains the complete contents of the 12-volume set which was originally published between 1901-1906. The Jewish Encyclopedia, which recently became part of the public domain, contains over 15,000 articles and illustrations.

Timeline of the Bible – A good visual overview of the events of the Bible presented in a timeline format.

 

Bible Study and Reference Books
Look for these books on Christianbook.com or Amazon.com.

Lord, Teach Me to To Study The Bible by Kay Arthur

How To Study The Bible by Kay Arthur

How To Study The Bible by Robert West

Adventuring Through The Bible: A Comprehensive Guide to the Entire Bible by Ray C. Steadman

Discovering The Biblical World by Harry Thomas Frank
This is a brilliant work combining historical and archaeological research in a very readable and enlightening style.  This book will help one better understand the nature of the world surrounding the characters in the Bible.

The Story of Christianity – Volume 1: The Early Church to the Dawn of the Reformation  by Justo L. Gonzalez

The Story of Christianity – Volume 2: The Reformation to the Present Day  by Justo L. Gonzalez