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Bible Study Magazine—March–April 2010 Issue




Get the Bible Study Magazine now by purchasing the March-April 2010 Back Issue for $3.95. That’s 20% off the newsstand price of $4.95!

Bible Study Magazine is a brand new print magazine (not an e-magazine) 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 on their lives and the power of Scripture in yours.

We have a limited supply of back issues for the March-April 2010 issue of Bible Study Magazine. Get your copy while you still can!

  • Relevant and theologically-solid Bible study tips
  • Includes an interview with Matt Chandler
  • Will help you dig deeper into Bible study
  • Feature Stories
    Discover new ways to connect the Bible with your ministry and life through reading great interviews with and articles from the biggest names in the church and biblical scholarship.
  • Bible Study Tips
    Thoughtful and engaging authors tackle the tough passages in Scripture, explain difficult concepts, and confront complex interpretations in a way that helps God’s Word make sense to your life.
  • On the Cutting Edge
    Keep up-to-date on the latest news in biblical research, including archaeological and historical findings.
  • A New Kind of Bible Study
    Encounter God by yourself or with other believers with an ongoing Bible study in each issue.
  • On Teaching
    Get advice on how to preach or teach the Bible in any setting from well-known pastors and teachers who use the Bible every day.
  • Tool Box
    Learn how to effectively use the latest Bible study tools with our how-to guides.
  • In the News
    Keep informed about the latest news in biblically-related topics, discoveries, and events.
  • Thoughts from the Ancients
    Read the Bible along with those who have come before you, and learn from the wisdom of the early church—in their own words.
  • Word Studies
    Get a close-up view of the Bible! Each issue contains insights about specific words found in the Bible, and tutorials on how to do word studies.
  • If Only Someone Would Explain It to Me
    Enrich your understanding of the Bible with explanations of biblical and theological concepts by top scholars.
  • Did You Know?
    Discover interesting facts about the Bible in the contemporary and ancient world.
  • What They Don’t Tell You in Church
    See things you never noticed in biblical passages you have read dozens of times.
  • Biblical Humor
    The funniest stories and the best comics related to the Bible, useful for any setting.
  • Book Reviews
    Stay on top of the latest books about Bible study. Each issue contains reviews of the books and commentaries to equip you in your study of God’s Word.

Excerpts from the March-April 2010 Issue!

Matt Chandler on Beating Indifference with Bible Study

“Where the Word of God goes out, there’s always a response,” says Matt Chandler, Lead Pastor of the Village Church in Highland Village, Texas. “There’s an immediate response to the word of God and then there’s a continuing response. The Scriptures are primary, but you’ve got to build on them in expectation of (and accountability for) their application.”

For Chandler, Scripture must be balanced with practical application because a church’s emotive response is driven by its theological framework. Matt Chandler preaches a reliance on God’s Word with passion because he wants his congregation to believe it.

A Resurrected Servant Prophesied 500 Years Before Jesus

John D. Barry says, “A scholar friend of mine once remarked, 'I must confess: if there is anything that convinces me that the Bible is inspired and from God, it is Isaiah 53.' " Isaiah 52:13–53:12 comes out of nowhere. There is no precedent for an innocent servant of God suffering and dying for the iniquities of others. It is shocking, graphic and brutal, yet profound.

Howard Hendricks' 4 Steps for Better Bible Study

When people are taught how to study the Bible, they “get the excitement of actually discovering stuff,” says Dr. Howard Hendricks. “That is what is lacking today. We give people all the answers. If you don’t have the basics, you are not going to get that much out of Bible study. Once people are taught how to do something, they can see the value of it.”

Hendricks has trained thousands of Bible students at Dallas Theological Seminary, including Chuck Swindoll and David Jeremiah. For a period, he was even the chaplain for the Dallas Cowboys. For much of his life he’s been a traveling evangelist for Bible study—ministering in over 80 countries.

Before You Read Isaiah, Read This

If you want to understand the book of Isaiah, don’t read straight through it. You’ll get lost. The book isn’t arranged sequentially. It’s made up of eight major section that oscillate back and forth between two distinct time periods.

So how should you read the book of Isaiah? The most important thing is to recognize the separate sections and time references. Then create your own reading plan that will allow you to understand the book.

  • Title: Bible Study Magazine—March-April 2010 Issue
  • Editor-in-Chief: John D. Barry
  • Academic Editor: Michael S. Heiser
  • Art Director: Sean Fields
  • Graphic Designer: Sarah Knepper
  • Senior Writers: John D. Barry, Michael S. Heiser
  • Columnists: James D. Elgin, Andrew B. Perrin
  • Marketing: Dan Pritchett, Phil Gons, Ryan Burns, Scott Lindsey
  • Publisher: Lexham Press


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