As we approach the end of the year, I wanted to look back on some great articles published on Unlocking the Bible this year. I am so thankful for every writer who has contributed this year, and I'm thankful for all our readers who support us! 7 Realities Revealed in...
We are about the enter not only a new year but also a new decade. I don’t think it’s cheesy or cliche in the slightest to use these markers as a time to look back, and I’m excited to share with you all our top 10 articles from the past 10 years.
I hope these articles, ordered by the year they first appeared, are an encouragement to you!
The Meaning of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ (Kevin Halloran, 2013)
What is the meaning and significance of the resurrection of Jesus Christ? Why is it something that has been so celebrated throughout history?
Four Influential Women of the Bible, And What They Teach Us (Linda Green, 2014)
God is not a God of confusion. He leads all who look to him for wisdom, as opposed to the world around us. God blesses those who trust his faithfulness even when our own faith falls short.
15 Beautiful Benefits of the Word of God (Kristen Wetherell, 2014)
Come to the sure and steady Word because it is the only firm foundation upon which we can stand. Nothing else compares, and nothing else assures our hearts like Scripture does. Nothing else points us to Christ like the Word, itself.
Four Ways Our Identity in Christ Changes Our Lives (Sarah Walton, 2015)
Knowing our identity is in Christ is one thing, but understanding how that practically changes the way we live is another. Here are a few ways that understanding our true identity in Christ can greatly impact the way we live our lives.
15 Powerful Prayers from the Bible (Colton Tatham, 2015)
How do you pray? Prayers that are rooted in Scripture are guaranteed to be aligned with the heart of God. Here is a list of 15 powerful prayers from the Bible that you can use word-for-word or to spur on your own prayers:
Bible Q&A: Who Really Has the Authority on Earth, God or Satan? (Tim Augustyn, 2016)
If you think about the word “authority,” it comes from the word “author.” We know from Genesis 1 that God is the Author of the entire universe (including Satan himself)! Remember, Satan is an angel, created by God. Satan is not divine. He is not God’s equal. The closest Satan comes to being an author is by twisting what God has done, and turning it into sin. He’s the author of lies.
Seven Biblical Reasons Why Singing Matters (Tom Olson, 2017)
Have you ever wondered why God desires for his people to sing? What role should singing play in the life of a Christian? What is it about worshiping through song that is so important to God?
You may not know it, but God has already answered these questions in the Bible.
Will We Know Each Other in Heaven? (Pastor Colin Smith, 2017)
Let me offer seven Scriptures that I have used to help people who wonder if they will be reunited with their believing loved ones in heaven. All of these point to our knowing one another in the resurrection, and some of them point to believers knowing one another immediately after death.
Seven Ways Christ is the Good Shephard (Pastor Colin Smith, 2018)
Jesus says, “I am the good shepherd” (John 10:11, 14). The relationship of believers with Jesus Christ is that of sheep to a shepherd. The Lord is our shepherd; we are his flock. But what does that mean?
Three Biblical Prayers to Say for Your Parents (Chelsea Stanley, 2019)
I felt the Holy Spirit convicting me. How often do I pray for my own parents? I thought. The answer: not often enough.