From the Editor: Glorifying God in Creation


This week on his blog, Dr. Ronnie Floyd, General Editor of Bible Studies for Life, asks the big questions: How did we get here? Where are we going? What is the purpose of life?  The answers to all three are in the first book of the Bible. Read more

From the Editor: Faith is the Victory


Over the past few weeks, we have considered the role of resilient faith in the believer’s life. We can grow in faith as we follow Christ, and such faith endures suffering. Such faith also sees us through to ultimate victory in Christ. Today on the blog, Bible Studies for Life General Editor Dr. Ronnie Floyd […]

From the Editor: Faith That Shows Jesus


“But even if you should suffer for righteousness, you are blessed. Do not fear what they fear or be disturbed, but honor the Messiah as Lord in your hearts. Always be ready to give a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you. However, do this with […]

From the Editor: Faith that Endures Suffering and Persecution


Most people in the United States have a very limited concept of what it means to be persecuted for one’s faith. American Christians enjoy freedoms here that they would not enjoy elsewhere. Will that always be the case? Is it as true now as it was a generation ago? Dr. Ronnie Floyd, General Editor of Bible […]

From the Editor: Faith that Is Active

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In a recent blog post, General Editor Dr. Ronnie Floyd talked about the difference between “passive faith” and active faith: There are many who claim Christ in the same way they claim to be fans of a particular sports team. They are “Christian” because they are not Muslim, Hindu, or Atheist. There’s got to be […]

From the Editor: The Focus of Our Faith


Many small groups using Bible Studies For Life are beginning a brand new series this week, Resilient Faith by Mary Jo Sharp. Read what General Editor Dr. Ronnie Floyd has to say about the focus of our faith, and why “just believe” has never been an adequate solution for anybody.  Read more.  

From the Editor: Our God is Faithful


Our prayer, as many of you conclude the six session study Beyond Belief: Exploring the Character of God this week, is that you have discovered or been reminded of the amazing, rich character of the God we serve. He is holy, loving, just, forgiving, and wise. It would be difficult, if not impossible, to attempt to […]

From the Editor: Seeking the Wisdom of God


Session 5 of  Beyond Belief: Exploring the Character of God  is called “God is Wise.” Who doesn’t need wisdom in their lives? Every day, over four billion online searches are made. But are we any wiser? Do we know how to wisely use that knowledge? Technology cannot deliver to us what God can. God is […]

From the Editor: The #1 Obstacle to Spiritual Renewal

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Session 4 of  Beyond Belief: Exploring the Character of God  is called “God is Forgiving.” Of the 6 character traits of God we will study in this series, “forgiveness” may be the one we desire the most in others and often find least in ourselves. As Dr. Floyd, General Editor of Bible Studies for Life notes in […]

From the Editor: The Holiness of God


We begin the Beyond Belief: Exploring the Character of God study by examining what is arguably the most defining aspect of God’s character: His holiness. General Editor Dr. Ronnie Floyd points out that “In the King James Version, holiness is referenced more than 400 times in the Old Testament and another 181 times in the New Testament. Some of these […]