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33 Helpful Bible Verses About Humility

33 Helpful Bible Verses About Humility

The Holy Bible is filled with helpful words to instruct us how to live humble lives. When it feels like the world is saturated with pride, here are some helpful Bible verses to remember.

53 Encouraging Bible Verses About Worry

53 Encouraging Bible Verses About Worry

In the Bible, there are many scripture verses on worry, anxiety, and trusting God. We worry about our health or the health of a family member. We worry about our marriage and our relationships. We worry about prodigal children and aging parents. We worry about the...

21 Comforting Bible Verses for Hard Times

21 Comforting Bible Verses for Hard Times

When life throws us into uncertainty, our natural response is leaning how to stay calm. We look for answers to stay calm under pressure, stay calm during a health crisis, and staying calm in the face of difficulty. The answers we seek for staying calm in a pandemic are before our eyes- inside the pages of a Holy Bible. Let’s examine a few of these key Bible verses about staying calm.

5 Cups Bible Cafe Method

5 Cups Bible Cafe Method

Our energy and excitement is higher the first few weeks of Bible study. And so we are more careful not to miss a daily experience. But we know, during a six-week Bible study our lives can change. And other things- sometimes important things- compete for our time....

The Names of God: His Character Revealed by Melissa Spoelstra

The Names of God: His Character Revealed by Melissa Spoelstra

We find different names for God in the Holy Bible. Through His names we will find the character of God. All the names used for God are included in the Bible. Popular Bible teacher Melissa Spoelstra has compiled a 6-week Bible study to help you understand some of these...

3 Interesting Prayer Methods From Another Generation

3 Interesting Prayer Methods From Another Generation

If we look back at past generations we discover praying people. In difficult times such as earthquakes, tornadoes, hurricanes, fires, health battles or economic famines, they developed strong prayer methods. As a result, we see revival happens in seasons of...

The Blessing Song

The Blessing Song

May His favor be upon you... May His presence go before you... He is for you!The Blessing Song is something to be remembered for the year 2020. Around the world, nations are united by their love. The Blessing Song is an opportunity to come together, sing and praise....

For His Glory: Living as God’s Masterpiece by Marian Jordan Ellis

For His Glory: Living as God’s Masterpiece by Marian Jordan Ellis

What comes to mind when you hear the word masterpiece? Perhaps you think of a beautiful painting, a spectacular home renovation, or a captivating sunset. But few of us would describe ourselves with that word. We tend to listen instead to the lies that define us as...

Surrendered: Letting Go and Living Like Jesus by Barb Roose

Surrendered: Letting Go and Living Like Jesus by Barb Roose

When life turns upside down and into chaos, Barb Roose has an exciting NEW study book: Surrendered: Letting Go and Living Like Jesus. In a world where chaos surrounds us, we can’t lose sight of the peace God has given us. It the story of Jesus in the wilderness. ...

How To Organize A Prayer Journal

How To Organize A Prayer Journal

Many friends have been asking me how to organize a prayer journal. Looking back at different ideas to organize a prayer binder, now I have a clear vision on what works best for recording daily prayers and tracking answered prayers. I started my research by looking at...

Praying For Your Children  | Speaking God’s Word Over Children

Praying For Your Children | Speaking God’s Word Over Children

Yesterday duding a video Bible study group we discussed praying over our children. It reminded me of this beautiful prayer from bestselling author Priscilla Shirer. You probably have questions about what to pray for your kids. Maybe you're like me and see your kids...

Revival Online Bible Study  | Renew Your Spiritual Life in 2020

Revival Online Bible Study | Renew Your Spiritual Life in 2020

We’re so excited to host a new online group study, Seeking Him, which will bring us all closer to the Lord and to each other! This study has been used by groups all across the world—and many people have reported that it was among the most transformative and...

God’s Plans For Everyone Are Big

God’s Plans For Everyone Are Big

Footnotes: Major Lessons from Minor Bible Characters by Julie Lyles Carr, a four-week women’s Bible study, inspires women to recognize that they live a “big” story as they journey through this study examining the backstories of people of faith who show us that minor...

10 Reasons Why We Don’t Join A Bible Study

10 Reasons Why We Don’t Join A Bible Study

Years ago the thought of joining a Bible study group made me sick to my stomach. It didn't fit my lifestyle. It wasn't convent for me And frankly, I was scared for the other students to see my Biblical ignorance. You might be reading this article because you're...

Determined: Living Like Jesus in Every Moment by Heather M Dixon

Determined: Living Like Jesus in Every Moment by Heather M Dixon

Imagine waking up every single day convinced that the twenty-four hours ahead of you are a precious gift to be used wisely. Now imagine that you know exactly how to spend them to be a force for God’s good. Is this the time for you to wake up determined too?...

Dare to Hope by Melissa Spoelstra

Dare to Hope by Melissa Spoelstra

In Dare to Hope: Living Intentionally in an Unstable World, Melissa Spoelstra, Bible teacher, author, and speaker, draws upon the hope-filled message in the Book of Jeremiah and her own Bible study Jeremiah: Daring to Hope in an Unstable World to examine six practical...

College Admissions Letter Stolen

College Admissions Letter Stolen

Have you read the news this week about the college admissions cheating scandal? This story has fascinated me from a spiritual perspective and personal view. Here's why. Sunday night my husband and I started watching a popular Korean Drama called SKY Castle, which won...

Validation

Validation

Validation from other people will let you down.Validation from career will exhaust you.Validation from children will disappoint.Validation from wealth will attract greed. We are valuable to God.We are redeemed in blood.We are treasured as His beloved. External...

Redefine love when it hurts

Redefine love when it hurts

Redefine love when it hurts.Love is not an expensive gift.Love is not an expectation met.Love is not an Instagram photo to envy.Love is not selfish.Love is not controlling.Love is patient, kind, enduring.Love is forgiving the unforgivable.Love is letting go of...

Welcome to The Bible Cafe™

Welcome to The Bible Cafe™

Welcome to the Bible Cafe Community™ However you found my website, I'm glad you're here! I'm Christine Abraham and I founded Bible Cafe™ Ministries in 2009. Just like you, many of my friends were connected through their computers, tablets and phones. And so, they were...

It’s a Calamity, Not a Crisis

It’s a Calamity, Not a Crisis

While praying last week, I felt in my heart these strange words "We will start seeing calamities, not crisis.”"Calamity" isn't in my common vocabulary, so it captured my attention. I researched the meaning from a Biblical dictionary and also a modern dictionary. Then...

She Dreams by Tiffany Bluhm

She Dreams by Tiffany Bluhm

Discover and follow your God-given dreams. In She Dreams: Live the Life You Were Created For, Tiffany Bluhm speaker, writer, and leader of Sip and Savor, a dynamic and growing community Bible study for women, examines the biblical story of Moses who lived out the...

Bible Cafe Meetup with Melissa Spoelstra

Bible Cafe Meetup with Melissa Spoelstra

Author Melissa Spoelstra and Womens Bible Cafe™ founder Christine Abraham meet up to discuss Elijah and spiritual stamina. In this conversation we discuss soul care, legacy, mentoring, prayer and surrender. Pour yourself a cup of coffee or tea, find a comfortable...

A child’s letter to encourage a friend

A child’s letter to encourage a friend

A few years ago when my 10 year old daughter came home from school I sensed she had a troubled heart. She was in the fourth grade at a new school and said "Mom, it was the worst day of my life." After a prayer and a hug I gave her some personal space. About an hour...

Commentaries and Theology Books For Biblical Studies

Commentaries and Theology Books For Biblical Studies

Helpful Books and Commentaries for Biblical Studies. If you're building a personal library of resources, you may find some of these useful. The authors and Bible scholars provide very detailed information on different viewpoints of interpretation. Many commentary...

Simple Method to Organize Prayers

Simple Method to Organize Prayers

Many women have been asking about my Simple Prayer Box and sharing my photos with their friends. I started this a few years ago when my I selected "simplicity" as my one focus word for the year. I wanted a simple method to organize my prayers and a method to intercede...

30 Bible Verses on Discernment

30 Bible Verses on Discernment

The word "discernment" is a bit confusing and many people do not understand what it actually means. One way to discern the meaning is to look at the Bible verses and measure its application through the Scriptures. Another method is to read commentaries about...

Ideas for 40 Days of Fasting and Lent

Ideas for 40 Days of Fasting and Lent

Throughout biblical history we see 40 days of testing, waiting and drawing closer to God. Ash Wednesday and Lent typically mark a spiritual quest for Christians, though it's often recognized as a Catholic tradition. It's a time of prayer, service, sacrifice and...