We’re excited to begin another summer of FREE study at the Bible Cafe™. We’re expecting more than 2,000 participants for the free Revelation Bible study. As a reminder, you will want the book Revelation: The Smart Guide to the Bible by Daymond Duck. Our Introduction week begins the week of July 11, 2022, where you’ll meet your leaders and make small group friends. Grab a book and show up for a free virtual small group at the Bible Cafe™- everyone is welcome!
With so many women participating in the 2022 summer Bible study, we know you’ll have many questions. So here’s a summary of the most common questions we receive before starting an online Bible study:
2022 Summer Bible Study with Virtual Small Groups
What if my book has not arrived yet?
You can download the book in Kindle format and get instant access. No waiting for a delivery truck.
What should I be reading in the book?
Each week you’ll read three easy chapters.
What Bible translation should I use?
If you look at the first inside page of your study book, with copyright information, you’ll see that the author is using the New King James Version (NKJV) for this study. Use any Bible you prefer. We recommend using an online Bible app, such as Biblegateway.com or YouVersion.com if you’d like to use the same translation as the book author, or examine a passage in multiple translations (NIV, ESV, NLT, for example).
Do we need to answer the questions each week? Where do I find them?
We have prepared ten discussion questions for each small group conversation. Christine Abraham will send you these questions by email when you REGISTER for updates.
When and where do the small groups meet?
To see the schedule of small groups, register for this study. We will send you the discussion schedule by email. FREE groups are meeting on Facebook- in a private group.
Who is my small group leader?
She will introduce herself to the group as soon as all the women have joined the study. You will have a leader and a co-leader, both are there to facilitate the discussion and pray for you.
Can I attend more than one small group?
Yes, you can attend as many small groups as you like. For example, if you miss your regular group on Tuesday, feel free to attend another group during the week so you will not fall behind.
2022 Summer Bible Study
What time and where do we meet?
We meet many times during the week- mornings, afternoons, and evenings.
Can my friends see what I post in the Facebook group?
The settings for the Facebook group are private. The comments will appear in your timeline and only you will see them. Remember though, if you have a friend in the same Facebook group, she will see what you
Do I need to participate in the group discussions?
It is beneficial to your study and spiritual growth when you participate. The enemy of God will convince you that your words don’t matter. We know from leading several online Bible studies that women who participate in group discussions are more likely to finish their studies. And so, the women who do not participate in the small groups are most likely to drop out and not complete the study.
What if I need to go on vacation during this study?
Bring your book and Bible with you.
What if I fall behind in my reading?
Pray and ask the Holy Spirit to help you get back on track. Don’t quit just because you are behind or feel disappointed in yourself. Reach out to your small group for support and encouragement. They will cheer you on, all the way to the finish line!
What if I have spiritual warfare while trying to do this Bible study?
You will have spiritual warfare, it’s almost guaranteed. As you draw closer to the LORD, Satan will do his best to put a wedge between you and your study. We know that Scripture is armor against the enemy…so he will distract, discourage and deceive you during this study. We encourage you to pray with your small groups and ask others to intercede. Post a prayer request in our group. We have a designated team of women who will be praying for you.
Bible Verses About Multiply. The Bible instructs us to multiple. From the beginning, we multiply. What does the Bible say about how to multiply. Can you imagine a world where LOVE multiplies!
Bible Verses About Multiply
And God blessed them, saying, “Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let birds multiply on the earth.” (Genesis 1:22 NKJV)
Bring out with you every living thing of all flesh that is with you: birds and cattle and every creeping thing that creeps on the earth, so that they may abound on the earth, and be fruitful and multiply on the earth.” (Genesis 8:17 NKJV)
“And as for you, be fruitful and multiply; Bring forth abundantly in the earth And multiply in it.” (Genesis 9:7 NKJV)
And I will make My covenant between Me and you, and will multiply you exceedingly.” (Genesis 17:2 NKJV)
And I will harden Pharaoh’s heart, and multiply My signs and My wonders in the land of Egypt. (Exodus 7:3 NKJV)
“‘If you remain hostile toward me and refuse to listen to me, I will multiply your afflictions seven times over, as your sins deserve.” (Leviticus 26:21 NIV)
And may the Lord, the God of your ancestors, multiply you a thousand times more and bless you as he promised! (Deuteronomy 1:11 NLT)
And He will love you and bless you and multiply you; He will also bless the fruit of your womb and the fruit of your land, your grain and your new wine and your oil, the increase of your cattle and the offspring of your flock, in the land of which He swore to your fathers to give you. (Deuteronomy 7:13 NKJV)
Then the Lord your God will bring you to the land which your fathers possessed, and you shall possess it. He will prosper you and multiply you more than your fathers. (Deuteronomy 30:5 NKJV)
More Bible Verses About Multiply
Wisdom will multiply your days and add years to your life. (Proverbs 9:11 NLT)
Sin is not ended by multiplying words, but the prudent hold their tongues. (Proverbs 10:19 NIV)
Marry and have children. Then find spouses for them so that you may have many grandchildren. Multiply! Do not dwindle away! (Jeremiah 29:6 NLT)
Troubles multiply for those who chase after other gods. I will not take part in their sacrifices of blood or even speak the names of their gods. (Psalm 16:4 NLT)
Now in those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplying, there arose a complaint against the Hebrews by the Hellenists, because their widows were neglected in the daily distribution. (Acts 6:1 NKJV)
“I will certainly bless you, and I will multiply your descendants beyond number.” Then Abraham waited patiently, and he received what God had promised. (Hebrews 6:14-15 NLT)
The third day is a popular discussion. We wonder what God created on the third day. We know the promise of the third day in the Bible. So lets look at Bible verses about the third day. The third day is a day of importance in the Bible. It is a measurement of time, celebrations, and significance.
So the evening and the morning were the third day. (Genesis 1:13 NKJV)
And there was evening, and there was morning —the third day. (Genesis 1:13 NIV)
So Abraham rose early in the morning and saddled his donkey, and took two of his young men with him, and Isaac his son; and he split the wood for the burnt offering, and arose and went to the place of which God had told him. Then on the third day Abraham lifted his eyes and saw the place afar off. (Genesis 22:3-4 NKJV)
And Laban was told on the third day that Jacob had fled. (Genesis 31:22 NKJV)
Now it came to pass on the third day, when they were in pain, that two of the sons of Jacob, Simeon and Levi, Dinah’s brothers, each took his sword and came boldly upon the city and killed all the males. (Genesis 34:25 NKJV)
Now it came to pass on the third day, which was Pharaoh’s birthday, that he made a feast for all his servants; and he lifted up the head of the chief butler and of the chief baker among his servants. (Genesis 40:20 NKJV)
Then Joseph said to them the third day, “Do this and live, for I fear God.” (Genesis 42:18 NKJV)
And let them be ready for the third day. For on the third day the Lord will come down upon Mount Sinai in the sight of all the people. (Exodus 19:11 NKJV)
On the morning of the third day there was thunder and lightning, with a thick cloud over the mountain, and a very loud trumpet blast. Everyone in the camp trembled. (Exodus 19:16 NIV)
Then it happened, the third day after I had given birth, that this woman also gave birth. And we were together; no one was with us in the house, except the two of us in the house. And this woman’s son died in the night, because she lay on him. (1 Kings 3:18-19 NKJV)
So Jeroboam and all the people came to Rehoboam the third day, as the king had directed, saying, “Come back to me the third day.” (1 Kings 12:12 NKJV)
And let them be ready for the third day. For on the third day the Lord will come down upon Mount Sinai in the sight of all the people. (Exodus 19:11 NKJV)
Now it happened on the third day that Esther put on her royal robes and stood in the inner court of the king’s palace, across from the king’s house, while the king sat on his royal throne in the royal house, facing the entrance of the house. (Esther 5:1 NKJV)
After two days He will revive us; On the third day He will raise us up, That we may live in His sight. (Hosea 6:2 NKJV)
After two days he will revive us; on the third day he will restore us, that we may live in his presence. (Hosea 6:2 NIV)
Now while they were staying in Galilee, Jesus said to them, “The Son of Man is about to be betrayed into the hands of men, and they will kill Him, and the third day He will be raised up.” And they were exceedingly sorrowful. (Matthew 17:22-23 NKJV)
“Then they will hand him over to the Romans to be mocked, flogged with a whip, and crucified. But on the third day he will be raised from the dead.” (Matthew 20:19 NLT)
“Sir, we remember, while He was still alive, how that deceiver said, ‘After three days I will rise.’ Therefore command that the tomb be made secure until the third day, lest His disciples come by night and steal Him away, and say to the people, ‘He has risen from the dead.’ So the last deception will be worse than the first.” (Matthew 27:63-64 NKJV)
“…they will mock Him, and scourge Him, and spit on Him, and kill Him. And the third day He will rise again.” (Mark 10:34 NKJV)
Jesus warned his disciples not to tell anyone who he was. “The Son of Man must suffer many terrible things,” he said. “He will be rejected by the elders, the leading priests, and the teachers of religious law. He will be killed, but on the third day he will be raised from the dead.” (Luke 9:21-22 NLT)
“They will flog him with a whip and kill him, but on the third day he will rise again.” (Luke 18:33 NLT)
Then He said to them, “Thus it is written, and thus it was necessary for the Christ to suffer and to rise from the dead the third day…” (Luke 24:46 NKJV)
“We are witnesses of everything he did in the country of the Jews and in Jerusalem. They killed him by hanging him on a cross, but God raised him from the dead on the third day and caused him to be seen.” (Acts 10:39-40 NIV)
On the third day there was a wedding in Cana of Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there. (John 2:1 NKJV)
…and that He was buried, and that He rose again the third day according to the Scriptures… (1 Corinthians 15:4 NKJV)
Let’s look at some impossible Bible verses. “Nothing with God is impossible” is the most popular Bible verse on this topic. When things seem impossible, we want to find verses to help us through.
Our discovery begins with the modern definition of impossible, which means not able to occur, exist, or be done. As a child, we may think that riding a bike is impossible. Or it may seem impossible for a favorite sports team to win. Now lets look at the original Bible language. Using Strongs Concordance Hebrew (H369) which means nothing, naught, to have not, without. As we move into the New Testament Greek, the word impossible (G102) means without strength, impotent, powerless, weakly, disabled; unable to be done, impossible.
Now that we have our modern, Hebrew, and Greek definitions, let us look at these Bible verses using the word impossible. Next time you find yourself facing an impossible situation, open your Bible and look for a helpful verse.
Impossible Bible Verses
“Look!” he said. “The people are united, and they all speak the same language. After this, nothing they set out to do will be impossible for them! Come, let’s go down and confuse the people with different languages. Then they won’t be able to understand each other.” (Genesis 11:6-7 NLT)
They came up with their livestock and their tents like swarms of locusts. It was impossible to count them or their camels; they invaded the land to ravage it. (Judges 6:5 NIV)
The king’s demand is impossible. No one except the gods can tell you your dream, and they do not live here among people.” (Daniel 2:11 NLT)
“This is what the Lord of Heaven’s Armies says: All this may seem impossible to you now, a small remnant of God’s people. But is it impossible for me? says the Lord of Heaven’s Armies.” (Zechariah 8:6 NLT)
“You don’t have enough faith,” Jesus told them. “I tell you the truth, if you had faith even as small as a mustard seed, you could say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it would move. Nothing would be impossible.” (Matthew 17:20 NLT)
Jesus looked at them and said, “With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.” (Matthew 19:26 NIV)
More Bible Verses
“For with God nothing will be impossible.” (Luke 1:37 NKJV)
He replied, “What is impossible for people is possible with God.” (Luke 18:27 NLT)
But God raised him from the dead, freeing him from the agony of death, because it was impossible for death to keep its hold on him. (Acts 2:24 NIV)
Oh, how great are God’s riches and wisdom and knowledge! How impossible it is for us to understand his decisions and his ways! (Romans 11:33 NLT)
For it is impossible to bring back to repentance those who were once enlightened—those who have experienced the good things of heaven and shared in the Holy Spirit, who have tasted the goodness of the word of God and the power of the age to come— and who then turn away from God. It is impossible to bring such people back to repentance; by rejecting the Son of God, they themselves are nailing him to the cross once again and holding him up to public shame. (Hebrews 6:4-6 NLT)
So God has given both his promise and his oath. These two things are unchangeable because it is impossible for God to lie. Therefore, we who have fled to him for refuge can have great confidence as we hold to the hope that lies before us. (Hebrews 6:18 NLT)
It is impossible for the blood of bulls and goats to take away sins. (Hebrews 10:4 NIV)
But without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is, and that He is a rewarder of those who diligently seek Him. (Hebrews 11:6 NKJV)
And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him. (Hebrews 11:6 NIV)
And it is impossible to please God without faith. Anyone who wants to come to him must believe that God exists and that he rewards those who sincerely seek him. (Hebrews 11:6 NLT)
This week during the Acts Bible Cafe™ Study, we had a conversation about gossip. In our small groups, we discussed Bible verses about gossip. To expand our understanding, we need to look at the modern meaning of the word gossip. The modern dictionary defines gossip as casual or unconstrained conversation or reports about other people, typically involving details that are not confirmed as being true. As you can see from the modern definition, gossip will appear as casual conversation.
Now, the Biblical interpretation of gossip in Hebrew, from Strongs Concordance (H7878) is to put forth, mediate, muse, commune, speak, complain, ponder. In the Hebrew word (H5372) a gossip is referred to as a talebearer and he whispers, murmurs, and backbites.
When you read the New Testament, the original language moves to Greek. And so the Greek word for gossip (G2636) is backbiting. But here the definition expands to include defamation and evil speaking. Some Bibles will translate that as “slander.”
Bible Verses About Gossip
A study on Bible verses about gossip. We look at the Modern, Hebrew, and Greek language to understand and apply the Bible verses.
Here is a handy reference to find these Bible verses. Write down one or two of these gossip verses. Memorize them and carry them in your heart and mind. Someday when you are tempted by gossip, chew on the Word of Truth instead of the words of gossip.
They visit me as if they were my friends, but all the while they gather gossip, and when they leave, they spread it everywhere. All who hate me whisper about me, imagining the worst. (Psalm 41:6-7 NLT)
I am the favorite topic of town gossip, and all the drunks sing about me. (Psalm 69:12 NLT)
A gossip betrays a confidence, but a trustworthy person keeps a secret. (Proverbs 11:13 NIV)
A gossip goes around telling secrets, but those who are trustworthy can keep a confidence. (Proverbs 11:13 NLT)
Wrongdoers eagerly listen to gossip; liars pay close attention to slander. (Proverbs 17:4 NLT)
The words of a gossip are like choice morsels; they go down to the inmost parts. (Proverbs 18:8 NIV)
More Bible Verses
A gossip betrays a confidence; so avoid anyone who talks too much. (Proverbs 20:19 NIV)
A gossip goes around telling secrets, so don’t hang around with chatterers. (Proverbs 20:19 NLT)
Others may accuse you of gossip, and you will never regain your good reputation. (Proverbs 25:10 NLT)
Without wood a fire goes out; without a gossip a quarrel dies down. (Proverbs 26:20 NIV)
For I am afraid that when I come I may not find you as I want you to be, and you may not find me as you want me to be. I fear that there may be discord, jealousy, fits of rage, selfish ambition, slander, gossip, arrogance and disorder. (2 Corinthians 12:20 NIV)
They learn to be idle, wandering about from house to house, and not only idle but also gossips and busybodies, saying things which they ought not. (1 Timothy 5:13 NKJV)