I know it’s not everyone’s cup of tea, but I loved being a student.
It’s that back to school part of the year again, and it’s left me reflecting on how those of us who aren’t students in this stage of our lives can still enter into ongoing learning and formation.
And of course the first idea that came to me was studying the one book we never exhaust or outgrow: the word of God.
This month, no matter where you are at in your life, whether you’re a student or not, we are inviting all of our followers to go back to school in the word of God, the Bible.
To return to His promises, His story with humanity, His covenant.
I know we have people on this journey with us who run the gauntlet of comfort levels with the Bible - there are some of you who have huge swaths memorized with confidence, and there are others among you who I feel like you barely know how to dive in.
And that’s completely OK. God has space for wherever you’re at, and he’s looking at you with love right now regardless of where you fall on the spectrum.
But also regardless of where you fall on the spectrum, He’s inviting you into more. There is absolutely always more from God and in his word because we can never exhaust his infinite love in our finite lives.
And so, by way of empowering you to pick up your Bible more confidently, we’ve put together an amazing bundle of tools and resources it’s going to allow you to get started (or continue!) interacting with your Bible in a meaningful way.
Our School of the Word bundle includes:
- sticky tabs
- mini Bible journaling stickers
- gel Bible highlighters
- elastic pen and highlighter case to go around the cover of your Bible
- a guide to hearing God speak in His word
- several vinyl stickers
- a full set of books of the Bible tabs for your Bible (which also includes the additional seven books in the Catholic Bible, so you have everything you need to mark ALL the books in your Bible, regardless of the version you use.)
You don’t have to be an artist, you don’t have to be a theologian, you don’t have to be a master of the Bible.
The Bible tabs will empower you to learn where the books are at in the Bible and what order they go in, the colored highlighters empower you to create your own color-coded system to track what God is revealing in his word, the mini stickers help you mark things in your margins with zero pretty hand writing pressure.
The bookmarks and sticky notes help you mark things to return to, and the hearing God guide can empower you to listen and receive with confidence. And the elastic pen case helps you keep your things together so that what you need stays with your Bible and doesn’t go missing within the first three days (which is 100% me calling myself out for my all over the place tendencies).
We want to help you get in the Word. God has so much goodness for us there if we just take a little bit of time to go and find it.
And the fruit of this study is so often what we’ve been seeking all along: His peace.
His presence. A renewed ability to trust in him.
Shop the School of the Word Bundle (and all it’s pieces individually) right here: