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Excellent Tools for Seeking God and Understanding His Word

NKJV Study Bible

YouVersion Bible App

YouVersion Bible App

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Finding a good study Bible is essential as you endeavor to learn about how to love God, love other, and live right.  A good core Bible version is the New King James Version.  While it uses more modern language, it utilizes a formal equivalence (direct word for word) translation vs many other versions which use a dynamic equivalence (general though) translation.  While there is value in each type, some dynamic translations can inappropriately change the meaning of the original text.


The Life Application Bible is an excellent hands-on study tool with footnotes, maps, charts, references and Bible character personality profiles.

YouVersion Bible App

YouVersion Bible App

YouVersion Bible App

YouVersion Bible app

The YouVersion Bible App is a great tool if you have a smartphone or computer.  You can look up any version of the Bible, hear the Bible read to you, or find a Bible reading plan in any topic or style.  It is free and easy to use and an excellent resource.


On your computer: http://bible.com


On your phone: http://bible.com/app

Sermon App

YouVersion Bible App

Blue Letter Bible App

Sermon audio app

You can hear a sermon on any topic you are studying.  Not all are equal in quality but they offer different perspectives on any Bible passage or topic.  There is also an online Bible and hymn book among other resources.


https://www.sermonaudio.com/main.asp

Blue Letter Bible App

Blue Letter Bible App

Blue Letter Bible App

Blue Letter Bible

The Blue Letter Bible App is an excellent tool for the average lay person who wants to take Bible study to a deeper level.  You can click on any verse and get a set of tools for studying it such as written and audio commentaries, interlinear word studies, audio bibles, cross references, translation comparison and more.


https://www.blueletterbible.org

Life Church Resources

Blue Letter Bible App

Life Church Resources

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Life Church has a robust library of resources for every age and in every format.  Sermons, videos, Bible study  materials, and music videos.  Registration is free and entitles you to all of their excellent resource.  Life Church also has an app and a Roku channel that you can access selected resources.



Paperback Printable Bible

Paperback Bible

A free printable version of the KJV Bible with space for taking notes during a Bible study. 

https://www.sermonaudio.com/secure/paperbackbible.asp

Cool Resources for Kids and Kids Ministry!

Ministry Ark

Superbook Kids App

Superbook Kids App

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Ministry Ark exists to resource and equip the local church with affordable and free resources that are relevant, biblical and fun.

Superbook Kids App

Superbook Kids App

Superbook Kids App

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Superbook teaches children timeless moral truths and life lessons through the captivating, Bible-based adventures of two time-traveling children and their robot friend.   You can study the Bible, play games and watch full length episodes.  Excellent quality.

Core Doctrinal Beliefs

Declaration of Faith


The Church of God believes the whole Bible to be completely and equally inspired and that it is the written Word of God. 


The Church of God has adopted the following Declaration of Faith as its standard and official expression of its doctrine.


We Believe:


  • In the verbal inspiration of the Bible.
  • In one God eternally existing in three persons; namely, the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost.
  • That Jesus Christ is the only begotten Son of the Father, conceived of the Holy Ghost, and born of the Virgin Mary. That Jesus was crucified, buried, and raised from the dead. That He ascended to heaven and is today at the right hand of the Father as the Intercessor.
  • That all have sinned and come short of the glory of God and that repentance is commanded of God for all and necessary for forgiveness of sins.
  • That justification, regeneration, and the new birth are wrought by faith in the blood of Jesus Christ.
  • In sanctification subsequent to the new birth, through faith in the blood of Christ; through the Word, and by the Holy Ghost.
  • Holiness to be God's standard of living for His people.
  • In the baptism with the Holy Ghost subsequent to a clean heart.
  • In speaking with other tongues as the Spirit gives utterance and that it is the initial evidence of the baptism of the Holy Ghost.
  • In water baptism by immersion, and all who repent should be baptized in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost.
  • Divine healing is provided for all in the atonement.
  • In the Lord's Supper and washing of the saints' feet.
  • In the premillennial second coming of Jesus. First, to resurrect the righteous dead and to catch away the living saints to Him in the air. Second, to reign on the earth a thousand years.
  • In the bodily resurrection; eternal life for the righteous, and eternal punishment for the wicked.