Mark Moore, author of the book CORE 52: A Fifteen-Minute Daily Guide to Build Your Bible IQ in a Year, answers the question, “Should we only read the Bible?”
I want to address a specific question that has come up a number of times on the website. The question is this, why would I study another book and not just read the Bible?
It’s a fair question.
The Bible is God’s Word. In fact, the whole purpose of Core 52 is to get you in to the Bible, not to replace the Bible. Buy to answer to the question, we read other books for the same reason we might listen to a sermon at church…because God has gifted certain men and women in the [ … ]
Hey, I’m Mark Moore, teaching pastor at Christ Church of the Valley in Phoenix, Arizona, and the author of Core 52. I want to share a thought with you today, because I broker in words—that’s how I make my living, whether it’s writing or speaking or editing. And my guess is that, that’s probably a pretty strong part of your day as well: brokering in words. Words matter, because words create your world. So what I want to do is just share three simple passages with you—the most famous passages about the Bible in the Bible—and then draw a simple conclusion of why it matters so much what you do with words.
Here are the three scriptures (you can probably guess them). Second Timothy, [ … ]
Build your Bible IQ and Christian worldview in just fifteen minutes a day! Over the course of a year, Core 52 will help you master the 52 most important passages in the Bible.
“You will gain the tools you need for living the life God has called you to.”—Kyle Idleman, pastor and author of Not a Fan
“For physical training is of some value, but godliness has value for all things, holding promise for both the present life and the life to come.”—1 Timothy 4:8
Most of us want to know the Bible better, but few reach our goal, often because we’re too busy or we don’t know where to start. Core 52 removes both barriers, offering a common-sense solution that fits into our busy lives. Respected Bible professor and teaching pastor Mark E. Moore [ … ]