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Our Personal Scripture Study

One of the most frequent questions we get at The Small Seed is how to study the scriptures. As we prepared for this month’s theme of God’s Word, we thought why not share how we personally study the scriptures with you! We know that…

March 31, 2017

Teaching Kids Scripture Study, Part 3 : Real Life Examples

This post has been a few months in the making, and it has become near and dear to my heart as I have thought so much about scripture study and talked with many of you about how and why you make it happen. I have…

March 19, 2017

Teaching Kids Scripture Study, Part 2 : Light their Fire

Now that you’ve caught fire for yourself it’s time to help light someone else’s fire. I’m sure many of you know this can be tricky and it takes a lot of discipline on the part of us parents to pull it off. But it…

March 17, 2017

Teaching Kids Scripture Study, Part 1 : Light Your Fire First

Maybe it’s because at the first hint of spring we are already planning our camping trips and dreaming of spending the nights around a campfire or maybe it’s our newly acquired habit of watching old “Survivor” seasons where we have watched countless contestants try…

March 16, 2017

March Scripture Memorization

There are so many powerful metaphors for the word of God, but one of my favorites is comparing it to light. Imagine that you have to spend an entire day in complete darkness. Aside from maybe taking a welcomed nap, what would you do?…

March 8, 2017

The Word of God Helps Me Have Eyes that See

At my breakfast table, I wipe some forgotten crumbs away, and gaze out the windows casting soft gray light in front of me.  My house is still chilly with the morning.  I am sitting to read the archaic language of long-dead warriors and historians…

March 7, 2017

7 Quotes to get You Pumped About Scripture Study This Week

  Fall is in the air, children are back to school, and I’m craving pumpkin chocolate chip cookies like nobody’s business.  The changing seasons always stir up an excitement for good things ahead. In the spirit of new beginnings, let’s get pumped about scripture…

September 12, 2016

Don’t Feel Like Your Scripture Study is Satisfying?

Are you getting what you need out of your scripture study? Maybe you too have felt like our reader, Elise, who said, “I don’t feel like it’s the nourishment that I need. Mostly I just read, not study. I’m not sure that I know…

July 28, 2016

15 Minutes to Find Spiritual Centeredness

If you’ve ever started a scripture study program and given up because you don’t have time, this post is for you.  If you need a little help getting started (or beginning again) with your daily scripture study, this post is for you. Why do so…

May 15, 2016

4 Ways to Deal With Doubts As You Grow Your Faith

When the world confronts us with new ideas about morality, the family, and God, how can we be sure that what we believe is true and will lead to our happiness? Perhaps more importantly, how can we hold on to the truth we have…

September 22, 2014