Category Archives: Jessica Bolyard

Our Hearts’ Response to the Cross || Jessica Bolyard

Over the past month, we’ve been on quite a journey through Scripture: seeking Christ in the Old Testament, discovering the significance of the events around His death and resurrection, and understanding what those things mean as a continuous story. It’s been a historical and intellectual journey so far, and it is always good to travel […]

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Passover and Holy Week || Jessica Bolyard

When I was a little girl, there was one Sunday a year when my sister and I really ramped up our efforts to get out of going to church: Palm Sunday. You know – the Sunday before Easter, when in so many traditional churches the children process into the sanctuary waving palm branches and singing […]

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Prophecy of Christ’s Birth || Jessica Bolyard

As Christians, we assume we understand the importance of Easter – with the cross and resurrection at the obvious forefront. We know that without the grief of Good Friday and the celebration of Easter morning, we would not be who we are today, through God’s grace. We think we know all that we need to know […]

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Foundations: What Is A Commentary? || Jessica Bolyard

When I first started attending a Bible study group as a new believer, one or two of the members of the group often made profound contributions to the discussion, always making reference to what their “commentaries” had said about the passage we were reading. Being completely new and unfamiliar with the jargon of Christian circles, […]

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Foundations: Engaging Your Heart || Jessica Bolyard

Last week, Marissa shared her thoughts with us about Bible study – and gave us information to help us all distinguish between the different types and styles of digging into God’s Word. What you may have noticed, if you read that post, was that Bible study is – as I like to call it – […]

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