The following Bible study resources will prove invaluable, both in personal Bible study and weekly sermon preparation.
Bible Gateway is a tool for reading and researching Scripture online in the language or translation of your choice! The site has advanced searching capabilities, allowing readers to find and compare particular passages based on keywords, phrases, or Scripture reference.
Olive Tree Bible Software provides Bibles and study tools online, for Palm OS, Pocket PC, smartphones, symbian cell phones, and BlackBerry devices. Choose from more than 80 electronic translations of the Bible, commentaries, dictionaries, devotionals, eBooks, and Strong’s numbering system. The site offers the Bible in various languages, including German, French, Spanish, Chinese, and original Hebrew and Greek texts.
According to the Bible Study Tools website, “Our aim is to offer the freshest and most compelling biblically-based content to Christians who take their relationship with Christ seriously. Crosswalk.com provides resources for Bible study: dictionaries, concordances, and commentaries (among others). The site also includes timely and relevant material from respected Christian sources such as Focus on the Family, Family Life Today, The Bible Answerman, and Insight for Living.
When visiting Bibles.net site, you can read the entire Bible in many different translations, locate any verse with an online concordance, search Scripture cross-references and commentaries, access the original Greek or Hebrew for any verse, compare the King James and Revised Versions side-by-side, learn the fascinating history of the English Bible, download the complete text of several versions of Scripture, review the classic writings of historic Christianity, listen to hundreds of hymns, and hear any passage of God’s Word read aloud.
The Cross Wire Bible Society
The Cross Wire Bible Society sponsors and provides a place for web designers and engineers to collaborate on a website dedicated to promoting the Kingdom of God. The site offers many free Bible study resources to pastors and teachers (and any Christian diving into a deeper study of the Word of God). The name stemmed from the idea that the Cross of Christ is our wire to God. Over the years, the meaning has evolved as the site has used the global Internet to reach “across the wire” to distribute Scripture around the world.
Oremus Bible Browser
The website contains the New Revised Standard Version (American and Anglicized versions), and several versions of the Psalms in an easy-to-use interface.
Internet Christian Library
Founded in 1992, the newly renamed Internet Christian Library (ICLnet) has grown into an enormous archive of Christian material including: Bibles, Bible study aids, books, articles, sermons, Bible studies/devotionals, news, creeds/confessions, and links to other online distributors of Christian literature.
New Testament Gateway
The New Testament Gateway is an award-winning web directory of internet resources on the New Testament, updated daily. Browse or search annotated links on everything from the Greek New Testament to Jesus in Film.
Biblical Archaeology Society
The Biblical Archaeology Society (BAS) was founded in 1974 as a nonprofit, nondenominational, educational organization dedicated to the dissemination of information about archaeology in the Bible lands. Their website contains the latest in archaeological discoveries and helpful links for biblical research.
Blue Letter Bible Search Tools
The mission of the Blue Letter Bible is to facilitate in-depth study of God’s Word through an on-line interactive reference library, continuously updated from the teachings and commentaries of selected pastors and teachers who hold to the conservative, historical Christian faith. The site includes: Strong’s Concordance, biblical word and phrase search, and a verse retrieval tool.
The websites on this page have been recommended by Free Will Baptist pastors and leaders. The inclusion of a link, however, should not be considered a blanket endorsement of the site. Discernment is encouraged on the part of every reader.