Live interactive online conversationS about selected psalms
You are invited to join an online conversations about the Psalms on the first and third Thursdays each month at 7 PM Eastern time for . With everyone socially isolated during COVID-19, it can be nice to spend an hour or two with fellow disciples discussing the Scriptures.
Topic: Studies in the Psalms Time: First and Third Thursdays Monthly, 7pm EDT (6:45 for meet & greet) Format: First hour is an organized study of the selected text. Second hour, for any who wish to hang around, is a free-form discussion of topics touched on but not fully dealt with during the class, as well as an open discussion of other topics on people's minds.
NEXT CLASS: June 4 TOPIC: Psalm 73 DISCUSSION LEADER: David West
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OTHER Online Bible Classes
While most churches are not meeting for Bible study, a virtual Bible class may be an appreciated alternative. I started putting together a list of ones I learned about (see below) but then I found out about a Facebook group that does the same thing. It's called Church, Unsleeping. It has way more options than are listed here. Check it out.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. This classic four-volume encyclopedia appears to be out of print. It purports to explain "every significant word in the Bible and Apocrypha and gives detailed information on the language and literature of Bible lands, and the historical and religious environments of the people of the Bible in articles by nearly 200 scholars." You can buy it used at AbeBooks.com for $175. Or you can access the contents free from the ISBE website. Fantastic resource.
BibleGateway. This is the only site I use for viewing the scriptures online. You can read any version imaginable. It's an excellent concordance and you can compare any number of versions side-by-side. It is often quicker than looking up scriptures in my physical Bible. Its search function is quite good. Just put in the scripture with any range of verses or put in the word(s) you want to find the verses for. [I don't use the app because functionality is limited (or I just can't figure it out). On a tablet, I recommend the website; on a phone, the app would probable be preferable.]