Top 10 Posts of 2016

It’s been a wonderful year here at BfA! We’ve given away over 500,000 free Bibles and Christian books, and more than 650,000 of you have come to read these blog posts.

Since so many have been visiting the blog this year, we wanted to give you a chance to read our top 10 most visited posts. We hope they’re an enjoyable and encouraging way for you to close out 2016!

1. Jesus lives in you

Did you know that when you received Jesus Christ as your Savior, He came to live inside of you? Take a look at 8 Verses that Show Jesus Christ Lives in You and discover eight striking Scriptures that affirm this incredible fact.

2. Your spirit and soul

God made us human beings with three remarkable parts: our spirit, our soul, and our body. In What Is the Difference between the Soul and the Spirit? you’ll find out the purpose and characteristics of these two mysterious, inward parts of our being.

3. Love God with all your heart

God desires our full and absolute love, but how can we flawed, fallen human beings possibly love Him in such a way? In What Does It Mean to Love God with All Your Heart? learn what God has done to make such love for Him possible in us.

4. Consecration

Receiving Christ as our Savior is the first wonderful step in our Christian journey. After that, consecration is a significant and meaningful early step for every Christian. In What Is Consecration and Why Do I Need to Consecrate Myself to God? we learn the biblical definition of consecration, who can be consecrated, and how consecration affects our Christian life.

5. Three Kinds of Life

The New Testament uses three different Greek words for life, each with a unique and significant meaning. In Three Greek Words for Life in the New Testament and How They Apply to Us find out what verses use these different words and how each of them impacts our Christian life today.

6. Blessed by God

The images that come to mind when we think of being blessed are probably different for each person. But what does God think of when He talks about blessing us? In What Does It Mean to Be Blessed by God? let’s take a look at some verses about God’s blessing for us and how we can experience this blessing even daily.

7. Transformation

Christ wants to transform us from what we are into what He is, but to do so He needs our cooperation. In What Is Transformation in the Bible? find out more about the process of transformation in our Christian life and how we can allow the Lord to do His transforming work in us.

8. Five names of Jesus

The New Testament contains many names for Jesus, each revealing a different aspect of His wonderful Person to us. In 5 Names of Jesus in the New Testament and What They Mean, enrich your appreciation of the Lord by diving into the significance of just five of these names.

9. Drink the living water

Did you know we can drink Christ? This may be a strange thought to some. But Christ Himself asked us to drink Him, and an incredible passage in Isaiah 12 gives us six ways to do it! Find out more in 6 Ways to Drink Christ as the Living Water.

10. The birth of Jesus

Christ’s birth was the most unique in human history. God Himself was born on earth as a genuine man. In The Deep Significance of the Birth of Jesus Christ, get into the depths of this remarkable birth with its prophecies, significance, implications, and ramifications.

Bonus Posts

If you’re looking for more, visit our two bonus posts, Why We Need to Confess Our Sins and How to Do It and 7 Ways to Have a New Beginning with the Lord, to learn about an important practice that keeps us spiritually healthy and how to start the new year with the Lord in a fresh way.


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