Author Archives: Casey D. Bell

About Casey D. Bell

Bible teacher, blogger and reader of books on a mission to help people know Jesus and grow in your relationship with Him.

Thankful for Church & Spiritual Growth

The last few months I have been attending a small Baptist church. It has been such a refreshing experience. I have learned so much in this last year as the Holy Spirit lead me out of the Word of Faith … Continue reading

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Thankful for Family & Friends

The truth is sometimes our family annoys us. We can get it heated political and theological discussions (maybe that’s just me) and we disagree on what Christmas movie to watch. All families have ups and downs but at the end … Continue reading

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Thankful for Jesus

As much as I hate to admit it, even with praying and reading my Bible daily I can forget about Jesus. Of course I think about Him when I pray and read but I often forget to be thankful for … Continue reading

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Developing a Bible Reading Habit

Have you ever subscribed to a reading plan on your Bible app and not finished it? Do you ever get frustrated reading the Old Testament and just put the Bible down? Do you skip Leviticus every year? Does the thought … Continue reading

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Ask the Hard Questions

Every now and then we need to take inventory of our spiritual lives. We need to evaluate if what we believe is still the Jesus of the Bible. I know that sounds strange but let’s look at two passages of … Continue reading

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Why The Reformation Isn’t Over

There are those who say the reformation is over. They say everyone believes we’re saved by grace. They say revival is coming, we need to partner with God and do spiritual warfare. Like Luther, I respond grace alone and faith … Continue reading

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Charisma, Corona, Clarity

It’s been almost a year since my last post on the blog and prior to that, the last few posts were about how I was processing things going on in the charismatic movement. To do a quick recap, I wrote … Continue reading

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Timeless Truths

I recently finished two modern books that were based on ministers from the past. One book was based on a sermon from Jonathan Edwards and talked about the glory of God and the other was based from the writings and … Continue reading

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Examining Beliefs and Avoiding Extremes

On August 30, 2019 I wrote a post on some troubling things happening in the Body of Christ and specifically some troubling things in charismatic circles. I made a statement towards the end of that post, make the determination now … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Recent Events

Two weeks ago The Lord instructed me to begin reading the sermons of John Wesley, so I pulled out the two double volumes and began with volume one, sermon one. Since that time there have been two high profile leaders … Continue reading

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Bible Study Tips

I just finished reading through the New Testament, which got me to thinking about Bible study. Bible study isn’t boring and knowing theology isn’t just for preachers. Granted pastors should go deeper and spend more time in study do to … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget Your Neighborhood

Go into all the world and preach the gospel and make disciples of all nations, these are probably some of the most familiar words to the Christian’s ears. We know these words under the banner of the great commission found … Continue reading

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From Revival to Discipleship

The last few weeks the Lord has been talking to me about my desire and my prayer for this generation and the next. I have said the last several years that I am a person about revival, I want to … Continue reading

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Theowhat?

I’m sitting in a coffee shop with a mocha and a water, staring at this screen with my heart full about what I want to write today but I cannot come up with a good opening to capture your attention. … Continue reading

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Walking with Jesus

It’s a funny thing being a Christian. You get saved and you start this journey of living like Jesus. The Bible calls this being a disciple but it seems as time goes on we tend to forget Jesus. I know … Continue reading

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The Lost Key of Personal Growth

In today’s society of microwave mentality and (the new and improved) 280 characters or less Twitter world, many of us have lost the ability to read anything longer than one page long. As much as we have access to in … Continue reading

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Reformed and Always Reforming

October 31, 2017 is the 500th anniversary of what’s known as the Protestant reformation. I thought about doing a series of posts on the history and the theology that developed from the reformation but I will leave that to Ligonier … Continue reading

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Love: A breakdown of 1 John 4:9 – 5:21

Instead of writing a full blown post on God’s love and us loving others, I decided to let a particular passage, 1 John 4:9 – 5:21 (NIV) speak for itself, with a few thoughts from me.  This is how God … Continue reading

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Studying a book of the Bible

Using A Study Bible The most broad, yet rewarding way to study the Bible for me is to study a book. if you are going to study a book I recommend using a Ryrie Study bible to assist you. The … Continue reading

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Benefits of Bible Study

Many of us, no doubt as we sit and read our Bibles each day desire to find deeper meaning in what we read. I’m sure, like me, you have sat and wondered how exactly does this apply to my life? … Continue reading

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