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We’re pleased to offer as a free download for The Bible Study App, Absolute Surrender by Andrew Murray.
From the author:
Absolute surrender — let me tell you where I got those words. I used them myself often, and you have heard them numberless times. But in Scotland once I was in a company where we were talking about the condition of Christ’s Church, and what the great need of the Church and of believers is; and there was in our company a godly worker who has much to do in training workers, and I asked him what he would say was the great need of the Church, and the message that ought to be preached. He answered very quietly and simply and determinedly:
“Absolute surrender to God is the one thing.”
The Story Of Jesus As Told By His Friend John is the the Gospel of John put into contemporary English and told as a first-person account. Where John uses the pronoun “we/us/our” he is referring to himself and the other disciples. Let John be your narrator. He was there when it all happened and will tell you the story in his own words. Download this great title to read within The Bible Study App for Free HERE!
We sing it and say it but what does Hallelujah really mean? Here’s how I found out by using The Bible Study App on my iPad.
First I searched on the word Hallelujah using the ESV Translation with Strong’s (in some translations the word is Alleluia). Interestingly enough Hallelujah is only found in four places in the New Testament and they are all in Revelation 19.
Because I’m using a Bible with Strong’s tagging I can then tap the word ‘Hallelujah’ to see the Greek word behind the English translation.
I can then tap ‘look up ἀλληλουϊα’ to see the Greek word in my other resources such as Vine’s or Mounce’s Complete Expository Dictionary or my Greek New Testament (NA 27 seen here) and compare them in the split screen.
These powerful tools make research and Bible study remarkably easy and whether you’re using The Bible Study App on an iPad, Android device, desktop, or phone the functionality is all very similar.
We’ve heard many of you request a Night Reading Mode for The Bible Study App. We do hear your requests and our teams are always at work implementing new features across all of the platforms our App runs on. While we don’t currently have a night reading mode, there is a bit of a work around for iOS devices (iPhone, iPad) that can give you a very similar experience. It’s called inverting your colors and it’s as easy as three clicks of a button.
- Go to (iOS) Settings > General
- Tap ‘Accessibility’ and then go to ‘Triple Click‘ options
- Under ‘Triple Click Home‘ select ‘Invert Colors’
Now launch The Olive Tree Bible Study App.
Quickly click the home button 3 times and the colors will invert for an experience very similar to a night reading mode. Click the button 3 times to return to normal colors.