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Explore these resources to find new ways to study and engage with God's Word during the week.


  • dig deeper into the bible in 2021

    Experience the story of Jesus like never before with a reading plan from BibleProject. Reflect on major themes in Scripture as you read through the entire Bible in one year.

    Last week we closed the book of Genesis and started Exodus, one of the most foundational books in the Bible. We were introduced to Pharaoh, the king of Egypt and the worst character so far in the biblical narrative. In this story, he embodies human evil and rebellion against God but is ultimately defeated. God prevails by showing his power over the gods of Pharaoh and the Egyptians.

    This week, we see some key themes from Genesis reappear while new images and ideas emerge. God turns the table on human evil (remember Joseph and his brothers) and conquers Pharaoh's rebellion by using his own evil heart against him. We also see the beginnings of the Passover tradition as the sacrificial lamb becomes an image of God's justice and mercy in the tenth plague on Egypt. And most important of all, God delivers the enslaved Israelites from the Egyptians and destroys Pharaoh and his army in the waters of the sea. Let's discover the highs and lows as the Israelites wander through the desert to Mount Sinai and beyond.

    Day 1: Read Exodus 16-18, Psalm 22. Watch Overview: Exodus 1-18

    Day 2: Read Exodus 19-21, Psalm 23. Watch Exodus 19-40

    Day 3: Read Exodus 22-24, Psalm 24. Watch Justice

    Day 4: Read Exodus 25-27, Psalm 25.

    Day 5: Read Exodus 28-29, Psalm 26.

    Day 6: Read Exodus 30-31, Psalm 27. Watch Sabbath

    Day 7: Read Exodus 32-34, Psalm 28. Watch Character of God

  • Through the bible, a phrase a day

    Many phrases in the English language have originated from the Bible, such as ‘given up the ghost‘, or ‘Pride comes before a fall‘. Glen Scrivener, of Speak Life, takes one phrase at a time, and unpacks spiritual truths, in 365 daily devotional videos that take you through the whole Bible! For this week's phrases, click on the links below:

    Saturday, 1/23/21 (Day 23): "How the Mighty Have Fallen"

    Sunday, 1/24/21 (Day 24): "Knowing... in the Biblical Sense"

    Monday, 1/25/21 (Day 25): "Am I My Brother's Keeper?"

    Tuesday, 1/26/21 (Day 26): "The Land of Nod"

    Wednesday, 1/27/21 (Day 27): "Begat"

    Thursday, 1/28/21 (Day 28): "Methuselah"

    Friday, 1/29/21 (Day 29): "Noah"

    Saturday, 1/30/21 (Day 30): "Two by Two"  

  • Eyewitness video narratives are Bible-based and are designed to spark your imagination and provoke your curiosity. Each video is 8-15 minutes long and addresses a portion of the Bible from the viewpoint of a Bible character. The videos and study guides provide a significant amount of historical, cultural, and chronological information that the original writers and hearers of the Bible knew, but are not well-known by most people today. 

    It is our hope that these videos will entice viewers to read and study the related Scriptures. For those who want to go deeper, we have provided study guides for the videos and related Scriptures (see the RESOURCES tab below each video).

  • The Word One to One is a guided read-through of John’s gospel, an eyewitness account of the life of Jesus. Each episode takes a small section of John’s gospel to read through verse by verse. The notes are designed to be read with a friend and contain all that you need to guide you through the gospel of John. This includes the passage, possible questions and notes which can serve as a framework for your conversation.

  • Every religion, every worldview is telling a story. They're trying to take the things we know about the world and fit them together into a big picture. Click on the link above to learn more about the true Story of Reality.

    Time: 4 minutes, 25 seconds

  • Get a big-picture understanding of the Old Testament in this series of twelve short courses. These courses examine the creation of Israel as a nation and God’s process of building that nation to represent Him on earth. Dr. Douglas Stuart lays the foundation for understanding the struggles and triumphs of the relationship between God and Israel. He also provides additional information to help you grasp the full context of the Scriptures in the historical time period they were written.

  • These messages are designed for those who are curious about Jesus or who want to grow in their knowledge of Jesus. Each short podcast is focused on who Jesus is and what He has done for us! Feel free to share them with friends.

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    Our church's Bible study library is now digital... and GIGANTIC! It includes over 20,000 discipleship videos for kids, youth, and adults that can be accessed whenever and wherever you want - on your phone, tablet, computer, or at home on your TV. And the best part is, it's FREE to you and anyone connected to Church of God of San Jose! 

    For unlimited access to amazing video Bible studies, teachings, conferences, kids shows, family entertainment, and more, click on a link below: