WORD 30 Challenge
This is not your typical New Year’s resolution. This 30-day challenge forces us to step out with bold faith—believing that even small steps toward Jesus are well worth the effort.
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JoyFULL: A Study of Philippians
In the book of Philippians, the Apostle Paul shares the secret of unshakeable peace and unfathomable joy in every circumstance.
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DWELL: 360 Days in the Word
Just one truth a day for 360 days! In this free Bible Study, you will discover who God is and who He made you to be as you learn how to DWELL in God's Word.
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Living by Design Ministries is a non-denominational, non-profit Christian ministry that delivers free Bible studies to inboxes around the world.
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Bible Study Reinvented
Do you sometimes feel you are too busy for Bible study? All you need to complete our FREE Bible studies is 15-minutes per day and an e-mail address.
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At Living by Design Ministries, we believe God’s Word is the only source of absolute truth in a world that praises tolerance and ambiguity. We exist to help women of all ages open their Bibles, understand what they are reading, and apply the freeing truths to their lives. – Sarah Koontz, Founder

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The Living by Design Blog

 Articles on the  Living by Design Blog are packed with heart-focused content, practical solutions for real-life, and Bible-based training. The Bible is packed with spiritual nourishment; our aim is to provide resources to help you break it down into bite-sized pieces that are easy to digest.

Together We Give The Gift of Free Bible Studies | #GivingTuesday

Giving Tuesday may be over, but don’t let that keep you from reading this uplifting and empowering article. The season of giving is upon us, and we are still seeking support for our Fall Fundraiser! All the details are included below… Article by: Sarah Koontz Today, our ministry is participating in #GivingTuesday for the third

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Hope Rekindled | A Free Advent Reading Plan

Are you looking for a simple way to invite Christ into your Christmas? We have created a FREE Advent Reading Plan that takes just 15-minutes per day, 5-days per week to complete. As you walk through this 4-week plan, you will be invited to slow down, remember, anticipate, and rejoice in all Jesus Christ has

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Why You Need to Soak Your Soul in God’s Word

Article by: Collene Borchardt I have always loved flowering trees.  The beautiful blooms announcing new life bring me so much joy.  So, you can imagine my delight when my husband agreed to buy two for our yard! I went to the local landscaping company and picked out two beautiful serviceberry trees.  A few days later

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A Look Inside My Anti-Anxiety Toolbox

Article by:  Robin L Seaton I sat in the parking lot watching Christmas shoppers come and go like bees from a hive—hurrying to finish their shopping and get out of the weather.  I wanted a peaceful Christmas for my son, our first since my husband had passed.   Yet, I dreaded entering the masses of people. 

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