It Is Well
This free 6-week Bible study is inspired by beloved hymns. There has never been a better time to steep your soul in the sacred songs of the past.
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31 Days of Prayer
Join us for 31 days of strategic and specific prayer for our brothers and sisters in Christ who are suffering due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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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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Our Mission
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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Explore the beauty of God's design, establish godly lives, and exude God's love.

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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.

Annual Impact Report | Living by Design Ministries

Annual Impact Report 2019 – 2020 Download the Printable Report A Letter from Our Founders Our Annual Impact Report contains an overview of the many ways our free Bible study resources are equipping Christian women to explore the beauty of God’s design for their lives. The Bible illuminates the way to the Father, reveals the

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When All You Can Do Is Pray + 5 Reasons Prayer Helps Others

Article by: Bethany McIlrath Is there anything I can do?  I texted this to a friend after she relayed the news of an acquaintances’ grim diagnosis. She affirmed what I already knew: all anyone could do was pray.  I asked the same question as someone I love sobbed through sharing about a sudden, unexpected trial.

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5 Practical Ways to Combat Bible Study Frustrations

| Article by Sandra Bretschneider | Have you ever cried tears of frustration during your Bible study time? I remember the first time I attempted the inductive Bible study method. This was not the kind of Bible study that I was used to. There were no books involved with questions for me to answer. All

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How to Replace the World’s Lies with God’s Truth

| Article by: Theresa Boedeker | For years I tried to appear like Mary Poppins. “Practically perfect in every way.” Which was impossible, as humans are far from perfect.  But still, I tried. Early in life, I thought that if I were perfect than people would not get mad at me. Nor would I make

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