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How to Start a Daily Bible Reading Habit
How to Start a Daily Bible Reading Habit

The new year is just around the corner and once again, it’s time to make resolutions! This time can help us improve our relationship with the Lord and help us grow our love for the Word of God. Read this blog post to help you be equipped to start...

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Declutter Your Life, Make Time for Bible Reading
Declutter Your Life, Make Time for Bible Reading

It is not surprising that the first words we typically associate with “cleaning” and “de-cluttering” are house organization, room sanitation, and even waste segregation. Notice how all these three activities focus on the physical act of cleaning...

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Lessons from the Bible: How to Be a Friend
Lessons from the Bible: How to Be a Friend

Lessons from the Bible: How to Be a Friend The Parable of the Good Samaritan A teacher of the Law came up and tried to trap Jesus. “Teacher,” he asked, “what must I do to receive eternal life?” Jesus answered him, “What do the Scriptures say? How...

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Verses to Remember When Facing Peer Pressure
Verses to Remember When Facing Peer Pressure

Life in God’s Service So then, my friends, because of God’s great mercy to us I appeal to you: Offer yourselves as a living sacrifice to God, dedicated to his service and pleasing to him. This is the true worship that you should...

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God Our Protector: A Psalm 91 Photography Challenge
God Our Protector: A Psalm 91 Photography Challenge

We came up with this Scripture-focused Photography Challenge by highlighting 15 words from Psalm 91 (Good News Translation). As you get creative with your shots and angles, we hope that this activity will remind you of the goodness and...

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Things to Bring at a Bible Study
Things to Bring at a Bible Study

Whether we are conscious of it or not, we are learning something new every day. Strangers become acquaintances when they tell us their names. The news we see on TV or through the internet warns us of the places we should avoid. And even a simple...

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Bible Verses for When You are Angry or Vengeful

(Reference material: God’s Promises to You) Ask God to bless those who persecute you—yes, ask him to bless, not to curse. Be happy with those who are happy, weep with those who weep. Have the same concern for everyone. Do not be proud, but accept...

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Bible Verses for When You are Impatient

(Reference material: God’s Promises to You) Trust in the LORD and do good; live in the land and be safe. Seek your happiness in the LORD, and he will give you your heart’s desire. Give yourself to the LORD; trust in him, and he will help...

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Standing in Awe of God’s Generous Provision

(Reference material: God’s Promises to You) [siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] “You cannot be a slave of two masters; you will hate one and love the other; you will be loyal to one and...

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A Mindful Bible Reader
A Mindful Bible Reader

Some say people have the tendency to get easily distracted. This is true especially when we are cruising across verbose and irksome paragraphs. We can even flip through chapters of a book without realizing what it is about in the first place...

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How to have a solo Bible Reading Date
How to have a solo Bible Reading Date

Bring your notebook and pen with you on your Bible reading date with the Lord. This blog post contains a free printable download with journaling prompts to help make your reading time more meaningful and fruitful.

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Verses for Community-Building (Part 2)

[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] Here is a compilation of verses that talk about community and community building: (This is part 2 of 2 blog posts.) What is the Church?   The Coming of the...

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Verses for Community-Building (Part 1)

[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] Here is a compilation of verses that talk about community and community building: (This is part 1 of 2 blog posts.) Each Christian is called to share in...

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An Open Letter to the Anxious Heart

[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] How are you feeling today? Are you anxious? Are you worried about your health? Are you worried about someone in your family? Or, are you unsure about your...

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Verses to Reflect on during Holy Week

Verses to Reflect on during Holy Week (Reference material: Good News Translation Youth Bible) [siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] The reality of Jesus’ death and resurrection is so powerful...

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How will you be spending your Holy Week?

[siteorigin_widget class=”EnhancedTextWidget”][/siteorigin_widget][siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] How will you be spending your Holy Week? April 13, 2019 We would like to...

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What the Bible Says about Forgiveness

[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] What the Bible Says about Forgiveness (Reference material: Good News Translation Youth Bible) We encourage you to read this blog post completely and...

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Verses for a Graduation Celebration

[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] Verses for a Graduation Celebration (Reference material: Good News Translation Youth Bible) Graduating from any grade or year level is a challenge in...

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God’s Spirit is Always with Us

[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] God’s Spirit is Always with Us (Reference material: I am Somebody) How can we even begin to describe the comfort of knowing that God sent the Holy Spirit...

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Verses for When you are Anxious, Lonely, and Depressed

Verses for When you are Anxious, Lonely, and Depressed (Reference material: God’s Promises to You) [siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] WHEN YOU ARE ANXIOUS May you always be joyful in your...

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Hold On: Verses for When you are Saddened by Loss or are Facing Pain and Suffering

Hold On: Verses for When you are Saddened by Loss or are Facing Pain and Suffering (Reference material: God’s Promises to You) [siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] The Resurrection Body...

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When You are Worried Over Money

[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] When You are Worried Over Money (Reference material: God’s Promises to You)   Well, religion does make us very rich, if we are satisfied with what we have...

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At the Crossroads: Verses about Decision-making

[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] At the Crossroads: Verses about Decision-making (Reference material: I am Somebody)    In a world where so much information is given to us, it’s easy to...

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Needing God’s Guiding Presence

Needing God’s Guiding Presence (Reference material: God’s Promises to You) [siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] Your word is a lamp to guide me and a light for my path. I will keep my solemn...

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Blessed to Serve

Blessed to Serve (Reference material: I am Somebody) [siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] We invite you to spread God’s love even more as the month of February continues. For some people, they...

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2019 Bible Bucket List

[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] What’s amazing about the “bucket list” is that it is customizable and unique to every person. Why don’t we apply this customization technique together and...

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Find Security in God’s Eternal Faithfulness

[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] Find Security in God’s Eternal Faithfulness (Reference material: God’s Promises to You – Bible portion)(Photo credits: Bootz Martinez) January 4, 2019...

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[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Hero_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] By Bishop Efraim Tendero   My earthly father died when I was 10 years old. As a result, we eventually lost our tailoring shop, forcing my mother to...

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[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Hero_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] By Siegfred Rupert Baylon   The family is the basic unit of society but it plays a very important role in building an individual person, ultimately...

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[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Hero_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget]   1. A great reward is kept for you. Matthew 5:12 – “Be happy and glad, for a great reward is kept for you in heaven. This is how the prophets who...

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5 Bible Verses to Remember After a Stressful Day
5 Bible Verses to Remember After a Stressful Day

[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Hero_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] Have you been stressed out lately? If yes, how have you been dealing with it? We usually get stressed out because of the overwhelming pressure brought about...

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5 Keys to Keep Your Anger at Bay
5 Keys to Keep Your Anger at Bay

[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Hero_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] PROVERBS 15:1 – “A gentle answer quiets anger, but a harsh one stirs it up.”   MATTHEW 5:21-24 – “You have heard that people...

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8 Verses to Battle Depression
8 Verses to Battle Depression

[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Hero_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] PSALM 16 Protect me, O God; I trust in you for safety. 2 I say to the Lord, “You are my Lord; all the good things I have come from you.” 3 How excellent are...

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Worried on something? The Bible Reminds Us Not to.
Worried on something? The Bible Reminds Us Not to.

[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Hero_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] PSALM 25 To you, O Lord, I offer my prayer; 2 in you, my God, I trust. Save me from the shame of defeat; don’t let my enemies gloat over me! 3 Defeat does...

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The Light in the Blackest Night

In the blackest night of Saturday, a light glimmered. This is how I dramatically remembered the Service of the Light done in Santo Domingo Church, Quezon City. From a single flame emanating from the balcony of the Church, a new hope emerged. This...

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Solitude with the Lord

I attended a silent retreat from Holy Wednesday to Easter Sunday at the Convent of Servants of the Lord and Virgin of Matara in Lipa, Batangas. Silent it was indeed as we were not allowed to utter words to one another, not even engage in eye...

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Sharing God's Word Without Words

St. Francis of Assisi once said, “Proclaim the Word of God, use words if necessary.” This sums up my experience during the Holy Week. While I did not share the Holy Scripture directly to someone, I was able to portray it for my community. As one...

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“It is a blessing to be able to support our local churches in need of Bibles and Bible study programs. It is our hope that they not only grow in terms of membership but also have the heart to extend spiritual help to others, just like how they have received help.”

Ptr. Callum TabadaUCCP Cosmopolitan Administrative Pastor (AACP benefactor)

“We are thankful since each individual now has a Bible. Our members will no longer have a hard time reading. Thank you also for the discipleship materials for these will help all in getting to know Jesus and to know how to be a better Christian.”

Ptr. Eric BulanteChurch Pastor, Shepherd's Church in Hills of Zion, Talim Island (AACP beneficiary)

“Philippine Bible Society organizes trainings that really respond to the needs of people who are suffering.
It has well-equipped leaders who facilitate trainings and workshops.
Its mission to reach out to Filipinos using God’s Word is fulfilled through its works.”

Miriam del RosarioExecutive director at The Birthright Educators Foundation

“I praise and thank our Almighty God that, through PBS, I now own a Poimen version of MBB (Magandang Balita Biblia) in the national language of the Philippines – Tagalog.
Knowing Matthew 10:32-33, I read and study the Bible so that I will not be dismayed when the Lord Jesus Christ comes. Life is too short compared with the promise of eternal life in God’s Kingdom.”

Jorge BianesLocal Church Elder at LJOR Unified Commonwealth

I think this is very helpful to every readers. The word of the Lord are the food of our soul which we always need every minute of our life. I dont often read the Bible but everytime i open it, God was always like in front of me and speaking as what is something i'm just needing to hear. He speaks to me and i can feel it. A million thanks to You my Lord.

CrisTin Bocar AtregenioHousewife, Stay-at-home parent

I love the ministry of the Philippine Bible Society in sharing the Word to the world. God bless PBS!

Ganni BanzueloScripture Marketing Officer at Philippine Bible Society