Lent: 40-Day Studies

These 40-day Bible studies would fit perfectly into the Lent season, giving you a daily focus on God's word for the 40 days leading up to Easter. Several of these 40-day Bible studies support the idea of giving up a sin or unhealthy pattern God wants to root out of our lives, or starting a new habit as an act of dependence on God.

Easter Studies Lent: Studies on the Life of Jesus Lent: Studies on the Book of John

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  • What on Earth am I Here For? (Rick Warren)

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    You are about to embark on a journey of discovery. Throughout this six-session video-based study by Rick Warren you are going to discover the answer to life’s most fundamental question: “What on earth am I hear for?”

    And here’s a clue to the answer: “It’s not about you…You were created by God an...

  • Draw the Circle (Mark Batterson)

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    Have your prayers become stagnant? Do you long to see God move in fresh ways? Are you ready to move to new places in your walk with God? If so, it’s time to take the 40-day prayer challenge and press into God like never before. In this five-session video Bible study, bestselling author Mark Batte...

  • What Makes You Happy (Andy Stanley)

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    Everybody wants to be happy. Everybody is on a happiness quest. For many, happiness is measured in moments. Experiences. It's elusive. Unsustainable. What about you? What makes you happy? Something comes to mind for each of us. Pastor Andy Stanley examines the ways in which we tend to define happ...

  • Jesus Over Everything (Lisa Whittle)

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    Is Jesus enough? You may be thinking, "Of course he's enough!" Because, that's something we all want to believe. But, if we take a real look at the craziness of our everyday life, is he really enough? Author, Bible teacher, and ministry leader Lisa Whittle says Jesus doesn't want our wishful thou...

  • Get Your Life Back (John Eldredge)

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    The 24-7 onslaught of contemporary life—with its never-ending feed of global tragedies, demands for our attention, and pressures of work, family, and friends—has left us feeling ragged, wrung-out, and emptied. Get your life back with five counter-cultural practices: (1) the one-minute pause, (2) ...

  • Keep It Shut (Karen Ehman)

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    From Bible times to modern times women have struggled with their words: what to say and how to say it. What not to say. When it is best to remain silent. Or what to do when you’ve said something you wish you could now take back. Beyond just a “How not to gossip” study, Karen will teach what the B...

  • 40 Days of Love (Rick Warren)

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    Study of a Key Bible Passage: 1 Corinthians 13

    Through this six-session small group Bible study, 40 Days of Love, pastor Rick Warren teaches you how to make authentically loving God and loving others the deepest desire, highest aspiration, and constant focus.

    So what is your number one priority...

  • 40 Days Through the Book: 1 & 2 Thessalonians - Keep Calm & Carry On (Levi Lusko

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    Study of a book of the Bible: 1 & 2 Thessalonians

    Have you ever been discouraged in your faith? Or wondered if you are staying grounded in what you believe? This was the issue facing the believers in Thessalonica. So Paul compelled them in two letters to not be deceived by false teachers but re...

  • 40 Days Through the Book: Acts - The Revolution of Faith (Randy Frazee)

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    Study of a book of the Bible: Acts

    The book of Acts is a joyful celebration of how God’s revolutionary message was unstoppable and contagious. In it we discover that the Church is more dynamic than we dream, grace is the secret sauce of God's revolution, and God's way is not my way! Throughout ...

  • 40 Days Through the Book: Colossians - One Jesus, One People (Jay Kim)

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    Study of a book of the Bible: Colossians

    Back in the first century the church was dealing a massive challenge that has never gone away...the problem of division. Throughout history, and in every part of the world, people can be divided because of ethnicity, gender, social class, religion, and a...

  • 40 Days Through the Book: Ephesians - Life in God's Diverse Family (Derwin Gray)

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    Study of a book of the Bible: Ephesians

    In a world of division, conflict, and polarization, the same Jesus who united the Jews and Gentiles, enslaved and free people, men and women, and people from every tribe and tongue some 2,000 years ago in Ephesus, is ready to do it again. God is still bui...

  • 40 Days Through the Book: John - Light and Life (Kyle Idleman)

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    Study of a book of the Bible: John

    We all believe in something. We might put our weight on our education, or a job, or a relationship, or a portfolio, or a political platform. But the apostle John says he’s writing to us to help us put our weight on Jesus.

    In this study through the gospel of ...

  • 40 Days Through the Book: Mark - In the Company of Christ (Jeff Manion)

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    Study of a book of the Bible: Mark

    This study of the Gospel of Mark takes us back to the basics: Who is this Jesus? What does he expect of me? Is suffering a normal part of the Christian life? What will encourage and strengthen my trust in Jesus? These questions are not born of a lack of faith,...

  • 40 Days Through the Book: Philippians - Embracing Joy (Mark Batterson)

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    Study of a book of the Bible: Philippians

    The heartbeat of the book of Philippians is for believers to have a Jesus-centered vision of life. How do we find joy in all of life's ups and downs? Jesus! How do we grow in contentment and generosity? Jesus! Where should our focus be so that our life ...

  • 40 Days Through the Book: Romans - In the Grip of Grace (Max Lucado)

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    Study of a book of the Bible: Romans

    From Max Lucado: "My hope for anyone going through this study is that they would receive that liberating understanding of grace that sets us free from having to do good things, so that we can do good things. There’s no more have to, instead there’s I can do....

  • 40 Days With The Word of Promise (Steve Berger)

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    40 Days with The Word of Promise is a study that takes a comprehensive and multimedia approach to enable families, churches, and small groups to listen to and study the New Testament together, allowing them to see Jesus as the unifying theme throughout Scripture.