Thank you for your interest in Through the Bible Day by Day: A Devotional Commentary (7 Vols). In this Help article, we will go through a few ways to use Through the Bible Day by Day to get the most out of your Bible study.
If you have not already done so, you can find links in this article to download your commentary to your various devices.
Open in the Main Window
The first way to use Through the Bible Day by Day is on its own in the main window. This option will allow you to navigate into the commentary's Table of Contents. First, tap on the Library icon and choose the commentary from the list of downloaded resources.
Once Through the Bible Day by Day is open in the main window, tap on the navigation menu to access the Table of Contents.
Select the three-dot Options icon.
Select 'Use List Layout'.
This will reveal the Table of Contents, so you can navigate anywhere in the resource.
Open as a Devotional
The second way to use Through the Bible Day by Day is as a devotional. To start, tap the reading plan icon at the top of the screen:
When the 'Reading Plans' screen is open, scroll down until you see Through the Bible Day by Day under My Devotionals. Tap on it.
You will see that the Olive Tree Bible App automatically divides the commentary into daily readings with a Scripture passage and a commentary excerpt for each day. Tap 'Start Reading' to set up the devotional as a scheduled daily plan.
Each day, tap on the reading plan icon and 'Continue Reading' on the devotional to read the day's Bible text and commentary.
Use the prompts in the text to mark the readings as complete each day:
Open in the Parallel Window
The third way to view Through the Bible Day by Day is in the Parallel window in the Study Center alongside the Bible text in the main window. Use the Library to open a Bible.
Next, tap the green box at the bottom of the window to open the Study Center.
Tap Parallel and locate the commentary in the list of your resources. Tap on Through the Bible Day by Day to open it and use it alongside the Bible text.
Open in the Resource Guide
You can also open your preferred Bible translation in the main window and the Resource Guide in the Study Center. First, open the Study Center:
Next, select the 'Resource Guide' tab (lightbulb icon) to make sure you have the Resource Guide open. With the Resource Guide open, you’ll see relevant commentary “hits” in the Commentaries section. By selecting your desired commentary, in this case Through the Bible Day by Day, you will be able to see all the entries in this resource related to the Bible text you are viewing in the main window.
The Olive Tree Bible App also keeps up with the Scripture passage you’re reading in the main window with sync scrolling. This means that as you move along in the Bible text, the commentary syncs to where you are in your study.
Ways to Purchase or Subscribe:
You can purchase Through the Bible Day by Day: A Devotional Commentary (7 Vols) on our website here.
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