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Online Bible study

How to Study the Bible

Learning how to study the Bible can seem like an overwhelming goal on our spiritual journey. We must learn how to read and apply the Word if we want to live a life of victory. It is our blueprint for life ... our instruction manual for each day. This series of lessons will help you learn how to understand and put a handle on the truths of God.

Fee for study. The yearly charge of $22 covers the fee charged by the company that sends out the weekly lessons, the help of my web master to format lessons, and my time to create each lesson (approximately 8 hours per week.) You will receive approximately 40 lessons during the year. Each lesson includes personal life stories, solid Biblical truths, tools for digging deeper into God's Word, and practical ways to plug it all in to your daily life. In addition, you will automatically have access to a team of women who are comitted to praying for you and walking with you on your life journey. If you have any questions, please feel free to email me at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

Scholarships are available! Email Mary at: This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it for more information.

The key to living a life of victory is learning how to understand and apply God's truths in our daily lives. The Bible is powerful when we harness that power in a personal way. Light for the Journey, my weekly online Bible Study, will help you learn how to do that.


I know it is hard to keep up with subscriptions and renewal dates - but it is a vital part of this subscription process.

It is your responsibility to cancel your subscription. I know that it is easy to get behind on the studies. Life is so daily! If that happens, download the studies to your computer and save them. Then you can then work on them when you do have the time.

Record your subscription date on the calendar you use most.

Turn your calendar back one month and record a reminder that says: Renew or cancel Light for the Journey (Mary's online Bible study. For example, if you subscribed on December 1, 2014, you would record this reminder on November 1, 2015.)

Remember that this subscription automatically renews each 12 months through PayPal.

You can cancel your subscription for the "next" 12 months at any time. In other words, if you enroll on November 15, 2014 you are enrolled for the following 12 months but you can stop the renewal for another year at any time before November 15, 2015.

To stop the automatic renewal simply cancel your subscription through PayPal at any time prior to the renewal date and you will not be charged another $22.00 for another 12 months.

NO REFUNDS will be issued after you receive the welcome email (the email you are now reading) containing the link giving you access to all of the Bible studies.

If you have any questions, feel free to email me at: This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .



Enrollment is a TWO STEP process!



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What is the yearly membership fee?

$22.00 for 12 months of lessons; a lesson is emailed to you each Monday.

Does this membership fee automatically renew in 12 months?

YES! However, you can cancel at any time during the 11 months following your initial enrollment and pay no additional fee.

What does the fee include ?

  • Weekly online Bible Study lesson
  • Discount coupons for Bible study members
  • Free special MP3 downloads
  • A first look at new resources and introductory offers
  • Special sales and free resources for bible study members only

What happens if I join the bible study after it has already begun? Will I have access to the lessons I missed?

Yes! Each lesson will be archived and only bible study members will be able to access those lessons.

I don't like to pay online. Can I send a payment to you in the mail?

Many people prefer to pay the enrollment fee by mailing a check or money order. You can send either one to:

Mary Southerland

P.O. Box 860843

Shawnee, Kansas 66286

* REMEMBER to include your email address*

Is this online study a PayPal subscription? Yes. The subscription is processed through PayPal but you do not have to have a PayPal account to subscribe.

May I download and print the lessons? Yes. You may use these lessons for your personal study or for small group study. However, they cannot be sold or used for profit in any way.

Still have questions? Just email me:
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Hi Mary! I am loving your online Bible studies! I thank God for you and for your obedience. I praise the Lord that in spite of all the "bad" things that have happened to you that you continue to walk in the spirit and fulfill the Lord's purpose in your life and while doing so bless the lives of so many..including me! You have helped me more than you know. (Veronica A.)


Dear Mary, I am eighteen years old and about to graduate from high school. Today, I received my first Bible Study from you. It impacted me greatly and strengthened me spiritually. You have a spirit-led ministry to women that always manages to deal with topics that we all struggle with and in ways that inspire and encourage us. Sometimes I think you have been reading my journal or watching me to see the topics that arrive in my inbox! (Danielle)


Dear Mary, each Monday I look forward to receiving your study. I am always touched by God's love and presence through your words. I am aware of the need I have to make some changes in my life and God has provided instruction and direction through your weekly ministry. Again, thank you. (Rayma Rinehart)


and to meditate on His word, and seek His direction for my life. What a joy to see your study this morning and have you tell me to meditate on the Scripture. Thank you for helping me to achieve my goal of spending time with the Lord in a fun way! I have four daughters and life is busy in our household, so this email Bible Study is the perfect thing since the first thing I do in the morning is grab my coffee and check my email! (Julie Perillo)

Mary, I am so thrilled that you decided to do this online bible study! One of my New Year goals is to spend more time with the Lord

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