4 Simple Ways To Help You Read the Bible Better
by Jonathan Morrow
Do you want to hear from God? Then you must learn to study and read the Bible for yourself. Don’t worry, you can do this!
I know the Bible can be intimidating. It can be hard to know where to start.
Reading the Bible is not just for scholars and Ph.D.’s, but that doesn’t mean it won’t take a little effort.
But if we can know with confidence we are hearing the voice of God, then isn’t it worth the effort?
Reading the Bible is Worth the Effort!
The Apostle Paul reminds us of this important truth when he was writing to his young protégé Timothy:
“Be diligent to present yourself approved to God as a workman who does not need to be ashamed, accurately handling the word of truth.” – 2 Timothy 2:15
This passage is helpful because it lets us know up front that reading and understanding takes work. We need to be like a craftsman who gets better at our craft.
We also need to handle God’s Word accurately. Note: This assumes that the Bible can be handled inaccurately.
Now more than ever in our post-truth culture it is important to recognize that the Bible can be misinterpreted.
Let’s look at a few tips together that will help unlock the meaning of God’s Word…
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