This article offers some questions to ask for learning and applying God's Word in personal devotions.
This article mentions a problem with most Bible reading plans, that they train one to expect Bible reading to take a really long time. The author offers a new strategy, to prioritize larger units in your daily Bible reading habits. It points to a chart that shows the time it takes to read each book of the Bible, to illustrate that reading entire books of the Bible is well within our grasp.
This article provides direction on how to read and interpret the Bible faithfully. It explains that the first steps involve prayer, and reading the Bible as a book that points toward Christ.
Christians should enjoy reading the Bible, since through it we learn more about God.
This article provides the first five of ten benefits of reading the Bible, which include the strengthening of faith, the sustaining of life, and the giving of hope.
This article offers a practical guide to biblical interpretation, following a three-step process: consider what the text meant, what it means, and how it applies today.
The author tries to guide us as modern readers of Scripture to read and understand the Bible, which was written to others in such a manner that it speaks to us.
How should we approach reading the Bible, Bibly study, and devotions? What attitude should we have? Believing that the Bible is God's inspired word will create an attitude of awe. Christians should view God's word as governing every aspect of their life. The author looks at this awe from Psalm 119:161.
How can you start a Bible reading plan that will help you read through the Bible? This article explains eight things you can do.
This article considers how to start the discipline of reading whole Bible books in one sitting, for personal devotions. It explains that half of the Bible's sixty-six books could be read in thirty minutes or less. Above all, it emphasizes that while finishing the day's reading exercise is important, it remains subordinate to the ultimate goal of fellowship with God in Bible reading.
Have you ever started a Bible reading plan only to get bogged down part way through? This article offers four strategies to consider if you have quit such a plan. It suggests reading the Bible in large portions, in small portions, with repetition, and on a whim.
This article explains how it can happen that someone regards their devotional life over time as more of a burden than a blessing, with the end result that their life collapses into a sinkhole of sin. It stresses not to give up devotional time even when life becomes busier.
Do you find reading the Bible and Bible study to be unexciting at times? This article lists seven blessings in studying the Bible.
Though a true believer knows that God’s Word should stir up rejoicing from within him, he also knows that this is not always the case. This article shows that sin can take away the joy of reading the Bible. It also shows how our attitude is crucial to reading the Bible. By rediscovering this joy, devotion time, Bible study and preaching will always be a delight.
How can you improve your Bible reading? This article suggests three things that will help create time for Bible reading.
For the sake of personal or corporate Bible study, this article offers a three-step approach to studying the Bible. It involves asking three kinds of questions of a text—first observation, then elucidation, and finally application.
This article provides the last five of ten benefits of reading the Bible: the Word is the key to answered prayer, the source of wisdom, warnings, and lasting joy, and the armour for defeating the devil.
This article looks at the importance of Bible reading, meditation, and prayer in doing personal devotions.
This article provides some counsel on how to establish and maintain daily personal devotions.
A quiet hour and quiet heart are what you need for a life of powerful prayer. This article explains.
Bible reading is not for your benefit only. Do you know that reading the Bible can be a way of serving others? The article explains.
Are your personal devotions full of ups and downs? Are you thinking of ways to give them some new life? This article explains ways to do so.
If the Bible is all about Christ, then a good Bible study is one that focuses on Christ. This is what the article argues for.
Key to reading and understanding the Bible is mastering the inductive Bible study method. This article introduces three key steps to this method: observation, interpretation, and application.
Struggling to read your Bible is structured way? This article is a Bible reading plan for two years.
Struggling to read your Bible is structured way? This article is a Bible reading plan for one year.
During Bible reading, Christians should have the attitude of someone looking for precious stones. From the scriptures one more precious gems is revealed - Jesus Christ.