How To Read Your Bible

Dear Children

Dear Children,

Here is a list of ways that I read my Bible.  I’ve written them as a lists of Do’s and Don’ts, but please don’t confuse that with the rules of interpreting your Bible.  That would be hermeneutics, and hermeneutics is not different for different people.  Even though I have them listed as do’s and don’ts, it would probably be better stated as: “I suggest that you…”, and “I suggest that you not…”.

Do’s

Make it a goal to read your entire Bible.  Once you have read it, make it a goal to read the entire thing again in time.

Ask God silently–or aloud if you wish–to reveal Himself to you before you read.

Pick a book, any book.  Try to grasp the book as a whole.  Ask yourself what is the overarching message of the book or what is the central message that God is telling His people in this book?

Once you’ve…

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  1. I wish I do read my bible…

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    1. Naana says:

      For passing by, this post will surely help you do just that. God bless you, Vincent

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        1. Naana says:

          Very well. It is a well known fact that people often do not do what they say but all the same let’s try our best

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          1. Yeah… I just wish its possible

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            1. prinxy says:

              If there is a will, there will be a way…
              If you are willing to do it, it will be possible… There are more wisdom in the word. The wisdom you get from the Word of God cannot be compared to that you get from the World. The journey of a thousand miles begins with a step… Take your first bold step, then watch your impossibility become a possibility.

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              1. Naana says:

                Thanks Prinxy. This is not an easy thing to do but yes, with one step at a time we will surely get there.

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