|Series||Iona community pamphlet|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||11,  p.|
|Number of Pages||11|
Why read the Bible? Why wake up 15 minutes early each day? Why go to all that trouble? After all, sleeping is better than reading, right? Before you close the book on God’s book, here are 10 reasons to read the Bible: 1. Reading the Bible shows us God’s character. The Bible is our definitive source for the answers to our questions about God. 1. Mental Stimulation. Studies have shown that staying mentally stimulated can slow the progress of (or possibly even prevent) Alzheimer’s and Dementia,  since keeping your brain active and engaged prevents it from losing power. Just like any other muscle in the body, the brain requires exercise to keep it strong and healthy, so the phrase “use it or lose it” is Author: Catherine Winter. Why you should pick up your Bible today. There is a tremendous power available to us in God’s Word. Do you make use of this power in your life? Do you read the Bible – God’s Word? Here are 6 reasons you should pick up your Bible today. “What is God’s will for my life?” There is no Bible verse that explicitly tells us what profession. Why Should I Read the Bible? The Bible is a sacred writing, a gift given to us by our Creator so we can know Him in a personal way. In his bestselling book Experiencing God: Knowing and Doing the Will of God, Henry Blackaby says, “God speaks through a variety of means. In the present God primarily speaks by the Holy Spirit through the Bible.
Reading the Bible cover-to-cover each year is a resolution that is both noble and realistic. Today we have many apps and guides to help us with the process of our Bible reading. But at the start of our new year it’s helpful to look at the aim of . Why should Christians read the book of Revelation? And not only read it, but study it and meditate on it? The simple answer is the obvious one – it is part of the Bible and therefore should be read. But maybe the most significant point to make is why we have to ask the question in the first place. 4. Read Genesis to Build a Framework for Reading the Rest of the Bible. Each book of the Bible carries a distinctive message and reflects the experiences and vocabulary of Author: Scott Slayton. Why should I read the Bible? I read the Bible because God will reward me. Because he has promised to bless those who diligently seek him. Because when I read the Bible, I receive rewards, no matter what I feel. 3. Why Read The Bible? Reading Scripture Is Primarily A Planting Activity. Psalm describes the man who reads God’s word this way.
How to read the Bible: First of all, read the Bible with three aspects in mind: 1)Contextually, Don't pull a verse out of a text and isolate it, use the text around it to understand it.2)Grammatically, Ask yourself, who is being spoken to, careful. Read the Bible because it excites you. Read the Bible because you want to know God. Read the Bible because it’s living and active (Hebrews ). Read the Bible because it can speak powerful truth into your life right now. Read the Bible so that your life reveals more of Christ (2 Corinthians ). Those are reasons to open your Bible every day. Question: "Why should we read the Bible / study the Bible?" Answer: We should read and study the Bible because it is God’s Word to us. The Bible is literally "God-breathed" (2 Timothy ). In other words, it is God’s very words to us. There are so many questions that philosophers have asked that God answers for us in Scripture. If we neglect to read the Bible, we are missing the best things in life. Earthly things do not satisfy the heart. The Bible is the Book of the heart. It shows us how we may possess and enjoy real life. A worthwhile life, and satisfaction in life, are found .