Every time you open your Bible, do you feel overwhelmed and inadequate? Do you wonder where to start? I know how discouraging it can be to open your Bible and have no idea what to do with what you are reading.
I often hear Christians say things such as, “Be In the Word” or “Get into God’s Word,” to grow. But most believers today do not know what to with their Bible. As I meet new and seasoned believers, young and old, rich and poor, it amazes me how much they desire to grow closer to God, and yet are not equipped to use the Bible to do so.
Most people today rely on commentaries or sermons to tell them everything they need to know about God’s Word. Commentaries and sermons are a good way to learn, but when they are your only channel to the Word of God, it means you are growing in someone else’s interpretation of the scriptures, rather than learning to understand the scriptures on your own.
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