In an article in Premier Christianity magazine, American Church Leader Deron Spoo shares four tips for Bible reading that have grown his own relationship with Jesus.
For nearly four decades I have followed Jesus, and looking back I see an obvious pattern. The seasons of greatest progress and spiritual depth have coincided with the practice of daily Bible reading. Likewise, when the binding of my Bible remained unbent due to my own negligence, I sensed something significant was missing in my relationship with Christ.
What about the Bible is so essential to the vitality of a Jesus-follower?
Donald Bray, in his book God is Love, says that the Bible serves God’s people by forming us and feeding us. Well said! Without the Scripture, we get stuck on our journey toward becoming like Jesus. Without the Bible, our souls starve for the nourishment only the truth of Scripture provides.
Bible-reading is critical, but it need not be complicated. I have discovered a few simple tips to enrich anyone’s Bible-reading experience. Continue reading “Four tips that will transform your Bible reading experience”